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2 Batch Cottages, Pilton

3 to 5 miles from Showground

2 Batch Cottages

Beautiful 400 year old Grade II listed stone bakers cottage, in the picturesque and peaceful Somerset village of Pilton, under 4 miles from the Bath & West Showground. This cosy and comfortable cottage has been lovingly and sympathetically renovated, and is the perfect peaceful escape for a couple or individual.

Comprising 1 bedroom with king size bed. Wood burning stove and smart TV in lounge. Fast Internet. Fully fitted kitchen with induction hob, electric oven, slimline dishwasher, and Zanussi 10Kg washing machine. Bright, naturally lit bathroom with shower over bath.  Fully enclosed front and rear gardens – perfect for 1 well behaved dog, which we welcome at the cottage.  Back garden includes patio set and barbecue. Parking is on the quiet country lane in front of the cottage.

Contact Information

Contact: Nicky Denton
Tel: 07712 465339

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21 Bruton

3 to 5 miles from Showground

21 High Street
BA10 0AH

The house is let as a whole, sleeping up to 6 in 3 double bedrooms. The upper part (2 floors) of the Georgian terraced building is on Bruton High Street. There are two private entrances, street and garden access, parking for one car. There are two private entrances, street and garden access, parking for one car.
Bruton is an ancient town dating back to the 15th Century.  It is a thriving community steeped in history and tucked away in a green valley of the beautiful Somerset countryside.

Bruton is approx. 2.5/3 hours from London, 10 minutes north of the A303 via the A359, 35 minutes south of Bath and Bristol airport is approx. 50 minutes away.
Castle Cary town and station is 15 min drive, main line train station to London, Paddington.
Nearby attractions – Hauser & Wirth gallery, Stourhead, Glastonbury festival, Kilver Court designer shopping, Bath & West West Showground, Wincanton Racecourse, Clark’s Village in Street.

Many fabulous restaurants and excellent pubs.

Beautiful walking area.

Free Parking – Fully Furnished – Free Wi-Fi

Contact Information

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Annexe at Ditcheat

2 to 3 miles from Showground

The Annexe
Queens Square
Shepton Mallet

The Annexe in Ditcheat is a completely modernized cottage which has open plan living, dining and kitchen areas. There are 2 double bedrooms, 1 en-suite and a main bathroom. In the living area is a small double sofa bed.

The kitchen is fully fitted with dishwasher, fridge, hob and oven, washing machine and dryer. It comes equipped with coffee maker, kettle, cafetierre and microwave.  Pots and pans, crockery and flatware is supplied.

The main bathroom and en-suite have modern combined rainfall and hand held showers. Towels and toiletries are supplied.

The two bedrooms have double beds, with a hairdryer in each room.

The Annexe is centrally heated throughout and the living area has a flat screen TV with freeview. There is also free wifi.

There is a sheltered courtyard garden with outdoor furniture and a sunny aspect.

On site parking for a small car or parking on the drive of the main house is available.

Contact Information

Contact: Martin
Tel: 01749 860218 or 07595 828310

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5 to 10 miles from Showground

Sadler Street

Stunningly located in the shadow of Wells Cathedral, the hotel is steeped in nearly 600 years of history. It has a unique charm offering guests modern amenities in a beautiful and relaxed setting. There are 50 bedrooms, a luxurious suite and 5 self-contained apartments to choose from.

The hotel is situated approximately 8 miles from the Royal Bath and West Showground.

The award-winning kitchen uses only the finest seasonal ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible. The menu combines modern and traditional British cooking. Diners can enjoy the splendid oak panelled restaurant whilst the beautiful surroundings of the Walled Garden Café and Swan Terrace are open for alfresco dining during the summer. The hotel bar enjoys a stunning view of Wells Cathedral.

Wells and the surrounding area are packed with plenty to see and do. Wells market takes place on a Wednesday and Saturday with an interesting array of goods available from over 50 stallholders.

Contact Information

Tel: 01749 836300
Fax: 01749 836301

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Cannards Well

1 to 2 miles from Showground

The Cannards Well
Cannard's Grave Road
Shepton Mallet

Situated on the A37 just south of Shepton Mallet, The Cannards Well offers comfortable accommodation with traditional homecooked breakfast, free WiFi and plenty of parking. Bedrooms are individually decorated, and offer scenic views of the Mendips and surrounding area. Each room has its own private bathroom, TV, plus tea & coffee making facilities.

