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Miller's at the Anchor - At A Glance

Candlelit, quirky coastal inn on the fringes of Exmoor

Down on the harbourside where Exmoor meets the sea, Miller’s At The Anchor is stuffed to shameless excess. Owned by Martin Miller, this hunting lodge by the shore simply heaves with antiques and curiosities.

Know It All

Hit the spot
Ten minutes from Minehead, on the north Somerset coast and fringe of Exmoor.

Be savvy
Definitely not for minimalists.

Be smitten
Exmoor stuffed with excess.


Rooms and suites
Fourteen rooms.

Special features
All rooms have glorious views of either the sea of gardens, ensuite bathroom, luxurious fabrics and an exotic collection of antiques. Some rooms also boast a large four poster bed.

There's a roaring log fire in the plush drawing room with plump sofas made for collapsing into. On Sunday evenings guests can enjoy a lazy evening watching the latest cinema releases with supper.

Pillow Talk
Pick a sea-facing room with great views of the shore, or bed down in the four-postered surrounds of the bridal suite.

Eat & Drink

Dining in
Dishes such as salt crusted Exmoor lamb and freshly caught baked pollock with clam and mussel sauce are sure to warm you up on a cold night, while simple desserts such as strawberry crème brulee round things off nicely. The emphasis is on fresh and local ingredients.

Served until 9:30, and till 10:00 on Sundays.

Room service
Mornings only.

See & Do

See & Do
Country pursuits aplenty here, with scores moorland on Exmoor and coastal paths to explore. If footslogging isn’t your thing then there are also miles of cycle paths and plenty of riding schools nearby. Waterbabies can also go find surfing, sailing and windsurfing on the nearby beach, or do a spot of fishing. Nearby Lynmouth and Ilfracombe are also little coastal gems worth the visit.

Diary Dates

March 19

Have a tipple of local produce at the Porlock Weir Beer Festival.

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Rates guide
GBP 90-230

Closed for three weeks between January and February.



Minimum night stay?
Two nights during summer.


Dogs are welcome. GBP 5 per dog per day.

Air conditioning

Wedding License?
Yes. Receptions can be held for up to 60 guests.

Getting There

Porlock Weir, Somerset, TA24 8PB.

Limited free guest parking and a public car park two minutes away (GBP 6 for per day).

Taunton, 30 miles.

GBP 10 from Minehead, GBP 45 from Taunton.

Bristol – 40 miles.