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This property is 12 minutes walk from the beach. Ships Mews offers 4 self-catering apartments in Porlock, Somerset in Exmoor National Park.

Each self-catered apartment has an en suite shower room, and towels are provided. The fitted kitchen features an oven, a hob, a fridge, a toaster, a kettle and kitchenware. There is a dining area and a seating area with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Guests can enjoy the garden.

It is a 5 minute drive to Exmoor Heritage Coast. Taunton is 29.4 miles from Ships Mews, while Barnstaple is 32.4 miles away. The nearest airport is Bristol Airport, 56 miles from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Ships Mews has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 8 Jun 2017.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Free parking available on-site

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  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Closest beaches
  • Porlock Beach

    Porlock Beach

    7.7 Good beach
    1,500 yards from property
  • Bossington Beach

    Bossington Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1,700 yards from property
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8.8
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Ships Mews is a detached holiday property comprising of 4 separate 'Self Catering' apartments located at the western end of the High Street in the charming village of Porlock, Somerset *(No Dogs Allowed). An excellent holiday location to enjoy the natural wonders and superb scenery of Exmoor National Park and the dramatic coastline in this region. The apartments are situated at the bottom of Porlock Hill, one mile from the sea, approximately ten to fifteen minutes walk away, with the beautiful Porlock Weir only five minutes away by car. Within short walking distance of an excellent selection of shops to cater for your holiday needs during your stay. These include two well stocked convenience stores, pubs, restaurants, tearooms all serving quality food and drink. Other shops include a Post Office (stocked with country living accessories), Pharmacy, Cheese shop, ATM, Art gallery, gift shops and more… Other places of interest include the Dovery Manor Museum containing a wealth of information relating to local history. There are two Churches on the High Street, Porlock Methodist Church and St. Dubricius Church, dedicated to the 7th Century Welsh Saint, said to have crowned King Art...
Porlock is a small historical village situated within Exmoor National Park very close to the Southwest Coast Path, just 2 miles from Porlock Weir.
Language spoken: English
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Dunster Castle
    7.1 miles
  • Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway
    10.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Ship Inn
    0 miles
  • Cafe/bar The Ship Inn
    0 miles
  • Restaurant The Castle
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/bar The Castle
    0.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean Porlock Weir
    1.2 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Porlock Beach
    1,500 yards
  • Bossington Beach
    1,700 yards
  • Minehead Beach
    5 miles
Closest airports
  • Cardiff Airport
    17.1 miles
  • Exeter International Airport
    33.8 miles
  • Bristol Airport
    40.3 miles
How to get to Ships Mews from Bristol Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Facilities of Ships Mews
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Alarm clock
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoors
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Inner courtyard view
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Miscellaneous
  • Adult only
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Carbon monoxide detector
Languages spoken
  • English
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Check-in

16:00 - 22:00

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.

Check-out

Until 10:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of GBP 80 is required. The property charges this 7 days before arrival. This will be collected by PayPal. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via PayPal, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

Kindly note that the guest is liable for any damages made to the property by themselves during their stay, and will be charged for damages if necessary.

The property will send the terms and conditions via email after booking.

Payment before arrival via PayPal is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions. Please note payment via PayPal does not require the guest to have a PayPal account.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

A damage deposit of GBP 80 is required. The property charges this 7 days before arrival. This will be collected by PayPal. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via PayPal, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Ships Mews

  • Ships Mews offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Ships Mews (subject to availability):

      • Parking on site
      • Parking
      • Free parking

    • Ships Mews can accommodate the following group size:

      • 2 guests

      For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • Ships Mews is 400 yards from the centre of Porlock.

    • The nearest beach is just 0.6 miles from Ships Mews.

    • Check-in at Ships Mews is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ships Mews by:

      • Car 2h

    • The prices at Ships Mews may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Ships Mews has the following number of bedrooms:

      • 1 bedroom

      For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.