“Cosy 19th-century house with a cafe and walled garden” - AA Inspector
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Located in historic Bampton, on the edge of Exmoor, Bridge House makes an ideal base for exploring the area. Bedrooms are all comfortably furnished and decorated, while breakfast provides a selection of quality local produce. A cafe selling homemade cakes and light lunches is open at busier times, and there’s also outdoor seating in the walled garden.
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About the area
With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.
Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them.
Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.
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