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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We had just been invited to a wedding in the area and I used the stellar reviews here on TripAdvisor to choose where to stay. Normally we would choose a hotel but there is not much in Axminster that would really qualify as such and this place was close to the venue. I had provisionally booked for 2 nights however... More 

3 Thank Kiki140302
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

A two night stay while my wife had a day at River Cottage. Very convenient for both River Cottage HQ and the Canteen in Axminster. Judy and Hedley are the perfect hosts and welcomed us as old friends on first arrival. All was just as it should be with immaculate rooms,tailor-made breakfasts and freedom to come and go as we... More 

2 Thank johndleeson
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend whilst visiting River Cottage. I can't recommend this b&b highly enough, there is nothing to complain about. The location is great for river cottage, for walking into Axminster or for exploring the local area. The hosts were great and extremely helpful. The breakfast was very high quality with a great choice. The room and... More 

2 Thank PompeyStuart
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

My sister and I and our husbands stayed at Highfield House for three nights whilst visiting our grandchildren who live in Axminster. The house is spotlessly clean, warm and extremely comfortable. Judy and Hedley are a lovely couple and made us feel very welcome from the minute we arrived. The breakfasts were delicious and really well presented. We particularly liked... More 

1 Thank kmangal16
Sexy, Cajamarca, Peru
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

My partner and I stayed at Highfield Bed and Breakfast a year ago and I've been meaning to review them ever since because we had such a wonderful time. What stood out about all was the welcoming service, going above and way beyond what was expected and making us feel so at home. As well as that, the breakfasts where... More 

Thank Amie M
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Stayed at Highfield House for a night in March whilst we went to River Cottage. The house is immaculate, the room was very comfortable. Very Edwardian and full of features. Judy and Hedley are lovely, fun people who make you feel very welcome. The breakfast was first class... Would recommend to everyone. It is such a shame that Axminster is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Stayed here again with friends in November when visiting River Cottage. Had stayed a couple of years before for another RC event and it was great so there wasn't a contest, Highfield it was to be again! Judy and Hedley are such a lovely couple, so welcoming and friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are spotless, very... More 

1 Thank TheCulens
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We stayed here to go to River Cottage, and were really pleased as it lived up to its previous reviews. Judy and Hedley were great hosts, friendly welcoming. Rooms were comfy and warm. The breakfast was great, bowls of fresh fruit (your 5 a day in one bowl), Ten minute walk to River Cottage Canteen, and easy drive to Lyme... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

An immaculate bed and breakfast, with all you need for a short stay. Delicous breakfast served by friendly hosts and a comfortable warm room. Very convenient for River Cottage Canteen which is just a 10 minute walk away. Lyme Regis and the Jurassic Coast are close by.

1 Thank Riverside11
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Great value, excellent breakfast, welcoming couple, would definitely recommend.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Highfield Bed & Breakfast, a beautiful Edwardian house in the heart of East Devon, providing top-quality bed & breakfast accommodation for both holiday and business guests, situated only a couple of minutes walk away from Axminster town centre. Highfield Bed & Breakfast is set in the beautiful Axe Valley, a designated AONB and only five miles from Lyme Bay, the World Heritage Coastline and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage HQ. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highfield Bed & Breakfast

Address: Highfield Lyme Road, Axminster EX13 5BQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Axminster
Price Range: $66 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Highfield Bed & Breakfast Axminster, Devon
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