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Burton Bradstock, United Kingdom
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487 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its a neat trick when a pub can feel welcoming and relaxing when you are the only customers there. This was us at the beginning of service on a misty November mid week lunch time. Food and service excellent. We returned at 1830 on Saturday evening to find the pub packed out mainly with residents. Once again the welcome is... More 

Thank bbbythesea
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent pub with accommodation, ideally situated for those who want to explore north Exmoor on foot. The pub has excellent beers and delicious big portion food, both ideal for finishing off a days walking. The accommodation is comfortable, clean and as good as you'd hope for in an old country pub. Breakfasts are well cooked, substantial and have all... More 

Thank Blowit1666
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay in the Rockford Inn. We were warmly welcomed and the staff were friendly and helpful at all times. Our room was clean, spotlessly decorated and comfortable. The Inn is in a lovely valley with a small river running through and is excellent for walkers. Overall, it was great value for money and we'll certainly be... More 

Thank harriercornwall
South Petherton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great establishment, fantastic location, and brilliant walks. The Inn was characterful, our en suite bedroom was modern, and lacked nothing. The food was excellent and all of the staff were very professional, - more than that, they were extremely friendly, always cheerful, helpful, and happy to oblige. The Rockford is a great place to stay and the staff an asset... More 

Thank Peter M
Essex, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Had a fab night at Rockford Inn, wonderful meal in comfortable surroundings. Chatted to staff and locals of which was lovely making our stay rememberable. Bedroom, well decorated and cosy. Tasty breakfast !

Thank Deborah S
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is our fifth trip back to the Inn because it's a real treasure and a great pleasure for us every time we visit (as we have said before in past postings, we only return to worthwhile destinations). As seasoned world travelers for many years, this Inn now our favorite place to visit when we come to the UK. And... More 

Thank Hoadsters
Ludlow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We decided to treat ourselves to 3 nights away at The Rockford to relax, recharge and enjoy the beauty of Exmoor which is becoming an Autumnal colorfest. We are regulars hear having stayed over half a dozen times now and the hosts never dissapoint. A warm welcome with snug comfy rooms, good food and well kept local ales. What more... More 

Thank fridayphildo
Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely pub very welcoming and the food absolutely stunning. It's simple pub food done exceptionally well and at very good prices. Will be going back very soon. Walked 4 miles to the pub for lunch then 4 miles back worth every step.

Thank H2CLU
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Well where I start off as soon we walk in the 17th century Rockford inn we feel right at home. Cathryn & Sarah was amazing hosts, the inn & bedroom was so clear that you should eat your dinner off the floor.the food was just lovely the curry was amazing.anything was not to much for Cathryn,we went for nice walks... More 

Thank Stephen C
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We were doing a circular walk from Watersmeet and this was roughly the halfway point. I can wholeheartedly recommend this inn. It has a lovely relaxed atmosphere with welcoming staff. The beer, although short in choice on this particular occasion was excellent. The lunchtime menu was classic pub fayre but was tasty and nicely presented. They also did pizza as... More 

Thank glendevonTorbay

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional 17th-century country inn set in the picturesque Brendon Valley deep in the heart of Exmoor National Park in Devon. Popular with farmers and ramblers alike, this riverside pub overlooks waterfalls and wooded gorges in a remote and isolated spot. We provide simple accommodation, good food, real ales served direct from the cask, log fires and permits to fish for salmon & trout in the East Lyn River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rockford Inn

Address: Lynton & Lynmouth, Brendon, Exmoor National Park EX35 6PT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Brendon
Price Range: RM286 - RM469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles fridayphildo, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Superior room is lovely and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 408vivianp, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet. No 1 is recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles willybee, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for room number 5 and listen to the busy river tumling along all night”
 of 5 bubbles BobW442, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms overlook the river”
 of 5 bubbles cookie250, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
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