Guests’ Comments – Millslade Country House
Thank you for a perfect stay at your beautiful country house. From the moment we arrived and you greeted us with your warm welcome it was obvious that nothing would be too much trouble. The luxurious room with sumptuous mattress and duvet was just perfect to come back to after a day of exploring the beautiful countryside of Devon. The yummy breakfasts and the added touch of 'The Milk Fairy' in the morning made the weekend complete. Chris, June '21

Fabulous stay, as ever! We can't wait to come back again! Thank you Anna and Simon. Rob and Rosanna, Somewhere in the Mendip Hills, Somerset, June '21

Thank you for a wonderful holiday. Your hospitality is amazing, so caring offering everything we needed. The food absolutely delicious. Judy and Julian, Farnborough, June '21

Thank you for an amazing holiday. For your kindness, attention to detail and superb food. We will be back. Tricia and Chris, Farnborough, June '21

Lovely comfortable stay and wonderful hospitality. Yvonne and Richard, Taunton, May '21

Thank you so much for letting us stay in your lovely house. Comfiest bed ever and amazing breakfasts. See you again ASAP. Steph and Paul, B. Regis, May '21

Wonderful to be here again and can't wait to return. We have been really spoilt. Many thanks to Anna and Simon and thank the 'Milk Fairy'! Wonderful! Dee and Mike, Upton Noble, May '21

Our first guests return after the COVID winter ... So wonderful to be back! Thank you for making us feel so welcome in your beautiful home. Superb food. Just brilliant. Paul and Chris, Bournemouth, May 2021

We had a lovely time. Great hosts. Great food. The letters B&B stand for Better and Best. Rod and Peggy, Somerset, October 2020

Lovely memories of our stay will inspire us to return soon again. Thank you both for such a calm and enjoyable time. John and Margaret, Somerset, October 2020

Fantastic, wonderful, even these words don't do it justice. Thank you Anna and Simon for a lovely visit as always. Eileen and Dave, Kent, September 2020

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay, fab rooms and such lovely hosts. We will def return. Lucy, Mark and Tabitha, Dudley, September 2020

Absolutely wonderful stay - as ever! Thank you so much for making it so special. So comfy, delicious food and such a warm welcome, see you soon! Jenny and Jon, Bournemouth, September 2020

Truly amazing! Wonderful hosts, magnificent building and lovely food. Thank you so much. We will spread the word! Jane and Paul, Bridgewater, September 2020

Thank you. We had a magnificent stay. Exceptional food and hospitality. Enjoyed every second. Tripti and Gerry, Derby, September 2020

Another thoroughly enjoyable week spent here in every respect. Quite simply BnB Heaven on Earth! Thank you both. Derek, Surrey, September 2020

We have enjoyed every moment of our stay from breakfast until bedtime. Really comfortable rooms. Anna made us so welcome. Perfect food and company. Thank you xxx Naomi and Godfrey, Enfield, September 2020

Thank you for your warm welcome and hospitality during our stay at your beautiful home. Delicious food and always a cheerful smile from Anna. The best!!! Fiona and Chris, Kent, September 2020

One word - AMAZING! Thank you so much X Carole and Simon, Gloucester, September 2020

Perfect in every way! Simon and Anna are wonderful - we will be back! Many thanks for a wonderful stay xx Jim and Emma, Torquay, September 2020

Our first visit but will not be the last! Anna and Simon are lovely and attentive hosts. Excellent breakfast to start each day and comfortable beds to finish ... Mark and Jenny, Salisbury, September 2020

Wonderful and relaxing time. Great hosts as always. Had a great stay, thanks Anna and Simon xxx Linda and Barry, The Midlands, September 2020

Fab refurb and peerless food and attention to detail. Thank you both! Andy, Rachel, Caroline, Mark, Annie and Bill, The Midlands, August 2020

First time stay, won't be the last. Wonderful hosts and surroundings. Super comfy bed. Can't wait to come back. Jon and Jenny, Bournemouth, August 2020

Once again a fantastic visit. The renovations are amazing and the house looks beautiful. This is the one week of the year that we truly get to unwind. Thank you Anna and Simon for being amazing hosts as always. You are so accommodating to us and we wouldn't miss our time down here for anything in the world! Barbara and family, Kent, August 2020

I've stayed in a few B&Bs in my time. This is by far my favourite from the warm welcome to lovely decor to the fab breakfast. Thanks for everything and see you soon. Nick and family, Twickenham, London, August 2020

Thank you again for a very lovely stay - see you again next time! x Andrew, Wimbledon, London, August 2020

To Simon and Anna - You have reused the bar for hospitality. Superb food, beautiful room and the best hosts. Thank you both very much indeed. Godfrey and Margaret, Solihull, West Midlands, August 2020

A 5th? visit here which says it all with a different mixture of relatives each time! The food, special attention and beautiful rooms cannot be beaten. Thank you so so much. Lots of luck for the rest of 2020. Dee, Andy and family Wordsley - B. Country; Cressage -Shropshire; Willersey - Gloucestershire, July 2020.