Generous full English breakfasts are served daily in the bright and airy dining room, featuring quality local produce. A varied daytime menu is also available, and the bar offers an extensive range of gins and locally produced ciders, as well as a variety of spirits, wines and traditional ales.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Cannards Well is just minutes from the Royal Bath & West Showground, and is the ideal base for exploring many of Somerset’s treasures including Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole, Glastonbury Tor, the Somerset Levels and the Quantocks. For retail, look no further than Kilver Court Designer Outlet or Clarks Village. Discover the delightful Vicars Close in Wells, England’s smallest city, or cross the border into Wiltshire and enjoy a day at Longleat safari park.

Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us – we are dog friendly too!

Contact Information

Tel: 01749 347708

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Church Farm Barn Bed and Breakfast

Over 10 miles from Showground

BA22 8JE

Gold-Award-Sticker-Sign2-225x300David and Heather look forward to welcoming you to Church Farm Barn, a beautiful barn conversion, with many original features along with modern facilities, which overlooks the village church of St Peter.

The Board family have lived on this 240 acre dairy farm since 1985 and the farm is home to the Podymore Milton Pedigree Holstein Friesian herd.

Church Farm Barn lies only one mile from the A303 and A37 so is the perfect place to stay and enjoy all that Somerset has to offer.

The Walnut and Orchard rooms offer spacious luxury accommodation with the Walnut Room having a superking bed which can also become a twin and the Orchard a king sized bed. The bathrooms are modern, both comprising of power showers and baths with the Orchard room having the luxury of a jacuzzi bath.

There is ample seating area to enjoy the flat screen televisions or free Wi Fi whilst enjoying a glass of something cold from the silent refrigerator.

Breakfast is served in the stunning breakfast room where you can enjoy a range of hot and cold dishes made from locally sourced produce, homemade jams and marmalade and eggs from our own hens.

Prices from £85 for a double room and £60 for single occupancy.

There is ample off road parking and the local Podymore Inn, which serves excellent food, is just down the road.

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Contact Information

Contact: David and Heather
Tel: 01935 840221

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Compton Cottage

1 to 2 miles from Showground

East Compton Farmhouse
East Compton
Shepton Mallet

Compton Cottage is a 5 minute drive from the Bath and West Showground.

Combining character charm with contemporary living, Compton Cottage is attached to the owners’ property, but with its own separate entrance it is completely independent, offering a secluded sanctuary after a busy day at the Showground.

With off road, private parking, Compton Cottage has two bedrooms, (1 x double & 1 x twin room), a well equipped kitchen, spaceous bathroom and a combined Sitting/Dining room.

Whilst there is no immediate outdoor space connected to the property, you are welcome to unwind in an area of the orchard, where you will find a table and chairs.

Also included:

  • Towels/bedding. (Except travel cot bedding).
  • Highchair.
  • Travel Cot.
  • Smart TV.
  • Wifi.
  • Hairdryer.
  • No pets.
  • No smoking-indoor or outdoors.

Check in : 3-7pm

Check out : by 11am

Contact Information

Contact: Kate Weaver
Tel: 07968850444

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Country Comfort Self Catering

2 to 3 miles from Showground

Somerset View Farm,
West Compton Lane,
Shepton Mallet,
Somerset BA4 4FL

Enjoy a relaxing and peaceful stay in the Somerset countryside

Country Comfort self catering is in the beautiful county of Somerset, we are located between Pilton, Wells and Glastonbury.

We offer quality accommodation, in a comfortable, warm and friendly environment. Our working Farm is the perfect place to base your stay and enjoy all that Somerset has to offer. If you like the quiet of the country side without the noise of traffic and be able to look up at the night sky with out the pollution of street lights, this is the place to stay.

Self contained holiday apartment X1 double en-suite (can sleep up to 4 persons ) Apartment is attached to the farmhouse. It has a separate entrance via an outside spiral staircase.

  • Self Catering Apartment from £75.00
  • All rooms have T.V, DVD, free WiFi, and memory foam topped mattress
  • Plenty of parking
  • Dogs are welcome

Food Hygiene Rating 5 Stars rated

Contact Information

Tel: 01749 342751

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Cross at Croscombe

3 to 5 miles from Showground

Long Street
Somerset BA5 3QJ

This 15th century building was transformed into a luxurious bed and breakfast in 2014.

All 5 bedrooms are en-suite and most have king size beds. Two of the rooms are ideal for families and one has its own kitchenette making it ideal for self-catering.

The dining area has oak beams, flagstones and an inglenook fireplace. There is also a spacious lounge and courtyard garden to enjoy.

Located in the pretty village of Croscombe, it’s just a short stroll to the award-winning village pub and shop.

The Bath and West Showground is a 12 minute drive away.

