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Why come to Exmoor?
Exmoor is loosely defined as an area of hilly open moorland in west Somerset and north Devon in South West England. It is named after the River Exe, the source of which is situated in the centre of the area, two miles north-west of Simonsbath. Exmoor is more precisely defined as the area of the former ancient royal hunting forest, also called Exmoor, which was officially surveyed 1815–1818 as 18,810 acres in extent. The moor has given its name to a National Park, which includes the Brendon Hills, the East Lyn Valley, the Vale of Porlock and 55 km (34 mi) of the Bristol Channel coast.
Just 7 miles will take you to the stunning beauty of Watersmeet on the East Lyn river or follow the road further into Lynmouth with the cliff side railway connecting the town to Lynton. From here you can walk easily to the Valley of the Rocks or you can go further to Woody Bay Heddons Mouth and the infamous Hunters Inn. Alternatively the coastal resorts of Minehead, Ilfracombe and Croyde Bay are all within a short drive. Most people come to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Exmoor, exploring the beautiful countryside either on foot or by car.
Simonsbath House offers the ideal base and we are pleased to suggest suitable walks and areas of interest to visit. We are proud to offer ten individually decorated bedrooms all with en-suite bath and shower facilities, with stunning views of the valley. The rooms all have coloured televisions, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray containing coffee and tea with biscuits and mineral water.
Our spacious non smoking restaurant provides the perfect setting for you to enjoy your meals. Breakfast is served between 8.30am and 9.30am and dinner orders are taken in the lounge between 7pm and 8pm. We are pleased to offer accommodation on either a bed and breakfast or half board basis.