This delightful 16th Century lakeside thatched inn nestles in a valley set in the beautiful Fortescue Estate amidst rolling fields and lush woodland. Although secluded, the pub is within easy reach of Barnstaple, South Molton, Exmoor and the coast.
Dogs warmly welcomed in the bar but are not allowed in the restaurant.
Our bar offers a choice of 3 local ciders and some mighty fine real ale drawn from the original beer engines - you know the ones - with Royal Doulton handles depicting hand painted hunting scenes. How much better the pint tastes when it's made a few miles up the road! We even feature a fabulous Devon white wine and sparkling white from Cornwall on our list.
Dogs welcome in the bar. Dogs may stay in some of the guest bedrooms.
A warm welcome awaits you, with locally sourced food and fine wines, all served to you in a former 16th century Inn, located in the beautiful quintessential Devonshire Village, Barnstaple in North Devon.
Dogs are very welcome in the bar area. There are tables in the bar where food is served. There is also a garden with a stream.
Picturesque, thatched 13th Century Inn situated in the village of Knowstone on the edge of Exmoor. It's one star Michelin restaurant serves exceptional local cuisine using only the finest ingredients. Real ale and Champagne by the glass with a wine list to suit all tastes is also served.
Dogs are allowed in the main bar area where food can be served to two tables. There is also a lovely patio area with a garden, again where food can be served.
The Pyne Arms
East Down, Barnstaple, North Devon EX31 4LX T: 01271 850207
Very nice cafe on the Tarka trail. The staff love dogs and everyone is made to feel really welcome. The food is very good and there is a lot of choice. The cafe is alongside the Tarka Trail between Torrington and Meeth on route 27. The cafe is on the highest point of the trail.
Dogs are very welcome inside and out.
The Royal Oak
Withypool, Exmoor National Park, Somerset TA24 7QP T: 01643 831506
The Royal Oak Inn has been the centre and focal point of Withypool for over 300 years. Located in possibly the most beautiful part of Exmoor, just four miles from the ancient and wonderful Tarr Steps, its no wonder The Royal Oak has customers who regularly visit us from all over the world.
Dogs welcome in all areas of the pub except the dining room. Dogs are allowed in the guest bedrooms.
West Down, Braunton, North Devon EX34 8NU T: 01271 863757
300 year old Coaching Inn that has been carefully restored to provide a watering hole of exceptional charm and character. Cosy Inglenooks, roaring log fires, original stonework and softly lit bars all combine to provide an atmosphere of warmth and hospitality sought by traveller and holiday maker alike.
Dogs are very welcome (the landlord loves dog!) in the bar area provided they are kept on a lead. Food is served in the bar. Dogs are also welcome to stay in the guest bedrooms (by arrangement).
The Pig on the Hill is a large country free house located on the beautiful North Devon Coastline, a stone's throw from the small seaside resort of Westward Ho!, made famous by Charles Kingsley's book of the same name. Affectionately known as "The Pig", this friendly pub has breathtaking views across open countryside to the east with glimpses of the Atlantic to the north.
The Crown Hotel
Exford, Exmoor National Park, Somerset TA24 7PP T: 01643 831554
The Half Moon Inn is well known, not just for the fishing but for the quality of its beers, well stocked bar and wine cellar, with wines from around the world to suit most palates. A magnificent log fire is a focal point in colder weather and the unique village inn atmosphere creates an ideal setting for our guests to meet informally and mix with the local people.
The Culbone features a well thought out contemporary designed restaurant in contrast to the history and tradition that is Exmoor. We provide simple but high quality food based on modern English cuisine. Of particular importance to us is that all the produce is sourced locally and we’re particularly proud of our beef derived from the exceptional Red Devon breed. You’ll also find an exceptional selection of wines and some great local ales.
Dogs welcome in the bar and dining area. Dogs are also welcome to stay in some of the guest bedrooms.
The Smugglers Rest
North Morte Road, Mortehoe, Devon EX34 7DR T: 01271 870891
Freehouse in the pretty stone-built village of Mortehoe surrounded by beautiful countryside and within walking distance of the beaches and coves of the North Devon coast. The pub offers an extensive menu with good old pub favourites and ever-changing specials boards and our very popular Sunday lunch.
Dogs welcome but must be kept on a lead. Dogs are allowed in the guest bedrooms for a small extra charge.