Quarry Cottage In Porlock

Porlock, Somerset, Country village

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

Quarry cottage has a good sized garden situated at the foot of a historic quarry, which is fully enclosed, ideal for dogs.
There are steps up from the cottage to the patio, with the rest of the garden laid to lawn. There are a patio table and chairs and a BBQ, and children's swings. The rocks from the quarry are a big feature of the garden, with many dry stone walls.
There is a shed which can be used to store bikes or surfboards.
There is also an outside tap to wash muddy boots, etc.

Downstairs Description

The property has been tastefully renovated with a spacious modern kitchen with pine work surfaces, and breakfast bar, American style fridge-freezer and 5 ring range cooker. There is a separate dining room with a table that seats 6 and a log fire. The lounge has direct access to the garden with sliding patio doors, with the feature of a part double glazed apex glass roof offering a light and airy room. There is also a contemporary log burner.

Shower Room and toilet

First Floor Description

There are 2 bathrooms in the property, with a bath and shower attachment and toilet upstairs.

Dogs Welcome
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Tourist Attractions:
  • Tropiquaria Zoo: Tropiquaria Animal & Adventure Park, a great day out for adults and children of all ages. Hold a snake or creepie-crawly in the Tropical Hall, visit the amazing puppet show and the aquarium. Outside play for hours on the full-size pirate ships or in the Indoor Play Castle. Visit website
  • Dunster Castle: An ancient castle and comfortable country home with dramatic vistas and subtropical gardens. Dramatically sited on a wooded hill, a castle has existed here since at least Norman times, with an impressive medieval gatehouse and ruined tower giving a reminder of its turbulent history. Visit website
  • West Somerset Railway: It is Britain’s longest “Heritage” Railway running from Bishops Lydeard to the coast at Minehead. There are nine restored stations en route serving a variety of destinations. The railway runs special themed trains throughout the year and large-scale events. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • Piggy In The Middle: Our restaurant has been established for over 18 years and has been responsible for providing outstanding quality food ever since. Our speciality is in the area of fresh local game, meats and seafood and our regular customers particularly value the friendly ambience. Visit website
  • The Botttom Ship Inn : In Porlock Weir which serves homemade food using local, fresh produce is served in our bar area daily. Local Real ales and Ciders are served in our bar.. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Tesco : Online ordering and delivery, located 6 miles away in Minehead. Visit website
  • Cost Cutter: Located in Porlock Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Minehead & West Somerset GC: Minehead and West Somerset Golf Club is a great classic links course set against the rugged backdrop of the Brendon Hills with captivating sea views. If you're seeking a great round of golf, in a superb location, this is the place. Visit website
  • Burrowhayes Farm Riding: We organise escorted rides of mixed abilities in the glorious Horner Valley and on the open moorland. Everyone can enjoy to the full the beauty of Exmoor with the added thrill of being on horseback. Small children's ponies are available for parents to walk and lead. Visit website