Thank you again for such a wonderful visit - a wonderful way to round out the decade. See you in 2020! Richard, Jenny and Joshua, Gravesend, December 2019

Thank you for another super stay! Simon and Libby, Stroud, Gloucestershire, December 2019

Another very special stay. We look forward to seeing you sooooon! Thank you both again. Rob and Rosanna, Mendips, Somerset, December 2019

A really lovely stay, thank you! Ali and Paul, December 2019

Big thank you for another lovely weekend in Devon! We always feel right at home here! We will definitely be back next year! We'll miss you, the lovely breakfasts and of course Ben and Lola! xxx Evelyn and Dharmesh, November 2019

Thank you once again for being such amazing hosts!!! Your warm hospitality and breakfasts make our stays in Devon that much more enjoyable. Hope to see you soon in 2020 xxx Ketan and Bareesha, November 2019

With many thanks for your warm welcome and hospitality. Great room and amenities. Hope to return. David and Marion, Wales, October 2019

Thank you for keeping us warm and cosy and for the fabulous breakfasts. You are great hosts. Hope to see you again soon xx Adrian and Mandy, October 2019

Lovely, lovely weekend - great food, great room and v. comfy beds! Thank you xx Sarah and Neil, October 2019

We don't know how to create the beautiful Japanese characters here! Thank you for coming to see us. It was lovely to see you all. Chris, Tomoko and Frederick, Oxfordshire, October 2019

Thank you for making our stay warm and welcoming. Perfect! Thank you. Rob and Jane, Wye Valley, October 2019

Millslade revisited - a revelation! Thank you both (and Honey hen). A most enjoyable stay. Super dinner and breakfasts. Will always come back if in Exmoor territory. Doug and Pauline, October 2019

Wow! Thank you both so much. We've had a wonderful time and are looking forward to a return visit. Bless you. X Nick and Angie, October 2019

A lovely welcoming, warm stay! We will be back! Thank you x Megan and Will, September 2019

Lovely stay -  thank you very much. Much love. Daniel and Paula, Bristol, September 2019

What a wonderful peaceful place, and so welcoming! Thanks for making us feel so at home. Can't wait to come back. Bill and Liz, Surrey, September 2019

Thanks for a lovely stay and such a warm welcome. I may see you again as there is still a lot to do to rebuild our railway! Arranging fine weather for us was very thoughtful! John

Thank you for a wonderful stay! I wish we could make it longer. Absolutely fabulous hospitality, amenities, food - hope to be back one day! Emily and Rachel, Maryland, USA, September 2019

Thank you for your wonderful hospitality and cuisine again. We will be back! Tim and Cynthia, Norwich

What a superb B&B! 10/10 Well done to Simon and Anna. Angus and Sheila, New Zealand, September 2019

Thank you so much for making us so welcome to your lovely home. Joney and Rebecca are sad not to be with us - we look forward to our next visit. Much love from Dee and Mike xx Dee and Mike, Bruton, Somerset, August 2019

Stunning afternoon tea, thank you so very much. Rich, on behalf of Mum and Dad, August 2019

Thank you for a wonderful visit. We look forward to returning very soon. Thank you again x Richard and Caroline, Somerset, August 2019

Thanks for looking after us so well! Delicious breakfasts. Hope to see you again. Sue and Colin, Henley-in-Arden, August 2019

B ... Amazing! Another beautiful stay. Always going that extra mile, love this place. Thank you Anna, Simon, Lola and Ben. We will be back 4 sure! Mandeep, Bally, Aaria, Birmingham, August 2019

Anna et Simon, your sweet home at dawn sometimes shrouded in mist but night and day ever full of Bonté et Beauté. Grand Merci! Brigitte et Philippe, Geneva, August 2019

Thank you both again for another fan-dabbie-doubie-dozey stay! We are already excited about coming to stay again! Rob and Rosanna, Somerset, August 2019

