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About Somerset

Somerset offers the green rural idyll many visitors to England are hoping to find. Warm and witty West Country charm, thatched cottages, country lanes, cider and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty abound here. In between grand Georgian Bath; historic centres like Taunton, Glastonbury and Wells; pretty rural centres Frome and Yeovil; and seaside charmers Minehead, Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon. The accommodation options here are as varied as the landscapes. We've unearthed some real treasures here from gorgeous country house hotels, to chic little B&Bs, family friendly properties and cosy pubs with rooms. Our pick of the best places to stay in Somerset are scattered all over this historic county — even within the boundaries of Exmoor National Park.

When it comes to sightseeing, Somerset has a lot to offer, and, even though it’s a cliché, there is something for everyone. Longleat is an obvious choice for families (its safari park is legendary), as are Wookey Hole and Cheddar Gorge, and of course the coastline. Walkers have a tough choice to make between the flat charms of the Somerset Levels, or more rolling landscapes of hills and dales, or dramatic tor-spiked Exmoor, among others. Somerset is littered with historic churches and sites of archaeological interest, including Roman ruins, stone circles, and some impressive Norman castles. The army of appeals makes it hard for our Gurus to pick amongst the best places to stay in Somerset, so you might find it easier to refine your search here and now, and peruse just the best B&Bs in Somerset, Somerset's best pubs-with-rooms, the best boutique hotels in Somerset, best hotels with hot tubs or most romantic hotels.

The Best Places to Stay in Somerset

For a Special Occasion

  • The Royal Crescent Hotel enjoys one of the most famous addresses in Bath, and is hard to beat if you are planning a treat. Situated right in the middle of one of the most jaw-droppingly impressive pieces of architecture in Britain there is little chance of waking up here and wondering where you are. Effortlessly combining traditional and modern interiors, it is a classy delight both inside and out. And the fabulously grown-up spa is a child-free zone.
  • The Queensberry occupies part of an elegant, Georgian terrace in central Bath, and offers 29 individually decorated rooms and suites, with as much grandeur and contemporary comfort as you favour. Each room has all the mod cons of course, plus sash windows and huge bathrooms, Roberts radios and elegant lighting. All have stylish wallpapers and plush soft furnishings, but some have gone further towards the top in ‘over the top’! The hotel has a lovely little garden — which might come as a surprise — a fabulous Michelin starred restaurant (the only one in Bath) also known for its interesting wine list, and several small drawing rooms. The concierge service is excellent.
  • We also love Bath Priory, though stress it is just on the edge of the city and not in the centre. A beautiful Georgian manor on the outside, inside there are 27 luxurious, country house hotel style rooms with all the trimmings, indoor and outdoor pools, a glorious four acre garden — which also supplies the kitchen with vegetables — and a 3AA Rosette restaurant. 

For a Rural Escape

  • Bossington Hall is a beautiful country house turned upmarket B&B in an outstanding location, with breathtaking views over both the coast and Exmoor. The six rooms are smartly done in classic style; not all are en suite, but all have a private bathroom. And there's a family suite which can comfortably accommodate two adults and two children. Superb extras include a tennis court and cinema.
  • The Newt is a boutique country house hotel, converted from a beautiful 17th century stately home, just outside Yeovil. It offers 23 rooms and suites, all individually decorated to make the most of the original features, be that beamed ceilings, panelled walls, marble fireplaces or fancy plasterwork — but with the addition of minimalist design pieces in amongst the antiques. The grounds will charm you too, and there’s an extensive kitchen garden which provides a lot of what’s served in the stylishly minimal restaurant. There’s also a spa in the old cow barn, a farm shop, a cider press for local apples, and a History of Gardening Museum.

Best Country House Hotels

  • The Castle Hotel, Taunton, is a Norman Fortress which has been operated as an inn or hotel since the 12th century. The location is spectacular and the 44 rooms are comfortable and classically decorated, but with all the mod cons. There’s a choice of formal dining or something a bit more relaxed.

For a Mini-Break

  • The Archangel is a sophisticated restaurant with rooms in the quaint market town of Frome. The restaurant specialises in imaginative dishes created from local ingredients, with friendly staff and great attention to detail. The ten hotel rooms above are minimally decorated, but feature quite a bit of bold purple — plus freestanding baths, and gold and velvet detailing. There’s a cosy bar and relaxed library for guests too.
  • The Bird is a quirkily colourful boutique hotel converted from a Victorian mansion, just a short stroll from Bath’s Great Pulteney Street. Each of the 31 rooms and suites, which are spread over four floors, has been individually designed and decorated, with a range of luxurious features that include fine art, vintage memorabilia, and a hot tub. The hotel has a charming lounge for taking afternoon tea, a restaurant known for its local produce, and a hip roof terrace bar.

For Families

  • Homewood is a 21 room country house hotel converted from a charming mansion made from Bath stone, and set on ten acres. This is the sort of hotel you don’t need to leave, with an impressive spa, pool terrace with hot tubs, a standout British restaurant, and pampering packages that play to the whole family. The rooms and suites are big, with individual designs and decor — some have living space and private terraces with a hot tub. Families have plenty of choice, with a number of suites and interconnecting rooms being suitable. You can bring your pets too. 15 minutes from Bath, and 20 minutes from Longleat.
  • If you’re on the look out for an affordable, family friendly property in the centre of Bath try Harington's Hotel, which is located on Queen Street, a cobbled alley very close to the Thermal Baths — in fact Harington’s Hotel is the city's closest hotel to the baths. With just 13 rooms and suites, plus a couple of self-catering apartments, decorated in bright, playful colours, there’s quite a bit of choice for families, and while there’s no restaurant, there are plenty to choose from in the local area. It's even got its own parking — albeit a couple of minutes walk away.

