Best hotels for walking in West Country

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Best hotels for walking in West Country

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The Horn of Plenty

The Horn of Plenty - Escape to the Country Special Offer

Tavistock

The name promises all manner of good things, and they certainly deliver at this dog-friendly hotel in a former Victorian mine captain’s house with glorious views over the ‘dramatic sweep of the Tamar valley’ and a long reputation for foodie excellence.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - 'Stay Longer Save more' Special Offer

Salcombe

It’s just a ten-minute walk to a beautifully uncrowded beach through National Trust land from this ocean-facing hotel, purpose built for families and fun.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
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  • electric_charging_point
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The Priory

The Priory - Gin Stay Package Special Offer

Wareham

Idyllically situated by a Saxon church with gardens bordered by the River Frome, this 16th-century priory has cast off its monk’s habit to become a characterful hotel.
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled_facilities
  • golf
  • mooring_available
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
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  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
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  • historic
  • parking
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  • foodie
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The Nare

The Nare - Traditional Four Day Break Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

The prices might look ‘eye watering’ at Toby Ashworth’s family-friendly, dog-loving Edwardian hotel in a fantastic position above sandy Carne beach, but they are ‘great value for this level of luxury’.
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  • cooking_school
  • view
  • disabled
  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
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  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
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Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - 'Taste of the Cotswolds' Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

The River Eye drifts through the gardens of this Cotswold stone former rectory, once home to the Witts family, rectors and then lords of Upper Slaughter, run as a hotel for the past 50 years.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • parking
  • romantic
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • honeymoon
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Cary Arms & Spa

Cary Arms & Spa - 15% Discount Summer 2023 Early Bird Special Offer

Babbacombe

Perched above pebbly Babbacombe beach and bay, in the lee of tree-covered cliffs, this family-friendly hotel mixes traditional seaside inn with New England chic.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • babyfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • mooring_available
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • honeymoon
  • fishing
  • walking
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • parking
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The Red Lion Freehouse

The Red Lion Freehouse - Two Nights for the Price of One Special Offer

East Chisenbury

A thatched pub in a quiet village tucked into the folds of Salisbury Plain is home to a Michelin-starred restaurant, with a swish guest house across the road.
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  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • foodie
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The Eastbury Hotel & Spa

The Eastbury Hotel & Spa - 2 Night Gourmet Lovers Stay Special Offer

Sherborne

Close to Sherborne Abbey, this handsome Georgian town house in ‘lovely’ walled gardens makes a ‘pleasant retreat’ in the heart of the historic market town.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • golf
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • spa
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • walking
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Lucknam Park

Lucknam Park - Gourmet Getaway Special Offer

Chippenham

Down a mile-long avenue of lime and beech trees, this ‘very grand and lovely’ 18th-century mansion exults in 500 acres of parkland and gardens.
  • babyfriendly
  • celebrity_chef
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • garden
  • gourmet
  • gym
  • horse_riding
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • spa
  • tennis
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • with_cooking_school
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • cycling
  • historic
  • electric_charging_point
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Talland Bay Hotel

Talland Bay Hotel - 'Welcome to Summer' Special Offer

Talland-by-Looe

Sub-tropical gardens with spectacular sea views are lent an extra touch of magic by the witty artwork that fill them at this ‘quirky’ hotel, which also features unusual furnishings within.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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Thornbury Castle

Thornbury Castle - Midweek Gourmet Celebration Special Offer

THORNBURY

‘It feels like you’re walking through the pages of a history book’ at this 16th-century castle, where everything from the bee skeps in the herb-scented goodly garden to canopied four-posters is redolent of Tudor England.
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • historic
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • tennis
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Tudor Farmhouse

Tudor Farmhouse - 'E-bike Safari' Special Offer

Clearwell

Guests can roam 14 acres of ancient grassland without even leaving the property at Hari and Colin Fell’s boutique hotel, but the Forest of Dean beckons, with its four-mile sculpture trail. Ask for information and guides.
  • child_friendly
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  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • fishing
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • boutique
  • babyfriendly
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Cowley Manor

