The Ashley House - Devon - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • This Victorian villa, was formerly a gentlemans residence built in 1879 and has been awarded the 'Trip Advisors Certificate of Excellence for 2015'
  • Perfectly located within the heart of South Molton, a historic market town in North Devon
  • Ashley House offers luxury rooms, each with their own distinctive style, mixing antique and contemporary pieces with original art

I chose Ashley House as I loved the way they mix traditional style with modern comforts. Plus they serve a delicious Devonshire breakfast - all ingredients are sourced locally!

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Trip advisor Celebrating Hospitality Excellence: This hotel won the Certificate of Excellence from the world's leading review website, which honours hotels & accommodations that consistently demonstrate a commitment to hospitality excellence.

Your Destination

Set in the heart of the historic market town of South Molton, Ashley House Bed and Breakfast offers guests luxury accommodation whilst being perfectly situated to explore the beautiful countryside of North Devon and Mid Devon, Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks and the beautiful North Devon coastline.

South Molton still flourishes as a market town with a population of 5000. Its pretty square is surrounded by small local shops, tea rooms and restaurants. The main market day is Thursdays with an extra pannier market on Saturdays. Here you will find a wide choice of stalls, from local produce to antiques and handmade crafts.

Known as 'The Gateway to Exmoor', South Molton is the perfect base from which to explore Exmoor National Park. There are many beautiful places to discover in Exmoor including Dulverton, the setting of part of Blackmore's classic novel 'Lorna Doone'. The castle at Dunster stands guard over the town's medieval buildings and the bustling village, and port of Porlock provides stunning views whilst climbing the breathtaking coastal route.

At the very heart of Exmoor is the historic and remarkable Tarr Steps, a medieval clapper bridge over the river Barle which spans the fifty-five foot river in seventeen spans of flat stone. Close by are burial mounds of Bronze Age men from 5,000 years ago.

Your Hotel

Ashley House was a former gentlemen's residence which was built in 1879. It is a Victorian villa built of Marland brick under a slate roof. Ashley House and its neighbour were both originally bought by two brothers, John Tucker Widgery and Samuel Widgery after they had contested the will of the famous artist J.M.W Turner, whose sister had married their uncle.

Your Room

Choose a stay in either a Classic Double, an Executive Double or a Luxury King.

Adults Adults
2 Adults
Classic Double
A small but perfectly formed en-suite double room perfect for two people. The room is decorated in calming colours with beautiful furnishings and luxurious bedding.  These rooms are located on the ground floor.
Executive Double
These large and sumptuous en-suite double rooms are luxuriously furnished, with Egyptian Cotton bedding and designer fabrics. The room is decorated in calming colours creating a cosy and yet sophisticated living space.
Luxury King
A spectacular en-suite king-sized bedroom with, double aspect sash windows creating a calm and light-filled room decorated in a grand yet traditional style.

Room amenities include:
Double/King bed
Comfy chair
• Toshiba 19" Flat-screen HD/Digital/Freeview TV
Free Wi-Fi access
Well stocked tea tray

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a bed and breakfast stay.

Breakfast is served in the delightful breakfast room, enjoy a morning tea and plan your day of sightseeing and exploring in this quaint and homely room.

Your Time

Exmoor is one of the country's great wilderness locations and has been featured on ITV's show "Johnny Kingdom's Wild Exmoor.  Enjoy rambling over Tarr Steps, spotting Exmoor Ponies and Red Deer before tucking in to the delicious local produce available at cosy pubs and tearooms dotted around the Exmoor villages.

Delve into a house full of treasures and secrets at Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum and discover the romance of carriage travel in a bygone era.

If you are looking for inspiration and a relaxing day out, visit RHS Garden Rosemoor and stroll around their enchanting 65-acre garden. Rosemoor is a garden of intoxicating beauty, meticulously crafted and planted, retaining the essence of rural North Devon within a dramatic backdrop of steep wooded valley sides.

Whatever the season, the exciting colours, scents and textures mean that all your senses will be stimulated, and with both formal and informal gardens - as well as woodland walks, water features and open spaces - there is something for everyone to enjoy time and again.

From the big golden sandy beaches at Saunton, Westward Ho! and Woolacombe through to rocky coves and cliffs at Hartland and Clovelly, North Devon & Exmoor offers every type of beach you could wish for. Surfers love Croyde, Saunton, Woolacombe and Westward Ho! and walkers can enjoy the quieter stretches at Hele, Barricane, Rockham and Putsborough. Instow can be explored by cycling along the Tarka Trail or enjoy a refreshing walk along the cliffs at Hartland Quay.

Your Journey

Ashley House is very conveniently situated in the centre of South Molton. It is very accessible by road and provides free off road, secure parking. It is also near to public transport facilities as detailed below.

The address is 11 North Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AW.

By Road
Sat Nav users (GPS)
The hotel postcode is EX36 3DJ

From M5
Leave the M5 at junction 27, then at the roundabout take the exit signposted to the A361 Tiverton/Barnstaple. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit and continue on the A361. At the following roundabout take the 1st exit onto the B3227 signposted South Molton. Turn right into Station Road which is signposted to North Molton. Take first left into North St.

By Train
The major train station is Tiverton Parkway. Trains run frequently from and to London Paddington and take around two hours. Trains also run from many other major destinations across the UK.

By Coach/Bus
National Express stop is a two minute walk from Ashley House. National Express operates many services to the town from various locations across the country.

Your Contract

Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

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