For a West Country Adventure

  • The Old Rectory Hotel is a small relaxed hotel boasting a secluded spot surrounded by National Trust land, close to the Exmoor National Park. The walking options are endless and unsurprisingly scenic. What really makes this property though are the owners, whose attentive hospitality makes this a very welcoming place to stay.
  • Swain House is a creatively converted 18th century shop and townhouse in the seaside town of Watchet — which is where Coleridge wrote The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. It has four rooms, which feature National Gallery oil painting murals, king-sized beds and stand-alone bathtubs. A Full English is served daily in the dining room, and there’s a stylish lounge for guests too.

Best Pubs-with-Rooms

  • The Wheatsheaf is a country pub with a fantastic menu and three rustic chic bedrooms, just ten minutes from Bath. The food definitely gets top billing, but the country atmosphere — especially on a sunny day with the garden in full bloom, is blissfully relaxed, and the luxurious details in the rooms might surprise you. If you need even more than huge beds, covered in Egyptian linens and down duvets, then you can arrange an in-room massage or beauty treatment.
  • The Crooked Swan is an 18th century inn in Crewkerne, renovated to keep it fresh and stylish, but still retaining its original charm. The bar and restaurant are popular with locals; the eight bedrooms upstairs have been stripped back to make the most of their original features and industrial style en-suites have been added.
  • The Swan is a great little pub in the pretty town of Wedmore, close to the Mendip Hills AONB. The food is a big draw here, created by an acclaimed chef, and sourced locally, and the pub itself is friendly and unfussy. Upstairs, the seven rooms are larger and brighter than you might expect from the exterior, with white walls and unfussy, but luxurious looking decor.
  • Found in the picturesque village of Dunster, the Luttrell Arms is a superb hotel. The hotel offers delightful rooms, an atmospheric bar and an excellent restaurant. Surrounded by the beauty of Exmoor National Park, it's a great option for a weekend escape.
  • The Crown is a charming 17th-century former coaching inn. The surprisingly grand rooms are decorated with antique pieces, like Empire style armchairs, dark woods and ornate fabrics. The restaurant, serving real ales and traditional pub grub, is a highlight.
  • The Rising Sun is a 14th-century thatched building offering picturesque views of Lynmouth harbour. The pub’s rooms are cosy and traditional. The restaurant, with its wood-burning stove, is the perfect spot to return to after a day spent outdoors, and serves classic British pub fare,

For Foodies

  • Number One Bruton is a twelve room boutique hotel in the pretty village of Bruton, with a farm-to-fork restaurant created in collaboration with Michelin starred chef, Merlin Labron-Johnson. Beyond the incredible food — much of it grown locally by the team — are charmingly decorated rooms, with period accents and a country house feel.

Best B&Bs

  • Bathen House is a converted Edwardian villa in Bath with 13 glamorous rooms, decorated with classic style in pastel shades. It exudes old fashioned luxury, from the marble bathrooms to the chandeliers. Breakfasts are just as indulgent as the rest of the details.
  • Mount Pleasant Farm is a charming B&B, converted from an old farmhouse and still surrounded by woods and fields, just outside an historic village. There are four rooms, individually decorated with an eclectic array of antiques, vintage pieces, wallpaper, art and fabrics — the effect is cheerful and contemporary, with a country air. The host has the same excellent cheer, and makes a great breakfast.

Prefer a Private Apartment or Cottage?

  • If you'd prefer the privacy of a self-catering option then browse through the wide variety available online with our partner, Booking.com.

Travel Information

  • Bristol Airport is Somerset’s largest regional airport, but Exeter Airport and Bournemouth Airport are also worth considering — depending on your final destination — as is Heathrow, which is only a few hours away by road or rail.
  • If you want to hire a car we recommend you visit our online partner, Rentalcars.
  • There are places in Somerset you’ll want to return to year round. Bath is busy in the summer, with Americans on Grand Tours, and the Jane Austen Festival in September; Frome is busy in the school holidays, as is Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole, and Weston-Super-Mare, and there are all sorts of reasons to visit Somerset’s other pretty centres. Enjoy windswept walks when the colours change in Autumn, or stroll through fields of daffodils or bluebells in Spring.

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Best Hotels in Somerset

  • Bossington Hall Somerset 8 rooms from £150

    Families  -  With the roomy family suite, dedicated playground, plus tennis court and cinema, families are well catered for
    Total relaxation  -  With its intimate size and stunning location Bossington Hall is ideal for total RnR
    Local exploring  -  Perfectly located for exploring both the north Somerset coast and Exmoor
    Views  -  Breathtaking views both over Exmoor and Porlock Weir

    A charming country house turned upmarket B&B with breathtaking views both over Exmoor and the Somerset coast. Six smartly done bedrooms offer super comfy beds and luxurious amenities; not all are en-suite, but all have a private bathroom. Plus there's a tennis court and cinema. Rural bliss! See More

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  • The Roseate Villa Bath 21 rooms from £152

    Local exploring  -  A smart B&B well located within Bath with most sites within walking distance from the property.
    Great walks  -  Head out of the city and explore the hills and forests of Somerset.
    Sights nearby  -  Take a tour of Bath's most famed site, the Roman Baths.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A smart hotel in a quiet spot near Bath's city centre. Simply designed rooms are clean, contemporary and spacious. The enormous windows offer plenty of light alongside fabulous city views. Indulgent breakfasts are served in the elegant dining room. An easy option for city breaks. See More

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  • Three Horseshoes Batcombe Batcombe, Somerset 5 rooms from £220

    Pet friendly  -  Dogs allowed in dining area and selected rooms for an additional £30 per night.
    Child friendly  -  Additional beds for children under 12 yrs available (£50pn)
    Garden  -  A beautiful country garden, for eating out in the summer.
    Restaurant  -  Run by the renowned London chef Margot Henderson.
    RestaurantGardenPet friendly

