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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Guy and Sue made you feel instantly welcome and at home. Nothing was too much trouble and were always at hand if you needed something. The food is of a high standard and we thoroughly enjoyed our home-cooked breakfasts - especially the crêpes. Lottie the Labrador is a star too! We highly recommend Bracken House.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent idyllic & tranquil B&B set in rural Devon. Lovely rooms, hearty breakfast, splendid views. Whats not to like? Spent the evening star gazing and watching meteors in the surrounding gardens unaffected by light pollution of any kind. A really great find - I'll be back!

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely place to stay run by a charming family. A beautiful country house in a charming setting. Good rooms with comfortable beds. The communal breakfast was very good and it was nice to meet the other guests. If you are lucky the lady of the house might be practising the harp which made the stay eeven more special.

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BrackenHouse, Owner at Bracken House, responded to this review

Richard Thank you so much for your kind review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. As I type this, I can hear the dulcet sounds of the harp next door!! Kind regards Guy More 

Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Being first time travelers to Devon, we were not sure how the journey would turn out. Fortunately, experiencing this charming place opened up a whole new horizon for my family and I. The English countryside has so much touristic value to offer - one may think it is expensive, hard to get to, etc. Luckily for us, we booked the... More 

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BrackenHouse, Owner at Bracken House, responded to this review

Dear Javier Thank you so much for your very comprehensive and kind review!! It was a delight to meet you all and we hope to be able to welcome you again. Best wishes Guy More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My wife and i enjoyed our short stay in May 2016, made all the more enjoyable by 'dropping on' with the weather. Lottie the Labrador ( oh & Guy ! ) made great hosts too... breakfasts good and although the bathroom was a tad cramped in our particular room, i believe plans are afoot to do alterations to improve this... More 

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BrackenHouse, Owner at Bracken House, responded to this review

Hello Martin Thank you so much for your review and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and you were lucky with the glorious weather. We hope that you will be able to visit us again once we have extended the shower room over the winter period. Have a great summer. Guy and Sue as well... More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Bracken House is a sublime property set in acres of beautiful and tranquil grounds in the heart of Devon. My partner and I chose this property initially based upon all of the excellent reviews it had received here on trip advisor. To say that we were absolutely knocked out by both the accommodation and the subsequent hospitality shown to us... More 

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BrackenHouse, Owner at Bracken House, responded to this review

Dear Drew and Dave Thank you so much for your super review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you both again in due course. Best wishes from us all and Lottie, of course. Sue and Guy More 

Warrington
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We were greeted at the door by Guy and Sue, who helped us with our bags up to our lovely room, which had recently been refurbished. We were given a supply of fresh milk (no jiggers here!) to add to the already well stocked beverage tray. The bathroom was immaculate with massive bath sheets which nearly went around me twice!!!... More 

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BrackenHouse, Owner at Bracken House, responded to this review

Dear Lynn Thank you so much for your very kind review and we do hope to see you down here again. You are quite correct, the local sausages are superb. Kind regards Sue and Guy More 

Desborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Guy's friendly and welcoming reception continued throughout our stay and Sue's charming harp accompaniment brought a new dimension to some of our dining experiences. Breakfast and dinner were first class - better than many high class hotels.Our bedroom was large and comfortable with lovely views over the Devon countryside. The former Rectory is situated in an idyllic landscape that offers... More 

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BrackenHouse, Owner at Bracken House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again. I will work on some more recipes to tempt you for your next visit!! Guy and Sue More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Lovely B&B - friendly and helpful owner, with welcoming coffee and mince pies post-Christmas. Bed was lovely and soft, and the room/ensuite were immaculate. Stunning views across the grounds and local hills. And great recommendation for evening meal. Lovely fresh fruit/fruit juice/cooked brekkie and coffee both mornings. And perfectly sized cooked brekkie - not too much, but ample enough to... More 

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BrackenHouse, Owner at Bracken House, responded to this review

Dear Becky Thank you for your very kind review and we hope to see you back here later in the year. The grounds are now looking fabulous now, especially the bluebells which are looking wonderful this year. Kind regards Guy and Sue More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

After searching for a quality B&B in the area, I decided to choose Bracken House based on the excellent review ratings, positive comments and photographs of the property and I was certainly not disappointed. As a couple, it was a lovely place to stay. We found the property extremely clean and comfortable - in fact, I don't know if I've... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury bed and breakfast with 4 en-suite rooms, one on the ground floor, with stunning views from two of the first floor rooms down to the sea in the distance with grounds to explore as well as the coast and beaches for surfing and swimming, Exmoor itself with lovely walking and riding and numerous gardens open to the public as well as RHS Rosemoor. One room has a four poster bed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bracken House

Address: | Nr Barnstaple, Bratton Fleming EX31 4TG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bratton Fleming
Price Range: $112 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bracken House 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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