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The Rockford Inn

Lynton & Lynmouth, Brendon, Exmoor National Park EX35 6PT, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 Brendon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brecon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great room, great food, great location. What more could you ask? The two ladies who run this establishment really have "hospitality" down to a fine art. Terrific walking right from the door. The Rockford Inn really is a hidden gem. This was our second visit - there will definitely be more!

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Dorset
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Rockford Inn in late July for 3 nights. Great location and the proprietors were very helpful and attentive throughout our stay. We were there for a short walking and sight seeing visit. Maps and the best walk information were readily supplied. The room, food and beer were very good. Could not complain about anything. Recommended.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for lunch on Sunday 15/08/2014 with 3 friends from Luxborough on Exmoor.Had the steak pie with chips & peas it was delicious,an excellent pie big pieces of meat,lovely gravy and pastry that melted in the mouth.This was an excellent pie,& as i a from the pie capital of the world (WIGAN) i should know. Alan H.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really wanted to stay here but they were fully booked. The location of the pub is in a tranquil and really beautiful location. The pub is traditional and well maintained inside with lots of interesting bits of bric a brac to look at. Our lunch was sensibly priced, delicious and plentiful! The staff were attentive and friendly ... could... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The inn is set in a wonderful valley amongst peaceful and tranquil setting. The staff at the in were friendly and welcoming. The facilities were really good value for money and the meals were freshly cooked and delicious with lots of choice. Would recommend this inn to anyone and would stay again.

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Rockford for three nights, wish it was longer! The setting is beautiful, very quiet and sits beside a river. The room was very clean and modern, we had a room to the side of the inn, so couldn't see the river. Breakfast in the morning was freshly cooked and plentiful, Catherine is very attentive and offers more... More

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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I enjoyed another wonderful weekend stay at the Rockford Inn. Sarah and Catherine were super hosts and we could not have asked for more. As usual the food was excellent, I would definitely recommend the Fish Pie, well actually I would recommend everything on the menu. It was such a good time I have booked another weekend... More

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Gosport
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely lunch here at this beautiful location, and the walk alongside the river through the woods to Watersmeet was worth the effort. Although extended since our last visit 50 years ago whilst on honeymoon, it was just as friendly and welcoming. Maybe next time we will get to stay.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of july 2014.Our room overlooked some lovely trees and rushing water there was a walk through the woods nearby to Watersmeet and further on to lynmouth. The rooms were tastefully decorated and furnishings were adequate. The ensuite was very compact as was the room as a whole. We ate there on... More

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Southampton
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I were lucky enough to stay at the Rockford Inn for our wedding anniversary at the weekend. We wanted to stay somewhere in a remote location for some peace and quiet and the Rockford exceeded our expectations. The welcome as soon as we arrived was fantastic, I wish I'd got the barmaids name as she was lovely... More

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Address: Lynton & Lynmouth, Brendon, Exmoor National Park EX35 6PT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exmoor National Park > Brendon
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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 
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