    A restored 17th century pub in the charming village of Batcombe, an old style country inn of low ceilings, a wooden bar, and open fires, with 21st century comforts. Five sumptuous bedrooms and spectacular seasonal dishes from Margot Henderson, a well-respected London chef. See More

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  • The Swan Wedmore, Somerset 7 rooms from £85

    Foodies  -  Fantastic food from River Cottage's Tom Blake.
    Value chic
    Sights nearby  -  The medieval cathedral in Wells.
    Great walks  -  Mendip Hills to the north.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape

    A gourmet little pub in a charming village with gorgeous rooms. Luxurious rooms have enormous stand alone bath tubs, contemporary furnishings and DVD players. Fabulous restaurant and acclaimed chef. The perfect spot for a romantic jaunt in the Somerset countryside. See More

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  • Red Lion Inn Babcary, Somerset 6 rooms from £90

    Sights nearby  -  Great base for exploring the surrounds including Glastonbury Tor and Lytes Cary Manor. Only 50 mins from Bath.
    Restaurant  -  Award winning food with a daily changing menu
    Full of character
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Traditional thatched country pub in the heart of Somerset. Six individually designed rooms with super comfy beds, smart linen and toiletries. Award winning food with daily changing menus. Great location for exploring the area and just 50 mins from Bath. Perfect for a country escape. See More

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  • The Hatch Inn Taunton (Hatch Beauchamp) 5 rooms from £90

    Great walks  -  The nearby Blackdown Hills are full of beautiful walking routes.
    Sights nearby  -  Take a day trip to explore Taunton.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.

    Located in the tiny village of Hatch Beauchamp, The Hatch Inn is a charming, family-run B&B. Featuring smart, comfortable rooms and an atmospheric bar with delicious pub grub. It's a great base for exploring Somerset. See More

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  • The Redan Inn Chilcompton, Radstock, Somerset 7 rooms from £90

    Country Escape  -  A cosy inn located in the heart of Somerset complete with roaring fires, excellent food and some of the region's best cider.
    Sights nearby  -  Spend the day in nearby Bath and discover the historc Roman Baths.
    Great walks  -  Take long walks through the stunning Mendips.
    Full of character
    RestaurantGardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A recently renovated Inn now in the very capable hands of the team at The Pump House and The Bird in Hand. Simply dressed rooms keep the charm of the original building yet the decoration is clean and unfussy. However, the welcoming bar and restaurant are the real stars of the show. See More

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  • The White Hart Somerton Somerton, Somerset 7 rooms from £95

    Restaurant with rooms  -  Lovely pub with superbly decorated rooms.
    Sights nearby  -  Glastonbury Abbey.
    Fishing  -  Viaduct fishery.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    A charming gastro pub with impeccably decorated rooms and fantastic food. Rooms and one suite attractively furnished with lots of natural light and luxurious bedding. Lovely dining area and bar, big garden, lots to do in the surrounds. Ideal for couples or families. See More

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  • The Yard, Bath Bath 14 rooms from £95

    Value chic  -  Bath is a beautiful city at any time of year; with such cosy & luxe rooms at these rates it could become a regular destination
    Local exploring  -  A lovely spot very close to The Roman Baths - about 10-minutes on foot from the main shopping area
    Full of character  -  Simple & modern; decor mixes on-trend locally-sourced furnishings & interiors with traditional touches
    Barefoot Luxury  -  Includes wonderful in-room touches such as rainfall showers, Netflix & upmarket coffee machine
    ViewsParkingNo pets

    Ideal for two travellers, The Yard is Bath’s latest charismatic opening. This gorgeous 14-room small hotel in a former coaching inn is a stylish and great value option within striking distance of The Royal Crescent. See More

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  • The Talbot Inn Mells, Somerset 8 rooms from £95

    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    RestaurantGardenPet friendly

    Charming village pub run by a proven team. Friendly local feel backed up by excellent food for all ages. Bedrooms are country style with egyptian cotton and siberian goose down duvets. Chillax. See More

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  • Archangel Frome 10 rooms from £100

    Foodies  -  A trendy restaurant serving up excellent local cuisine in an old hay barn, with French windows leading out to a sunny courtyard.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit Stourhead and wander around its pretty gardens and surrounding forests that house Alfred's Tower.
    Great walks  -  A perfect base for exploring the charming historic market town of Frome.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    A chic and sophisticated restaurant with rooms in the quaint town of Frome. Contemporary rooms still feature exposed beams and stone yet new frescoes and freestanding baths now hold centre stage. A wonderfully renovated restaurant serves exemplary cuisine. Great for a weekend away. See More

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  • The Devonshire Arms Langport, Somerset 9 rooms from £100

    Country Escape  -  With fantastic gourmet pub food, a fine selection of booze, comfy beds and plenty of outdoor activities.
    Birdwatching  -  Witness the yearly starling murmurations, where Somerset starlings flock together over the Levels.
    Great walks  -  Get out and explore the coastal walks all along the Somerset Levels.
    Remote  -  Off the beaten track.
    RestaurantGardenViewsParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    This former hunting lodge, overlooking the village green, is an intimate stay for food and nature lovers. Rooms are contemporary and light offering en suite bathrooms. The restaurant prides itself on using only the finest produce and a menu revolving around this, matched with a well-stocked bar. See More

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  • The Crown, Somerset Exford, Somerset 16 rooms from £105

    Great walks  -  Exmoor has some of the most beautiful moorlands in the country, the UK's highest cliffs and rugged coastlines - take your pick!
    Fishing  -  Hidden amongst this property's 3 acre grounds is a trout stream.
    Full of character
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    RestaurantGardenPet friendlyParking
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide

    This 17th century former coaching inn is ideally situated for the rugged terrain of Exmoor. The surprisingly grand rooms are decorated with antique pieces like Empire style armchairs, dark woods and ornate fabrics. The restaurant, serving real ales and traditional pub grub is one of the highlights. See More

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  • The Carpenter's Arms Somerset 12 rooms from £105

    Sights nearby  -  The Wookey Hole Caves and Wells Cathedral are a short drive away.
    Fishing  -  Go fly fishing on the Chew Lakes.
    Full of character
    RestaurantGardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide

    This chocolate box property, a collection of converted miner's cottages is located down a quiet lane in the Somerset village of Stanton Wick. Rooms are decorated in a neutral decor with cream walls and earthy fabrics. There is a restaurant with a courtyard garden serving unfussy food and real ales. See More

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  • Lord Poulett Arms Hinton Saint George, Somerset 6 rooms from £110

    Romantic Break  -  A beautiful thatched cottage style exterior, cosy bedrooms and great food — perfect for a low key romantic getaway
    Full of character  -  Historic coaching and smugglers' inn
    Restaurant  -  Excellent food served to locals and visitors alike championing meat and game from local producers and veggies grown on site
    Sights nearby  -  Cheddar Gorge is in one direction, Lyme Regis just 35 minutes in the other.
    RestaurantPet friendly
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Thatched 1680 smugglers pub in the picturesque Somerset village of Hinton Saint George. Excellent food, popular with locals, with flagstone floors and roaring fires. Just six rooms, cosy with roll top baths, and one with bunk beds for families. See More

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  • The Crooked Swan Crewkerne, Somerset 8 rooms from £110

    Local markets  -  Good antique markets.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Quirky  -  An experience!

    Renovated 18th-century inn with rooms in the heart of Crewkerne, Somerset. Cosy atmosphere in the bar and restaurant which are frequented by locals. Rooms feature stripped wooden floors and quirky bathrooms. Great for a one night pit stop on the way to Cornwall. See More

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  • Leighton Townhouse Bath 10 rooms from £113

    Local exploring  -  Just ten minutes from the centre of town, but out of the hustle and bustle, perfect for a relaxed weekend exploring Bath
    Great walks  -  Take a leisurely stroll through the streets and start to truly appreciate the city's beauty
    Sights nearby  -  The famous Roman Baths are a 15 minute walk away and definitely worth a visit!
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    Recommended by  -  I Escape

    A 140-year old Victorian villa set in lovely gardens, a mile from the centre of Bath. It offers ten elegant rooms individually decorated in light hues and antique furnishings. Be sure to start the day off with a superb full English breakfast! A truly classy stay. See More

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  • Bistro Lotte Frome 10 rooms from £115

    Local exploring  -  Catherine Street location means independent boutiques are on the doorstep. Drive to a great range of attractions in the area
    Restaurant  -  Popular all-day bistro & cafe serves authentic French cuisine; think croissants, crepes, steak frites & boeuf bourguignon
    Families  -  Just next door, two beautiful & well-designed Family Rooms offer plenty of space for up to two adults & two children
    Value chic  -  Offers high quality rooms at incredibly affordable prices
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    French bistro with rooms on popular Catherine Street. Pretty rooms — including fab family suites — are the perfect balance of cosy & contemporary; thick wool blankets, spoiling bath products & pastel hues feel very of the moment. The lively restaurant is a local favourite. Great value boutique spot. See More

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  • Eight, Bath Bath 18 rooms from £115

    Local exploring  -  This hotel is in a very handy location tucked into Bath's historic old town, close to the famous sights and boutiques
    Sights nearby  -  The Royal Crescent, Prior Park and the Roman Baths are a must-see
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    RestaurantNo pets

    A smart and cosy hotel in a historic Bath townhouse with original period features such as high ceilings, fireplaces and cornicing. Guests will love the fresh and light rooms featuring quality linens, pretty upholstery and classic furniture. The seasonal gourmet cuisine is a real highlight. See More

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  • The Barrington Boar Barrington, Somerset 4 rooms from £117

    Country Escape  -  With superb food, chic yet cosy rooms, and beautiful surrounding countryside — this is the perfect rural getaway
    Foodies  -  The head chef and owner creates refined Modern British cuisine that is inspired by Somerset's produce
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the National Trust owned property Barrington Court — located in the village
    Great walks  -  There are miles of scenic hiking trails to be explored locally
    RestaurantGardenPet friendlyParking
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A restaurant with rooms set in a picturesque rural village that celebrates all things Somerset. Four beautifully styled rooms feature local artworks & bath products. The restaurant, headed by the chef and owner, serves exemplary modern British cuisine using local produce. A charming rural hideaway. See More

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  • Marston Park Somerset 30 rooms from £120

    Groups  -  Futuro House sleeps four but for larger groups taking a few tents and enjoying the outdoor social areas is a good option
    Local exploring  -  With trendy Frome and Bruton nearby as well as historic Bath, there is plenty to do locally
    Restaurant  -  During the week the restaurant serves sourdough pizzas while on the weekend the chef creates innovative menus
    Great walks  -  Head out straight from your tent on long walks through the pretty countryside
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    A collection of stylish tents positioned by a lake within pretty Somerset countryside. Comfortable tents boast sink-into beds, thick Moroccan-style rugs, and each is equipped with a log burner. Enjoy a bar serving local ciders & ales, hearty cuisine, and a wide choice of activities & workshops. See More

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  • Mount Pleasant Farm Somerset 4 rooms from £120

    Romantic Break  -  With indulgent bedrooms, enormous bathtubs (in the best rooms), and an adult-ony policy — this is ideal for a romantic hideaway
    Country Escape  -  A charming country house set amidst beautiful rolling fields offering an idyllic and secluded stay
    Great walks  -  Head out on long scenic walks right from the property before returning for a soak in your tub
    Sights nearby  -  Head to cheddar to see where the cheese derives from and marvel at the gorge
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    A charming four-bed B&B set in a scenic and historic Somerset village. Beautifully styled rooms are a hodgepodge of antiques, hardwood floors, and retro furniture. Bathrooms are modern and very indulgent. The warm host makes fabulous breakfasts. A chic rural hideaway. See More

