Porlock holiday cottages are surrounded by heather-covered moors, on the North Somerset coast. 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. Take a wander from your holiday cottage in Porlock and you’ll 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.
Gaze upon the coastline of Porlock from Elthorne, a lovely modern coastal cottage just moments from the centre of this desirable seaside town in Somerset. Play with your pets in the lovely private gardens and relax in the 1930s cottage which boasts a wood burner and spacious light-filled rooms.
Honeysuckle Cottage is an elegant coastal cottage in the village of Porlock in Somerset. Set in a quiet location, the pet-friendly cottage is close to all attractions and boasts an interior with a log fire, open-plan design and contemporary sophistication. Explore Porlock and the wonders of Exmoor.
Redway Lodge is a sophisticated coastal cottage just moments from sandy beaches in Porlock, Somerset. The modern cottage boasts wonderful views across the vale to the ocean and offers spacious and elegant rooms as well as bedrooms with en-suite. Stroll to the beach and the centre of Porlock.
Woodside Cottage sits at the foot of Hawkcombe looking over the coastal village of Porlock, Somerset, a dog-friendly holiday home for families and groups exploring the Exmoor coast, featuring two sitting rooms, kitchen with oak units and Belfast sink, and two first-floor bedrooms that sleep four.
Sitting on a 300-acre National Trust farm, Farm Cottage is delightfully serene and charming. The pet-friendly cottage in West Luccombe, Somerset, is surrounded by beautiful countryside just moments from Porlock and is a short drive from the coast. Relax and enjoy the blissful serenity of Exmoor.
- Blue Anchor
- Compton Bishop
- Huish Champflower
- Nether Stowey
- North Perrott
- Old Cleeve
- Porlock Weir
- Shepton Mallet
- South Petherton
- Wheddon Cross
- Wootton Courtenay
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. At low tide, you might notice the remains of an ancient submerged forest. 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, which are 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,