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4 Bishops Cottages

Wootton Courtenay, Somerset (Ref. 1069979)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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The property

Nestled within the delightful landscape of the Exmoor National Park, in the quaint village of Wootton Courtenay, rests this charming holiday home, 4 Bishops Cottages.

Boasting a remarkable thatched roof and a traditional interior, 4 Bishops Cottages is a charming base to enjoy a romantic escape to the country.

Kick off your shoes as you step over the threshold and into this lovely cottage, heading through to the cosy snug to put your feet up and enjoy a moment of peace with a warming cup of tea after a busy day exploring.

Be charmed by the traditional character of the country-style kitchen, decorated with wooden beams and housing all of the modern amenities necessary to prepare a romantic meal for two, with an intimate dining table taking centre stage in the sociable space, where you can share a bottle of wine as the designated chef cooks up a storm.

After an action-packed day, retire to the sitting room to relax in front of the television, or if you're lucky enough to experience the warmer weather, take your celebrations outdoors with a seat on the patio, surrounded by the colourful and mature shrubbery of the well-maintained garden.

When sleep calls, head back inside and climb the stairs to the first-floor, where you'll find two delightful bedrooms, a singles and a double room, with the benefit of an en-suite walk-in shower, where you can freshen up before snuggling up under the covers.

Get better acquainted with your surroundings and take a stroll into the heart of Wootton Courtenay, where you'll find a well-stocked convenience store, perfect for picking up any last-minute essentials, along with an elegant fine dining restaurant, adding a touch of luxury to your fabulous staycation.

Take tea in nearby Dunster with it’s charming historic village and castle, or a walk along the secluded Dunster beach.The coastal town of Minehead is within easy reach, boasting a remarkable stretch of scenic golden sand, enticing you to take a dip in the tranquil waters or bask in the suns rays from the beachfront.

Treat your significant other to a spot of fish and chips and a leisurely stroll around the harbour, or board a steam-hauled locomotive and take a nostalgic ride through the picturesque countryside of Somerset.

There's a plethora of walking, riding, cycling and hiking routes available from your doorstep, with Exmoor National Park stretching over 1000km of woodland, moorland and tumbling rivers, along with the South West Coast Path decorating the nearby coastline, providing panoramic views across the scenic waters.

Discover the hidden gem of Somerset with a stay at 4 Bishops Cottages.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x single
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Snug
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Roadside parking available on a first come, first served basis
  • Rear garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Bike storage
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: Barbeques and smoking are prohibited
  • Note: This property has low ceilings, please take care
  • Note: The single bedroom has a very low window, please ensure children are supervised at all times
  • Note: This property does not accept puppies

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Minehead 4.1 miles; Lynton 17.4 miles; Barnstaple 32.9 miles.

Tucked away in the picturesque countryside of the Somerset West and Taunton district of Somerset rests the historic village of Wootton Courtenay. Encompassed in stunning scenery and set a stone's throw away from the dramatic coastline, Wootton Courtenay offers the best of both the coast and country. The pretty village homes a delicious restaurant and country house, both serving quality food and offering a tranquil setting to enjoy an evening drink, as well as a well-stocked convenience store, perfect for picking up any last-minute essentials for your staycation. There's a plethora of sights and attractions within easy reach of the village, including the restored flour mill of the National Trust's Dunster Working Watermill, the scenic waters at Minehead Beach and the finest collection of owls homed at Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre. Across the border into the county of Devon is the charming seaside town of Lynton and the bustling town of Barnstaple, both well worth a visit. Wootton Courtenay is a marvellous base to discover the delights of this picturesque part of the country.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas