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Overstream Guest House

Self Assessed
Parsons Street, Porlock, Somerset, TA24 8QJ, United Kingdom


4.8/5 from 120 Reviews

100% Would Recommend


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  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Lounge
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Overstream Guest House

(120 Guest Reviews)

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.5
  • Value 4.8
  • Friendliness 5.0
  • Cleanliness 4.8
  • Facilities 4.4
  • Service 4.9
  • Location 4.9

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Overstream Guest House Information


The Overstream is located in the heart of Porlock, and is ideally situated for all local activities including Exmoor National Park and the magnificent coastline. The Overstream has five ensuite letting rooms. The garden view bedroom has an ensuite with a bath, which has a shower over it. The Sea View and the Church View bedrooms have a large shower ensuite. The small double and the twin room superior have a small shower ensuite. All rooms have have tea and coffee making facilities, a hairdryer and a TV. Free internet access is available. Porlock lies at the foot of the infamous 1 in 4 Porlock Hill and is approximately one mile from the sea. The village retains much of its olde worlde charm and character and thatched cottages with tall chimneys (a feature of West Somerset) can be seen in the winding high street. There is an excellent range of shops, restaurants and inns catering for everyone's needs. Porlock is within Exmoor, one of the smallest National Parks (265 square miles). It consists of some of the most breath taking and unrivalled scenery in the country, with a superb mixture of dramatic coastline, rolling moorland and beautiful secluded combes. There are 600 miles of rights of way over footpaths and bridleways and many thousand of acres of open moorland on which public access is permitted. We have a wide range of maps and detailed walking maps available. We have a large car park and a lift to all floors. The Overstream is licensed and guests can relax in the lounge with daily papers, in front of a log fire or in the garden. We are not able to accept pets.


  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Lounge
  • Bike lock-up
  • WiFi internet


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Free breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Mountain biking
  • Walking


There are two small steps to the entrance of the property and there are handrails internally. We have a lift to each floor, but cannot accommodate wheelchairs.


Check in: 16:00 till 20:00
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 10:00
Child Policy: No preference
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: No pets
Accommodation type: Guest house
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  • Road from M5 (30.0 miles)
    Exit the M5 motorway at junction 23 continuing on the A38 to Bidgwater then take the A39 signposted to Minehead, or exit the M5 at Taunton, junction 25 following the A358 to Williton / Minehead and join the A39. The A39 will take you to Porlock.If you use a sat nav, our postcode is TA24 8QJ.
  • Train from Taunton (30.0 miles)
    The nearest train station is Taunton. From Taunton there are bus services to Porlock via Minehead.
  • Coach from Minehead (7.0 miles)
    There is a seasonal National Express coach to Minehead and you can catch a bus to Porlock.
  • Air from Bristol (55.0 miles)
    Times by car from airports (approx) Bristol - only one and a half hours (Exmoor is the nearest National Park) Exeter - only one and a half hours Cardiff - two and a half hours Birmingham - two and a half hours London Heathrow - three and a half hours London Gatwick - four hours

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