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Dolphin Street . Colyton . Devon . EX24 6NA . T 07941 275 387

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We Offer

Bakery : Sourdough / Wholemeal Loaves & Danishes baked on the premises

Kitchen : Breakfast / Brunch menu, great Coffee & comfortable

cafe seating, to eat in or takeaway

Bed & Breakfast : 3 unique en-suite rooms above the Bakery

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Breakfast / Brunch

Sourdough / Danishes

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We serve irresistible sourdough & wholemeal loaves, danishes, breakfasts & brunches and great coffee, to eat in or takeaway, in the beautiful town of Colyton. Our mission is to keep you smiling with every bite.

We also have 3 Bed & Breakfast rooms above the Bakery.

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Colin bakes in a small kitchen, on the premises, producing a range of Sourdough & Wholemeal loaves, mouthwatering sweet pastries & croissants using whole flours.

Call 07941 275 387 to place an order


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We serve a breakfast / brunch menu including a Full English Breakfast, Hot Eggs & Sandwiches to eat in or takeaway. We aim to produce the best quality fresh food, cooked to order, using locally sourced ingredients.

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Call 07941 275 387 to book a table


bed & breakfast

We have refurbished 3 unique en-suite bedrooms, with a ‘Full English Bakery Breakfast’ and danishes served in the bakery. Wifi, tea/coffee, hairdryer inc.

Call T 07941 275 387 for availability

FRENCH ROOM - bed & breakfast

With a classic French style double bed and a slight sense of foreign adventure, with free wifi, tea/coffee, flat screen TV & hairdryer.

GREEN ROOM - bed & breakfast

A stunning room with an antique brass 4 poster, king size bed with walk in shower. Free wifi, tea/coffee, flat screen TV & hairdryer included.

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WEE ROOM - bed & breakfast

William Morris inspired en-suite single room with comfy double bed, free wifi, flat screen TV, tea/coffee and of course Breakfast in the Bakery.

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the lounge

A lounge and dining space for guests & customers to relax, chat or read a book.

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We have a Tramway from Colyton to Seaton, paddleboarding at Seaton & Beer, a small zoo in Axminster, Fossil Finding in Lyme and the Donkey Sancturay. Theatre at Lyme or Bridport, Fishing & sea boat rides from Beer and other coasts.


Colyton is an old town with a history going back into the middle ages. A central market place, events, lots of facilities to eat & drink, and just down the road from the Jurassic coast, where you can discover your own fossil.

Colyton makes an excellent centre for exploring the delightful countryside of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and just a short drive to the beautiful beaches at Beer, Lyme Regis, Seaton, Sidmouth, Bridport and Westbay. Exeter, Exmouth and Axminster are also withing easy reach.


Just down the road Beer is a world heritage site and has been voted the Top Picnic Spot in the UK. Fishing boats still land on the large beach which has large areas for visitors too.

The South West Coast Path is one of the great coastal walks in the area, a section starts here.


The larger neighbour of Beer, with similar facilities but more of them, as well as extensive water sports. The Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve is really worth a visit.

Connects directly to Colyton on the local tram, (in season).


West Bay, Dorset is a wonderful seaside location for coast and countryside walks, fossil hunting, fishing, scuba diving, river boating, crabbing and much more. Bridport lies one and a half miles inland from the West Bay Coast.


Bridport has a wide, vibrant and eclectic cultural mix of events, exhibitions and entertainment. There are several types of markets throughout the month, including a farmers market on the second Saturday of the month and a Vintage Market on the last Sunday of the month (March to October).


Going back to the Doomsday book, Lyme is one of the tourist hot spots of the south west. The quaint and stylish seaside town is also gaining a reputation as a foodie’s paradise with numerous seafood bars, bistros and restaurants to choose from. Build your own sandcastle on the sandy beach or take a stroll to the cobb.


The beautiful traditional market town of Axminster is set on the River Axe within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Beauty and is filled with traditional charm and character. Well worth a visit.


Colin, Sharon & Radar the Bakery Dog

Colin, Sharon & Radar the Bakery dog moved to Colyton at the end of 2019 and now live in this fabulous quirky building, Bear House in a great historical rebellious town. A great place to live, explore and enjoy.

Colin has a love of sourdough bread, baking and cooking and is combining it with the great ingredients that are on his doorstep.

“We aim to produce good food, sourcing West Country producers,

great coffee and a relaxing and comfortable stay in our

en-suite rooms. Our aim is to make your stay with us as

enjoyable and memorable as possible.”


Family run Bear House is set in a 3 story house dating from the 18th century. We are just off Colyton Market Square in the heart of beautiful Devon.

An ideal resting spot for walkers, nature lovers and those wanting to get away from city life, we are just minutes away from country side walks, beaches and the Jurassic Coast.

The Seaton Tramway can take you to the coast and back.

Lyme Regis, Beer, Exeter, Dorset, Bridport, Westbay and Sidmouth are just a short drive.


The Bear Bread Bakery,

Bear House, Dolphin Street, Colyton, Devon, EX24 6NA

Email Address


Phone Number

07941 275 387


9 - 2.00 Wednesday to Saturday

Closed Sunday to Tuesday

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The Bear Bread Bakery B&B, Bear House, Dolphin Street, Colyton, Devon, EX24 6NA - Terms & Conditions - June 2024

Reservations - We will confirm bookings by email. Bookings on the day of arrival may not receive a confirmation, only verbally. All cancellations should be in writing.

