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The Lodge

(Ref. 1072117)

South Molton, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • lovely (8)
  • alan (5)
  • helpful (5)
  • place (4)
  • friendly (4)
  • owner (4)

14 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Alan the owner is an excellent host very friendly and helpful. We had a cream tea waiting for us when we arrived. We enjoyed our stay very much. Ann and Pete Corner.

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Jun 2024

  • "Absolutely"

    Reviewed by Vasile5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a really lovely time."

    Alan is a lovely man who will do anything to help his guests. We enjoyed watching the lambs frolicking in the fields all around. We have booked to back again in October and are looking forward to it.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Apr 2023

  • "Had a super lovely stay in The Lodge."

    Thank you

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Mar 2023

  • "The accommodation and location was 100% perfect."

    Just what we needed to recharge some very tired batteries and take us away from the world. Very peaceful. Out in the countryside but close to amenities. Alan is such a kind man and assisted in every way when needed. Wish we could have stayed longer. Couldn’t fault the whole experience.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Aug 2022

  • "Was everything that it "said on the tin"."

    Owner Alan was friendly and helpful without being obtrusive. I would certainly recommend to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Jun 2022

  • "Cannot recommend this place enough."

    Beautiful surroundings, really friendly hosts, easy to find bit completely out of the way. My partner and I wanted a few days to relax and do nothing and that's exactly what we got. We will definatly visit again

    Reviewed by Angela4.7Jan 2022

  • "We had a lovely week at The Lodge which was very comfortable & very peacefully located & we were warmly welcomed with a lovely cream tea waiting for us."

    We would love to stay again in the future.

    Reviewed by Blossom5.0Oct 2021

  • "Great holiday!"

    Accommodation was great! Owner was extremely helpful and welcoming. Lovely location away from it all.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Sep 2021

  • "Fantastic place to stay and I had a wonderful time."

    The owners were really nice and friendly. Lots of places for great hill runs. About 0.85 miles from Exmoor. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Aug 2021

  • "A lovely property for the perfect getaway for 2."

    Good access to many places whilst being remote and peaceful.

    Reviewed by Caroline4.7Jul 2021

  • "The accommodation is situated on a farm in a very rural location."

    Perched on a hill, it has commanding views of the countryside to the south. Nearest shops are about 5 miles away in South Molton. Travel north for about 5 miles and you are in Exmoor. Alan, the owner, is very helpful and will assist wherever possible. The accommodation is compact but well furnished with modern kitchen units, king sized comfy bed, dining table & chairs plus "L" shaped sofa. There is also a small fridge/freezer and microwave. The patio outside has a new A frame picnic table and two comfy garden chairs to relax in. It was a very enjoyable holiday and we will certainly return in future.

    Reviewed by Alan4.7Jul 2021

  • "It was great, Al was very helpful and he also left a cream tea for us on arrival, which was a lovely touch."

    The Lodge was ideal for us two. It was spotlessly clean, he had thought of everything, even went out and bought us a caffetiere Thank you Al

    Reviewed by Colin4.7Jul 2021

  • "This is a lovely, comfortable little place with magnificent views."

    Al couldn't do more to make us feel comfortable and make sure we had everything we needed. It's a good location to go exploring around Exmoor national park and the North Devon coast.

    Reviewed by Jigynesh5.0May 2021

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  • All-ground-floor
  • Open-plan studio layout with king-size (zip/link can be twin on request) bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Electric heating
  • Two-ring electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Garden with seating area and lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.9 miles, pub 1.7 miles

The property

Settled just across from the owner's charming home and B&B is this delightful dwelling, The Lodge, offering two guests a wonderful base for adventures across North Devon and Exmoor.

This single-storey detached lodge features an open-plan layout and resides near the village of North Molton, within easy reach of both the north and west coasts, as well as South Molton and the Exmoor National Park.

After you've parked up in your off-road spot across from the B&B, head round the property to find your quaint home from home for the foreseeable.

Be welcomed into an open-plan studio living layout, with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area to the front, with sleeping quarters to the rear.

Enjoy relaxing in the evening following a long day by lounging on the spacious sofa and watching TV, with the sofa able to be a sofa bed for any extra guests staying.

The kitchen area is small but mighty with the benefit of a two-ring electric hob, fridge/freezer and microwave, more than enough to rustle up some delicious dishes for two to tuck into at the dining table.

Dine alfresco out in your own seating area outside in the garden with a lawned area too, perfect for enjoying the sun.

Once the evening draws to a close, seek the roomy king-size bed for sleep, with the option of having the zip/link beds made into two singles if required.

Step inside the lovely shower room to freshen up, with a large walk-in shower enclosure to enjoy.

The amenities of North Molton are around three miles away, with a village shop and a pub offering the essentials.

Spend an afternoon enjoying a unique trip to Quince Honey Farm located in the surrounding area with beekeeping demonstrations, the chance to be a beekeeper for the day, honey tasting sessions and guided tours of the farm, not to mention the excellent café and shop serving and selling the delicious honey made on-site.

Visit the grand family estate of Arlington Court & Carriage Museum, run by the National Trust, offering stuning views, beautiful gardens and a fascinating museum.

Walkers can delight in many excellent areas to explore, with serious walkers sure to enjoy the Cow Castle walk beginning in Simonsbath and covering nine miles, passing amazing sights including Wheal Eliza mining ruins and the highest wood in England, Birch Cleave Wood.

Spend the day exploring Exmoor Zoo to see a wealth of animals to admire, including the black leopard or the 'Exmoor Beast', while animal lovers can also visit Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park too.

Enjoy days on North Devon's coastline on the beaches of Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, and Lee, or venture west to Woolacombe Beach or Saunton Sands.

Make wonderful memories in North Devon at The Lodge.

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About the location


Combe Martin 19 miles; Ilfracombe 24 miles; Woolacombe 25 miles.

The attractive market town of South Molton is known as The Gateway to Exmoor and is ideally placed in North Devon, boasting a range of shops, amenities and a twice weekly market. Being pleasantly situated not far from both coastal and inland beauty spots it will suit visitors of all tastes. In close proximity are forests, moors, rivers and coast, with churches and other buildings of historical significance. Residents find the quiet charm of the area attractive and visitors soon experience the sense of civic pride held by the locals. There is superb walking on the South West Coast Path and the North Devon beaches are varied and interesting. Visit the National Trust's Watersmeet Gorge, Valley of the Rocks and the funicular cliff railway. Up on Exmoor, there are various walks to suit all abilities, as well as highlights such as Tarr Steps, Landacre Bridge and the village of Withypool. Further afield, the resorts of Ilfracombe and Combe Martin are well worth a visit, and for some of the best beaches in the country, visit Woolacombe and Saunton and Croyde.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas