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Accommodation for Walkers at Myrtle Cottage

Ideally situated in this beautiful part of the country within Exmoor National Park, a short stroll from the sea and surrounded by stunning scenery - the beauty of the landscape defies description.  There is a good choice of pubs, restaurants and tea shops to suit all tastes within an easy 2 minute walk from the front door.  Walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing, bird watching, star gazing, shooting, sailing, swimming, surfing - they're all on our doorstep. If you're looking for a more relaxing break, there are plenty of beautiful and interesting places to visit in and around Porlock village.  An excellent regular bus service to Lynton and Lynmouth and to Minehead runs past the front door.



A very warm Exmoor welcome awaits you at Myrtle Cottage, Porlock, a comfortable thatched cottage built over 400 years ago which is bursting with character and charm. Take time out to unwind in front of our blazing log fire while you plan your stay. 

Myrtle Cottage is open all year round, has free off-road parking, secure cycle storage and drying facility.  Myrtle Cottage has comfortable beamed bedrooms each with modern en-suite facilities, complimentary tea, coffee and toiletries, flat screen TVs with Freeview and free WiFi access. 

Enjoy a generous breakfast including homemade fresh fruit salad, yoghurt, fruit juice, cereals and a full English Breakfast (using Exmoor's best quality locally sourced bacon, sausages and free range eggs) as well as homemade marmalade, local jams and honey  - even the coffee is roasted in the village! Please let us know if you have a particular dietary requirement and we'll do our very best to cater for your needs.  Myrtle Cottage welcomes children, walkers and cyclists - we are also dog friendly. Your hosts, Nigel and Janet also speak German.


Things to do and places to see

  • Walks including The South West Coast Path and The Coleridge Way
  • Greencombe Gardens
  • Boat Shed Museum
  • Dovery Manor Museum
  • Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre

How to get to Myrtle Cottage, Porlock

Coming from Minehead on the A39, drop down the hill into the village and proceed down the High Street, the Methodist Church is on your right.  Myrtle Cottage is situated two houses further along the High Street and is clearly signposted.Please see the map below