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  • The Wheatsheaf Bath 3 rooms from £120

    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Country gastropub 10 minutes from historic Bath. Rustic chic interior, fresh locally sourced food, gardens. See More

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  • Grays Bath 12 rooms from £125

    Value chic
    Views  -  Fabulous views across the city and the spectacular Royal Crescent
    Sights nearby  -  15 minute stroll down to the centre of Bath
    Restrictions on children  -  No children under 12
    ViewsParkingNo pets

    Come here for a weekend away that’s like visiting old friends. Styled as a contemporary classic, this B&B just outside the city centre is a sure-fire crowd pleaser. It’s super comfortable with great views and a British feel. See More

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  • At The Chapel Somerset 8 rooms from £125

    Country Escape  -  Located in a small rural town in a pretty part of Somerset.
    Great walks  -  Take long walks through the forest, parkland and gardens of Stourhead.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit King Alfred’s Tower situated within the Stourhead Estate.
    Full of character
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    Recommended by  -  I Escape

    Set in the vibrant small town of Bruton in the heart of the Somerset countryside; this stylish, restored chapel boasts comfortable guest rooms, an excellent restaurant, bakery and organic wine store. A great base for couples or even families to explore this popular area. See More

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  • Dreamstays Bath 6 rooms from £125

    Local exploring  -  All apartments are bang in the centre of town and ideal for seeing all of Bath's best bits.
    Sights nearby  -  All apartments are located in the heart of Bath, so you can walk to all the top attractions

    A selection of chic, family friendly apartments and townhouse bang in the centre of Bath. From romantic bolthole for two to a smart townhouse for up to 10, Dreamstays provides beautifully kitted out, luxurious self catering accommodation just a stone's throw from the Thermae Spa and other highlights See More

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  • The Queen's Arms Yeovil (Somerset) 8 rooms from £125

    Foodies  -  They rear their own pigs, sell their own eggs, as well as dry-curing and smoking their meats and fish- local, seasonal heaven!
    Value chic  -  Well priced elegant rooms with an even better priced gourmet cuisine downstairs, a real find.
    Sights nearby  -  National Trust properties close by include King Alfred Tower, Lytes Cary, Tintinhull House, Forde Abbey and Montacute House.
    Great walks  -  For a lovely long walk Macmillan and Monarch ways are close by, plus the pub will pack your lunch.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Quintessentially English Georgian Inn nestled in the Dorset/Somerset countryside welcomes guests with winter fires, bare boards and comfortable rooms. Enjoy the Moor Queen’s on tap and extremely enjoyable food. A little country treasure, with great walks from the front door. See More

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  • The Kennard Bath 12 rooms from £125

    Local markets  -  Nearby Pulteney Bridge is one of a handful of historic bridges in the world with shops built into it.
    Great walks  -  Guests are welcome to take a stroll in the lovely Georgian Garden.
    Sights nearby  -  Just minutes from the Roman baths and Thermae Spa.
    Restrictions on children  -  Children over eight years are welcome.
    GardenNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide

    A charming Georgian townhouse in the heart of Bath, minutes from the sights. The hotel stays true to its history with ornate decor and a pretty Jane Austen inspired garden. A splendid breakfast is served in the chandelier decked dining room. Perfection, at a very reasonable price. See More

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  • Dukes Bath 17 rooms from £126

    Local exploring  -  Set on Great Pulteney Street, Bath's grandest and most impressive Georgian thoroughfare, and just a stroll from the city centre
    Sights nearby  -  The Roman Baths are (of course) a must visit
    Full of character
    GardenDisabled access

    A charming B&B set across two Grade-I listed Georgian townhouses on one of Bath's grandest streets. Elegant interiors are traditionally styled with antiques, sash windows, and Chinese wallpaper. With homely lounges, excellent breakfasts, and friendly staff — this is an easy city base. See More

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  • Grosvenor Villa Bath, Somerset 3 rooms from £129

    City Style  -  An elegant Georgian townhouse with easy access to the city centre.
    Great walks  -  Take a scenic stroll along the canal tow path to Sydney Gardens.
    Sights nearby  -  Take a tour of the beautiful and historic Roman Baths.
    Restrictions on children  -  Adult only
    GardenPet friendlyParking
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A stunning Georgian villa occupying a leafy spot just 20 minutes walk from the city centre. Traditionally dressed rooms feature carefully selected antiques, wonderful city views and contemporary bathrooms. The warm hosts, sumptuous breakfasts and general opulence makes this a special place. See More

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  • The Ayrlington Bath 16 rooms from £130

    City Style  -  A glamorous property in the heart of the historical city of Bath.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the famed Roman Bath complex.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    GardenParkingNo pets

    An imposing town house surrounded by award winning oriental gardens and with stunning city views. Individually designed rooms and suites are opulent and traditional in style. Some feature four posters. An indulgent Full English is served for breakfast. Well located to explore the city. Very chic. See More

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  • Number One Bruton Bruton, Somerset 12 rooms from £130

    Restaurant  -  Farm-to-table restaurant Osip.
    RestaurantPet friendly

    Number One Bruton in Somerset opened its doors with twelve boutique hotel rooms and a farm-to-table restaurant Osip in collaboration with Michelin star chef Merlin Labron-Johnson. Charming rooms with pretty wallpaper and tiled en-suite bathrooms make for the perfect country escape in rural Somerset. See More

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  • Brindleys Bath (Somerset) 6 rooms from £135

    Local markets  -  From the once a year Christmas market to the year round farmer's markets
    Sights nearby  -  The world famous Roman Baths are an absolute must visit
    Great walks  -  'Bizarre Bath' organises guided walks around the city
    Restrictions on children  -  Over 12's only
    GardenNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    This six bed property is tucked away in a quiet residential nook, yet walking distance from Bath centre. Rooms are decorated in a French country style with white linens and pastel throws. There is a sunny courtyard and cosy living room to relax. A full organic breakfast awaits you each morning. See More

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  • Luttrell Arms Minehead, Somerset 28 rooms from £135

    Great walks  -  Surrounding Exmoor is full of wonderful walking routes.
    Surfing  -  There are some great surf spots along the Exmoor coast.
    Sights nearby  -  Ten minutes walk from Dunster Castle.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.

