Food & Drink
Places to stay
Exmoor and Dartmoor are holiday destinations and there is a vast range of accommodation available, from 5* hotels to homely B&Bs.
The scenery is stunning and many of the B&Bs and self catering cottages are set well off the beaten track. Listed below are some possibilities but if you would like further ideas please contact the Festival Administrator for further details.
For information on accommodation across the whole of Devon:
The Manor at ANRÁN is a beautiful old country house built approximately in 1840. The grade 2-listed building has been renovated to a deluxe hotel standard. The style, while opulent, is far from stuffy, and their friends have called it “casual chic” to “almost quirky”.
The Luttrell Arms, Dunster
The Luttrell Arms Hotel, Dunster is a 15th century hotel on the historic High Street. 28 bedrooms, traditional bars, award winning Psalter’s Restaurant and Secret Garden. Ideally located for concerts in Dunster Church and with easy access to Exmoor National Park and the Two Moors Festival venues
Gages Mill Country Guest House, Ashburton
4 Star rated former wool mill on edge of Dartmoor one mile from Ashburton. An acre of beautiful gardens with seven en-suite rooms and a relaxing guest lounge. Home from home atmosphere.
Gidleigh Park, Dartmoor
"A TRANQUIL MOORLAND MANOR, OUR HEAVEN IN DEVON"
Gidleigh Park's rooms are spacious and sumptuous, with antiques sitting alongside bespoke contemporary pieces. At the heart of the hotel, the elegant and intimate award-winning restaurant provides a sophisticated backdrop to Executive Chef Chris Simpson's decadent tasting and à la carte menus. Matching the high standards in the kitchen, Gidleigh Park’s internationally renowned wine cellar accommodates over 1,300 bins and 13,000 bottles from around the world and is one of the most impressive wine lists in the British Isles.
Lewtrenchard Manor, Dartmoor
Magnificently set in a secluded valley beneath the wild tors of Dartmoor, Lewtrenchard Manor is a luxurious country house virtually untouched by time. With roaring log fires, ornate ceilings, four-poster beds, historic paintings and outstanding grounds, the splendour of the Manor is a perfect base for exploring the area. In the restaurant at Lewtrenchard, diners are treated to a dining experience that is without equal in the South West and in between meals guests can indulge in moments of relaxation and reflection in the wonderfully idyllic surroundings. Furthermore, should you wish to partake in some countryside pursuits, trout fishing, clay pigeon shooting, hawk walking and croquet are all available on the estate.
Partridge Arms Farm B&B, West Anstey
Family-run farmhouse. En-suite bedrooms; dinner available by request. Children, dogs, horses welcome; 200 acres of farmland and slopes of Exmoor for dog walking. Self-catering also available for up to 6 people.
Westerclose House Cottages, Withypool, Somerset
Cosy self-catering cottages (sleep 2 - 6) set in stunningly beautiful location on the edge of Withypool, in the heart of Exmoor. 300yds to excellent village pub and shop. Pets and horses welcome.
Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster
Our independent 3* family-run hotel prides itself on friendly service. Situated in the Medieval village of Dunster within Exmoor National Park, we specialise in walking holidays and special interest breaks, as well as catering for families and individual guests. We offer a warm welcome to all who want to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of Exmoor and West Somerset.
Luxurious, en-suite Rooms. Restaurant open Daily from 5.30pm. Private Dining facilities for Family Parties and Celebrations.