Local Amenities

The Hayloft is situated midway between Porlock and Lynton / Lynmouth on the border of Devon and Somerset.

There are three local riding stables

West Lynch Farm - Bossington - http://www.exmoor-riding.co.uk/

Brendon Manor Stables - near Brendon - http://www.brendonvalley.co.uk/BrendonStables.htm

Outovertcott - Barbrook near Lynton - http://www.outovercott.co.uk/

The closest places to eat and drink are at Malmsmead and Brendon:-

Cafe Deli - Malmsmead. Newly refurbished serving brunch, snacks, lunch and tea. Run by the team behind the famous "Andrews on the weir" at Porlock Weir.

The Staghunters - Brendon. Very friendly family run pub and coaching inn. Good wholesome home cooked food and an excellent wine list - http://www.staghunters.com/

The Culbone - on the A39 halfway between Porlock and County Gate. Recently reopened - very good food - a restaurant not a pub but great for a celebration - http://www.culbonestablesinn.com/

The Blue Ball Inn - Countisbury - in between Oare and Lynmouth - a good coaching inn with well cooked locally sourced ingredients - http://www.exmoorsandpiper.com/

Porlock and Porlock Weir

The Top and Bottom Ships - situated in Porlock and Porlock Weir - good pub grub in cosy settings - http://www.shipinnporlock.co.uk/

Andrews on the weir - Fine dining in a Victorian dining room with excellent views - http://www.andrewsontheweir.co.uk/

There are also various other tea rooms etc. in Porlock. Also worth a visit is the Exmoor Owl and Hawk centre at nearby Bossington  http://www.exmoorfalconry.co.uk/

Lynton / Lynmouth

As in Porlock, there are various tea shops in both and no trip would be complete without a visit to the famous Esplanade fish and chip bar in Lynmouth!

The Rising Sun - Lynmouth - Fine dining in a charming old pub on the harbourside - http://www.risingsunlynmouth.co.uk/

Further Afield

Woods of Dulverton - nationally aclaimed - http://www.woodsdulverton.co.uk/

Masons Arms near Tiverton - Michelin starred! - http://www.masonsarmsdevon.co.uk/