Payment – No deposit is required at time of booking (unless the booking is within 14 days of arrival). A valid credit / debit card is required to guarantee the booking. Full payment for The Bear Bread Bakery B&B will be taken 14 days prior to arrival.

Cancellation - Unfortunately guests sometimes need to cancel their booking for various reasons. Once we have confirmed your booking and / or we have taken your debit / credit card number to secure the booking, a legally binding contract exists between us. If for some reason you do need to cancel your stay, it is important that you tell us at the first opportunity so that we may attempt to re-let your room. Bookings cancelled (or not shows) fourteen days or less prior to arrival will unfortunately be charged the total price of the reservation.

Method of Payment - We accept cash, credit and debit cards except American Express and Diners Club and BAC’s payments.

Damage - Please take care when staying with us. You are responsible and liable for any breakages or damages, which you may cause, to the accommodation or its contents. All we ask is that you report any incidents as they occur. We do not normally charge for minor breakages but we may send you an invoice for repair or making good if the damage or breakage is significant.

Liability - We do not accept any liability for any damage, loss or injury to any member of your party or any vehicles or possessions, unless proven to be caused by a negligent act by ourselves or contractors whilst acting in the course of employment.

Privacy Policy - Any data collected during the course of the booking will be stored on our computer. We will not share your details with any third party.

Arrival - Guests are invited to arrive between 5pm and 7pm. If you are going to arrive later than 7pm please advise us at the time of booking of an estimated time of arrival.

Departure - Check out time is 11am.

Pets - Sorry, we do not allow pets at this property.

Children - Sorry, no children under the age of twelve are allowed at this property.

Breakfast - Breakfast is served between 9am and 10am, earlier if requested.

Fire - Please read and make yourself aware of the fire and emergency procedures noted in your room.

Smoking - Please note that smoking, e-cigarettes or vaping is not allowed throughout the building.

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JANUARY 2024 - We would like to make Bear House a pleasurable and comfortable place to stay for as many people as possible, regardless of their individual needs. The following information on our facilities should help you book Bear House with confidence but we welcome any questions you might have. We have a well behaved dog – Radar.

Introduction - Bear House is located in Colyton, East Devon. It is situated centrally, but in a quiet location and within a few minutes walk of the Market Square and main amenities.

PRE-ARRIVAL - Bear House is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties.

•There is public transport nearby: bus stop 500 yards away, and trams to nearby coastal town of Seaton [running most of the year] and good taxi services.

• Mobile phone signal inside is variable, depending on network, but better signal outside., Wifi available.

• Nearest coast less than 3 miles away.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities - On street parking available opposite Bear House or round the corner in Govers Meadow (or car park 50 yards away).

Main Entrance, Reception

• Main entrance reached via front door and internal door.

• Entrance hall leads to main stair case to guest bedrooms.

• Also leads to ground floor bakery / dining area.

• Vinyl flooring to hallway, wooden floorboards in bakery/ dining area, all other areas carpeted.

Public Areas - Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc

All bedrooms are located on first floor.

• Stairs to bedrooms, no lift available.

• Good lighting in all areas.

• Carpet on stairs and landing and bedrooms.

• Doors with handle, own room and front door key for easy access.

Public Areas – Bakery dining area

• Bakery dining area well lit, all on the flat.

• Good lighting in all areas.

The Bakery/Dining area is open to the public currently on a Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (subject to change).

Public WCs - There is a customer toilet on the first floor – this does not have disabled facilities.

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Leisure Facilities - Cycle paths, walks, golf courses, horse riding, swimming, antiques centre, beaches all nearby, within a radius of 4 miles.

Bedrooms / Sleeping Areas

• 3 bedrooms, one bedroom carpeted the other wooden floorboards with large rugs, reached via carpeted stairs from hall, banisters and grab rails by all stairs.

• All rooms equipped with a tea / coffee making facilities. / Milk provided for all rooms.

• TV in all bedrooms, all rooms ensuite with shower with anti-slip vinyl floor covering which is warm and comfortable underfoot. Free wifi.

Diets and special needs

• The accommodation is not recommended for visually impaired visitors unless accompanied.

• Choice of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free menu offered, please let us know when you book if you have any special or dietary requirements.

Additional Information

• No smoking allowed.

• No pets allowed.

Emergency / Fire Routine

In the event of an emergency / fire the emergency lighting system will illuminate and the fire alarm will sound (a continuous ringing bell). There are fire extinguishers throughout the building and fire alarm call points on the first floor, ground floor hallway (and kitchen).

We are available in an emergency 24 hours a day on our mobile phone numbers and live on site, however, we are not always on site 24 hours a day. In case of a fire please call 999,

Should you require assistance to advise you in the unlikely event of an emergency taking place, or to evacuate the building, please discuss this with us prior to or on arrival and we can discuss the options available.


We have created a B&B where everyone is welcome, feels safe and hopefully has a great stay.


Should you have any questions, need any further information, or have any special requests, please do not hesitate to get in touch, email bearbreadnbed@outlook.com

Sharon 07941 275 387.

Contact Telephone and Email Address

We welcome your feedback to help us continually improve if you have any comments please phone Sharon 07941 275 387

or email bearbreadnbed@outlook.com

Colin, Sharon & Radar the Bakery dog