OUR FAVOURITE LOCAL PLACES TO GO

THE BLACK VENUS IN CHALLACOMBE
3 miles away, our favourite local pub. Believed to be the only inn in England bearing this name, The Black Venus Inn is a splendid old stone-built pub that enjoys a wonderful situation in the Exmoor National Park. No booking required but get there early.
Location: EX31 4TT                                                     Contact: 01598 763251

THE COACH HOUSE AT KENTISBURY GRANGE
4 miles away, this is perfect if you want to celebrate an event or treat yourself with a lavish menu by Michelin starred chef Michael Caines.
 Location: EX31 4NL                                                          Contact: 01271 882295

FOX & GOOSE IN PARRACOMBE
4 miles away, this is not a modern day theme pub, the artefacts and style are 100% genuine, it is a proper Exmoor Inn serving Exmoor Ales too..  
Location: EX31 4PE                                                                  Contact: 01598 763239

THE HUNTERS INN
4 miles away in the beautiful Heddon Valley, on Exmoor.  It is the perfect place to eat following a gentle walk down to the beautiful pebble beach at Heddon’s Mouth. 
Location: EX31 4PY                                                          Contact: 01598 763230

THE BLUE BALL IN COUNTISBURY
6 miles away, and the perfect place for a Sunday lunch. Wherever possible, only high quality local produce, such as locally reared meat, locally caught fish and locally produced cheese and beer are used.
Location: EX35 6NE                                                     Contact: 01598 741263

THE PYNE ARMS IN EAST DOWN
Only 9miles away.  Another of our boys favourite place to spend an afternoon.  
Location: EX34 9EQ                                                         Contact: 01271 864533

NC@EX34
10 miles away, Award winning Chef Noel has won numerous awards for its incredible food, all of which is cooked by Noel himself. If you love food, you will love Noel.
Location: EX34 7BB                                                           Contact: 01271 871187

BARRACAIN BEACH CAFE
10 miles away. Only available during the warmer months, this has to be one of MY personal favourites for atmosphere, setting and food.  Al Fresco dining at its best especially watching a sunset!!
Location: EX37 9RZ                                                          Contact: 01769 540740
 

FURTHER AFIELD…..

 

MASONS ARMS @ KNOWSTONE
22 miles away. Ride a tractor, a train, the piggy pull along, a swan pedal or the vintage pony carousel. Race a sheep, cuddle a rabbit, somersault on the Jumping Pillow or slide and drop into the ball pit. The perfect day out for younger children. 
Location: EX39 5AP                                                        Contact: 01237 472366