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The Tumbling Weir is a small thatched hotel, converted from a 17th Century cottage, nestling between the River Otter and its mill stream. Lynn and Paul Thurgate welcome you to their picturesque, family owned and run hotel, for a comfortable and relaxing stay in a very tranquil, rural setting, away from traffic noise and street lights. If you are looking for an overnight stay, a gourmet break, a quiet room on a business trip or somewhere to meet up with family and friends, the Tumbling Weir Hotel is the perfect location in which to relax, entertain and dine. Set in nearly an acre of beautiful, mature gardens with unusual plants, overlooking fields and the River Otter. The Hotel is within easy reach of the M5 and is close to Exeter, its airport and the coast. Historic Ottery St Mary is just a few minutes walk. We look forward to welcoming you to our friendly family hotel, Lynn and Paul Thurgate

For the best deals and discounts on longer stays (or even just for a night or two) and multiple room bookings, please email or call to speak to our friendly team who will love to help with the best prices. We also can provide up to the minute directions and information regarding room types and facilities, special requirements, dietary requests and restaurant bookings. 

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Very comfortable stay and lovely staff

"We stayed here after coming for a meal at the Rusty Pig and we were very impressed by both. Our room was spotlessly clean and the bed was very comfortable. The owners were extremely welcoming and friendly and cooked us up a hearty breakfast. I would definitely come again. Thanks!"

Ross M - 16 February 2020

very comfortable

"Again had a very pleasant stay, comfortable bed and great breakfast. Thank you."

Linda D - 10 February 2020

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Twin En-suite Room (inc. Breakfast)

Large room with 2 standard 3' single beds and an en-suite bathroom with shower over bath.-----------------------------------------------

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Contact Details

Tumbling Weir Hotel and Restaurant
Canaan Way
Ottery St. Mary
EX11 1AQ