Accommodation Directory for 2019
These establishments have supported the Festivals with a donation and have been used by Festival families in previous years.
Springfield House, Walford Cross, Taunton, TA2 8QW.
10 minutes drive from King’s College. A charming 4 star rating Country House set in 2 acres. The ideal location for cricketing families, and highly recommended. Seven en-suite bedrooms, some ground floor. All have tea/coffee making facilities, coloured flat screen TVs and free WiFi is available. Ample off road parking and not forgetting the AGA cooked hearty Breakfast. Double/Twin from £35pppn. Single rooms from £50ppn.
Mobile: 07737 605226
Telephone: 01823 412116
Lyndale, 17 Mount Street, Taunton, TA1 3QE.
Liz looks forward to welcoming you to Lyndale from where you can take a leisurely walk to Kings in just eight minutes avoiding all the traffic! Our sunny, south facing, comfortable double and twin en suite rooms overlook our garden and beautiful Vivary park and have complimentary tea/coffee trays, wifi and TV. There is also a fridge and microwave for your use. Collect your paper and picnic each morning, only a five minute walk away. Restaurants and pubs are nearby too.
Enjoy a welcome drink with shortbread on your arrival in the guests lounge overlooking the garden. In the morning we provide many breakfast choices with aga cooking.
Our rates are £80 a night for two sharing or £55.00 a night for single occupancy. Private parking.
Mobile: 07946 300439
Telephone: 01823 257204
Ashe Farm Campsite Thornfalcon, Taunton, TA3 5NW.
Mrs. Sarah Small. (Telephone: 01823 443764 and Mobile: 07891 989 482). Only three miles from King’s College. Quiet informal farm site which is family run for tents, caravans and mobile homes. Two fields with lovely views. 30 pitches with electricity, full facilities. 3 static holiday caravans, which are let Saturday to Saturday. Dogs welcome. Adults £6.00 pppn, children £3.00 pn, electricity £4.00, awnings £1.00. Recommended by parents since 1998.
Mobile: 07891 989 482
Telephone: 01823 443764
Mill Meadow, Parsonage Lane, Kingston St. Mary, Taunton, TA2 8HL.
Enjoyed by many cricket festival families, Mill Meadow offers a unique selection of luxury, self catering eco lodges and cottages nestled in beautiful countryside at the foot of The Quantock Hills, 15 minutes drive from King’s College
After a day watching the cricket, come back to your lodge and relax in the hot tub, sit in the summerhouse, fish by our tranquil fishing lake or walk your dog in the delightful lanes and meadows nearby. Light the BBQ and enjoy the summer’s evening.
We are a small family run business and a warm welcome and personal touch awaits you on your arrival. Above all we want you to get the most from your stay and enjoy all that this beautiful place in which we live has to offer.
Enjoy our flexible arrival and departure days; free superfast Wi-Fi, ample parking, accessible lodges and your dog receive a warm welcome too.
We offer our cricket families 10% discount with code CRICK19 when booking and free fishing for your stay. Hot Tubs and BBQ’s are available to hire. Please book early via our website or contact us to discuss your stay.
Contact: Chris Heayns
Telephone: 07779 651911
The Annexe, Glenside, Riverside, Taunton, TA1 1XG.
The Annexe offers self catering accommodation for up to four people in a self-contained studio with separate entrance, bathroom and fully equipped kitchen (ceramic hob and combination microwave). Continental breakfast provided the first day. A single room is also available in our house.
The property is situated in a lovely garden in a quiet neighbourhood next to French Weir Park on the river Tone, with parking for two cars. The town centre is an 8 minute walk along the river and King’s College is approximately a ten minutes drive. Charges: Annexe: from £48 pppn single, and £10.00 extra pppn. Single room B&B: from £32.00 pppn.
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Yallands Farmhouse, Speke Close, Staplegrove, Taunton, TA 2 6PZ.