Thank you for a wonderful stay and such delicious breakfast! Anne, John, Jo and Evie, August 2019

Thank you so much! A wonderful B&B - we really loved all the special touches. Must return to read books! Joel, Maria and boys, St Albans, August 2019

Best stay yet! Perrrrfect as always. Many thanks! Peter, Wales, August 2019

Here it's a lovely place! Congratulation to the house keeper and the cook. Everything was perfect. I hope to come back soon. We are not so far in French Brittany. Merci! Élise, Éric, Chloé et Ewen, France, Aaugust 2019

As always a warm and friendly stay. We have had a wonderful time. Thank you. Dave, Gill, Ryan, Liam and Grace and Callum, Kent, August 2019

Thank you Anna and Simon for a wonderful stay. Excellent food and room. Carol and Ian, Stockport, August 2019

Excellent, can't fault it! Lovely breakfast and room. Anne and Mike, August 2019  

We had a dreamy three days here - not nearly long enough. Fishing, swimming, walking ... fabulous breakfasts and hospitality. Thank you Anna and Simon (and the laying poultry!)

Jenny, Richard and Joshua, Gravesend, August 2019

Fantastic hospitality and lovely people. Great food, great place. Will definitely come again! Thank you so much xxx Duncan and Mariana, Weston-Super-Mare, July 2019

An absolutely lovely room in a beautiful house in a fantastic location. Thank you x Nigel and Lucy, Beaminster, Dorset, July 2019

This was one of the best B and B stays we have ever had! Thank you for your warm hospitality, great rooms and wonderful breakfast! Annette and Markus, Cologne, Germany, 14th July, 2019

Our stay was amazing and your hospitality is first rate. We will all definitely be back. Thank you! Ketan, Mum and Dad, Wednesbury, West Midlands

We have had a lovely stay. The rooms have been decorated beautifully and we have been made very welcome. Thank you. Darren, Venita, Jasmine and Kieran, Wednesbury, West Midlands, June 2019

Thank you for a lovely stay! Beautiful location and amazing rooms. We'll miss the breakfast! Can't wait to be back one day. Evelyn and Dharmesh, Hertfordshire, June 2019

Can't thank you enough for the wonderful stay, beautiful accommodation, excellent food, special tea, etc ...x Peter and Morag, 23rd May 2019

A truly wonderful stay, so homely and attention to detail is excellent. Great food also. Robert and Denise, Sydney, Australia

Wonderful as per usual. Many thanks and see you next Tuesday. Never stayed in a better B&B. Eileen and David, 22nd May

A splendid night's stay. Everything excellent! Thank you, we will be back. Jacqui and Kym, 21st May 2019

We have had a lovely time in this beautiful spot. Fabulous room, breakfast, and thank you for being so kind. Lovely coffee too! Ruth and Nigel, 17th May 2019

Idyllic location. Wonderful hosts. Great food. Such a pity the days could not be extended into weeks! Thanks so much. Keith and Helen, May 2019

Une belle découverte, quel superbe B&B. Warm friendly, caring hosts and the house, valley, ducks, hens, pheasants, cats, dogs, the whole scene. And real Chef cooking! Five star. Marianne and Philippe, Switzerland, May 2019

A super fantastic stay! Our first and we will be back. Perfect hosts, brilliant breakfasts and incredible stay. PERFECT! Sophia, Harry and Graham, 6th May 2019

What can we say? Love love loved it! We will be back very soon. Anna & Simon were beyond the perfect hosts! Planning our next trip already. Love to you all and to Lola and Ben too! Aaria, Mandeep and Bal 24th April 2018

Visit No. 5 to Millslade. It gets better every time! A & S are excellent hosts. Andy and Rachel 23rd April 2018

Fantastic! Beautiful, sumptuous room and food. Lovely, lovely hosts. Thank you SO much. Paul and Chris 14th April 2018

A beautiful house with wonderful hosts. Could not have been better. Hope to be back. Janet 12th April 2018

Nothing is too much trouble ... (homemade) sourdough toast fab!


Super friendly, super location, super food!

Carole and Colin

Fabulous! Moving in permanently ...!!

Jonny, Rebecca and Michael

The most amazing hosts!

Bridget and Gregg

Absolutely delicious breakfast.

Sarah, Chris, Connor, Emily and James

My second visit and once again a thoroughly enjoyable experience in every way due to the efforts of such perfect hosts.


Always a pleasure being here. We highly recommend an evening meal.

