Elm Cottage effortlessly blends traditional character and contemporary features.
The gorgeous dining-room with views over the garden. Please note the glass windows/door do not open.
We love the super-stylish kitchen.
Cosy up in front of the wood-burner.
Pretty as a picture.
Gorgeous linen and character features await you in the main bedroom.
Oh so stylish.
There's even a desk should you need to catch up on emails.
Enjoy watching the flames flicker.
This room is just perfect for spending time in together.
All the furnishings are of a high quality.
Sit and watch the chef cook up a feast!
Heading back to Elm Cottage after a busy day exploring Exmoor will be a treat.
There is a handy shower-room downstairs.
Behind every door there's another beautiful room.
Cool tones ensure you feel totally relaxed.
Time for breakfast in bed?
Peeking through to the en suite shower-room.
A large shower and roll-top bath make for a luxurious bathroom.
Soak your stresses away.
The pretty twin bedroom. Please be mindful of the sloping ceilings.
Children will love this bedroom!
Hide away in your gorgeous Exmoor bolthole.
A view of the garden, looking on to your parking area (adjacent to the shed). There will be some patio furniture available during your stay.
The dining-area overlooks the fabulous patio (the patio furniture will be in place for your stay).
You'll fall in love with the beauty of Exmoor.
Porlock Weir is a tranquil place with a lovely pub.
Nearby Dunster has a wonderful National Trust castle.
Hop on the West Somerset Steam Railway for a day out to remember.
So much green space to explore!

Elm Cottage


3.7 miles SE of Minehead / Sleeps 6 + cot* (no children from 1 to 5)

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7 Nights from £785

Bedroom details

Bedroom 1


Bedroom 2


Bedroom 3


Perfectly situated on the fringes of the beautiful, rugged Exmoor National Park, this semi-detached cottage is a gorgeous hideaway for all the family, including your four-legged friend.

Elm Cottage is truly a place for all seasons; in the summer you can enjoy a coffee or an aperitif on the patio and on those chillier days, cosy up in front of the roaring wood-burner in the sitting-room. Spending quality time together will be a delight in the open plan kitchen/dining-room that has a pretty view over the garden, (please take care as there are two steps from the dining-room to the kitchen).

On the first floor, there are three characterful bedrooms and a modern family bathroom. As well as there being an en suite to the main bedroom, there is a useful shower-room on the ground floor meaning each bedroom can have use of its own bath/shower-room. The cottage is stylishly finished throughout, equipped with everything you could need on holiday.

Outside the garden offers a delightful space to relax in, (please note it is not enclosed so take care with dogs and children). You can access Exmoor National Park on foot from Elm Cottage, simply turn right out of the cottage parking-area onto Park Lane and continue up the hill to the signpost and wooden gates on your right, here you will find a stunning view of Exmoor and Dunster Castle. You will truly feel as though you have escaped daily life, as you marvel at the unspoilt moorland and hidden valleys that dominate the landscape.

Carhampton itself has a handy village store for some holiday goodies and a local pub a short walk away. Also nearby is Dunster, a very attractive medieval village with cobbled streets, an old packhorse bridge and ancient castle. Further into the national park, there is an endless list of places to seek out - head to Dulverton where there are lots of independent shops, sweet tea rooms and cosy pubs. A short drive outside the town is Tarr Steps, a 17-span clapper bridge, that provides a perfect riverside picnic spot. The wooded valley of the River Barle offers the chance to see an abundance of wildlife and out on the heathland of Winsford Hill, you are sure to spot some Exmoor ponies.

If you fancy a trip to the sea then we would recommend exploring the South West Coast Path that starts at Porlock Weir; a quiet spot that feels almost untouched by modern life. Spend some time here and imagine it as the once busy shipping route of the 18th and 19th centuries. For sand between your toes head to Blue Anchor beach, which is also a great place for your dog to run.

Ground Floor

Sitting-room with Smart TV and wood-burner

Kitchen/Dining-room with electric hob, electric oven, fridge (with ice-box) and dishwasher

Utility-room with microwave and washing machine/drier

Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin

First Floor

Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5') and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin

Bedroom 2 with king-size double bed (5') and wash-basin

Bedroom 3 with twin beds (3')

Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, hand shower attachment, WC and wash-basin

Babies under six months old are welcome. Please be aware that the wooden stairs are quite steep and uncarpeted. There are also steps up to the garden and parking area outside, therefore this property may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. There are sloping ceilings in the bedrooms and because of this there are no wardrobes, so hanging space is limited. *A cot is not provided, bring your own travel cot.


  • Dogs welcome (1 small dog only)
  • Arrive/Depart Friday
  • Short breaks available
  • Wood-burner/Open fire
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • WiFi
  • No smoking
  • Pub 175 yds
  • Garden furniture
  • Full oil-fired CH (under-floor)