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The Bark House

Oakfordbridge, Bampton EX16 9HZ, England
The Bark House
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We received a 2 night break as a present and chose to go to The Bark House in Devon. Mel and Martin were friendly and welcoming and the B&B itself is in a gorgeous setting, great for walking and exploring! The Bark House was clean and tidy, beautiful rooms, smoothly run and the food was fantastic! We would recommend anyone... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title doesn't do justice for The Bark House; Martin and Mel made every effort to make our stay comfortable, relaxing and a thoroughly enjoyable break away. In addition to being situated in the beautiful countryside that it is (fantastic for walks, 15 miles were walked with ease), our stay was made even better with a fantastic meal at The... More 

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Gloucestershire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We spent two nights at this well positioned Hotel, set in the beautiful Exe valley. The hosts Me and Martyn were wonderful hosts. The welcome with tea, coffee and cake at the fireside was a lovely touch. The evening meal which can be ordered earlier, was of great quality. The only negative was our room was not always warm. We... More 

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Dorset
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We recently spent a very pleasant couple of days at The Bark House with one of the deciding factors being that it was dog friendly. Found it to be very comfortable and spacious (room 6) and Martin and Mel were good hosts. Had the best in-room selection of teas/coffees we have come across and dog facilities are excellent - just... More 

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York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the Bark House for the new year period with my son and his girlfriend. Mel and Martin could not have been more welcoming including a warm welcome to our ancient Irish terrier Hattie of whom they made a great fuss. My back was stiff after a lot of driving and they bought a hotvwater bottle specially to... More 

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Devon
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Had a great 2 nights break at The Bark House in Bampton we had a lovely welcome on arrival with a pot of tea and sat by a lovely coal fire, the room was very cosy warm and clean very relaxing and the breakfast was excellent. We just couldn't fault in in any way and would highly recommend it to... More 

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Retford
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Very charming modernised old country hotel/B&B. The hotel was extremely comfortable and the room we had spacious and well set out. Very amenable in allowing our dog to stay. The rooms cleaned daily. Breakfast was excellent! The hotel owners friendly and helpful. Situated in lovely countryside with a smashing walk along the river just over the road great for the... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Had a lovely stay here. Evening meal was excellent. Good breakfasts with local produce. We had a cream tea in the garden, which felt very decadent (proper clotted cream & homemade scones & jam - yum!) Room was comfortable, hosts were great. Thanks!

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We spent two nights here in July 2014 and were impressed with everything - the friendly welcome, the excellent walking tips and the fantastic breakfast. There are so many lovely spots in this part of Devon.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
4 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We chose The Bark House as place to stay as we were given a voucher as a Christmas present and we were not disappointed at all. We had a very warm welcome when we arrived and were given a hand with our luggage when we arrived. It was very easy to find and was in a stunning location. Very big... More 

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