Contact Information

Contact: Terri Chichester
Tel: 01749 343352

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Cross Keys Inn

5 to 10 miles from Showground

East Lydford
TA11 7HA

Ideally located in the heart of the village of Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset, The Cross Keys Inn is situated on the A37 just 8 minutes drive from the Bath and West Showground.

A traditional country pub, offering stylish accommodation in 6 en suite bedrooms, we have 2 bars with open fires and flagstone floors. We serve good real ales, a selection of wines and a varied creative menu. There is a pretty garden at the rear and large car park. We also offer a campsite with electric hook-ups, shower block and camping facilities.

Bedrooms have garden views, flat-screen TV, desk and tea and coffee making facilities, en suite shower room and free toiletries and hair dryer.

Enjoy a traditional, locally sourced home cooked English breakfast. Croissants, jams, cereals and fruit juices are also available. Fresh coffee, tea and the daily newspapers are provided for our guests to enjoy.

Contact Information

Tel: 01963 240473

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Deluxe Shepherds Hut, Priors Leigh

3 to 5 miles from Showground

Priors Leigh
Shepton Mallet

The space

The hut is an elegant and cosy space, ideal for a couple. There is a wood burner and a plentiful supply of logs on hand to keep you warm.

Guest access

The hut is for your exclusive use for the duration of your stay

Interaction with guests

The hosts will leave you in peace while you stay but will be available if you need any help or information.


Along with the essentials such as towels, bedding, cooking utensils, the hut also features Wifi, free parking, microwave, fridge and bbq.

Contact Information

Contact: Marie
Tel: 07850951019

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George Hotel

3 to 5 miles from Showground

The George Hotel
Market Place
Castle Cary

Set in the picturesque historical market town of Castle Cary town centre, this quaint 15th-century inn is 5 miles from The Bath and West Showground and 13 miles from Glastonbury Abbey, the legendary burial place of King Arthur.

Featuring modern home-style decor, the airy rooms offer free Wi-Fi, TVs, and desks, as well as tea and coffee making facilities and en suite bathrooms. Some rooms have original wood beams, and 1 has a 4-poster bed!

Contact Information

Tel: 01963 350761

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Greystones House

5 to 10 miles from Showground

Greystones House,
Castle Cary,

Only 10 minutes from the Bath and West Showground, Greystones House is a comfortable family home built of the local soft blue lias stone. In the early 19th Century Greystones was the home for the local blacksmith with his forge and stables in the adjacent stone outbuildings. Over the years the original cottage was extended, first on the east side (our kitchen with two small bedrooms above and then ‘gentrified’ in the Edwardian period on the west side (our large sitting room with bay windows and a rather splendid spacious bedroom above for our guests). We have a large attractive garden with some lovely trees, a rather bumpy croquet lawn (it must have been a grass tennis court 50 years ago) and a much more recently built hard tennis court.

We hope you will come and stay and of course you are very welcome to enjoy the garden, play tennis or a challenging game of croquet, snooze in a hammock or swing on a swing ….. weather permitting!

Contact Information

Contact: Diana Hoare
Tel: 01963 240240

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Hilton Bath City Hotel

Over 10 miles from Showground


Hilton Bath City is an ideal base for you, an amazing city centre location less than 2 minutes walk from the Bath Abbey and other attractions including the Roman Baths, Thermae Bath Spa, Royal Crescent, Assembly Rooms, Fashion Museum, Royal Bath and West Show and not to forget the shopping. The hotel also offers stunning views of the River Avon and Pulteney Bridge with convenient transport connections. Car parking is available at a reduced cost through a shared shopping mall car park situated underneath the hotel & the Bath Spa Railway station is just 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

Our Lobby Bar and Atelier Restaurant on the ground floor are excellent places for relaxing & enjoying the hotels popular afternoon tea.

Contact Information

Tel: 01225 463411

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Holcombe Inn

5 to 10 miles from Showground

Stratton Road

17th Century Country Inn with 11 AA 5 star luxury rooms, crisp linen and natural toiletries. Each room is individually designed with beautiful bathrooms, freestanding baths, rain showers and wet rooms.

The Inn is surrounded by miles of countryside and magnificent views over The Mendips and of Downside Abbey. Just a short drive from The Bath & West Showground, Holcombe Inn has Flag stone floors, squashy sofas, log fires burning in winter, beautiful gardens, cocktails and sunsets in summer. There is a fully stocked bar having wonderful local Ales and Ciders, carefully selected wines and an extensive whiskey collection, some from closed distilleries.

The Bar and Restaurant is Rosette awarded and Michelin recognised for its food, all fresh ingredients producing a wonderful range of delicious plates from a renowned deep filled suet pastry pie to imaginative and creative a la carte dishes. Sunday Roast Lunch a must! Restaurant open 7 days a week for Lunch and Dinner all year round.