Cowley Manor - Spa and Stay Special Offer

Cheltenham

Enter ‘a world of green woodland’ once frequented by Lewis Carroll as you drive through the ‘majestic grounds’ of this Italianate mansion, which surprises with striking interiors designed with 1960s pizzazz.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
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The Old Coastguard

The Old Coastguard - Winter Escape Special Offer

Penzance

‘A haven of tranquillity from the moment you arrive’, this pub-with-rooms in a pretty Cornish fishing village gets full marks from readers who praise its ‘amazing rooms, food and views’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • romantic
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • pub_with_rooms
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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
  • wifi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • ecofriendly
  • golf
  • electric_charging_point
  • horse_riding
  • great_breakfast
  • good_value
  • weddings
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • babyfriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Helen Browning’s Royal Oak

Helen Browning’s Royal Oak - Two-night ‘Organic Farm Safari’ Special Offer

Swindon

You can ride your horse to this quirky pub-with-rooms on Helen Browning’s organic farm – just tell them to expect you.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • ecofriendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
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Polurrian on the Lizard

Polurrian on the Lizard - Summer Special Offer from £627 for three nights

Mullion

In a ‘wonderful clifftop position’ on the Lizard peninsula, this relaxed hotel exults in stunning coastal views over Mount’s Bay.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • gym
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • tennis
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • outdoor_dining
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • surfing
  • for_winelovers
  • golf
  • horse_riding
  • cycling
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Watersmeet

Watersmeet - Rambler's Package Special Offer

Woolacombe

Perched above Combesgate beach, this former Edwardian gentleman’s retreat benefits from ‘wonderful’ clifftop views.
  • babyfriendly
  • 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
  • wifi
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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Lewinnick Lodge

Lewinnick Lodge - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Newquay

Atop the craggy Pentire headland, this cliff-edge hotel looking north along the Cornish coast dispenses ‘fabulous’ views and the soothing sounds of the Atlantic.
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • ecofriendly
  • garden
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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The Compasses Inn

The Compasses Inn

Tisbury

Hidden 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.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi

More best hotels for walking in West Country

Best hotels for walking in West Country

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Best hotels for walking in West Country

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Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay

‘The whole family feels welcome’ at this seaside hotel, which stands in a fabulous location, on a two-mile stretch of sandy, dog-friendly beach. The modern building is breezy and bright inside, with a host of facilities to suit everyone. Bedrooms have a coastal vibe; many have views to match.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • ecofriendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • gym
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • surfing
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
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The Farmers Arms

The Farmers Arms

TAUNTON

Off the beaten track, four miles south of Taunton, a relaxed and dog-friendly rustic inn with wooden floors, exposed stone walls, leather sofas and a log burner, Perfect pre- and post a bracing walk, the welcoming bar serves an extensive range of Somerset ales, and there is hearty fare in the oak-beamed restaurant. Bedrooms have views of rolling countryside.
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  • dog_friendly
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • garden
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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.
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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.
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Inn with the Well

The Inn with the Well

Marlborough

Close to the Ridgeway path (Europe’s oldest pathway), a small, friendly pub serving cask ales from local and micro breweries, and tasty food. The original well can be viewed through a glass panel in the restaurant floor. Comfortable accommodation is in an annexe; pets are welcome in ground floor rooms. 3 miles N of Marlborough.
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  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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The Plantation

The Plantation

Poole

Updated in colonial style, a dog-friendly red-brick pub in a leafy residential area close to the village of Canford Cliffs and a beach. It has ornithological and botanical wallpaper and fabrics, dark wood shutters and screens; natural tones and materials in spacious bedrooms. Pub classics and sharing platters are served in the large conservatory (a riot of patterned floor tiles and exotic palms in up-cycled storage crates) or in one of the tropical Tiki huts in the garden.
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  • dog_friendly
  • walking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • garden
  • seaside
  • child_friendly

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Last updated: August 19, 2022