The Masons Arms Knowstone

We are situated in the lovely typical Devon scenic village of Knowstone right on the edge of Exmoor. There is so much to see and do so we have put together a selection of links plus suggestions of where to stay in the locality.
Two Moors Way
Did you know?
The Two Moors Way passes right by us. A widely used and spectacular coast to coast walk so why not stop a while in our village to recharge or even stay overnight in some of our local accommodation.
Little Owl - Short breaks (3 or 4 nights)
Little Owl Cottage is a grade II listed thatched character cottage hidden away in the small village of Knowstone on the edge of Exmoor. Little Owl was built in the 16th Century and the lounge exudes charm and character with a large inglenook fireplace with original bread oven and a wood burning stove, large window seat and original ceiling beams.
Knapp House
Luxury self-catering holidays in the heart of the beautiful North Devon countryside, see our lovely Woodpecker and Stapledon Lodges. Big comfy king-size beds, fluffy white towels and robes and complete peace and quiet....what could be better. So why not come and enjoy the exceptional beauty of Exmoor and its' lovely pubs, walks and scenery. You could even bring the pooch to share the walks with!
Stoodleigh Court Coach House - Long & Short stay
Originally part of the Stoodleigh Court Estate, which was built in 1881, the coach house and stables have had a variety of uses over the years. The renovation project commenced in 2011 and we are now open for business.
4 luxury bedrooms
Guest lounge / dining room
Sun terrace
Quiet village location
Locally sourced produce
Three Acres Country House - Long & Short stay
(by season)
Set in large secluded grounds on the edge of Exmoor, Three Acres Country House offers tranquillity in England's most beautiful countryside. Relax in well appointed and individually styled bedrooms with delightful views. Take tea in the lounge with its comfy sofas and roaring log fire or enjoy a drink at the bar or on finer days outside on the terrace.
West Bowden Farm - Long & Short stay
West Bowden Farm is a working farm situated one mile from Knowstone just North of the A361 Atlantic Highway. West Bowden borders a nature reserve, Exmoor and the route of the Two Moors Way. The farmhouse accommodation consists of double, twin, family and single rooms, two being on the ground floor and a cosy guest lounge with digital television. All our rooms are en suite complete with tea and coffee making facilities,clock radio and a colour television.
Mornacott Cottages - Long stay only
The Mornacott Cottages are located in a scenic valley at the edge of Exmoor National Park close to the town of South Molton and located around two miles from the arterial North Devon Link (A361).
Our three cottages, Orchard Cottage (sleeping 8), Barn Cottage (sleeping 6) and The Old Stables (sleeping 6) comprise tastefully converted farm buildings offering all the modern conveniences that you would expect located within the boundaries of a 650 acre working farm.
Rosemary Cottage - Long & Short stay
Situated in the quiet village of Knowstone, Rosemary Cottage is ideally placed for riding, walking (information on the Two Moors Way above) or fishing on Exmoor, with good access to the lovely North Devon coastline.  Offering tastefully decorated and well appointed accommodation and a hearty to healthy breakfast. There is one double bedroom and one twin, both with luxurious private shower rooms, bathrobes, TV, comfy chairs and tea & coffee making facilities.
North Hayne Farm Holiday Cottages - Long stay only
Superb Devon UK baby friendly and child friendly accommodation. Enjoy a North Devon self catering farm & cottage holiday. Our cottages are set in 10 acres of rolling pasture land in the heart of the peaceful valley of the River Yeo with far reaching views of Exmoor. Tastefully converted from old farm buildings retaining many character features including exposed beams and latched doors, our seven stone cottages are arranged in an attractive courtyard setting and sleep between 2 and 6 people plus cots. Alternatively, they may all be booked out together to accommodate up to 35 plus 7 cots!
Lewtrenchard Manor - Long & Short stay
Magnificently set in a secluded valley beneath the wild tors of Dartmoor, Lewtrenchard Manor is a luxurious country house virtually untouched by time. Mentioned in the Domesday Book, this idyllic family-owned property is steeped in history: the Jacobean manor that now stands in these impressive grounds dates back to the early 1600s.
Fernside Cottage - Long & Short stay
A warm welcome is guaranteed at Fernside, the perfect place to escape to the country. Set in beautiful rural Mid Devon it is a cob, thatched cottage dating back to the 17th century. Whether you are looking for a relaxing rural break or a stop off on the way to more distant parts of the South West Fernside is ideal. Fernside is located on the edge of the hamlet of Templeton Bridge, just 14 miles from junction 27 of the M5.

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01398 341231

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Opening - Restaurant

Monday closed all day
Tuesday - Saturday
12:00pm to 2:00pm &
7:00pm to 9:00pm
1st Sunday in the month only
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Opening - Village local

Monday closed all day
Tuesday - Saturday
12:00pm to 2:30pm &
6:00pm to 11:00pm
1st Sunday in the month only
12:00pm to 2:30pm

The Masons Arms, Knowstone, South Molton, Devon EX36 4RY