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The Bark House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Oakfordbridge, Bampton EX16 9HZ, England
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Ranked #6 of 8 Bampton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this b&b in April and had a really lovely stay. Our two dogs were welcome and also enjoyed being away with us. The room was quirky and very clean. The bed was very comfy and the food was to die for. Martin and Mel couldn't have been more friendly but knew when to give you space as... More

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Our stay at The Bark House was average, with some points being excellent and others not being so good! We stayed in room 6. Plus points: -Breakfast was good, with a nice selection of cereals and yoghurts too -The room was huge and the bed, desk, bathroom etc. all seemed very clean -There was a large selection of teas, coffee,... More

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Boksburg, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Lovely food but the rooms needed a lot of attention. Very dusty. Whole establishment very run down except downstairs which has recently been replaced because of flood damage. Garden very over run. Such a pity as the whole outlook of the place on the web page looks so good.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

A perfect place for a quiet get away :) dinner superb! Breakfast amazing! It has a very homely atmosphere. The only thing I can say is that our TV is too small but I guess you really don't go there to just watch telly. Martin and Melanie are really friendly :)

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I stayed here with a group of friends. It was lovely and clean, warm and welcoming. Just across from the Bark House is a lovely orchard and a huge field which backs onto a Weir. The hosts were super-friendly and couldn't do enough to ensure our stay was a pleasant one.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We have just come back from a 2 night stay here which was booked last minute. I won't go into great detail as it has all been said on previous reviews and we agree with most of this, good breakfast, nice room and lots of advice willingly given on local walks. The downside for us was not having a proper... More

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Cinderford, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I booked a night at the Bark house via laterooms.com and did not read any reviews as we were arriving late and leaving early I wasn't that fussed about where we stayed, however it was a wonderful surprise to arrive at the Bark house . Our room ( room no 1) was delightful and even had a window seat. Once... More

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We stayed here for two nights in April as we were on a long walking weekend celebrate my birthday. The Bark House is quintessentially a small English hotel from a bygone era and the service and welcome you get reflects that. It is excellently located for exploring the beautiful Exmoor/mid Devon countryside. We did a walk directly from the Bark... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We stayed here for two nights in April. The Bark House is in an excellent location just outside Bampton. It is in an ideal position for exploring the beautiful Exmoor countryside on foot, or cycle, and is also within driving distance of the North Devon coast. The Bark House is a really attractive building, with the advantage of being fully... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We have stayed before for a weekend break, but, to partly celebrate our early retirement, this time we came for a 3 night midweek stay. Having said goodbye to a car, we put our bikes on the train at Plymouth and cycled here from Tiverton Parkway station, along quiet country lanes - took just over 1 hour of gentle cycling.... More

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Also Known As:
The Bark House Hotel Bampton
The Bark House Hotel
The Bark House Bampton, Devon
Address: Oakfordbridge, Bampton EX16 9HZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bampton
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #6 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Bampton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bark House 4*
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