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Monkscider House, Washford Bed and Breakfast


Monkscider House is the perfect headquarters for exploring Exmoor, or a luxury hideaway for city weary desk jockeys. It’s a charming haven for tired walkers and a characterful sidings for steam enthusiasts.

Monkscider House was originally a group of cottages in Washford Farm. The farm dates back to at least 1575 - according to records in Williton library. At the end of the 19th Century, the cottages were burnt out, and replaced with the storehouse, cider press and forge - knocking the cottages into one building. Today it is owned by the Chadwick family who welcome you to their beautiful home.

The guest bedrooms are tastefully decorated. There is a comfortable, cottagey twin bedroom, with en-suite shower and dressing room, a television and tea-making facilities and a large, vaulted double bedroom, with vaulted bathroom en-suite. This room has a comfortable King sized bed, deep Victorian bath in a luxurious bathroom, television and tea-making facilities.

Country breakfasts are served in the large traditional dining room using local and fresh produce. Evening meals are available on request.

Guests can relax in the fabulous dining room and spacious sitting room where there is a roaring log fire, perfect for those chilly evenings.

WIFI Available

Double room £80 per room per night (£40pppn)
Two or more nights £70 (£35pppn)
Single occupancy £50 per night
Children from 3 years £10 supplement each per night

Twin room £80 per room per night (£40pppn)
Two or more nights £70(£35pppn)
Single occupancy £50 per night

Late Availability/Special Offers

SPECIAL OFFER - Book 3 nights, and get the fourth night free! Book 5 nights, and get two more nights free - (excludes Christmas)


Local Information

The village of Washford has a number of attractions to suit a wide variety of tastes, from a Mediaeval Abbey to a kid's adventure park - a steam railway museum, and a trout farm. There is also a craft centre, a cider farm - and for those with rather longer visiting arrangements to be made - a green burial site! And that's just Washford. It is also a jumping off ground for exploring Exmoor, and is just down the road from Watchet, and its fascinating history, fossil collecting and sea-fishing - and just a couple of miles away from Dunster Castle. Within a couple of miles we have Williton with its' pottery and Bakelite museum, Halsway Manor, the home of 'olde English country musick', and art galleries run by local artists and sculptors. The Somerset Guild of Craftsmen is a 'definite must' if you visit Dunster. Fly-fishermen often visit this area to fish Clatworthy Reservoir - a couple of miles away. Now, even closer than that there are trout ponds - at Coombe Sydenham, a fascinating Elizabethen Manor House. Finally, St Audries, a mere three miles away, hosts a fabulous wedding centre, located in the grounds of an old girls school (with spectacular gardens, and views of the Severn Estuary. Wedding guests are catered for at Monk Cider House, whatever time you may stagger home from the reception.


Single bedrooms : 0
Twin bedrooms : 1
Double bedrooms : 1
Triple bedrooms : 0
Family bedrooms : 0
Rate per person : Single Occupancy £50
Rate per room : Double From £70 Discounts for Longer Stays

Specialist Breaks

National Trust Properties |


Evening Meals | Children Welcome | Parking | Internet Access /Wi Fi | Highchair Available | Cot | Garden/Seating Area | Tea / Coffee Making Facilities | En-Suite Facilities |



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Contact Details

Monkscider House
TA23 0NS
Tel: 01984 641055
Mob: 07808 635566
Web: http://www.monksciderhouse.com

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