Contact Information

Tel: +44(0)1761 232478

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Hollybush Lodges

1 to 2 miles from Showground5 to 10 miles from Showground

Hollybush Lodges
Hollybush Lane
Leigh on Mendip

Nestled in the heart of the Mendip Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, you’ll find Hollybush Lodges. Three beautiful wooden lodges situated on the edge of the small rural village of Leigh on Mendip. Tranquil setting, country views and varied wildlife.

All lodges are modern and of a high standard – light and airy with a spacious open plan kitchen / lounge area, are well equipped and sleep 4 people. 1 kingsize bed, 1 twin bedded room, plus a bathroom.  Travel cot / high chair are provided should you wish to bring an infant under 2 years old.

Our lodges sit in pleasant lawned grounds.  Wooden picnic tables / benches allow you to soak up the great outdoors and eat al fresco in the Somerset sunshine.

We are well placed to enjoy many of the West Country’s delights, including the world heritage city of Bath, Bristol with its maritime history, mystical Glastonbury, the vibrant city of Wells, award-winning market town of Frome, the Somerset Levels offering wetland visitor centre and amazing bird watching / murmurations), the famous Longleat Safari Park and The Bath and West Showground with it’s varied events… plenty to see and do, all within easy reach of our comfortable lodges!

Check availability and book via our website: or visit us on Facebook at Hollybush Barn

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Lion Bar, Restaurant and Hotel

5 to 10 miles from Showground

The Lion
Glastonbury Road
West Pennard

The Lion at West Pennard is a traditional 15th century country pub, restaurant and hotel, with all the features you would expect to find; from low ceilings and exposed beams to inglenook fireplaces and, of course, a warm Somerset welcome.

The Lion is listed as one of the Britain’s most important buildings, and is a beautiful slice of history set right in the heart of the Somerset countryside in a popular English village. Our nine characterful and homely rooms offer a comfortable stay either as king size or twin with free wifi and smart TVs, as well as two ground floor accessible rooms.

We offer a well stocked bar with ciders, beers, wines, spirits and soft and hot drinks. We also pride ourselves on sourcing the best local ingredients to provide a delicious food menu, which we regularly change.

Located on the doorstep of the world famous Glastonbury Festival and only 6 miles from the Bath & West on the A361 towards Glastonbury, we’re easy to find and offer ample parking.

We’re also dog lovers, so your well behaved pooches will get a warm welcome.

Booking a room or table is easy on our website:

Contact Information

Tel: 01458 832941

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Longbridge House

3 to 5 miles from Showground

Longbridge House Bed & Breakfast
Longbridge Cottage Holiday Let
78, Cowl Street
Shepton Mallet

AA 4* Longbridge House B&B and Holiday Cottage are set within the nearby town of Shepton Mallet, making it a great base for days at the Royal Bath & West Showground which is only 3.5 miles away. It is also very close to Wells, Glastonbury, Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole, Longleat and Bath.

It is a 2 minute walk away from the town centre and is very close to a number of great places to eat out. Available for single nights or longer stays, we have 3 beautifully appointed rooms and a cute stone self-catering cottage which sleeps 2.  Our aim is to make your stay as enjoyable as possible whether you are chilling on holiday or here on a business trip.

  • 3 ensuite B&B bedrooms and 1 self catering cottage
  • 3.5 miles from Bath and West Showground
  • Flexible changeover days
  • Short stays welcome
  • Excellent reviews on- line
  • Free WiFi throughout
  • Mini fridges in rooms
  • Regret no pets
Contact Information

Contact: Tanya Pippard
Tel: 01749 572311 or 07809 437325

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Lower Farm Bed and Breakfast

3 to 5 miles from Showground

Lower Farm House
Bed and Breakfast

Lower Farm Lottisham is set in the heart of Somerset with lots of nearby attractions, and places to eat and drink. Situated on a working farm in rural Somerset, this recent barn conversion maintains much charm and is an ideal base for visiting the Royal Bath & West, Wells Cathedral, mystical Glastonbury and other West Country attractions.

Available for single nights or longer stays, the room is very spacious, with flexibility, privacy and excellent value for money along with the quality of decor and furnishings which have gained our B&B a 4 star AA rating. Our aim is to make your stay as enjoyable as possible, whether you are in the area on business or on holiday.

