A view of the West Somerset Coast from a moorland hilltop near Porlock.  A grassy footpath winds its way through an expanse of heather. In the distance is the sea. Porlock Hill in the West Somerset Coast

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Heather-covered moors on the North Somerset coast surround Porlock holiday cottages. With its sweeping shingle beach, backed by towering hills, Porlock is an enchanting base for a holiday in Somerset. This peaceful village lies on the rugged coast of the Exmoor National Park, with spectacular views across the Bristol Channel to Wales. Wander from your holiday cottage in Porlock and discover thatched cottages, independent shops and cafes, and a beautiful parish church. A gentle stream known as Hawcombe Waters descends from the high, open moorland above to pass through the village before flowing into The Bristol Channel. You might notice the aroma of coffee from the local tea and coffee producer, DJ Miles, which has a shop where you can pick up your favourite roast.

Exterior of a 2-storey cottage with courtyard and large tarmac parking space.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Overstream Annexe is a delightful romantic cottage in the beautiful seaside village of Porlock in Somerset. The two-storey house is ideally situated for exploration of the Exmoor region. It offers an open-plan design, a sun-trap patio, contemporary comforts, peace and a cosy log fire.

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A 2-storey house with a ground-floor extension overlooks a courtyard and mature garden.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Coachman’s Cottage is a gorgeous romantic bolthole with ocean views in West Porlock, Somerset. The former stable block sleeps two, welcomes pets, and features contemporary style and traditional charm, ample grounds, wooden floors, furnished outdoor spaces, a sea breeze and a log fire. 

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A gable end with French windows open onto a low-walled terrace withdining furniture and a sea view.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Vale View Apartment is a light, airy, spacious first-floor holiday apartment in Porlock Weir within the west wing of a beautiful Edwardian hunting lodge. Patio doors open onto a private balcony with a table and chairs overlooking the front of the property. Sleeps 4 guests.

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A Somerset holiday apartment lounge with comfortable sofa, TV and side tables.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Hurlestone Apartment in Porlock is a charming romantic apartment in an Edwardian house with lovely views over the coastal village to the ocean. It offers a cute garden with a pond, plus a stylish and elegant interior. The apartment sleeps two and welcomes pets.

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Gable end of a Somerset holiday bungalow with a terrace offering far-reaching views across fields and ocean at Porlock Bay
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Enjoy Somerset holidays at Gapperies in West Porlock, where you'll revel in the awe-inspiring vistas that grace nearly every room of this modern retreat. With sweeping views over fields and salt marsh to the picturesque coastline of Porlock Bay, Gapperies offers an ideal sanctuary for those searching for a peaceful escape in the unspoiled realm of Exmoor. The ever-changing panorama outside your window promises a continuous source of delight. This exquisite property accommodates up to 6 guests.

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A stone-built house with loft conversion overlooks a low-walled front courtyard.
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

The Dog House is a large and impressive coastal holiday home in Porlock. The pet-friendly cottage on the Exmoor coast sleeps eight and boasts a stone exterior, a sunny furnished courtyard, a spacious interior with natural light, an open-plan design and a wood burner.

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A traditional Somerset cottage with white rendered walls and a newly thatched roof overlooks a large lawn
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Splatt Barn is a lovingly-restored rural holiday cottage in Somerset with a thatched roof amidst beautiful countryside with coastal views. Situated on the edge of Porlock, the pet-friendly cottage sleeps four guests. It boasts a delightful spacious garden, a conservatory, luxury furnishings, an open-plan design and a log fire.

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Exterior of a wisteria-clad stone-built holiday cottage in Porlock on a sunny day.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Jasmine Cottage is a charming stone-built end-terrace located on the edge of Porlock. The coastal holiday cottage in Somerset boasts breathtaking sea views and can comfortably accommodate up to six guests. The pet-friendly cottage offers guests a sun-trap enclosed garden, a breezy open-plan design, coastal chic decor, abundant natural light, charming furnishings, and a cosy wood-burning stove.

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A leafy courtyard with table and chairs in front of a stone-built Somerset cottage
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Yellow Gate Cottage is a gorgeous stone-built Porlock holiday cottage set in the heart of this small town on the West Somerset Coast town within Exmoor National Park. The pet-friendly property sleeps four and lies just minutes from beautiful beaches. It features exposed beams, a galley-style kitchen, an open-plan design and a delightful furnished courtyard.

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A mile or two from Porlock and nestling right on the coast below steeply wooded hills is the hamlet of Porlock Weir. It provides a tranquil harbour for fishing boats and yachts and a long beach strewn with driftwood. You might notice the remains of an ancient submerged forest at low tide. Whether you want to laze on the shore or take an invigorating swim in the sea, Porlock Beach is a glorious place to while away an afternoon building pebble sculptures and towers. With its good food, local ciders and views across the bay, the Ship Inn is not to be missed, while Ziang’s at the Harbour Studios serves delicious Thai takeaway.

With Lynton and Lynmouth to the west and Dunster to the east, Porlock is ideally located for experiencing the wilds of Exmoor National Park. Great swathes of purple heather, huge skies, and rocky river valleys make this unspoiled region a joy for walking. Scenic footpaths meander across the moors, home to wild ponies and deer. Self-catering holidays in Porlock are perfect for exploring both North Somerset and North Devon. With its russet-red castle and cobbled streets,

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