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The Rest and Be Thankful Inn

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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 5 key areas – cleanliness, hospitality, bedrooms, bathrooms and breakfast.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 150 reviews

In the heart of Exmoor - comfy rooms, a popular bar and warm welcome

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At a glance

Family rooms

The Rest and Be Thankful Inn is situated in the highest village on Exmoor, overlooking Dunkery Beacon. The comfortable bedrooms are extremely well equipped, with extras such as mini-bars, safe boxes and tea-and coffee-making facilities. The convivial bar, complete with crackling log fires, is a popular meeting point for locals and visitors alike. A range of wholesome dishes is offered in the bar, the restaurant or outside on the patio which enjoys lovely countryside views.


  • Rooms: 8
  • Family rooms: 1

Room rates

  • Child discounts available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Closed: 25 December


  • Afternoon tea served
  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: 9pm


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Other facilities: Mini-bar – chargeable
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Children welcome


  • Other leisure facilities: Skittle alley, table tennis


  • Maximum number of delegates: 50
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 50
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 50

Getting here

M5 junction 25, A358 to Minehead, left onto B3224 at Wheddon Cross sign.

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M5 junction 25
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