  • Private Access
  • Off-road car park
  • Private lounge/breakfast room and television
  • Double room with a single with tea and coffee making facilities own television
  • En suite shower room
  • 3 miles from Bath and West Show Ground
  • Regret no pets
Contact Information

Contact: Diana Board
Tel: 01458 850206 or 07773497188

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Middleton House Bed and Breakfast

2 to 3 miles from Showground

Middleton House Bed and Breakfast
68, Compton Road
Shepton Mallet

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you when you come to stay at Middleton House Bed and Breakfast, awarded Four Star Silver, with a Breakfast Award from Visit England. Also, Certificate of Excellence and Travellers’ Choice 2020 from Trip Advisor.

Located by fields but within easy walking distance into town, we offer most comfortable accommodation which is conveniently situated for the Royal Bath and West Showground, (five minute drive away), and other major attractions within Somerset.

All 5 guest rooms have countryside views and en-suite facilities. A large selection of teas and coffee making facilities are provided along with a full hospitality tray giving you a choice of biscuits, homemade goodies and hot beverages. Bottled spring water is provided and fresh milk is also available.
Each room also has an alarm clock, hair dryer, hair straightener mat, complimentary toiletries, a wide range of towels, a flat screen television with freeview and free Wi-Fi internet access. Ironing facilities and early morning calls are available on request.

PRICES (including a freshly cooked breakfast)

Single bed, en-suite                                                         £45  per room
Single occupancy of a standard double bed, en-suite     £50  per room
Standard double bed, en-suite                                        £75  per room
King size double bed, en-suite                                        £80  per room
Twin bedded en-suite                                                      £80  per room
Family en-suite (Two adults and one child)                     from  £85 per room

Our extensive, award winning breakfast is available between 7am and 9am. All produce is locally sourced where possible.

Middleton House has ample parking even for large vehicles and our garden, with seating area, is available for you to relax in.

We look forward to having you stay with us.

Contact Information

Contact: Gill & Kevin
Tel: 01749 343720

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Middlewick Holiday Cottages

5 to 10 miles from Showground

Wick Lane
Somerset BA6 8JW

Set in the shadow of Glastonbury Tor, on a 16th century farmstead, you will find family and dog friendly Middlewick cottages.

The ten well equipped and comfortable self-catering cottages sleep between two and six people and are set amidst gardens, orchards and paddocks.

Spectacular views stretch across the levels, taking in Wells with its famous cathedral, to the Mendip Hills beyond.

All of the cottages include free Wi-Fi internet access, linen, towels and use of the heated indoor swimming pool and steam room.

Guests are welcome to sit and relax in the gardens while the children meet the many friendly animals including the three resident dogs.

We have a well-stocked farm shop on site, selling delicious produce from many of the local business in the area.

There is ample parking available and we also have an electric car charging point for guest to use.

Contact Information

Tel: 01458 832351

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Oakhill Inn

3 to 5 miles from Showground

Fosse Road

This spacious but cosy Inn offers 5, 4 star, en suite rooms and the best award winning food and drink that Somerset and the south west have to offer. The pub is cosy yet contemporary inside with real fires and real ale to be enjoyed. Oakhill village has an abundance of public footpaths and bridle ways and we have a great collection of ordinance survey maps for the walking enthusiasts amongst you.

The pub has its own car park that is situated 20 yards before or after the pub itself (depending on which direction you’re travelling in) on the A367. If that is full there is plenty of parking along the High Street.

  • Prices range from £65.00 – £120.00 per night bed and breakfast
  • Family suite of 2 adjoining en suite rooms £180.00
  • For the best rates call us directly and speak to one of our team.
  • Free Wi-fi throughout
Contact Information

Contact: Mike McKinlay
Tel: 01749 840 442

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Old Ford Cottage

3 to 5 miles from Showground

Old Ford Cottage
Burcott Lane

Our large riverside garden is the setting for a range of fabulous self-catering and B&B accommodation. This perfect location is close to Wells, Glastonbury, Cheddar as well as the Bath & West showground.

The Studio (spacious apartment) and Mary’s Retreat (gorgeous shepherds hut with a wood fired hot tub) are great self-contained accommodation with the benefit of being dog friendly. The two en-suite B&B rooms in our 200-year-old cottage are beautiful, comfortable and full of character, the Burcott Room having a lovely roll top bath along with a full walk-in shower.

We have plenty of parking, good WIFI and great reviews from our lovely guests.

Old Pound Inn

Over 10 miles from Showground

The Old Pound Inn
High Street
Aller, Langport
TA10 0RA

We are a traditional, friendly village Inn, in Aller Langport, with a good reputation for fine food, real ales and genuine hospitality. We are named The Old Pound Inn in 1980, as the Inn stands on the ground of the old village animal pound.