Bed and Breakfast in delightful Grade II Listed former Farmhouse in quiet location on edge of Taunton. 10 minutes’ drive from King’s College. Self-assessed 4 Star Guest Accommodation. Seven comfortable, attractive, en-suite rooms with flat screen TV & tea / coffee facilities. Free fibre optic WiFi. Large guest lounge. Pub/Restaurant within 10 minutes’ walk. Ample Car Parking and secure cycle storage. Double/Twin Rooms from £40 pppn and singles at £60 pn. Can be booked online. Family room with Jacuzzi bath sleeps up to 4 from £90 for 2 people.
Telephone: 01823 278979
Garden Retreat, Green End, Rowford, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, TA2 8JY.
The Garden Retreat is set in a peaceful, rural location in the foothills of the Quantocks, but still only 2 miles from Taunton. Set in large garden with lovely views toward Hestercombe Gardens, it is a self- contained 2 bed-roomed apartment, which sleeps four and is an annexe to the main house . It has a large lounge with dining area, separate kitchen and bathroom and is fully equipped to a high standard. There is ample parking and enjoyed by many ‘cricket families’ for a number of years. Price during July and August is £100 per night (minimum stay 5 nights). A special offer of 7 nights for the price of 6 is available to 'cricket families' throughout this period.
Telephone: 01823 451529
Holiday Inn Taunton.
Holiday inn Taunton is ideally situated just 2 miles from the town centre and Kings College, easily located just off the M5 motorway at Junction 25 on the edge of Taunton. All 99 rooms have recently all been refurbished & offer air conditioning along with brand new modern bathrooms. The hotel has plenty of family rooms and an onsite restaurant and bar. The Spirit Health Club in the hotel features a pool, sauna, solarium and gym - perfect for relaxing and working out, this is included in the price of all bedrooms. Relax before heading to the college over a Full English breakfast. For best rates & offers book online:
Telephone: 0871 942 9080
Blorenge House, 57/59 Staplegrove Road, Taunton, TA1 1DG.
Blorenge House provides delightful 4-star accommodation within a five minute walk from Taunton town centre. Conveniently situated, the property is just under a ten minute drive away from King’s College, and located in close proximity to Taunton Train station. The Blorenge includes family rooms that sleep up to four people in a double bed and two single beds. The Blorenge is also home to two-bedroom, self-catering holiday apartments which include a fully equipped kitchen and living area. Our rates include breakfast, parking, super-fast Wi-Fi and the use of our outdoor swimming pool in the summer months; value for money for the entire family! Blorenge House is the ideal place to stay when coming to watch the cricket festival in Taunton.
Telephone: 01823 283005
Mountlands Lodge, 113 South Road, Taunton, TA1 3EA.
Backing onto Kings College playing fields.
Mountlands Lodge is a secret hideaway 2 minutes from Kings! A superior self-catering chalet with its own patio, lawn & BBQ. Use of hot tub and pizza oven by arrangement. The stylish open-plan interior boast a generous well-equipped kichen/Dining/Living space, with King size bedroom, & en-suite shower room with toiletries, linen and towels provided. There are TV's in the bedroom and living room with DVD players. A further king size pull-out day bed doubles as a sofa, which can be used to accommodate larger parties. Z-Beds and a cot is also available. Jack & Jill style doors to the bathroom so it can be accessed from the living room and the bedroom. WiFi is included & parking for one normal sized vehicle (sorry no vans) Our Rates (Minimum 3 night stay in July and August) start from just £125 per night for 2 people sharing. Nominal charge for children. For all enquries, contact Louise & Simon.
