About Us

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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Peaceful location, good food and host

"Accommodation was very clean and had all you need to enjoy a peaceful weekend, with quality food and friendly staff. Would recommend it highly, helpful directions given."

Heather B - 2018-11-05

A really enjoyable stay

"We stayed 1 night at The Tumbling Weir Hotel...located 5 minutes walk from the centre of town....the receptionist was friendly and welcoming and even offered to help us with our bags.We had requested a larger size bed ...which was arranged for us..at no extra charge...The bedroom and bathroom were very clean and comfortable.We had dinner that evening ..the menu and wine list were very good and the meal itself delicious...and very well presented and served by a very nice lady from New Zealand.The breakfast in the morning was excellent and included local Honey and Preserves ...made by the resident chef...which were delicious...also fresh fruit and cereals and local Apple Juice...were also available and the "Full English"breakfast was delicious and served piping hot.Overall a very enjoyable stay...and we would definitely book again."

Jonathan F - 2018-11-02

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Twin En-suite Room (inc. Breakfast)

Large room with bath and shower.

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Single Bed En-suite Room (inc. Breakfast)

A single bed in a small room with en-suite shower.

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Small Double En-suite Room (inc breakfast)

Small double bedded room,En suite shower

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Contact Details

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