A varying selection of West Country beers are pulled from the sprung stillage in the cellar of this large 16th-century village pub. An open Dutch fire is a feature in the centre of the bar. There is a restaurant, lounge, skittle alley, 7 bedrooms and a snug, with its own ghost.

Excellent food is served in the bar, snug or restaurant, including a weekly Sunday carvery, where many murals of animals are on display. Dogs are welcome in the bar at this traditional village inn, please keep them on a lead. Monthly quiz nights and band night are also held here.

Contact Information

Contact: Lea Reid
Tel: 01458 250 469

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Old Westbrook Farm

Up to 1 mile from Showground

Old Westbrook Farm
Leighton Lane

Only 1 mile from the Royal Bath & West Showground, Old Westbrook Farm has two holiday barns where you can relax in comfort knowing you can get to the showground in 5 minutes.

Westbrook Barn sleeps up to eight in three double bedrooms and one single bedroom plus loft bed. It has a large sitting room with open fire, big kitchen and dining area for eight, three bathrooms, private gardens and parking.

The Stone Barn has 2 ensuite double bedrooms and an ensuite twin bedroom, private gardens and parking. Recently doubled in size, the Stone Barn combines the old (like the 4 poster bed) with modern comfortable reclining chairs and sofa.

Both barns have free wifi and satellite TV. If needed, there is ample space in the grounds behind the electric gates to park a trailer or even a caravan.

Contact Information

Contact: Judith or Tony
Tel: 01749 830421 or 07876595507

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Portcullis End Cottage

Over 10 miles from Showground

Portcullis End Cottage
The Hill
TA10 9QF

Attached to the ancient Hanging Chapel, Portcullis End Cottage is a quirkily-decorated self-catering retreat giving you the best of both worlds: 5 mins walk from the river, also 5 mins from the unique High Street, cafes, shops, kayak and bicycle hire, markets, pubs and more. Centrally placed for visiting countless towns. A small private courtyard for alfresco dining and stargazing with access to larger shared garden area.
Well-behaved dogs are very welcome. No other dog on the premises.

The space: Cosy and fun decor of Portcullis Cottage. King Size bedroom, Well equipped kitchen with microwave and fridge, cooker, toaster, kettle etc. Tea and Coffee supplies. Wifi and a smart TV with its own Netflix guest account if you want to relax in doors. Separate Lounge. No Smoking anywhere on the premises.

Guest Access: The cottage & private enclosed courtyard garden is for guests’ own use. The property is entered via a shared courtyard which leads into a larger shared garden area, the owner’s chickens are in this garden (in an enclosed run), so dogs may need to be on a lead here. Guests are welcome to enjoy this garden space, which have some views over the Levels

Contact Information

Contact: David Sims
Tel: 07850997671

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Red Tiles Barn

1 to 2 miles from Showground

Red Tiles Barn
Broad Street
Stoney Stratton
Shepton Mallet

Red Tiles is a late 19th century barn (with red tiled roof) and lies less than 2 miles from the Royal Bath and West Showground, on the outskirts of the farming hamlet of Stoney Stratton. The area is very rural, predominantly dairy farming, with rolling hills and rich pasture all around. There are many local footpaths and lovely walks can be managed right from the doorstep.

The barn was converted to a self catering holiday property 20 years ago, retaining much of its original character, while providing a high standard of comfort. It sleeps four plus a cot and suits families or couples wanting to explore Somerset or enjoy the peace of the countryside.

Bookings (minimum stay 2 nights and minimum charge £170) can be made via the website or contacting Richard and Lisa on 01934 713566

Contact Information

Tel: 01934 713566

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Spindlewood Lodge

3 to 5 miles from Showground

Spindlewood Lodges
Lower Westholme

Spindlewood Lodges is a small park of just 7 log cabins set in 10 acres of pasture, woodland and orchards with stunning views of the surrounding countryside and Glastonbury Tor. The lodge park is less than 4 miles from the Bath & West showground and is an ideal location for those people who want to experience the peace and quiet the countryside has to offer, with your own outdoor space.

Your log cabin holiday accommodation is a 2 bedroom traditional Scandinavian log cabin, which is warm and comfortably furnished making it a joy to be in either during the summer or winter months. The self-catering accommodation is fully equipped with everything you require for your self-catering log cabin holiday. Each holiday lodge has TV, Radio and free Wifi, a sheltered veranda as well as its own picnic area complete with table.

The grounds of the holiday lodges also offer children a large and safe area in which they can play ball games etc., you may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the wildlife which surrounds the holiday lodges. Badgers, deer, owls, kestrels, buzzards and woodpeckers are often seen by visitors during their stay.