Coursley Farm Cottages, Coursley Farm, Lydeyard St. Lawrence, nr. Taunton,
Situated in the heart of The Quantock Hills, designated an area of outstanding beauty, Coursley Farm is a medieval farm with two lovingly restored holiday cottages. Both cottages have two bedrooms (the larger of the two has two bathrooms with the capacity for sleeping 5 people). If it's beautiful walks on the Quantock Hills, cream teas or good pub lunches that you are after, we can offer all of these! We are 20 mins drive from Taunton town centre and close to the cities of Bath, Bristol and Exeter, not to mention the famous beach of Kilve for fossil hunting and coastal walks. Please take a look at our website http://www.coursleyfarmcottages.co.uk/ for more info or telephone Vicky on 01984 667341 for more details.
Telephone: Vicky on 01984 667341
Higher House. Hillcommon, Taunton, TA4 1DU.
Kirsten Horton Visit England Gold Award. A studio style self-catering apartment on the second floor of a converted barn on a smallholding 15 minutes west of Taunton on B3227 adjacent to Oake. Peaceful, but convenient position. Fully equipped, extensive garden and grounds, plentiful off street parking, secure cycle storage, well behaved dog welcome. Sleeps 5 plus cot. Price during July and August is £515 per week, including electricity, bed linen and towels - and Superfast Broadband. and Superfast Broadband.
Telephone: 01823 400570 or 07811 547226
Lavender Hill Holidays, Halse, Taunton, TA4 3AE.
Lavender Hill is a selection of 7 luxury, five star self catering holiday cottages on the edge of the conservation village of Halse only 20 mins drive from Kings College. Halse has a fabulous pub that serves excellent food in easy strolling distance . Lavender Hill is enjoyed by lots of cricketing families, the cottages accommodate between 4 and 12 and are all family friendly and have WiFi, most are dog friendly , all have private hot tubs and gardens. Five share an indoor swimming pool. The other two are next to The West Somerset Steam Railway with amazing views of the steam trains. Please do book early as we get booked up very quickly.
The Winchester Arms, Church Road, Trull, Taunton, TA3 7LG.
Nestling at the bottom of the Blackdown Hills just 1.5 miles from the centre of Taunton, The Winchester Arms is a traditional village pub, situated beside the stream in the beautiful village of Trull. Whether you're after a light bite for lunch, a delicious dinner, a bed for the night, or just a quiet pint, you've found the right place!! In addition, our beer garden is a rural idyll with extensive comfortable seating adjacent to our BBQ area. Also available is our skittle alley for groups to use if you fancy a game! We pride ourselves, ciders, a wide selection of wines and we serve traditional, homemade meals and our Special Board always contains some mouth watering options. Look on our website for special food and quiz nights. If you want to linger longer, why not book one of our B & B letting rooms.
Bidwell Farm Cottages, Bidwell Farm, Upottery, nr. Honiton, East Devon, EX14 9PP.
Beautiful ‘home from home’ award winning self catering cottages, located in the Blackdown Hills, a 25 minute drive to King’s College. The Cowbyre and The Haybarton which won bronze in the South West Tourism Awards this year both sleep 6 comfortably in 3 en-suite bedrooms and are rated 5* Gold by Visit England. The cottages sit in 5 acres of private grounds providing abundant space for cricket practice. Each cottage has all modern conveniences as well as Sky TV and free Wifi. The local pub which serves great family food is an 8 minute walk away or why not enjoy the beautiful views from the cottage and use our Weber BBQ’s instead. The cottages are ideally located for exploring the South West Coast Path, Exmoor and Dartmoor for non-cricketing days. Guests quoting the Cricket Festival on booking will receive £100 off the weekly rate.
The Hatch Inn, Hatch Beauchamp, Taunton, TA3 6SG.
A charming country inn set in the heart of Hatch Beauchamp, just 10 minutes' drive from Kings College. We offer 5 well-appointed en-suite rooms all tastefully decorated. We are proud of our 4 star award from the AA. We offer a fantastic menu for both lunch and dinner as well as a hearty Hatch Inn breakfast. We always use good quality ingredients which we source locally where possible. Our bar showcases all that the West country and beyond have to offer from cider, beers, local wine and gins. The Hatch Inn is a vibrant pub with fantastic hospitality with excellent online reviews.