We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Pack Horse

  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
Save
Enter dates to see best deals
Check In Check Out
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
More options
View Deals
We check up to 200+ sites for the lowest hotel prices
1 room 2 adults 0 children
View Deals
Close 
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 58: English reviews
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My daughter, dog and I stayed here for 5 nights over 1/2 term and I must say it was perfect and just what the doctor ordered! We stayed in The Stable Cottage which was clean, spacious with a lovely finish and plenty of kitchen utensils, pots & pans etc. At night time it was a cosy and warm place to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Katherine Q
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 6,3 generations and a dog spent 5 nights at the Pack Horse over New Year in Bridge View apartment,which was well furnished in a homely style with everything you need.The welcome from Linda and Brian,mince pies and mulled wine was quite exceptional.We had regular chats during our stay and found them always ready to help.Charming Porlock and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Wigsleydog
Thepackhorse, Manager at The Pack Horse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, it was so nice to meet you all over the New Year Break. Hoping to see you all again in the not to distant future.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at The Pack Horse in the Bridge View apartment. Accommodation was cosy, warm and clean with lovely traditional features. There were 6 of us, my in-laws, wife, 2 daughters (7 & 4) and we found there was ample room for all of us. The balcony overlooking the bridge was a brilliant bonus and perfect for stargazing with next...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jon W
Thepackhorse, Owner at The Pack Horse, responded to this review

Glad you all enjoyed staying with us in October, in our Bridge View Apartment, and so pleased you could enjoy the Exmoor Sky from the balcony.We feel very lucky to be in one of the few areas which has a clear sky status! The Pack horse pets never want to be left out so I'm happy the girls enjoyed there...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The cottage was a perfect getaway from our London life. We stayed 7 nights in the honeysuckle which was absolutely wonderful. easy to find, it is just past minehead. A car is essential for getting around but you will not be disappointed - we had something to see every day - the moor is right on your doorstep with beautiful...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Dan7928
Thepackhorse, Owner at The Pack Horse, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your Exmoor Country Holiday in our Honeysuckle apt and thank you very much for your review, we are always so pleased to give our guests any information to enable them to make the most of there time here and happy our recommendations enhanced your stay. Very much look forward to welcoming you both back again sometime...

Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016

My husband, 9 year old daughter and I stayed in Wisteria 6-20 August. We had a wonderful holiday and will definitely return. Lynda and Brian are really friendly and welcoming. They did all they could to ensure that we had an enjoyable time and the complimentary cream teas they provide on arrival and each Friday are a great added bonus....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JesterJo
Thepackhorse, Owner at The Pack Horse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and recommendation, so pleased you had a wonderful time at The Packhorse, and we very much look forward to seeing you all again next August !

Bridport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Have just returned from 4 nights' stay at the Pack Horse, staying in Bridge View, my favourite apartment (though the others are lovely, too!). I have been going there for 11 years now and never tire of it. Linda and Brian make you so welcome, the apartments are clean and tastefully decorated and the situation is perfect - next to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Gillian A
Thepackhorse, Owner at The Pack Horse, responded to this review

It was so nice to see you again, and pleased you still enjoy returning to The Pack Horse and Exmoor's stunning Coast and Countryside. Look forward to your next visit !

Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Fabulous location, run by lovely couple. Cream tea on arrival and on day before departure. Highly recommend. Accommodation is very high standard, like home from home. Lovely village setting, fantastic walks on doorstep. Stress free holiday.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank alisonhibbert226
Thepackhorse, Owner at The Pack Horse, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed a your stress free holiday and thank you so much for submmiting your review and highly recommending us, our location and accommodation. Hope to see you both again.

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved staying in the Stable Cottage and so did my husband and our 2 teens! Brian and Linda made us feel ever so welcome. Excellent home base to explore the many wonders of Exmoor/Somerset/south west UK

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Inge L
Thepackhorse, Manager at The Pack Horse, responded to this review

Delighted you and your lovely family enjoyed your stay in our Stable cottage and everything Exmoor and South West England has to offer! Hope to see you all again, on second Somerset visit.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

As usual Brian and Linda never fail to make your stay a wonderful one. From the welcome cream tea to the friendly conversation and suggestions of places to visit. We have been coming here for so many years that all the apartments feel like home with Bridge View being my favourite. Thanks again for a wonderful time it was a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tracey M
Thepackhorse, Owner at The Pack Horse, responded to this review

Always so nice to welcome you and your lovely family, and so pleased you still all enjoy returning to the Pack Horse. So pleased Exmoor continues to offer you all a great holiday, revisiting favorite parts and discovering new things to experience. Thank you so much for your review, we look forward to seeing you in 2017.

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Another wonderful time with Brian & Linda at The Packhorse. Perfect place to get away from it all. Peace and quiet, dramatic scenery, lovely beaches, edge of Exmoor, the list is endless. Lovely restaurants close by too. Even after all these visits we still find new things to do. The cottages are fab, Linda is always looking at new fabrics,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AJW39
Thepackhorse, Owner at The Pack Horse, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your 13th stay here at The Pack Horse and we thank you for your continued support, we are so pleased you always enjoy all that Exmoor has to offer and discover new things to do with every visit. Looking forward to your 14th !

88 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (39)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (17)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (49)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Viewed
View from Room (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (11)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (17)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Allerford
0.1 km away
Cross Lane House
Cross Lane House
#1 of 5 in Allerford
169 reviews
4.5 km away
Woodcombe Lodges
Woodcombe Lodges
#4 of 21 in Minehead
57 reviews
0.0 km away
Tudor Cottage
Tudor Cottage
#2 of 5 in Allerford
75 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.7 km away
Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre
Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre
#3 of 5 in Allerford
48 reviews
0.0 km away
Lynch Country House
Lynch Country House
#2 of 2 in Allerford
7 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quality Visit Britain 4* specialty lodging in an idyllic location. Owner manager onsite 24 hrs Personal booking service, restaurants, leisure pursuits & transport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pack Horse

Address: Allerford, Exmoor National Park TA24 8HW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Allerford
Price Range: €70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Pack Horse staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Stable Cottage is perfect for families with pets as well as couples or groups.”
 of 5 bubbles katherineq489, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stunning views are on every side of the complex!”
 of 5 bubbles Dan7928, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wisteria would be best suited to a couple or a family with one primary school aged child.”
  • Wisteria - second bedroom
  • Periwinkle Tea Room in nearby Selworthy village
  • Wisteria - main bedroom
  • Wisteria
  • View from the front of the Packhorse
  • Wisteria
  • Stable cottage across the courtyard from Wisteria
  • Wisteria
 of 5 bubbles JesterJo, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All are good.”
 of 5 bubbles 998gilliana, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are well equipped, ideal for couples or families. Dogs are very welcome”
 of 5 bubbles 435jackied, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
5 of 5