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There is more to Somerset than famous music festivals and cider. From the long sweeping beaches of its coast to the rolling hills of its interior, Somerset is dotted with pretty and interesting places. Cities such as Bath are among England's most characterful, whilst the region as a whole contains a huge number of charming little historic towns. If you're looking for the best places to stay in Somerset, you've come to the right place...

The coastal resorts at Minehead, Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon make for a great bucket and spade holiday whilst the historic towns of Taunton and Yeovil and the many rural villages provide accommodation of quality that is comfortable, interesting and great value.

Somerset's interior hosts a National Park and three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Levels and Moors are a rural idyll, where traditional crafts and local ciders still epitomize West Country Life.

Its patchwork of historic towns and unadulterated villages provide a diverse selection of places to stay in Somerset, all in beautiful settings.

What not to miss

  • Wander around the beautiful city of Bath taking in the gorgeous architecture and visiting splendid sights such as the Roman Baths.
  • Hike all over Exmoor National Park to revel in the area's stunning natural beauty. Forget about all your worries as you head off on long reinvigorating hikes, whilst a visit to Dunster Castle is a must.
  • If you're into archaeology and history then be sure to visit the Wookey Hole Caves, demonstrating evidence of human activity from 60,000 years ago!
  • Whether you're religious or not, the gothic 12th-century Wells Cathedral is an absolutely breathtaking building.

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For our list of the best places to stay in Somerset we have selected a wide choice from the ever growing range of stylish pubs with rooms to smart and cool country house hotels, favourite hang-outs of townies looking for a spot of "rural" escape.

Rural Hotspots

  • The Talbot Inn in Mells, a sister pub to the popular Beckford Arms in Wiltshire, is run with all the style, comfort and great food that has made the Beckford Arms so popular. Modern but rural with natural materials and soothing homely fabrics setting off the clean white walls and wood and stone floors. Being at the Talbot is like staying with your fun-est grooviest, most hospitable country cousin. Food is local, expertly prepared and imaginative.

  • Stoberry House is the ideal weekend escape, combining superb location and style. This B&B is just a short walk away from Wells whilst both Bath and Salisbury are also within easy access. Enjoy high tea in the charming garden and bespoke dinner menus can even be arranged! There are a number of fantastic walking trails surrounding the property.

  • When talking about Somerset's rural hotspots, you'd be amiss not to mention The Pig Near Bath. This Grade II listed building exudes character and offers chic, spacious accommodation furnished in a boutique manner. Tuck into terrific meals at the restaurant who source all food from within a 25 mile radius of the property! A superb country escape.

  • Of a similar ilk (if slightly more opulent), the 15th-century manor house Langford Fivehead blends original interior features with slightly more contemporary boutique furnishings. Meals at the Langford Restaurant are produced depending on what's fresh that day thereby creating a daily changing menu, with much of the fruit and veg even grown on site. Enjoy games of croquet on the lawns with a glass of Pimms in hand - what could be more British than that?

Bath

  • The Kennard This smart Georgian townhouse evokes the memories of bygone years with its ornate furnishings and elegant garden. Just minutes from the city’s sights, it’s the perfect option for those looking to see all that Bath has to offer - whilst the quiet atmosphere and splendour of its interiors create a wonderfully romantic setting.

  • Harrington’s Hotel boasts a central location, free parking (a few minutes away), family rooms and self-catering apartments across the road - what more could you ask for? Whilst there may be no restaurant, given its location this isn’t an issue-and it’ll even force you to try out a variety of Bath’s eateries! Harrington’s may not be Bath’s most elegant hotel but with a hot tub available to rent and great value accommodation, it’s certainly one of the best all-round choices.

  • The Queensberry - this chic townhouse on Georgian Terrace is the ideal spot for those wanting a touch of style but without breaking the bank. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, if perhaps lacking a touch of opulence found in other nearby choices. The bar is a splendid place to relax with a drink and get to know your fellow visitors, whilst their 3 AA Rosette Olive Tree restaurant is worth the money alone!

