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Bossington Hall


Bossington Hall is located in a quiet rural village in Exmoor, just 1 mile from Porlock Village, with its pubs and shops, and surrounded by the rugged Bristol Channel Coast. Bossington Hall's unique setting with one of the best panoramic views in Somerset is one of the many reasons guests visit. You will be able to see all across Exmoor and Bossington Bay, stretching right round to Lynton headlands. Bossington Hall has a ten-seater home cinema (free for guests), a tennis court and the oldest private Squash court in England. The dining area has a huge oak mullioned window that reaches up to the ceiling, giving a wonderful view even on the bleakest of days. The snug guest lounge features deep, comfortable sofas and a great view over Dunkery Beacon, Somerset and Exmoor's highest point. 

What makes a stay at Bossington Hall unique?

Allan Hughes, one of the last great independently-minded, nineteenth-century ship owners, designed the house in 1911. Created with a number of interesting and quirky spaces, able to cater to a large family and their individual needs. 

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Bossington Hall?

Bossington Hall has 4 double bedrooms, 1 that boasts a double sofa bed. The Hall is also home to Allerford View Apartment which sleeps up to 6 guests. Although it is a grade II listed building, Bossington Hall guests can benefit from WiFi throughout, a computer-controlled central heating system, and a mains pressure hot water supply (and plenty of it). Each of the rooms also has their own HD Wi-Fi TV.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Porlock area?

There are hundreds of stunningly scenic walks directly from the Hall. The private lane outside the door leads directly into the woods of the National Trust Holnicote Estate and is a 20-minute walk to the southwest coastal path. The village of Porlock is a 15-minute stroll or a 5-minute journey in the car. Boasting a great range of eateries, two local shops, an Art Gallery, a museum, butcher and a chemist.  Another 10 minute journey will take you to Minehead with a wide selection of stores and numerous supermarkets. Exmoor is a place not to be missed during your stay at Bossington Hall, with a number of attractions to visit, including the Exmoor Owl and the Hawk Center (2 minutes from the hall) where you can book a bird experience day, or take one of their horses for a ride.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Guests can venture into the local villages of Porlock, Allerford or Minehead which all boast an array of eateries, from village pubs to award-winning restaurants, there is something to suit everyone's taste. 

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Free parking

Facilities & information


20th century buildings

Breakfast included

Parking (free)

No smoking

Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly



Free broadband access (wifi)

Electric Vehicle Charging

Shared gardens

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Games pitches

Squash court

Tennis court

Conference & Meetings

Children's highchairs

Woodland walks


DVD library

Heli-pads, Private Airfields

Linen included

Towels included

Sitting room

DVD player

Central heating

Bicycle storage


Archery, Crossbows

Badminton Courts, Lawn Badminton

Bicycling, Cycling



Flying, Hang gliding, Paragliding, Hot Air Ballooning

Football Pitches

Horse Riding, Equestrian

Rafting, canoeing, kayaking, rowing, punting

Sailing, boating, cruises, yachts

Shooting, Clay Shooting, Stalking

Wildlife, bird watching

Recommended walks

Beach (walking distance)

Beach (a short drive)

Pub (walking distance)

Pub (a short drive)

Museums (walking distance)

Golf course (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)


Lunch available (at additional cost)

Arrival information and directions

Bossington Hall, Porlock, Somerset, PorlockTA24 8HJ, United Kingdom

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