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Quiet, pet-friendly cottage, easy reach of village amenities with large garden.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom cottage set in wooded valley with great walking and cycling with Wi-Fi

Robin's Brook self catering cottage is a hundred-year old former quarry-man's cottage in a quiet location, yet close to the village amenities of Porlock.

The cottage has one double and one twin bedroom, and a bathroom upstairs. Downstairs there is a comfortable sitting room and separate dining room, and a fully equiped kitchen. Central heating and open fires make it cosy in all weathers.

Outside there is an enclosed patio area at the back which is a sun trap in summer. A few steps across the lane is a large enclosed garden with fine views and Hawkcombe stream babbling down one side. There is great walking and cycling straight from the front door. Bicycles can be safely stored in the back garden. There are horse-riding stables just outside Porlock.

Porlock village is a half-mile walk and has a range of shops for all your day to day needs, plus a post office and a number of pubs, restaurants and tea rooms.

More Details

Rachel and Chris Stott
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017

About Rachel and Chris Stott

We have owned Robin's Brook for over 20 years. We love Exmoor, and visit as often as we can for walks with our two dogs, visiting our favourite spots at Horner, Watersmeet, Woody Bay and many others, usually rewarding ourselves with a lovely cream tea! The next generation of our family is now enjoying introducing Robin's Brook to their other halves.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Porlock in Somerset

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom includes the loo, bath and shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing


4.3/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)


Great location up a quiet valley with walks from the door.

  • 4 of 5

Unspoilt part of the Exmoor coast with lots to do. We only booked for 3 nights but would have loved to have stayed longer. The cottage was cosy and warm and the wine, flowers and milk were most welcome. The weather was cold but what can you expect in February!

Porlock is a good for cafes and galleries and even when the wind is cold the wooded comes give plenty of shelter. A return visit is high on the list.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review, Chris. We hope you will come back for a return visit soon!
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Clean, cozy, and close!

  • 5 of 5

Robin's Brook was a perfect base for our stay in Porlock. It is quite spacious and well suited for our family of 4. It is close enough to Porlock for everyone to walk. The playground near the church is a perfect place for little ones (ours are 7 & 9) to blow off steam and the yard for Robin's Brook was great for a game of catch. The walks available in this area are amazing! The flowers, wine, tea, and milk left by the host were a warm welcome - and we very much appreciated the wifi and access to a washing machine. We could not have asked for more!

Just a note - although the kitchen is well-equipped, it is also very clean and tidy (just like the rest of the house). This means that there are no cooking staples or "left behind" items you might find in other kitchens. If you are planning to cook, remember to bring everything from oil to spices that you will use for your meal prep. There are two stores in town where you can buy staples (and some specialty items). In fact, you are close enough to walk to either of them and bring back whatever supplies you need if you did not stock before you get here. There is a larger store in Minehead, but we didn't need to go that far ourselves.

We would highly recommend Robin's Brook and hope to stay there again ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Robin Brook was lovely!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The location was perfect, incredibly peaceful but within 10mins walk of Porlock with all its amenities and a great base to explore Exmoor. The house is spacious, comfortable and well kitted out for self-catering and we really enjoyed the garden when the weather was good enough. We took our toddler and although equipment like stair gates are not provided - we knew this when booking - it was fine for a timid toddler. We would stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. There is now a high chair available in the cottage.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
8 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Summer
27 May 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Summer
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Short term breaks will always be considered, please enquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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