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Farmers Arms - Inn in Somerset

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West Hatch, Taunton, TA3 5RS, Somerset
England, United Kingdom

Sofas in the bar, views that stretch for miles, summer dining on the terrace, chic bedrooms packed with style. A gorgeous country inn

A lovely inn lost in peaceful hills on the Somerset Levels – a great base for a night or two of affordable luxury. Outside, cockerels crow, cows graze and glorious views from the beer garden drift downhill for a couple of miles – a perfect spot for a pint in summer. Inside, you'll find friendly natives, sofas in front of an open fire and a timber-framed bar, where one airy room rolls into another giving a sense of space and light. There are beamed ceilings, tongue-and-groove panelling, logs piled high in the alcoves. Bedrooms – some big, some huge – are just the ticket. They come with whitewashed walls, cast-iron beds, varnished floors, power showers or double-ended baths. One has a daybed, others have sofas, another has a private courtyard. Delicious food flies from the kitchen, perhaps half a pint of Atlantic prawns, West Country lamb with dauphinoise potatoes, orange and mango cheesecake; in summer you can eat in a courtyard garden. There are local stables if you want to ride and great walking, so bring your boots. Five berths for camper vans wait above the beer garden, too.

Features
Limited mobility
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible without steps.
Children welcome
Kids of all ages can stay.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
WiFi
Wireless internet access available.
Pets welcome
Pets allowed in bedrooms (not on the bed).
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.

Local points of interest from
Dionne Walsh:

  • The Herepath Trail is a 13 mile circular bridleway with horse riding available at Netherclay Livery Centre and Bickenhall Farm or bring your own horse. With views stretching for miles, it is also ideal for walking and mountain biking.
  • Somerset County Cricket Club and Taunton Race Course are less than 5 miles away.
  • There are 7 National Trust houses and gardens between 20 and 45 minutes away and Hestercombe Gardens are within easy reach.
  • West Somerset Railway runs between Taunton and Minehead.
  • The south coast is easily accessible at Lyme Regis, Beer and Sidmouth with the north Devon coast at Minehead, Lynton and Lynmouth suitable for a day trip.
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Booking enquiries: Dionne Walsh www.farmersarmssomerset.co.uk
+44 (0)1823 480980 (landline)

Accommodation:
  • 4 Doubles
  • 1 Twin/double
Price:(i) £75 to£125 per night

Singles from £75.


Booking info:

Meals:(i)

Lunch & dinner £5-£35.

Closed:

Never.

Address:

West Hatch, Taunton, TA3 5RS, Somerset

Accommodation:(i)
Inn 4 Double rooms
Price: (i) £ 75 to £ 125 per night
Inn 1 Twin/double room
Price: (i) £ 75 to £ 105 per night
Booking enquiries: Dionne Walsh www.farmersarmssomerset.co.uk
+44 (0)1823 480980 (landline)

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