Three of the lodges are pet friendly with a secure paddock to the side, there is also a dog walk area where you can let your dog off the lead.

Contact Information

Tel: 01749 890367

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Stables Holiday Homes

2 to 3 miles from Showground

The Old Granary Higher Greenscombe

Stables Holiday Homes – approximately I mile from Bruton and 3 miles from The Bath and West Showground

Providing luxury self-catering holiday and short break accommodation in a quiet rural location. Three separate homes sleeping between two and six people each. A travel cot and high chair are available upon request. Newly built and furnished to a very high standard. Each boasts a fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher and washer/dryer, spacious living area, dining area and family bathroom with bath and separate shower. All double beds are king-size.

Both larger properties also have en suite shower rooms as well as downstairs wet rooms making the properties accessible to those with mobility issues. All three homes have outside seating and barbeque areas and access to a large enclosed garden and patio. One property also benefits from a large balcony.

Well behaved dogs are welcome at two of the properties and horses can be accommodated on our private competition stable yard too. There is ample free parking available and free wifi in each property.

Listings can be found on Airbnb, but for better prices please contact direct by phone or email.

Contact Information

Contact: Rachel Proud
Tel: 07717232008 or 01749831331

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The Bell Inn

1 to 2 miles from Showground

The Bell Inn
Bruton Road

1.5 miles from the Bath & West Showground, the Bell Inn offers three en-suite guestrooms starting at just £70 per night – a Double, Twin or Family suite are available.  As well as comfortable accommodation, there is a beer garden and open fires, home cooked food served all day, with traditional real ales, Somerset ciders, and freshly ground coffee.

Dean & Anna Clarke are the new owners of the traditional coaching inn placed at the heart of the village community, on the edge of Somerset’s picturesque Mendip Hills.

The Bell Inn has previously won awards for ‘Best Rural Pub’. Breakfast (Full English or Continental) is included in the price.

Other facilities include free wifi, large car park & travel cot available on request. For prices & availability, please call 01749 830287.

Contact Information

Contact: Dean & Anna Clarke
Tel: 01749 830287

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The Highwayman Inn

1 to 2 miles from Showground

The Highwayman Inn
Cannard's Grave Road
Shepton Mallet

The Highwayman Inn is located within the Mendip Hills and has 14 en-suite, guest rooms. We are within easy reach of main travel routes and popular historic visitor sites.

Our restaurant serves lunchtime and evening meals as well as offering a good selection of wine and beer to whet your appetite after a long day.

Nearby attractions include Kilver Court shopping outlet and gardens, Shepton Mallet, Clarks Village in Street, Wells, and Glastonbury Tor. For those looking to explore further afield why not visit The Roman Bath’s in Bath or Bristol offering an array of shopping opportunities, boat tours and historic attractions.

Travelling for business or pleasure, enjoy a relaxing stay with us and take in all Somerset has to offer. We provide a hearty breakfast and a comfortable night’s stay to get your day off to a good start. We look forward to welcoming you.

Contact Information

Contact: Ellie

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The Manor House Inn

2 to 3 miles from Showground

The Manor House Inn
Wraxall Road

The Manor House Inn, a bed and breakfast hotel with a fine dining restaurant lies in the heart of Ditcheat, a pretty Somerset village situated in the picturesque Mendip Hills. The Grade ll listed building dates back to the 17th Century and has been a pub since the 19th.

Ditcheat is home to the stables of Paul Nicholls Horse Racing the Uk’s Champion Trainer, and also to the
world renowned farmers and cheesemakers Barbers Dairy.

We are close to Castle Cary, Bruton, Shepton Mallet, Wells, Street, Glastonbury, Wincanton, Frome, Warminister, Yeovil, & Somerton. We are right next door to The Bath & West Showground too!

Contact Information

Tel: 01749 860276

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The Old Manor House

3 to 5 miles from Showground

The Old Manor House
Ham Lane
Shepton Mallet
Ba4 5JR

The Old Manor House is tucked away in a quiet location surrounded by woods and fields, yet only just over a mile from Shepton Mallet town centre and four miles from The Bath and West Showground . A quirky mixture of a 17th Century outbuilding and a new extension housing tasteful en suite bedrooms and spacious reception rooms. The Old Manor House benefits from:

  • Ample off road parking
  • Free super fast WiFi throughout the building
  • Early breakfast available
  • All meals use locally sourced ingredients
  • Discount for 3 day breaks when booked direct with The Old Manor
Contact Information

Contact: Alan Griffiths
Tel: 01749 344878

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The Old Stables

2 to 3 miles from Showground

Nestled in the hamlet of Chelynch, in the beautiful Somerset countryside, a warm and friendly welcome awaits you at The Old Stables, a lovingly restored 17th century, Grade II Listed barn of outstanding character.

