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Willow lounge
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
8 reviews
Willow lounge
Willow lounge diner 2
Willow lounge diner 3
Willow lounge
Willow kitchen
Willow en suite and deck (backen is very similar)
Willow downstairs bed 2
Willow downstairs bed 3
Willow upstairs bed 1
Willow upstairs bed 2
Bracken decking area
Willow and Bracken
View from Willow to Bracken
Little castle 1
Entrance to the woods
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Taunton, Somerset, England
Modern lodges with hot tub surrounded by woods in the middle of nowhere.

Big lounge diner with vaulted ceiling is a great place for people to get together. Big decking area for BBQs.

The surrounding woods are a great stomping ground for kids to build dens and make fires without being too far from the comfort of the lodges.

The woods are in the Blackdown Hills, a little known designated area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB).

The photos show Willow interior. Both interior layouts are the same for the lodges.All bedrooms have superking ziplink so you choose your bed configuration.
About the Owner, Zac R
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Aug 2012
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL258027
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 8 reviews
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English first
Poole, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

The property is located in a very quiet area of woodland and free from traffic noise. On arrival the property appeared well cleaned and all ready for us to move in. On closer inspection we found a number of small defects that caused some annoyance though didn't seriously impair our enjoyment - e.g. bathroom extractor fans not working, the lock on the en-suite bathroom door missing, and, most seriously, the upstairs bathroom door was very...

Management response:

Hey there John, Glad you had a good time overall. Mum says thanks for leaving the place all tidy. Thanks also for the very comprehensive feedback letter you sent us. Regarding the BBQ, it was broken the week before you arrived and we were in a bit of a quandary as to whether or not to replace it as we've...


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Gary S
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

8 of us stayed here for a little family break. Well equipped, peaceful surroundings. Spacious lodge. Friendly owners who kindly sorted out any queries and returned my trainers I left behind very quickly. Great time. Would go back.

Pippa E
Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015 for a stay in January 2014

We have stayed at Willow & Bracken Lodges 4 or 5 times with groups of friends and, despite forays into other areas for weekends away, it remains our firm favourite. Bedrooms are spacious, clean and very comfortable and the open plan lounge-kitchen-dining is excellent for groups to socialise whilst preparing dinners. We love the log burner in the winter months (visiting in January / Feburary time) and the hot tub is a winner at all...

Clare S
Frome, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We were a group of 9 adults who wanted a weekend of rest and fun and Bracken did not disappoint as a venue! On our arrival we were greeted by the owners mum,who does an amazing job of keeping the lodge immaculate. Although we were early this was not a problem at all,we simply had a pint in the local pub and returned to a beautifully clean holiday home. There is plenty of space for...

Carlton D
Malvern, Worcs
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

This was the first UK holiday rental property that I have rented and unfortunately it has set a bench mark for the rest. The sevice from start to finish was first rate, as was the property itself. Although isolated, it was perfect. As advised by the owner we had a Tesco's delivery on the day of arrival, which negated the need to "pop" to the shops on a daily basis. We visited Bracken Lodge with...

  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(5)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Mar 1, 2017
2017 Winter to Spring
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Price is inclusive of linen and hot tub.Cots and toddler beds are free.Weekends are Friday to Monday. We have a set price for peak and off peak weekends but sadly HL only allow us to show a nightly rate.
If you fancy an extra day just email us with what you're after and we'll do our best to help out.
Weeks are Friday to Friday or Monday to Monday - our changeover days.

Thanks for looking,

Zac Paywood Lodges, Somerset
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About the neighborhood
Very rural and peaceful area of England. Location is great for exploring the North and South coasts.
The main settlements in Devon are the cities of Plymouth, a historic port now administratively independent, Exeter, the county town, and Torbay, the county's tourist centre.

Devon's coast is lined with tourist resorts, many of which grew rapidly with the arrival of the railways in the 19th century. Examples include Dawlish, Exmouth and Sidmouth on the south coast, and Ilfracombe and Lynmouth on the north
Car recommended
How to get there
Railway: Taunton: 9.9 mi
If you're driving we're 15 minutes from junction 26 of the M5.<BR><BR>The nearest train station is Taunton, from there a taxi or hire car will be needed.<BR><BR>Full directions will be mailed to you when making a reservation.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 21.7 mi.
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