Accommodation Directory for 2018
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.
(Telephone: 01823 412116 – Mobile: 07737 605226) 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. Visit England 4 star rating.
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.
Mill Meadow offers a unique selection of luxury eco lodges and cottages nestled in green countryside, at the foot of The Quantock Hills. With a range of self-catering options in a peaceful setting close to Taunton and 15 minutes drive from King’s College. Enjoyed by many cricket festival families, our light filled lodges; tranquil, well stocked private fishing lake and the surrounding natural landscape provides a stunning backdrop for your stay in the heart of the beautiful Somerset countryside. We are a family business, committed to excellent customer service. Our eco lodges are accessible for guests with disabilities. Dogs are welcome in most of our lodges and cottages. Hot Tubs and BBQ’s are available to hire. We offer all cricket families a 10% discount, use code CRICK17 when booking. We recommend that you book early to avoid disappointment.
Contact: Chris Heayns
Mobile: 07779 651911
Telephone: 07779 651911
Frog Street Farmhouse, Hatch Beauchamp, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 6AF.
Now established as a firm favourite for all Cricket Festival parents, offering luxury accommodation in Somerset’s beautiful countryside, All rooms have en-suite facilities, flat screen TV, with full Sky package, free WiFi, tea/coffee making facilities. We offer a Full Aga cooked English breakfast using the finest local ingredients. We are proud of our AA 5 star award, our listing in Alastair Sawday’s and our reviews on Trip Advisor. prices from £99 per room per night. Please contact David and Louise. Telephone 01823 481883, if staying for 2 nights or more quote “Kings College” for a special festival discount (offer only available if booking direct).
Please contact David and Louise.
Tele: 01823 481883
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 £47 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.
Tel. 01823 278979
Lower Farm, Thornfalcon, Taunton, TA3 5NR
Lower Farm is a thatched 15th century Somerset Longhouse, full of character and is surrounded by lovely gardens and open farmland. Beamed ceilings and Inglenook fireplaces testify to its age. Some bedrooms are located in a converted granary and byre situated in an attractive courtyard setting. A king-size /family room is located in the main house. There is also a first floor flat in the granary which comprises a king-size bedroom and a twin bedded room, a family bathroom, an open plan sitting, dining, and kitchenette to include fridge, microwave and television. All rooms are en suite or have private facilities and are furnished to a high standard with hospitality trays, televisions and Wi-Fi available. A hearty breakfast featuring locally produced bacon and sausages, home made preserves and eggs from our own free range hens, is cooked on the Aga and served in the farmhouse kitchen/ breakfast room. Our comfortable sitting room with wood burning stove for those cooler winter evenings gives a pleasant relaxed atmosphere. Local pub/ restaurants close at hand. Recommended in the area: Hestercombe Gardens, Willow & Wetlands visitor centre, Quantock Hills, West Somerset Railway. Room tariff: Singles from £45 pn. Double/ King-size, Twin from £75
Please contact Doreen Titman.
Tel. 01823 443549
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.
Tel. 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. 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
The Loft Room 113 South Road, Taunton, TA1 3EA.
A very warm welcome awaits you at The Loft Room B&B and Mountlands Lodge self-catering; a perfectly located, award winning Bed & Breakfast & self-catering lodge overlooking King’s College playing fields! Our property really is the closest accommodation to Kings College and the only place to stay on South Road. With private parking and a 2 minute walk to Kings, you are perfectly located for your visit to the Cricket Festival. The Loft Room is a superior double suite, boasting a hand-crafted double bed, snug/dressing room with complimentary tea tray, iPod docking station, USB plug connections, Wi-Fi, & en-suite shower room with toiletries provided. In addition, all guests have you have full use of the Garden and a fridge, ideal for drinks and picnic supplies! A full inventory will be supplied on confirmation of your booking.
For 2018, we are proud to announce the arrival of our wonderful self-catering chalet Mountlands Lodge. With a luxurious king-size bed, deluxe en-suite, well-equipped kitchen & al fresco dining and lounging space.
If you're a party of 4, our sumptuous day bed pulls out to a king size bed, and a Z bed can be supplied for groups of 5. A travel cot is also available.
You will have use of a wood-fired pizza oven and a hot tub (by prior arrangement with Simon & Louise)
Prices start from £120 per night, min 3 night stay for 2 people sharing. Nominal supplement for children.
Tel. 01823 326521
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
Winchester Arms, Churc h 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 in providing a good range of well-kept real ales, ciders, a wide selection of wines and we serve traditional homemade meals and our Specials 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.
Telephone: 01823 284723
Higher House. Hillcommon, Taunton, TA4 1DU.
(Ted & Kirsten Horton) (Tel. 01823 400570 or 07811 547 226) 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 £505 per week, including electricity, bed linen and towels - and Superfast Broadband.
Website: www.higherhouse.co.uk Email: email@example.com
Aginhills Farmhouse B &B, Swingbridge, Bathpool, Taunton, TA2 8BY.
Just 5 minutes from J25, M5 and less than 10 minutes from Kings College, Aginhills is idyllically situated alongside the canal and surrounded by fields. Recently renovated its 3 B&B rooms are furnished to complement the oak beams and lintels and with elegant, modern ensuites. Rooms range from a charming double , a triple (double bed + single) and a family room - double bed, single bed and sofa bed in its lounge area . All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities, TV/DVD, wifi and cosy feather and down duvets. Outside is ample parking, gardens and orchard. A hearty English breakfast, lighter options or vegetarian/other diets are available. Pleasant walks take you to restaurants and supermarkets or Taunton Town Centre can be easily reached by car within 5 minutes. Prices: £60 - single occupancy, £85 for Twin/Double, £115 for a triple and £135 for a family of four in family room.
Please note these rates are only available for direct bookings via telephone: 01823 251256 or 07833373821
or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note these rates are only available for direct bookings via telephone: 01823 251256 or 07833373821
or Email: email@example.com
Hunters Barn Self-Catering Accommodation, Churchinford, Taunton, Somerset,
This self-catering accommodation can be found tucked away within the beauty of the Blackdown Hills. Conveniently located only 15 minutes drive from King's College, it is ideally situated for use as a home away from home for cricketing families. The village of Churchinford is 1 mile away, providing a country pub and a well stocked store. The market towns of Wellington and Taunton are also close by, as is easy access to the M5 motorway and the A303. The accommodation is completely separate from the main house, allowing guests total privacy throughout their stay. The property sleeps 4, welcomes well behaved dogs and costs from £80 per night.