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Doverhay

Porlock, 

Somerset, 


TA24 8LG,  United Kingdom
THE GABLES, is a beautiful chocolate box 17th century Grade II listed Thatched house, set in the charming village of Porlock, offering cosy country cottage style bed and breakfast accomodation with all the modern comforts you will need for a wonderful stay. The house is set in a flower filled cottage garden just a short walk away from the wide open vistas of Exmoor. The adjoining VINE COTTAGE, set in a quiet courtyard, is a complete self contained cottage perfect for self-catering accomodation.
  • Character
  • Welcoming
  • Thatched
  • In the Village
  • Garden
  • Exmoor National Park
  • Friendly
  • Informal
  • Quietly situated
  • Fresh local produce
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from£60.00
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from£65.00
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from£65.00
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from£75.00
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Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for The Gables, Porlock are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
4.9
Value:
4.8
Friendliness:
4.9
Cleanliness:
4.9
Facilities:
4.8
Staff service:
4.9
Location:
4.8
Breakfast:
5.0
Guest Rating: 4.9
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Albert
Family with older Children
Stayed: Jul '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Great people, we were made very welcome"
Great for a short break as everything is provided for. Situated in nice town in a very great surrounding area.… Read more
"Great people, we were made very welcome"
Great for a short break as everything is provided for. Situated in nice town in a very great surrounding area. Read less
Likes:
The service of the staff/owners was great with a touch of humour we like.
Dislikes:
The only thing we can think of is of a small fridge in our family room. As we were travelling from location to location, mostly self catering. But, the owners were more than welcome to store it for us
Guest Review for The Gables, Porlock
Christopher
Alone
Stayed: Jul '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Excellent B&B in Porlock"
I stayed at the Gables for two nights while mountain bike riding in the Exmoor National Park. The house is conveniently located and close to the centre of Porlock. I had a well equipped and comforta… Read more
"Excellent B&B in Porlock"
I stayed at the Gables for two nights while mountain bike riding in the Exmoor National Park. The house is conveniently located and close to the centre of Porlock. I had a well equipped and comfortable room. Sue allowed me put my bike in a secure location over night. Read less
Likes:
Smart, clean B&B conveniently located. Great breakfast. Friendly hosts.
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The Gables, Porlock
George
Mature Couple
Stayed: Aug '16
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
4
Location
4
Breakfast:
5
"Enjoyable, comfortable, recommendable."
Two nights in this village gave us the opportunity to explore the east and west coastal path. It's hard to find a better place, especially with such perfect weather. The tranquility of The Gables was… Read more
"Enjoyable, comfortable, recommendable."
Two nights in this village gave us the opportunity to explore the east and west coastal path. It's hard to find a better place, especially with such perfect weather. The tranquility of The Gables was also appreciated. Thank you. Read less
Likes:
Everything.
Dislikes:
No.
Guest Review for The Gables, Porlock
More Information
Types of Payment Accepted at The Gables
Cash (Sterling), Debit card, Cheque
Payment Cards accepted at the property
Master Card Maestro Visa 
Check-in: 4:00 PM till 10:00 PM
Early check-in available on request.
Check-out: 10:30 AM
Late check-out available on request
Policies
Children Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: Dogs
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
THE GABLES nestles in the heart of the village offering our guests peace and quiet, yet just a minutes walk to the high street with its unique local shops, pubs, restaurants, museums and galleries.
The Gables is perfectly situated for walking on Exmoor and the South West coastal path or finish your walk on the Coleridge Way here. There are numerous National Trust and historic properties to visit or relax on one of our nearby beaches or explore the magnificent Somerset and Devon countryside. To end your day you can relax in the cottage gardens or our guest lounge which opens out onto the cottage gardens, we have DVD`s, books and games for you to borrow. Free Wifi in all rooms.

Breakfast is served in our breakfast room overlooking the courtyard garden where we offer a choice of fresh fruit, juices, cereals and a full English breakfast (made with locally sourced fresh produce where possible) or a continental breakfast.

WE ARE WALKER AND DOG FRIENDLY (Dogs are only permitted in certain rooms please call before booking)

VINE COTTAGE OUR SELF CATERING ACCOMODATION adjoins The Gables. Set in a cobbled court-yard, it is quietly situated and totally self contained with its own parking in the courtyard. Dog Friendly and Free WiFi.

The cottage comfortably accommodates 3 - both in terms of the comfort of the beds and surrounding living space, we are able to provide a guest bed which will provide extra accommodation for second child or small adult. Breakfast is available in the main house for an extra charge.

The ground floor comprises of a fully equipped kitchen (washing machine, dish washer, and all mod cons) with a light and airy open-plan dining and living area.

Upstairs there is a spacious bedroom with one double and one single bed. And a large bathroom with bath and integral shower.
Style of property
Comfortable, Luxury, Traditional, Unique
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