Sarah, Adrian and Molly

As every previous entry has recorded, your hospitality is outstanding as is the breakfast PLUS evening meal.

Diana and Andy

The breakfast is incredible and the hospitality is the best we have experienced.

Madeleine and Jake

Excellent hosts and gorgeous breakfast.

Sarah, Adrian and Molly

Thank you for your kindness and hospitality ... a wonderful stay in your lovely home.

Susan and Steve

... a wonderful holiday: lovely room, lovely food and so much care.

Judith and Marcus

A place in Exmoor trying that little bit hardy. Anna - hostess sans pareil, Simon worthy Bake Off contender.


Superb hosts! Breakfast cooked to perfection.

Graham and Christine

Splendid! Felt so welcome.

Erlinda and Frank - Canada

Outstanding hosts ... superb chef.

Jorg and Sabine - Germany

Simply superb!

Simon, Libby and G

Five stars all the way!

Suzanne and Nick

Thanks so much for a seventh wonderful stay. See you both soon.

Malc and Glyn

Absolutely delicious food. Comfortable and peaceful room and such a kind welcome.

Sally and Georgina

It is like staying in a land at the top of the magical faraway tree!

Rob and Rosanna

Great visit as always - with Anna and Simon the consummate hosts as always ...


Third visit to Millslade and definitely not the last! A great stay and top hospitality.

Andy and Rachel

Fabulous B&B - the best on Exmoor.

Jonny, Rebecca and Michael

So pleased we chose to stay here. Lovely and cosy and Anna and Simon are so lovely and friendly and made us very welcome. Great breakfast. Big Kiss.


I really loved the B&B. Really kind hosts. Very, very friendly!

Saide Susannah

Un hotel super agradable y persona super amable. Es genial!

Margarita (Spain)

The best hospitality ever. The best breakfast ever. Sour dough excellent Simon!

Les, Esme and Ozzy

Great stay and long walks! Definitely be back.

Suz, Skel, Nick and Chris

Absolutely lovely Christmas and New Year stay.


We feel refreshed - thank you so much Anna and Simon! (I want that breakfast everyday!)

Neil, Jennie, Milo and Izzy

So pleased to have found the perfect spot for our annual rendez-vous.

Charlotte and Val

Do not know what to say. A little bit of heaven.


Fantastic - food, hosts! Rooms, breakfast!! We don't want to leave! Thank you!!!!

Donna, Sue and Tamsin

Fantastic B&B and wonderful hosts. Such a warm, beautiful and loving atmosphere; a home away from home! (9.9.16)

R-L Family (Australia)

An unexpected idyll on Exmoor - wonderful peace and calm. Unrivalled hospitality from Anna and Simon - will definitely return - can not wait!!

Melvyn and Pauline

Hospitality exceptional.

Joy and Ian

Anna and Simon are so welcoming we felt at home right away.

Clara, Michael and Felix (Munich)

What a blessing to have met Anna and Simon! Thank you for the warmth of your welcome and the generosity of your hospitality in your charming home. (20.6.16)

Kenwyn and Margaret (New Zealand)

Millslade has been the highlight of the Coleridge Way!! BRILLIANT! (21.7.16)

Carol and Heather

The best of the seven B&Bs walking the Coleridge Way. (18.7.16)

Janette and Briget

Nothing was too much trouble. (4.7.16)

Mick and Sue

Wonderful stay. Imaginative breakfasts. (28.6.16)

Ron and Ann

Absolutely wonderful. Good rooms and lovely breakfasts. We have been so well looked after. A fantastic week. (13.6.16)


Lovely stay and brilliant hosts. (12.6.16)

Sue and Les

Another wonderful visit, hospitality 100% (30.5.16)

Simon, Libby and G

Great to back here again - fabulous pancakes! (1.5.16)

Mike and Tare

First class in all respects - especially food. (29.3.16)

Rachel and Andrew

What a welcome! A B&B and so much more. (17.1.16)


Absolutely wonderful, so glad we stayed here. (24.9.15)

Ken and Ruth (Australia)

A really lovely stay. Wonderful, peaceful house and beautiful food and in the perfect spot. Thank you. (6.9.15)

Jo and Betty

Delightful hosts and delicious breakfasts. (25.7.15)

Anne and Murray

Delicious breakfasts - wonderful hosts. (24.7.15)

Kathryn and Mike

Excellent hospitality in wonderful and beautiful surroundings! (12.7.15)

Brenda and John

We will be back to visit this lovely house.

Barry and Karin