Challacombe’s Luxury accommodation provider Longstone Bed and Breakfast, designed with our guests comfort in mind. Rural romantic travel destination located within magical Exmoor National Park.
REMOTE RURAL LUXURY
REINVENTING THE STEREOTYPICAL BED AND BREAKFAST
Unlike stereotypical guesthouses, Longstone Bed & Breakfast has been designed with a modern fresh twist. Focusing on todays luxury, high tech, travel trends with privacy and flexibility in mind. Longstone’s self contained accommodation lends it’s self perfectly to be adapted to either self-catering or serviced at a moments notice! Our flexible calendar system is synced to allow both self-catering bookings accommodating up to four adults as well as our traditional individual room bookings with breakfast options. Giving our guests the best of both worlds!
No Minimum Night Stay
Our no minimum night stay requirement means you can still enjoy a relaxing night away without the hassle of booking time off work or waiting until the next bank holiday weekend. Whether your staying one night or one week the same warm welcome awaits!
Relax next to a cosy log fire after a breath taking walk on the moors, or return from a busy day at the beach to a BBQ feast, and marshmallows around to the fire pit. The well equipped BBQ & cold food preparation area is located within the breakfast room, opening out onto the south facing terrace.
BREAKFAST AT LONGSTONE
Served at a time that suits you between 08.00 -10.00 our delicious continental breakfast which includes seasonal and locally sourced ingredient’s subject to change. Such as pastries, fresh fruit salads, cereals, bread, cold meats and cheeses, fresh orange juice and hot drinks. Additional cooked dishes, take-away items and guest services may also be added to your order. take-away, lunch and graze hampers also available to pre-order.
THE BLACK VENUS INN
The Black Venus Traditional country pub just a short five minute country stroll from Longstone Bed & Breakfast. It is believed to be the only pub in England bearing this name. Serving wonderfully tasty food and drink. Booking a table in advance is highly recommended.
Eating out whilst on holiday should always be an exciting adventure for the taste buds, visitors to Challacombe certainly wont be disappointed. With Longstone Bed & Breakfast serving a mouth-watering, locally sourced, breakfast menu and The Black Venus Inn cooking up fabulous lunch and evening meals, without leaving the village! Discover characterful country restaurants, memorable cafes and other fantastic eateries such as S&P Fish Shop in nearby Ilfracombe, or Besshill Farm Shop in Arlington for their highly sought after Devon reared steak and juicy chicken kebabs to cook on the BBQ back at Longstone Bed & Breakfast.
Make planning your Exmoor holiday even more interesting by ordering in a variety of local delights and you favourite essentials. Longstone bed and breakfast are more than happy to take delivery and store it safely for you prior to your arrival.
As the seasons change so do the magical delights of Challacombe’s rugged landscape, as spring starts to appear the migrating birds return, lambs are dancing in fields and there is hope for long summer days. As autumn approaches the moors are a carpet of rich purple heather, a last hurray for summer, crunchy leaf littered footpaths and warm cosy evenings around a log-burning fire await. Winter nights draw in and the green rolling fields are often blanketed in a deep layer of festive snow. Challacombe’s natural charm attracts visitors yearning to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, throughout the year.
Explore Exmoor & North Devon
Longstone Bed and Breakfast is perfectly situated to explore North Devon and Exmoor National Park. To help you plan your adventure we have put together our very own travel guide to ensure all our regions exciting attractions are at your finger tips!
EXMOOR DARK SKY RESERVE
Did you know Exmoor National Park was the first designated dark sky reserve in Europe and second in the world?! Making it one of the best places to view stars and planets! Don’t forget to take a look, telescopes in each bedroom.
OUTDOOR WEDDING VENUE
Longstone Bed and Breakfast has capacity to host up to 60 day guests, within its grounds. Ideal for those couples searching for a blank canvas venue they can transform and personalise. With space for live music or DJ’s, marquees or tepees, outdoor catering and seating.
Longstone Bed & Breakfast’s luxurious, country boutique style lends itself perfectly to those looking to elope to Exmoor to escape the expectation of a large and expensive day! Elopement weddings, hosting up to 15 day guests, may be held either in the breakfast room or outside within the grounds.
Longstone Bed and Breakfast is located on the B3358, with easy off road parking. Your GPS device should bring you straight to our door with our postcode EX31 4TU. Alternatively please download directions through the map below.
JUST OVER AN HOUR FROM TAUNTON
Avoid potential traffic congestion on the A361 – North Devon link road and follow the heart of Exmoor route. Exiting the M5 motorway at Taunton junction 25. Travelling through Raleigh’s Cross, Wheddon Cross, Exford and Simonsbath before arriving in Challacombe. Not only is this route the most scenic taking in Exmoor’s traditional villages and open countryside views, it is almost exactly the same distance in miles, taking just over an hour from Taunton.