About us

The Jubilee Inn was built in 1936 and was once frequented by the legendary film star, Terry Thomas, whose family lived here in the 1960s and 70s. It has recently undergone a complete renovation and extension to create an exclusive, comfortable and luxuriously appointed boutique country house home. Located on the Devon and Somerset borders – there is easy access to enjoy Exmoor and all the activities that come with it as well as being within easy reach of the Exmoor coastline.

_dsc7796We pride ourselves on the high standards of our food and individually appointed guest rooms which are seasonally available.  Exclusive use can also be arranged for those seeking both discretion and privacy.

Location

With a desirably rural central South West destination, 20 minutes from Junction 27 (M5), only 35 minutes from both Taunton and Exeter, The Jubilee Inn is a hidden gem for those who expect a little more from their explorations of the South West.

With a fast train in under two hours from London Paddington, we can arrange your station transfers, or even airport transfers from Exeter or Bristol to ensure your stay with us is relaxing and care free. Should you be visiting from further afield, transfers to and from major London airports are also available through our dedicated team.

Country pursuits

For the guest who enjoys country pursuits there is a wealth of activities to enjoy on Exmoor, which we can assist in arranging on your behalf. Fishing, foraging, hunting, hawking, riding, painting, writing, shooting, star-gazing and walking are all traditional pursuits, which can be enjoyed according to the season.

img_1503We are situated directly on the Two Moors Way from Dartmoor to Exmoor and surrounded by some of the most outstanding scenery in the UK. Even our night skies have become renowned worldwide. Exmoor recently being acknowledged as the first European International Dark-Sky Reserve boasting an incredible panorama of stars for those who wish to look to the heavens for inspiration.

If you desire the tranquillity of the Moor, be assured the breath-taking scenery has been a wealth of inspiration for artists and writers alike with Charles Dickens, Agatha Christie, Thomas Hardy, Jane Austen, Arthur Conan Doyle, RD Blackmore, Alfred Munnings and Samuel Taylor Coleridge all finding inspiration here in Devon and on Exmoor.

Business services and guest support

If you simply need a few days to unwind and get away from things but seek home comforts and the reassurance of knowing your business won’t suffer, we have full Wi-Fi access throughout the home to keep you in touch and offer business services support. From dictation to documentation, legal services to letter writing, chauffeuring to shoe cleaning, if we can assist you, we will endeavour to do so to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We also have a private library of books, CD’s and DVD’s available for your use.

Dining 

For those discerning guests, we provide exciting and wholesome dining sourced from local producers and prepared fresh daily, with a classic French twist inspired by our Kitchen’s exemplary team.   These can be enjoyed in our dog-friendly Lounge or in the our Dining Room.

_dsc8777Seasonal menus adapt to obtain the best of what’s local for your complete satisfaction. If you have dietary restrictions, we can provide you with safe and sublime dining options for all sittings.

For those wishing to travel out for the day, champagne picnics or family baskets can be prepared to order for your convenience.

Events

We offer bespoke events and catering for the smaller more select guest list up to marquee catering of 250 people, dining both inside and al fresco on our south facing terrace, enjoying the views from an elevated position 800 feet above sea level.  Full events planning with entertainment and catering is offered, accompanied with those special touches that truly make an occasion, from the simple to the extravagant.

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Family holidays

Should you wish to join us for a family break we can put you in contact with local nannies and activity organisers, enabling you to directly seek assistance with any childcare needs during your stay. Children’s activities can be arranged to assist in your holiday planning.

To save carrying an array of children’s paraphernalia on your trip, we have available prams, cots, bassinettes, sterilisers, change mats, toys, and a children’s library for your convenience. We prepare fresh baby food to order and bottle warming.

Equine Facilities

If you wish to travel with your horses, are going to a show or simply wishing to try something different in hacking onto Exmoor for some outstanding trail riding, we have stabling facilities for your convenience.

Our ethos

We aim to provide you with an exclusive service, tailored to your individual needs so that whether you visit just once or become part of our extended regular guest-family, you can feel secure in the knowledge that our team will always endeavour to exceed your expectations with real home comforts.

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