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Experience a true slice of Devon at this Grade II-listed townhouse, where you can step out onto country lanes in the traditional village of Bampton. If it's a unique stay you're after, then the Ginger Peanut ticks all the boxes. Right in the heart of rural Devon, it's the ideal space to kick back and relax with a backdrop of rolling green hills. After a complete refurbishment, expect an amazing night's sleep in stylish surrounds.

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Natalie Millar-Partridge
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For over 15-years, Natalie has written extensively for regional, national and global publications, offering an inside track on unusual and exciting destinations; a highly curated approach to the most groundbreaking places to stay – from the super-luxe to the quirky, curiously different and considered properties to have on your radar. Natalie is based in South West England.



Being able to step outside into nature, and explore such a characterful heritage village is an absolute joy.

The hotel is right in the centre of Bampton, a bustling traditional town that's a 15-minute drive from Exmoor National Park.
By car: The Ginger Peanut is 45 mins from Exeter, 1 hour 30 mins from Bristol and 3 hours 30 mins from London. There is free street parking nearby.
By train: London Paddington to Tiverton Parkway takes around 2 hours. The hotel is a 20-minute taxi ride from the station.

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Style & Character

Suited to those looking for a comfy and stylish base to explore the local countryside, as well as couples looking for a quiet getaway. The homely character and modern design, matching heritage colours with bright accents, create a cosy but contemporary feel.

Service & Facilities

The residents-only lounge, with its large comfy sofas and wingback chairs, is a cosy space to relax and read the papers or enjoy a glass of wine.

  • Lounge
  • Snug
  • Guest pantry
  • Free Wi-Fi


'Hare' was a room we could easily lounge in all day - a luxurious space designed with comfort in mind. The dreamy fusion of soft grey and pale blue-green hues, offset with bright cushions and velvet throws, adds to the calming modern country look.

Duck, Rabbit, Grouse, Hare, Quail
Facilities include: ensuite bathroom with shower, free toiletries, towels, hairdryer, TV, free Wi-Fi

Food & Drink

There is a pantry with free snacks, teas and a Nespresso coffee machine. Bampton also has a choice of award-winning pubs, local cafes and shops, all within walking distance. Guests are welcome to bring a bottle of wine, ready meal or takeaway to eat in the lounge and snug at the townhouse.

Bampton Game: Next-door shop stocking tasty deli produce including fresh game pies and pheasant and chilli burgers.

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