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The Old Bakery

(Ref. 947223)

Crowcombe, Somerset Show on map


  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • cosy (5)
  • cottage (5)
  • comfortable (4)
  • hosts (4)
  • everything (3)
  • area (3)

7 Customer Reviews

  • "Clean and cosy cottage."

    Had everything we needed. Really nice owner who furnished us with his contact details prior to arrival

    Many thanks for your kind comments Michael. We are so pleased The Old Bakery provided all your needs. Best wishes, Bruce and Jacqui. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2023

  • "The Old Bakery is a comfortable cosy cottage, well laid out and extremely clean."

    . It is a little gem tucked away in a small village which is an ideal location to visit the area. Our hosts, Jacqui and Bruce have thought of everything to make their guests comfortable, although our first visit it certainly will not be our last.

    Diane we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in The Old Bakery and we look forward to welcoming you again one day. Best wishes, Bruce and Jacqui. Property Owner

    Reviewed by DianeJun 2023

  • "We had a wonderful time at The Old Bakery."

    The cottage was charming and extremely well equipped. The weather was damp and chilly some days but inside we were very warm and cosy. Walking on The Quantocks so close by, was stunning and we had great trips out to the coast and Exmoor. Our hosts were extremely welcoming and helpful and I adored the miniature ponies in the paddock behind the property. A fantastic week for us and our dog. Thank you so much.

    Hi Cathy, We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in The Old Bakery. This is great walking country and you certainly made full use of that. The ponies are missing your grooming skills and carrots ! Best wishes, Bruce and Jacqui Property Owner

    Reviewed by CathyApr 2023

  • "This is a lovely cottage."

    Very cosy with everything you’ll need to have a comfortable stay. The beds especially are very comfortable which can make or break a holiday if you suffer with back or joint problems. A lovely terraced garden is ideal for dogs but is accessed by steep steps to not ideal for young children or the infirm. The village itself is delightful with a village shop/post office and a pub. The area is beautiful and we were very lucky with good weather so took full advantage of walking our two dogs in the Quantocks every day. The views are breathtaking and we actually didn’t need to venture far as there are so many lovely and interesting walks within a 5 mile radius. Be aware there are sheep everywhere and also deer so we kept our dogs on long lines most of the time whilst walking. Would definitely recommend this cottage and we hope to be back again soon.

    Reviewed by HelenOct 2022

  • "Great place to stay - well situated for many attractions - very well appointed ..."

    Great place to stay - well situated for many attractions - very well appointed and comfortable - hosts were very helpful and friendly - we would return

    Reviewed by Caroline SJun 2022

  • "The Old Bakery is a delightful place to stay."

    It is very comfortable and cosy and the hosts are really helpful. As a location for exploring the Quantocks it is ideal and an excellent place for rest and recuperation. Can't wait to go back.

    Many thanks for your lovely review Deborah. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in The Old Bakery and walking on The Quantocks. We look forward to welcoming you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by DeborahDec 2021

  • "Pleasant area."

    Excellent Cottage. Good walking country.

    Reviewed by ChristopherJun 2021

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite roll top bath with power shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor twin
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, shared tumble dryer, TV with DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private outdoor area with seating
  • Two pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: Guests have access to shared games room

The property

Situated within the pretty village of Crowcombe in the heart of the Quantock Hills is this 17th century dwelling, The Old Bakery.

This characterful accommodation is perfect for families seeking a base to call home as they explore this picturesque part of Somerset.

Inside, you will find a fully-equipped kitchen/diner, boasting all the essentials for a self-catering experience, including a washing machine.

From here, you will find a traditional sitting room, where the woodburning stove fills the room with warmth and a sense of character as you tune into the TV.

Completing the ground floor is the twin bedroom and the shower room, whilst upstairs there is a king-size bedroom with its own en-suite shower room.

Head to the outside, where you will find the small patio area and garden, with table, chairs and barbecue for a spot of alfresco dining.

The Old Bakery promises to be a tranquil oasis to explore this part of the countryside.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 947351, together sleeping up to eight people.

Town End Farm Cottages

Nestled on the edge of the ancient village of Crowcombe in the heart of the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are these two traditional holiday cottages, perfectly positioned for exploring Somerset, as well as the Exmoor National Park within driving distance. Together the cottages sleep up to eight people, offering a great self-catering experience for a variety of groups, ranging from couples, friends, families and keen walkers. Each cottage boasts oil central heating and characterful woodburning stoves, providing plenty of warmth for those visiting during the winter months, as well as one king-size bedroom with en-suite shower room and a twin bedroom with separate shower room. The Old Bakery is a 17th century property, which enjoys a sense of tradition and character throughout, whilst Flora’s Barn boasts a more contemporary feel, and has breath-taking views to enjoy from the open-plan living room. You can gather together as a group within the private gardens for a spot of alfresco dining during the summer months, or alternatively gather within the large games barn with pool table, table tennis, darts and table football. If you are visiting during the summer months, be sure to make use of the small selection of outdoor play equipment, perfect for groups with children. By booking a stay at Town End Farm Cottages, your canine companions are welcome to join you on your adventure, as guests are welcome to bring up to a maximum of two dogs, per cottage. If you can tear yourself away from this charming oasis, head into the heart of the village, where you can look forward to tucking into some traditional pub grub at The Carew Arms or pick up any essentials from the small shop. To keep you busy whilst here, head to the Quantock Hills, which is great for walkers, cyclists, and horse riders, whilst admiring the smallest range of hills in the country and wander through the diverse landscape of the heather-clad moors, deep valleys, and sparkling brooks. If you are willing to travel slightly further afield, be sure to spend some time within the Exmoor National Park or head to the coastline and enjoy a traditional day out by the sea at Kilve Beach, perfect for fossil hunting, or within 5 miles of the cottages there are some lovely dog friendly beaches such as Blue Anchor and the pretty Marina at Watchet. Other attractions within the area include Dunster Castle and gardens, Porlock Weir, Lynton and Lynmouth which are all scenic drives. Secure your stay at Town End Farm Cottages and look forward to enjoying the peace and serenity of the surrounding area.

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About the location


Taunton 10 miles; Burnham-on-Sea 21 miles

A stunning village and civil parish set in the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Crowcombe covers the hamlets of Crowcombe Heathfield, Flaxpool, Halsway, Lawford and Triscombe. This is a great place for an outdoor holiday with the Quantocks on your doorstep, as well as the Exmoor National Park within driving distance. Crowcombe itself is a place of great beauty, it has many stunning and historical buildings from the 14th century, Church of the Holy Ghost to the ancient Church House and village cross which are Grade II* listed. In terms of facilities, the village has an traditional food pub in the Carew Arms, a lovely village shop and the Crowcombe Village Hall which offers lots of things including the screening of a film twice a month in case you get stuck in on a rainy day. The surrounding area offers everything for visitors, the town of Taunton offers great architecture and a good selection of amenities, whilst Minehead is also easily accessible should you fancy a day on the beach. Within a short drive of Crowcombe are Dunster Castle and Gardens, The West Somerset Railway, Hestercombe House and Gardens, Glastonbury Abbey, Wells Cathedral, Cheddar Gorge and Exmoor.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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