    Found in the picturesque Somerset village of Dunster, the Luttrell Arms is a superb hotel. Elegant and effortless, the hotel offers delightful rooms, an atmospheric bar and an excellent restaurant. Surrounded by the beauty of Exmoor National Park, it's a great option for a weekend escape. See More

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  • Abbey Hotel Bath (Somerset) 62 rooms from £139

    Local exploring  -  The Roman Baths, Bath Abbey and the Jane Austen Museum, and don't forget to try the famous Bath Bun!
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the city's famed Roman Baths & Bath Abbey just a short walk from the hotel.
    Restaurant  -  Abbey Hotel Kitchen offers classic relaxed dining
    Full of character
    RestaurantPet friendly
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A charming hotel set behind a glorious Georgian façade right in the centre of Bath. Individually styled retro or traditional rooms with contemporary bathrooms are the ultimate treat. Kick-off your evening in the quirky 'Art bar' followed by a dinner in the Abbey Hotel Kitchen. See More

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  • The Litton Near Wells, Somerset 12 rooms from £140

    Sights nearby  -  Visit nearby sites such as Wells Cathedral and Priston Mill.
    Great walks  -  Beautiful walking routes in the surrounding Mendip Hills.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    RestaurantGardenPet friendlyParking
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Superb pub/hotel in the docile Somerset village of Litton. Featuring an excellent restaurant, plush rooms and a historic whisky bar. It's the perfect spot for a relaxing rural retreat. See More

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  • Brooks Guest House Bath (Upper Bristol Road) 22 rooms from £140

    City Style  -  A stylish property, in keeping with Bath's Victorian heritage
    Local exploring  -  An excellent base to explore Bath on foot
    Sights nearby  -  Very close to the Royal Crescent and a short walk from the centre of town and all major attractions.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Friendly boutique guesthouse housed in a Victorian complex at the heart of Bath. Vintage-style deco combined with lashings of creature comforts are the hallmark of this cosy haven within easy reach of the spa town’s main sights. See More

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  • Bath Priory Bath 27 rooms from £140

    Total relaxation  -  Beautiful landscaped gardens, proximity to the thermal baths and giant soaking tubs will rejuvenate any guest.
    Traditional  -  Great paintings, objets d'art and belle epoque chandeliers.
    Foodies  -  The excellent restaurant has been awarded 3 AA Rosettes
    Sights nearby  -  The Roman Great Bath with Victorian statues, the remains of the Temple Sulis Minerva and hypocaust underfloor heating systems.
    SpaRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenPet friendlyDisabled accessViewsParking
    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Good Hotel Guide, Kiwi Collection, Relais & Chateaux, Sawdays

    An elegant Georgian manor turned hotel, on the edge of the city. Charming suites feature beautiful fabrics and original sash windows commanding spectacular views of the grounds. The award winning restaurant serves up delicious dishes straight from the Victorian walled garden. See More

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  • Harington's Hotel Bath 13 rooms from £145

    Private Hot Tub  -  You can hire the courtyard hot tub by the hour for private usage.
    Sights nearby  -  Closest hotel to the Thermae Spa
    Pet friendlyParking

    Excellent value town centre hotel a stone's throw from the best that Bath has to offer. No restaurant, but in this city there's plenty of choice elsewhere. Great for families and those on a budget. See More

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  • Dorian House Bath (Somerset) 11 rooms from £145

    Great walks  -  Meander along the Royal Crescent or the Avon canal. Further afield there are plenty of rural walking trails.
    Sights nearby  -  The picturesque Westonbirt, Stourhead and Dyrham Park are all close by.
    Restrictions on children  -  Children are not permitted at this hotel.
    Full of character
    GardenDisabled accessParkingNo pets

    Located in a quiet corner of town, yet just ten minutes walk from the city centre. Decorated with an eclectic array of Asian antiques from the owner's travels. Rooms are decorated in neutral colours, some with four-poster beds, claw-foot baths and power showers. Plus a tranquil garden to enjoy. See More

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  • Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel Bath 129 rooms from £148

    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor Pool
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
    SpaRestaurantSwimming PoolGarden
    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Michelin Travel

    Elegant, informal Georgian hotel near Roman Baths. Landscaped gardens, spa, beautiful rooms. Award winning restaurant. See More

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  • Swan Hotel, Wells Wells, Somerset 48 rooms from £148

    Romantic Break  -  Original four poster beds, log fires and views of Wells Cathedral combine to create this unique and utterly romantic getaway.
    Local exploring  -  Well situated to explore the small historical city and the beautiful surrounding countryside.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the 13th century Wells Cathedral, this majestic sight is literally across the road.
    Local markets  -  Scour the bi-weekly farmers market, packed with the cream of the local produce.
    RestaurantGardenDisabled accessViewsParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Frommers

    Stunningly located old coaching inn opposite Wells Cathedral. Opulent rooms mix tradition with contemporary. Gold embellished wallpaper, chintz fabrics and some have free standing copper baths. Contemporary British fare served in an oak paneled room. Ideal for exploring Wells and its surrounds. See More

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  • Francis Hotel Bath 98 rooms from £154