  • The Halcyon Hotel Apartments If you’re on a family or group trip, this is the spot for you! The Halcyon offers smart apartments in the city centre-just a stone’s throw from most of Bath’s attractions. The spacious apartments are decorated in a smart and contemporary style, well lit and with every convenience covered. Unwind in the basement’s Circo bar after a day out exploring the area. There’s definitely a fun and lively feel to the place!

  • Bath Priory - This stunning Georgian manor boasts lavish interiors mimicking the classic English country-house style. Wander around their 4 acre landscaped garden, make use of the indoor or outdoor pools and be sure to give their Michelin starred restaurant a visit. Simply divine-you’ll have a hard time not enjoying your stay at this wonderfully romantic spot.

  • The Royal Crescent - Set in two houses centrally located along Bath’s famous Royal Crescent Street, this upmarket choice features four-poster beds, marble bathrooms and an array of antiques. Head off exploring around town or wander through the garden, whilst a visit to their state of the art spa facilities is a must if you feel like a spot of rejuvenation!

  • Tasburgh House - If you fancy something a little more secluded then this is the place for you. Situated a short distance outside the centre of town and surrounded by 7 acres of garden, this spot provides smart and unfussy accommodation at a decent price. Head off on any number of walks around the area or enjoy a round of golf nearby.

  • MacDonald Bath Spa Hotel - This 5* Georgian mansion is a stunning stay complete with original interiors, elegant furnishings and a top of the range spa to boot. Wander into town in just ten minutes but, with such great service on your doorstep, you could be forgiven for spending your day at the hotel! Splendid food served up at the restaurant. A real blast from the past.

Romantic Breaks

  • The intimate Devonshire Arms is a typical example of the new 'pub with rooms' style of accommodation. This former hunting lodge features a typical quiet country pub downstairs with their restaurant serving up wonderful nosh, and the surrounding area is filled with a wide variety of splendid walking trails. Its quiet atmosphere, friendly feel aand surrounding area make it a lovely choice for a romantic getaway.

  • The quaint market town of Frome exudes charm and character without the pretention of Bath. Nestled away in this upcoming spot is Archangel, a restaurant with rooms that's ideal for a couples trip. The accommodation boldly fuses original architecture with contemporary furnishings and there's colourful artwork adorning the walls. Curl up with a good book in the well-stocked library, whilst gourmet meals at the restaurant are an absolute must!

  • Cross Lane House provides the ultimate romantic B&B getaway, offering homely and chic accommodation in an utterly charming setting. This quintessentially English spot is located in the midst of Exmoor National Park so there's no excuse not to spend your days heading off on long walks around the area! Enjoy scrumptious meals made using locally sourced produce and their spacious, smartly decorated rooms are perfect for any couple's trip.

  • Elegance without opulence, the Georgian Little Barwick House is yet another lovely restaurant (3 AA Rosettes) with rooms, just outside Yeovil. The property offers charming but unfussy accommodation amid a beautifully tended three-acre garden, and there are numerous activities and sights close by. With a Double Gold Award from the 2014 Taste of the West Awards, their food’s not to be scoffed at - rather, it’s to be scoffed down!

  • The Queen’s Arms is a delightful traditional inn located in the village of Corton Denham. Its smart interiors, roaring fire and deep sofas give it a homely feel and, what with such gorgeous surroundings, you’d be amiss not to head off on long romantic walks of the area. Dogs are welcome in the bar and there’s even a room for them to stay in overnight. Bold British dishes are served up at the restaurant whilst there are even tennis courts available to help you work off some of the food! A top rural spot.

On a budget

  • The Red Lion Inn provides six tasteful and inexpensive rooms in a traditional thatched-roof country pub setting. The restaurant serves up award-winning food using local ingredients to produce a daily changing menu. What's more, given it's location just 5 minutes off the A303 it's an ideal stopover spot!

  • The Old Priory is a quaint and historic 12th-century building in the market town of Midsomer Norton. This utterly charming retreat features original interior features, lovely walled gardens and there are a variety of National Trust sites nearby. Class without excessive cost-a great choice for a weekend trip to the countryside.

  • Grays is stylish yet unpretentious, situated in a quiet residential spot yet close enough to all that the city centre has to offer. This lovely stay offers extremely chic, spacious and well-lit accommodation as well as having a no children under the age of 12 policy (to ensure a bit of peace and quiet!) Traditional British breakfasts served up in the morning to set you up for the day.

For a spot of luxury

  • There’s nothing more luxurious than staying in a castle, and that’s exactly what you’ll get at The Castle Hotel! This Norman Fortress in the centre of Taunton is utterly charming with its exterior covered in beautiful creeper and an impressive stone staircase leading up to the rooms. Head off to Exmoor National Park and spend your day hiking before returning to tuck into terrific grub and relax by the fire! A splendid experience.

  • The 5* Babington House exudes class, offering guests stunning individually decorated accommodation complete with elegant furnishings. Their Cowshed spa provides top of the range treatments to help you fully unwind and with a gym, tennis courts and cricket pitch there’s something for everyone to stay active! Stunning dishes are created using produce grown in the walled garden to serve up British classics with Mediterranean influences. This rural oasis is an absolute treat.

  • Elegantly furnished accommodation, 18th century style interiors and a beautifully maintained garden make The Kennard one of Bath’s most graceful and timeless spots. With oodles of class and a splendid location, you really can’t go wrong staying here!

For a cottage or an apartment

  • If you've decided that you'd prefer to book a cottage or apartment, we recommend you visit our online booking partner, booking.com, where you'll find a wide range from budget to boutique.

Travel Information

  • Bristol Airport is the region's largest, however Exeter Airport and Bournemouth Airport are also viable options.

  • With a fairly temperate climate year-round, there's never a bad time to visit Somerset! It's hottest however in the summer months with there being an average temperature of 22°C.

  • For car hire prices, we recommend you visit our online partner Holiday Autos.

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  • Brindleys 6 rooms from $108

    Bath (Somerset)

    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.

    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
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith
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  • Tasburgh House 14 rooms from $111

    Bath

    A Victorian house set in 7 acres of stunningly beautiful countryside close to the city of Bath. The interior is elegantly designed with well chosen wallpapers and fabrics. Breakfasts include local produce. An idyllic spot for exploring the city and its surrounding area.

    Great walks  -  Many options for walking whether it be a historic city walk, a canal walk or an amble in the surrounding countryside
    Views  -  Panoramic views over the city of Bath
    Sights nearby  -  20 mins walk from the centre of Bath
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide
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  • The Castle Hotel, Somerset 44 rooms from $208

    Taunton, Somerset

    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.

    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.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide, Johansens
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  • Little Barwick House 6 rooms from $158

    Yeovil, Somerset

    An award-winning restaurant with rooms set in three-acres of beautiful Somerset gardens. This unpretentious property is intimate and relaxing, with comfortable rooms and hideaway qualities. Enjoy the wine list and delicious, seasonal dishes on offer. A great place to explore English countryside.

    Exclusive offer  -  Midweek Sparkler
    Foodies  -  They have won a Double Gold Award from 2014 Taste of The West Awards, not to mention the extensive winelist.
    Total relaxation  -  Wonderful food, charming rooms and unbeatable service ensure you will leave refreshed.
    Sights nearby  -  Plenty of historic houses in the area including Minterne, Mapperton House and Gardens & Sherborne Abbey.
    Great walks  -  Explore the 3 acres of beautiful mature gardens, or ask your hosts about walks further afield.
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide, Sawdays
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  • The Devonshire Arms 9 rooms from $124

    Langport, Somerset

    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.

    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.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • The Old Priory 6 rooms from $124

    Midsomer Norton, Somerset

    12th Century house turned cosy B&B is one of the oldest properties in Somerset let alone the quaint village of Midsomer Norton. Six charming bedrooms are comfortable and exude the dated charm. Enjoy breakfast in the garden or in your room, before exploring the local area.

    Groups  -  Can be privately hired for special events such as hen parties and family gatherings.
    Great walks  -  Wonderful walking all around this area, ask your hosts for a few pointers.
    Sights nearby  -  Head to the nearby National Trust Stourhead House and Gardens.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide, Sawdays
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  • The Queen's Arms 8 rooms from $163

    Corton Denham, Somerset

    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.

    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.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Swan Hotel, Wells 48 rooms from $193

    Wells, Somerset

    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.

    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.
    Recommended by  -  Frommers
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  • Archangel 10 rooms from $130

    Frome, Somerset

    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.

    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.
    Full of character
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  • Langford Fivehead 6 rooms from $241

    Lower Swell, Somerset

    Historic and stylish 15th century country house turned restaurant with rooms in the Somerset Levels. Luxury bedrooms have a decadent feel and some feature four poster beds, rolltop bath tubs & original fireplaces. The restaurant serves a daily changing gourmet three course menu. Perfect rural escape

    Country Escape  -  A grown up getaway in this indulgent manor house, set in gorgeous parkland with cosy interiors and laid backed vibes.
    Local markets  -  Check out the local artisan food producers, Pitney Farm Shop, Brown & Forrest Smokery and the Somerset Distillery.
    Great walks  -  The seven acres of stunning parkland make for easy pretty walking.
    Birdwatching  -  Search for grey herons in the wetlands of the Somerset Levels.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Babington House 32 rooms from $378

    Nr Frome, Somerset

    Stunning country house and grounds. Immaculately chic interiors. Understated elegance and five-star luxury. Bar, restaurant, spa, and cinema.

    Private Hot Tub  -  The Wood Cabin features an outdoor hot tub
    Spa
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Kiwi Collection
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  • The Talbot Inn 8 rooms from $124

    Frome, Somerset

    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.

    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Traditional
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
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  • Red Lion Inn 6 rooms from $117

    Babcary, Somerset

    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.

    Sights nearby  -  Great base for exploring the surrounds including Glastonbury Tor and Lytes Cary Manor. Only 50 mins from Bath.
    Full of character
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • The White Hart 7 rooms from $92

    Somerton, Somerset

    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.

    Sights nearby  -  Glastonbury Abbey.
    Fishing  -  Viaduct fishery.
    Traditional
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith
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  • The Swan from $111

    Wedmore, Somerset

    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.

    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
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  • The Pig near Bath 29 rooms from $181

    Bath, Somerset

    Charming boutique hotel. Quirky rooms sit within the Grade II listed building and cozy outhouses. Restaurant and kitchen garden, extensive spa, stunning grounds. Country walks and sights nearby make it the perfect romantic getaway.

    Exclusive offer  -  Upgrade
    Country House  -  Georgian Mansion, Hunstrete House, a Grade-II listed country house dating from 1820
    Foodies  -  All food in the restaurant is locally sourced within 25 miles
    Garden  -  Kitchen garden growing vegetables, herbs and fruit
    Spa  -  Potting Shed spa
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape
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  • Frog Street Farmhouse 3 rooms from $117

    Somerset

    Enveloped in Somerset's finest countryside lies this Jacobean property dating back to 1436. Rooms are decorated with antique furniture in creams and pastel hues. There are 130 acres of farmland to explore in summer months and a log fire for the winters. A full English breakfast is served daily.

    Village
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the historic properties of Tyntesfield, Montacute House or Barrington Court
    Cooking classes  -  At "The Canteen"
    Traditional
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays, Good Hotel Guide
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  • Stoberry House 5 rooms from $111

    Somerset

    This luxurious boutique bed and breakfast is in a rural setting yet just a walk from the historic city of Wells. Traditional decor features sumptuous fabrics and antique furnishings. The property offers up delicious breakfasts, indulgent afternoon teas and bespoke dinners on request.

    Views  -  Stunning views over the city of Wells
    Sights nearby  -  Wells, the smallest city in the UK, is walking distance from the hotel and offers many sights including a cathedral
    Great walks  -  Take a walk around the National Trust property gardens of Stourhead House or Montecute House
    Local markets  -  Visit the twice weekly market of Wells (Wednesday and Saturday)
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays, Good Hotel Guide
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  • The Carpenter's Arms 12 rooms from $137

    Somerset

    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.

    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
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide
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  • The Crown 16 rooms from $137

    Exford, Somerset

    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.

    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
    Traditional
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide
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  • Cross Lane House 3 rooms from $195

    Somerset

    Picturesque and quaint, Cross Lane House is a charming B&B amidst the rolling beauty of Exmoor National Park. Individually decorated rooms have a homely, welcoming feel with comfortable beds and elegant decor. Sample delicious seasonal recipes in the hotel's restaurant. A stellar Somerset stay.

    Country Escape  -  Escape to Exmoor National Park - a place of natural beauty
    Local exploring  -  Plenty of areas to explore within driving distance
    Great walks  -  Excellent walking in the surrounding Exmoor National Park.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the nearby Dunster Castle.
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  • Brindleys 6 rooms from $108

    Bath (Somerset)

    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.

    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
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith
    Check prices
  • Tasburgh House 14 rooms from $111

    Bath

    A Victorian house set in 7 acres of stunningly beautiful countryside close to the city of Bath. The interior is elegantly designed with well chosen wallpapers and fabrics. Breakfasts include local produce. An idyllic spot for exploring the city and its surrounding area.

    Great walks  -  Many options for walking whether it be a historic city walk, a canal walk or an amble in the surrounding countryside
    Views  -  Panoramic views over the city of Bath
    Sights nearby  -  20 mins walk from the centre of Bath
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide
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  • The Castle Hotel, Somerset 44 rooms from $208

    Taunton, Somerset

    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.

    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.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide, Johansens
    Check prices
  • Little Barwick House 6 rooms from $158

    Yeovil, Somerset

    An award-winning restaurant with rooms set in three-acres of beautiful Somerset gardens. This unpretentious property is intimate and relaxing, with comfortable rooms and hideaway qualities. Enjoy the wine list and delicious, seasonal dishes on offer. A great place to explore English countryside.

    Exclusive offer  -  Midweek Sparkler
    Foodies  -  They have won a Double Gold Award from 2014 Taste of The West Awards, not to mention the extensive winelist.
    Total relaxation  -  Wonderful food, charming rooms and unbeatable service ensure you will leave refreshed.
    Sights nearby  -  Plenty of historic houses in the area including Minterne, Mapperton House and Gardens & Sherborne Abbey.
    Great walks  -  Explore the 3 acres of beautiful mature gardens, or ask your hosts about walks further afield.
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide, Sawdays
    Hotel Website
  • The Devonshire Arms 9 rooms from $124

    Langport, Somerset

    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.

    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.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
    Check prices
  • The Old Priory 6 rooms from $124

    Midsomer Norton, Somerset

    12th Century house turned cosy B&B is one of the oldest properties in Somerset let alone the quaint village of Midsomer Norton. Six charming bedrooms are comfortable and exude the dated charm. Enjoy breakfast in the garden or in your room, before exploring the local area.

    Groups  -  Can be privately hired for special events such as hen parties and family gatherings.
    Great walks  -  Wonderful walking all around this area, ask your hosts for a few pointers.
    Sights nearby  -  Head to the nearby National Trust Stourhead House and Gardens.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide, Sawdays
    Check prices
  • The Queen's Arms 8 rooms from $163

    Corton Denham, Somerset

    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.

    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.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
    Check prices
  • Swan Hotel, Wells 48 rooms from $193

    Wells, Somerset

    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.

    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.
    Recommended by  -  Frommers
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  • Archangel 10 rooms from $130

    Frome, Somerset

    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.

