The Crows Nest, Porlock Weir
The Crows Nest is a charming thatched end-of-terrace cottage perched above scenic Porlock Bay offering superb family accommodation with the added benefit of amazing sea views.

Downstairs, the sitting room features a huge inglenook fireplace with wood-burner, stone floors and exposed beams. The large dining room is a great family room which also provides the the perfect spot to relax with a book while enjoying the views across the bay. The kitchen adjoins the dining room and features many modern appliances for your convenience.  There is also a small downstairs toilet off the dining room.  On the first floor, the master bedroom enjoys a king-sized bed with en-suite shower room (comprised of hand basin and shower only). Bedrooms two and three have twin beds, and there is a family bathroom with bath, shower attachment, bidet and hand basin. Outside is a small private garden area with wonderful views across the bay, plus private parking for up to two cars.

There is an upstairs flat which is owned by the couple that own The Crows Nest, they only use the flat a few times a year. Feel free to say hi if you see them as they are lovely hosts!

Appliances and equipment
The Crows Nest kitchen is fitted with dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, electric oven and hob. Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a variety of kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses.  A washing machine and tumble dryer are situated in the downstairs cloakroom.  
A television, DVD player and CD player is provided and wireless broadband is available throughout the property.
A travel cot is available on request; please request this when booking so we can make sure it is present for your arrival.

Electricity and heating
Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. The Crows Nest is fitted with central heating and there is also a wood burner in the sitting room; some kindling, matches and one basket of logs will be provided in cooler months. Additional logs can be purchased from the hardware shop in Porlock.

Linen and towels
Bed linen, duvets, blankets and towels are provided for your convenience, but please bring your own beach towels if you wish to take towels with you on day trips. Bed linen is not supplied for the cot.

Other provisions
A small amount of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and biscuits are provided to ensure you can have a hot drink as soon as you arrive. There may also be other non-perishable items like a salt, pepper and a few herbs or spices available.
Cleaning materials such as washing up liquid and surface cleaner will be present in the property. One or two toilet rolls will be provided.

Private off-road parking for two cars is available outside the property at the top of the private drive.

Outside the property
The Crows Nest is accessed by a path (with steps) from a private drive beside the property, or via stone steps which lead directly onto the road below, both paths have gates.  There is a small private garden/patio with some seating in front of the cottage.

Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement (maximum of 2). A supplementary fee of £25 will be added to your invoice. Please do not allow you dogs on the furniture or upstairs and do not leave them alone in the property at any time.

The Crows Nest is strictly non-smoking.

Local amenities
The harbour is the 'centre' of Porlock Weir, which is approximately 100 metres from The Crows Nest. There are two restaurants (The Cafe and Miller's at the Anchor), a pub (all three are dog-friendly) and a range of individual shops such as tea rooms, Exmoor Glass and Studio 7 (imported beautiful textiles).

The village of Porlock is approximately 1.5 miles from The Crows Nest and boasts three pubs, two grocery shops, a traditional local butcher, chemist, cash machine, petrol station, hardware shop, visitor centre and a range of independent restaurants, shops and tea rooms.

Many of the shops in Porlock Weir and Porlock are open during traditional hours of 9 am to 5 pm, although hours are often extended during the summer season. Conversely, some shops also reduce their opening hours out of season.

Minehead is the nearest town, approximately 7 miles from The Crows Nest. Here you will find the larger supermarkets and petrol stations (Tesco and Morrison's are both situated on the outskirts of the town and have longer opening hours), most major high street banks with cash machines, plus a range of other shops throughout the town.

Arrival and departure
The property will be ready from 4 pm on the day of your arrival. Please depart by 10 am on the last day of your stay. Please leave the property clean and tidy so that we can guarantee it will be ready on time for our next guests.

Changeover days
The Crows Nest is available for week-long bookings (Friday to Friday)and short breaks (from Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday).  Please see our availability page for further details.


Porlock Weir
Sleeps: 6 people
Parking: 2 cars
Pets: Yes (£25)
Garden: Yes



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