    Local exploring  -  Located right in the city centre with the shopping streets and main attractions within walking distance
    City Style  -  A contemporary take on Regency design makes this a chic choice still with a sense of place
    Great walks  -  There are beautiful walks in the surrounding countryside which is easily accessible from the city centre
    Sights nearby  -  The nearby Roman Baths and Thermae Bath Spa are, of course, a must visit
    RestaurantPet friendlyDisabled accessParking

    A grand Georgian building that's undergone a complete renovation resulting in Regency-chic style. Stylish rooms have enormous sash windows, plush headboards, modern artwork, and smart bathrooms with rain showers. A glamorous restaurant serves Moroccan inspired cuisine. A sleek city-centre pad. See More

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  • Swain House Somerset 4 rooms from £155

    Great walks  -  Swain House is just a short distance away from Dunkery & Horner Wood National Reserve
    Short break  -  There are three airports within a 30 mile radius of Swain House!
    Sights nearby  -  Dunster Castle, located 5 miles away, is well worth a visit
    Back to Nature  -  Be sure to explore the surrounding area's natural beauty
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Sawdays

    Swain House is located in the seaside town of Watchet, on the coast of Somerset. Set in a Victorian townhouse, it boasts chic boutique accommodation - featuring large National Gallery murals and king-sized beds. Tuck into full English breakfasts each morning. A delightful B&B stay! See More

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  • The Castle Hotel, Somerset Taunton (Somerset) 44 rooms from £160

    Families  -  A great family stay, babysitting is available and the kids will love the novelty of staying in a castle with a moat to boot!
    Great walks  -  The nearby Hestercombe Gardens are recommended from those that know the area, plus the hotel will pack you a lunch.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    RestaurantGardenPet friendlyDisabled accessViewsParking
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide

    Since the 12th Century this Norman Fortress has opened its doors to travelers with immaculate hospitality and spectacular countryside spot. Comfortable, classically decorated rooms offer all the mod-cons. BRAZZ, the contemporary brasserie and locally popular Bow Restaurant offers a range of dishes. See More

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  • Queensberry Bath 29 rooms from £165

    Foodies  -  The Queensberry's restaurant The Olive Tree has been awarded one Michelin Star - the only one in Bath!
    Restaurant  -  Olive Tree Restaurant serves locally sourced seasonal food with a frequently changing menu. Regarded as one of the best in Bath.
    Sights nearby  -  Opposite the Pump Rooms and just down the road from the historic and elegant Bath Assembly Rooms.
    Great walks  -  Take a lakeside walk in Bath Spa University’s Newton Park campus.
    RestaurantGardenNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Fodors, Frommers, Good Hotel Guide

    Chic townhouse hotel on Georgian terrace, Bath. The spacious rooms, are wonderfully comfortable and boast every modern convenience. The historic architecture lends a certain glamour to the building, with original sash windows, grand staircases and cosy drawing rooms. A stylish choice. See More

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  • Beryl Country House Wells 8 rooms from £170

    Short break  -  Bristol Airport is just 12 miles from Beryl Country House
    Great walks  -  Head off on invigorating walks through the parkland, or venture off exploring further afield
    Sights nearby  -  Go visit Wells Cathedral or head into historic Bath, 16 miles away from Beryl Country House
    Back to Nature  -  Beryl Country House is surrounded by 13 acres of parkland
    Swimming PoolGardenDisabled accessParkingNo pets

    Located a short distance outside Wells, Beryl Country House enjoys a peaceful rural setting. This luxury B&B boasts traditional accommodation in the classic country house style, plus cosy communal areas with roaring fireplaces. Delicious aga-cooked breakfasts. An idyllic couples retreat! See More

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  • No.15 Bath 37 rooms from £174

    Families  -  Very thoughtful touches include in-room tipis, bedtime books, kid's menu, DIY icecream sprinkling, instant cameras & babysitters
    Local exploring  -  Fab location; walk to historic sites, parks, bars & restaurants.... just wandering around the city & its architecture is a joy
    Spa breaks  -  A slick & soothing spot; enjoy bespoke therapies, relaxing rituals & eco-friendly products at the N15 spa
    Great walks  -  Venture into the surrounding countryside for great walks if you’re staying for a while longer
    SpaRestaurantGardenPet friendlyDisabled accessViewsParking
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    A reinvented family-friendly boutique hotel in a glorious Georgian listed building, set on one of Bath’s grandest streets. In this beautiful, home-away-from-home townhouse, all rooms are creatively designed with contemporary interiors, plus there's a restaurant and spa. A classy and suave city spot! See More

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  • The Den at Backwell Down Fairleigh, Backwell, Somerset 1 rooms from £175

    Country Escape  -  An immaculate one-bedroom apartment in a stately home in a glorious part of Somerset.
    Great walks  -  Head out on scenic walks through the Somerset countrside straight from the property.
    Sights nearby  -  Spend a day at Cheddar Gorge and explore the caves.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Swimming PoolGardenPet friendlyViewsParking

    A beautifully renovated one-bedroom apartment set within an impressive Manor House just outside Bristol. Expect contemporary and modern styles throughout with modern art, white washed walls, bay windows and Chesterfield sofas. Enjoy access to the house pool, indulgent breakfasts and long walks. See More

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  • Bailbrook House Hotel Bath (London Road West) 94 rooms from £185

    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.

