The Poachers Pocket

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Nr Burlescombe
EX16 7JY

The Poachers Pocket, Burlescombe

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The poachers pocket it is a family run hotel located on the A38 on the Devon and Somerset border with good transport links from J26 and J27 of the M5 and parkway railway station. The poachers pocket is a quaint 17th century coaching inn with extensive views across the rolling Blackdown Hills. Our comfortable rooms have all been tastefully designed to ensure that you have an enjoyable stay.

We have a popular restaurant and pride ourselves on serving traditional home cooked fayre. We have an extensive wine list and real ales amongst other drinks available from the bar. Each of our rooms contain- - Flat screen digital TV s - En suite or private bathrooms - Showers - Country views - Tea and coffee making facilities All guests receive a choice of cuisine for breakfast including cooked English breakfast Toast and Cereals.

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