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Millerīs At The Anchor
Millerīs At The Anchor

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County - Somerset | Map
Tel code: 01643 | code search
Postcode: TA24 | code search
Population: 1500
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Porlock Caravan Park
"We just got back from one week's stay at this park. It is a beautiful well kept park with stunning views across to Wales from the dog walk and Rally ..." More

The Countryman
"What a fantatic place! The food was delightfu and very well priced. The portions were large and everything was very fresh and obviously freshly prepared. We didn't taste a shop ..." More

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Cradled snugly in a glorious amphitheatre, with the hills of Exmoor rising steeply on three sides of it, lies Porlock. To the north the Bristol Channel provides breathtaking views along the coast and across to Wales, in all other directions is Exmoor, with its heather covered moors cut by deep, often wooded, combes with clear sparkling streams. Its spectacular beauty is protected by the Exmoor National Park Authority and the National Trust, and its unique situation allows Porlock to experience a wonderful warm, soft climate. It is a traditional village where you will feel welcome at any of its wide variety of shops, cafes, hotels and restaurants.
Porlock is famous for its very steep hill. Modern cars can negotiate it without difficulty, although lorries do occasionally get stuck, but years ago many of the cars had to be towed to the top.
Surrounding Porlock are a variety of lovely National Trust villages, each with its own special character and most with one or more tea gardens where you can enjoy a delicious cream tea - a local speciality.
Explore the wild unspoilt beauty of Exmoor, where wild red deer and ponies live in harmony in their ancient habitats. Sharing the hills, rivers, woodlands and coastline are fox, badger, rare butterflies, bats and over 230 species of birds. Porlock marshes are a constant delight to bird watchers who discover an increasingly growing list of resident and migratory birds. Population 1,500

Camping

Burrowhayes Farm Caravan & Camping Site
Porlock Caravan Park

Church

St Culbone

Doctor

Porlock Medical Centre

Inn

Millerīs At The Anchor

Pub and Bar

Millerīs At The Anchor
Ship Inn
The Crown Hotel

Restaurant

Andrews on the Weir
Millerīs At The Anchor
Oaks Hotel
Ship Inn
The Countryman
The Crown Hotel

Self-Catering

Farm & Cottage Holidays

Taxi

1st call Exmoor Taxis
Bossingtonlane
Westlink

Shops

Porlock Pharmacy

Activities

Horner Farm Riding Stables(Riding)

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Places to Stay near Porlock

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The Gables (0.16 miles)

The Gables
The Gables is a beautiful chocolate box 17th century thatched house set in tranquil flower- filled country gardens just a a short walk away from the wide open vistas of Exmoor. The house nestles ... More | visit website
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Amberton (0.48 miles)

Amberton
Over the years we stayed in many B&Bs and developed a preference for those where we could come and go as we pleased and not feel tied to set times for meals and where we ... More | visit website
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Glen Lodge (0.64 miles)

Glen Lodge
Glen Lodge is perfectly situated for walking to and around Exmoor, birdwatching, exploring the northern Somerset and Devon countryside, relaxing on one of our nearby beaches, visiting National Trust and other historic properties or just ... More | visit website
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Tudor Cottage (0.87 miles)

Tudor Cottage
Tudor Cottage is in the beautiful village of Bossington, given to the National Trust in 1945 as part of the Holnicote Estate. The cottage has been tastefully modernised combining old world charm with today's comfort ... More | visit website
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Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre (0.95 miles)

Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre
Situated within Exmoor National Park, on the National Trust Holnicote Estate, we offer character and homely bed and breakfast in our Grade II listed National Trust farmhouse, with delightful gardens, herb garden, and owl garden ... More | visit website
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Holnicote House (1.39 miles)

Holnicote House

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You'll be based in our fine Country House accommodation, Holnicote House, which lies in a 12,500 acre estate in the Horner Valley in Selworthy in Exmoor.Once home to the distinguished ... More

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Millerīs At The Anchor (1.54 miles)

Millerīs At The Anchor

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For over 200 years the Anchor has served Porlock Weir's 15th century harbour for sailors, walkers and huntsmen alike. Where Exmoor meets the sea, Porlock Weir is an idyllic working ... More

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The Dunkery Beacon (3.76 miles)

The Dunkery Beacon

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The Dunkery Beacon is a family run country house set in lovely grounds and recently refurbished with stunning views over Exmoor. Red deer and other wildlife can often be seen ... More

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The Parks Guest House (4.75 miles)

The Parks Guest House
The Parks is a fine-looking Grade II listed Georgian property located in a quiet area of Minehead on the lower slopes of North Hill. You can walk right onto Exmoor from here and the coast ... More | visit website
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Duke of Wellington (4.95 miles)

Duke of Wellington

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The Duke of Wellington was built in the 17th-century as a traditional coaching inn and posting house. The hotel is conveniently situated in the centre of Minehead. Minehead is a ... More

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