Best hotels for walking in West Country
View map

Featured hotels with Special Offers

Best hotels for walking in West Country

1
Special offer
Little Barwick House

Little Barwick House - Three Night Special Offer

Yeovil

‘Amid gentle Somerset countryside’, a Georgian country house is home to Emma and Tim Ford’s ‘utterly charming’ restaurant-with-rooms.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • for_wine-lovers
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • boutique
  • foodie
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
2
Special offer
The Horn of Plenty

The Horn of Plenty - 2 night Escape to the Country Special Offer – flexible cancellation

Tavistock

It’s all about the views at this former 19th-century mine captain’s house turned dog-friendly hotel on a hillside on the Devon/Cornwall border.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • baby-friendly
Upgrade voucher
3
Special offer
Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor - Twixmas Break Special Offer

Okehampton

‘A most beautiful building in lovely, peaceful grounds with a wooded walk down to the river,’ say Guide insiders of the Murray family’s splendid stone manor house.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • golf
  • for_wine-lovers
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • horse_riding
  • boutique
  • foodie
Upgrade voucher
4
Special offer
Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - Midweek Special Offer

Salcombe

It’s all about the sublime seaside setting at Keith Makepeace’s family-centric, dog-friendly hotel with ‘amazing views to take your breath away’.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
5
Special offer
The Priory

The Priory - Staycation Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Wareham

The old-fashioned charms of this former 16th-century priory in beautiful cottage gardens sloping down to the River Frome in the centre of Wareham are not lost on readers, who conclude that ‘the hotel is a delight’.
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled_facilities
  • golf
  • mooring_available
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • adults-only
  • boutique
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
6
Special offer
Widbrook Grange

Widbrook Grange - 'Escape to the Cotswolds' Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

‘Staying here was an experience,’ wrote Guide inspectors of Nick Dent’s Georgian farmhouse hotel, which is so dog-friendly it even hosts doggie birthday parties, and where creative reuse has been raised to an art form.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
  • for_wine-lovers
  • historic
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
  • baby-friendly
  • foodie
7
Special offer
Cary Arms & Spa

Cary Arms & Spa - Romantic Hideaway Experience Special Offer

Babbacombe

Queen Victoria thought of Italy as she viewed the ‘red cliffs and rocks and wooded hills’ that surround pebbly Babbacombe Bay, and for la dolce vita look no further than this spa hotel.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • mooring_available
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • honeymoon
  • fishing
  • walking
10% discount voucher
8
Special offer
Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange - Gourmet Two Night Break Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

Fun time, mucking-in time and adult ‘me time’ are all part of the deal at this rambling Jacobean manor turned child-friendly and dog-friendly hotel, with extensive grounds.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
9
Special offer
Castleman

Castleman - Midweek Special Offer

Blandford Forum

Change is afoot at this former dower house, which opened as a hotel in 1996 under Barbara Garnsworthy, in an estate village of thatched limestone cottages amid the rolling chalk downs of Cranborne Chase.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • golf
  • good_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
10
Special offer
Pendragon Country House

Pendragon Country House - Complimentary Upgrade 100% Flexible Special Offer

Camelford

Whether you choose to follow the Coastal Path or stride out on Bodmin Moor from Sharon and Nigel Reed’s small hotel, they will provide a pick-up-and-drop-off service. Set off with a superb breakfast under your belt.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • guesthouse
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • guest_house
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • eco-friendly
  • golf
  • electric_charging_point
  • horse_riding
  • great_breakfast
  • good_value
  • weddings
  • conference/meeting_friendly
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
11
Special offer
Pentillie Castle

Pentillie Castle

Saltash

A sense of space and light pervades the Corytons’ grand 17th-century family seat in a wooded estate on the Tamar.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • eco-friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • wildlife_watching
10% discount voucher Upgrade voucher
12
Special offer
Watersmeet

Watersmeet - Winter Indulgence Break Special Offer

Woolacombe

On the South West Coast Path, this former Edwardian gentleman’s retreat has ‘wonderful’ cliff-top views over an expanse of sea and sand.
  • baby-friendly
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • garden
  • golf
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
13
Special offer
Lewinnick Lodge

Lewinnick Lodge - Romantic Getaway Special Offer

Newquay

Atop the craggy Pentire headland, this cliff-edge hotel dispenses exhilarating views and the soothing sounds of the Atlantic.
  • baby-friendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • eco-friendly
  • garden
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
14
The Compasses Inn

The Compasses Inn

Tisbury

Reached down rural lanes bordered by hedgerows, Ben Maschler’s contemporary country pub-with-rooms occupies a thatch-roofed 14th-century inn whose flagstone floors and ancient beams lend it much character.
  • baby-friendly
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wi-fi

More best hotels for walking in West Country

Best hotels for walking in West Country

16
Fowey Hall
Fowey Hall, Fowey
There are lots of good things to report about this family-friendly spa hotel this year.
  • baby-friendly
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool

Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider

Best hotels for walking in West Country

1
The Hatch Inn

The Hatch Inn

Taunton

Overlooking the Blackdown Hills, a welcoming, dog-friendly country pub in an 18th century coaching Inn. It is surrounded by rolling fields and the Neroche Staple Fitzpaine Herepath  (a 13.5 mile off-road trail) is close by.  Bedrooms are neat and comfortable, and supplied with tea, coffee, bottled water; Chard is large enough to accommodate a family of four. In the bar, local ciders and wines accompany home-made food, such as calves liver with crispy bacon, creamy mash and gravy or Dover sole Benoit with Fowey mussels and a white wine crème fraîche sauce, and a choice of vegetarian and vegan dishes, all based on locally sourced ingredients.
Check availability
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • walking
2
Brook Farm B&B

Brook Farm B&B

Taunton

Nestling in over seven acres, there are glorious views of the garden from every room of this lovingly refurbished 18th-century house. Accommodation is in three spacious rooms (one with a separate bathroom), and B&B guests may sit in front of a warm hearth in the cosy sitting room/library or drawing room. The host is helpful with local knowledge. A short walk away, a lively pub serves tasty food.
Check availability
  • wi-fi
  • b&b
  • walking
  • parking
  • garden
  • vegetarian_friendly

JOIN THE GHG CLUB

Get our free monthly newsletter, latest special offers, advice & competitions. Join more than 5,500 other members.
Read more about it here

BUY THE 2021 GUIDE

Buy the 2021 Guide to read reviews of all 750 hotels. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six 25% discount vouchers, worth in total about £150.

Buy the guide

Win A Free Night for Two!

Win a prize of dinner, bed and breakfast for two at The Black Swan, Ravenstonedale, Cumbria, by SENDING A REVIEW of your favourite hotel or B&B in Britain or Ireland. See COMPETITION PAGE.

Submit a review
Last updated: June 15, 2019