    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.
    Full of character
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  • Langford Fivehead 6 rooms from $241

    Lower Swell, Somerset

    Historic and stylish 15th century country house turned restaurant with rooms in the Somerset Levels. Luxury bedrooms have a decadent feel and some feature four poster beds, rolltop bath tubs & original fireplaces. The restaurant serves a daily changing gourmet three course menu. Perfect rural escape

    Country Escape  -  A grown up getaway in this indulgent manor house, set in gorgeous parkland with cosy interiors and laid backed vibes.
    Local markets  -  Check out the local artisan food producers, Pitney Farm Shop, Brown & Forrest Smokery and the Somerset Distillery.
    Great walks  -  The seven acres of stunning parkland make for easy pretty walking.
    Birdwatching  -  Search for grey herons in the wetlands of the Somerset Levels.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Babington House 32 rooms from $378

    Nr Frome, Somerset

    Stunning country house and grounds. Immaculately chic interiors. Understated elegance and five-star luxury. Bar, restaurant, spa, and cinema.

    Private Hot Tub  -  The Wood Cabin features an outdoor hot tub
    Spa
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Kiwi Collection
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  • The Talbot Inn 8 rooms from $124

    Frome, Somerset

    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.

    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Traditional
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
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  • Red Lion Inn 6 rooms from $117

    Babcary, Somerset

    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.

    Sights nearby  -  Great base for exploring the surrounds including Glastonbury Tor and Lytes Cary Manor. Only 50 mins from Bath.
    Full of character
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • The White Hart 7 rooms from $92

    Somerton, Somerset

    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.

    Sights nearby  -  Glastonbury Abbey.
    Fishing  -  Viaduct fishery.
    Traditional
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith
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  • The Swan from $111

    Wedmore, Somerset

    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.

    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
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  • The Pig near Bath 29 rooms from $181

    Bath, Somerset

    Charming boutique hotel. Quirky rooms sit within the Grade II listed building and cozy outhouses. Restaurant and kitchen garden, extensive spa, stunning grounds. Country walks and sights nearby make it the perfect romantic getaway.

    Exclusive offer  -  Upgrade
    Country House  -  Georgian Mansion, Hunstrete House, a Grade-II listed country house dating from 1820
    Foodies  -  All food in the restaurant is locally sourced within 25 miles
    Garden  -  Kitchen garden growing vegetables, herbs and fruit
    Spa  -  Potting Shed spa
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape
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  • Frog Street Farmhouse 3 rooms from $117

    Somerset

    Enveloped in Somerset's finest countryside lies this Jacobean property dating back to 1436. Rooms are decorated with antique furniture in creams and pastel hues. There are 130 acres of farmland to explore in summer months and a log fire for the winters. A full English breakfast is served daily.

    Village
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the historic properties of Tyntesfield, Montacute House or Barrington Court
    Cooking classes  -  At "The Canteen"
    Traditional
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays, Good Hotel Guide
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  • Stoberry House 5 rooms from $111

    Somerset

    This luxurious boutique bed and breakfast is in a rural setting yet just a walk from the historic city of Wells. Traditional decor features sumptuous fabrics and antique furnishings. The property offers up delicious breakfasts, indulgent afternoon teas and bespoke dinners on request.

    Views  -  Stunning views over the city of Wells
    Sights nearby  -  Wells, the smallest city in the UK, is walking distance from the hotel and offers many sights including a cathedral
    Great walks  -  Take a walk around the National Trust property gardens of Stourhead House or Montecute House
    Local markets  -  Visit the twice weekly market of Wells (Wednesday and Saturday)
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays, Good Hotel Guide
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  • The Carpenter's Arms 12 rooms from $137

    Somerset

    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.

    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
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide
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  • The Crown 16 rooms from $137

    Exford, Somerset

    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.

    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
    Traditional
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide
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  • Cross Lane House 3 rooms from $195

    Somerset

    Picturesque and quaint, Cross Lane House is a charming B&B amidst the rolling beauty of Exmoor National Park. Individually decorated rooms have a homely, welcoming feel with comfortable beds and elegant decor. Sample delicious seasonal recipes in the hotel's restaurant. A stellar Somerset stay.

    Country Escape  -  Escape to Exmoor National Park - a place of natural beauty
    Local exploring  -  Plenty of areas to explore within driving distance
    Great walks  -  Excellent walking in the surrounding Exmoor National Park.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the nearby Dunster Castle.
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