    Newly renovated historic property on the outskirts of town. Set amid 20 acres of private gardens, Bailbrook House enjoys great views over both city and surrounding countryside. Ideal for both leisure and business travellers. See More

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  • The Bird Bath 31 rooms from £187

    Local exploring  -  Fab location for visiting all of the city's main historic sites on foot yet just a few streets away from the madding crowds
    Pet friendly  -  Dogs receive a Woof Box with bed & water bowl (£25 per dog, per night). Dog-sitting & walking can be organised on request
    Families  -  Many rooms are family sized & come with sofa beds or travel cots. Kids will love the fun welcome pack & delicious menus
    Restaurant  -  Sociable, laid-back & great value Plate Restaurant focusses on British food that is honest, seasonal, local & fresh
    Air conditioningRestaurantGardenPet friendlyDisabled accessViewsParking
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Looking out onto the greenery of Bath's Recreation Ground, The Bird is a fun and colourful boutique hotel set in a Victorian mansion moments from gorgeous Great Pulteney Street. It’s the perfect place for a city break with your beau. See More

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  • Hotel Indigo Bath Bath 166 rooms from £189

    Local exploring  -  Set in a quiet and beautiful cul-de-sac in the city centre with the Roman Baths and Pulteney Bridge just 5 minutes away
    Restaurant  -  The Elder restaurant served artfully crafted British cuisine with particularly good game dishes
    Sights nearby  -  Take a tour of the Bath Abbey or Roman Baths
    Full of character
    Air conditioningRestaurantGardenDisabled accessParkingNo pets

    A luxury hotel occupying several Georgian houses in a quiet cul-de-sac in Bath's city centre. Playfully designed rooms have been inspired by Regency style. The best have roll-top baths and rainforest showers. A superb restaurant serves innovative British dishes. A stylish city base. See More

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  • Bathen House Bath 13 rooms from £189

    Local exploring  -  Ideally located for exploring all that historic Bath has to offer
    Romantic Break  -  A glamourous and romantic Bath B&B ideal for a couple's getaway
    Sights nearby  -  Soak up iconic Bath landmarks such as the Roman Baths, the Royal Crescent and Bath Cathedral
    Restaurant  -  Bouvardia Restaurant serves delicious classic cuisine using the finest local ingredients
    RestaurantGardenViewsParkingNo pets

    This stylish B&B set in an Edwardian building exudes a timeless glamour with high ceilings, classically elegant furniture and grand comfy sofas. Luxurious rooms feature a soft palette of cream hues and plush furnishings, not to mention indulgent marble bathrooms. Delicious breakfasts are a treat! See More

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  • Locanda on the Weir Porlock Weir, Somerset 4 rooms from £225

    Foodies  -  Dinners are a real highlight with aperitifs served by the fire before sitting down for Italian inspired dining
    Back to Nature  -  Set between the coast and Exmoor National Park, this is the perfect destination for a back-to-nature escape
    Great walks  -  Head out for long walks across Exmoor National Park before returning for a hearty meal
    Restrictions on children  -  It is adult-only unless the whole property is rented out
    RestaurantGardenPet friendlyParking

    A charming small boutique property with a standout restaurant and an enviable coastal position in Exmoor National Park. Rooms are individually styled with antiques and most have sea views. Dinners are a highlight with modern Italian fare served alongside good wines. Adult-only and very relaxing. See More

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  • The Gainsborough Bath Spa Bath 99 rooms from £255

    Spa breaks  -  Tapping into Bath's original thermal springs
    Wellbeing  -  An extensive range of personalised therapies
    Total relaxation  -  Specialist aquatic body therapies
    Restaurant  -  Johann Lafer at The Gainsborough offers fine dining in a smart yet relaxed atmosphere#
    Air conditioningSpaRestaurantDisabled accessNo pets

    A one of a kind thermal spa hotel in the heart of Bath. Each bedroom is elegantly decorated with period details and contemporary features. Luxurious bedding and modern appliances provide extra comfort. The hotel has a fine restaurant, chic bar and a pleasant afternoon tea lounge. See More

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  • The Newt Bruton, Somerset 23 rooms from £275

    Romantic Break  -  With its stunning rooms, spoiling spa and glorious rural setting, The Newt makes a very romantic getaway
    Country Escape  -  Set in the heart of rural Somerset, this is an idyllic country escape
    Restaurant  -  The Botanical Rooms Restaurant offers garden to table dining with dishes inspired by the surroundings
    Spa  -  Offering truly spoiling experiences from Rasul Mud treatments to an ancient hammam water ritual
    SpaRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenNo pets
    Recommended by  -  CN Traveller, Mr & Mrs Smith

    A stunning boutique country house hotel set amid magnificent gardens in beautiful Somerset countryside. The rooms and suites come in a range of styles, some quirky, some traditional, some contemporary, but all most definitely luxurious. Fabulous garden to table dining and a spoiling spa too. See More

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  • Homewood Bath, Somerset 21 rooms from £299

    Families  -  Offers impressive family-friendly amenities & interconnecting rooms; kids stay free during school holidays!
    Total relaxation  -  With indulgent rooms, a spoiling spa, and excellent food — this is an ideal option for a relaxing break
    Romantic Break  -  Ultimate couples' country retreat with good food, great beds, private hot tubs & super spa
    Spa breaks  -  Book in for a weekend of spoiling spa treatments, multiple swimming options, steam & sauna
    SpaRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenPet friendlyDisabled accessViewsParking
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Small Luxury Hotels

    An elegant country house hotel with an extensive spa set near Bath. Vast doubles and suites have Art Deco-inspired furnishings, Smeg coffee machines, and plush headboards. The best suites have outdoor hot tubs. With a standout British restaurant, this is the perfect package for a relaxing getaway. See More

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  • The Royal Crescent Hotel Bath 45 rooms from £345

    Swimming Pool  -  12m heated relaxation pool in the spa
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    SpaRestaurantSwimming PoolPet friendlyParking
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Frommers, Kiwi Collection, Relais & Chateaux, Michelin Travel

    Five star luxury hotel situated in the classical splendour of Bath's Royal Crescent, with The Spa at the Royal Crescent and Dower House Restaurant - ideal for exploring the World Heritage Site on your doorstep. See More

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