Nestled in the hamlet of Chelynch, in the beautiful Somerset countryside, a warm and friendly welcome awaits you at The Old Stables, a lovingly restored 17th century, Grade II Listed barn of outstanding character.

We are ideally located on the edge of the Mendip Hills (an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) with easy access to the many delights that Somerset (and beyond!) has to offer. Whether you want to revisit history in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, hike in the magnificent Cheddar Gorge, attend one of the many events at The Royal Bath and West Showground (just a quick 7 minute drive away!) or just enjoy a day walking in the beautiful surrounding countryside, Somerset has something for everyone!

Our 3 en-suite rooms, The Garden Room, The Hayloft and The Granary, have been thoughtfully decorated and furnished with our guests in mind. Comfy beds with quality linens, cosy bathrobes, locally made pine furniture, antique finds and all those luxurious little extras that you deserve. Home baked cake or biscuits await you in your room. Fresh milk for your selection of teas (blended in Somerset) and coffee and bottled water can be found in your silent,  in-room mini fridge.

Our bountiful, traditional farmhouse breakfast is served in our very special 17th century beamed dining room. Enjoy such delights as Simon’s home-cured bacon, Alyson’s home-made granola and fresh muffins or indulge in fluffy American-style pancakes amongst other goodies.  Take your time and enjoy – there’s no rush.

Alyson and Simon look forward to welcoming you to The Old Stables very soon.


Contact Information

Contact: Alyson & Simon Tuxworth
Tel: 01749 880635

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The Redan Inn

5 to 10 miles from Showground

The Redan Inn
Fry's Well

Bed and breakfast with cosy, comfortable rooms ensuring a refreshing and luxurious stay.

Set in the scenic Mendip countryside but only a short drive from Bath, Wells and Bristol, we are ideally placed for exploring the beautiful South West.

We think it is important for our guests to have a guaranteed touch of luxury during their stay with us – we have high quality Super-King-sized beds, duck and goose down duvets and pillows, spacious bathrooms with powerful rain showers, natural bath products from Somerset-based Bramley Products and 100% cotton towels. The luxurious suites also have free-standing roll top baths.

The seven rooms all have wonderful individual, period features and are decorated with vintage and antique furniture and artwork. Of course, they have all been decked out with elements of Proprietor Dan’s legendary collection of curios, quirks, and fascinations – new, old, and even older. Individual yet classy is one way of describing it.

We are proud of our pub and dining room serving modern British food made from locally sourced produce, to a 2* AA-Rosette and Michelin listed standard, a gin speciality bar also stocked with local ales and a great fine-wine list to enjoy, so our guests are able to enjoy only the best food and drink with us too.

Contact Information

Contact: Melissa Ibberson
Tel: 01761 258 560

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The Thatched Cottage

2 to 3 miles from Showground

The Thatched Cottage
63 – 67 Charlton Road
Shepton Mallet

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you within this historic 340 year old Thatched Cottage Hotel. Come and enjoy the fantastic two level restaurant, you will find open fireplaces and a Swiss wood burner, oak beams and candle lit seating for 52 people, our English themed menus offer superb food at a competitive price. Cooking style is modern British, all cooked with enthusiasm from fresh local Somerset produce where practical. We also offer fantastic accommodation with 8 en-suite rooms of excellent size, the rooms in this historical Inn are very spacious and have all the modern comforts.

Room Rates (Includes Breakfast)

  • Executive Rooms £120.00 (single occupancy £110.00)
  • Superior Rooms £99.00 (single occupancy £89.00)
  • Standard Rooms £89.00 (single occupancy £79.00)
  • Twin Rooms £89.00

Our famous Thatched Cottage breakfast is available between 7.30am and 9am. We have a very large car park, and our gardens and seating areas are there for your enjoyment.

Contact Information

Contact: Rob Parker
Tel: 01749 342 058

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The White Hart, Somerton

Over 10 miles from Showground

The White Hart Inn
Market Place
TA11 7LX

The White Hart in Somerton is an award-winning 16th century coaching-inn. It has a bar with fantastic regional ales and ciders, comfy leather sofas and wood burners. Its restaurant is airy and charming serving local dishes from Tom Blake, formerly head chef at River Cottage.

In summertime visitors can eat and drink in the large suntrap garden. Upstairs are eight swish bedrooms with super-comfy beds and lovely antique finds. Dogs are always welcome and can stay the night. The White Hart is part of boutique hotel and pub brand Stay Original.

Its sister properties are The Swan in Wedmore, Somerset, The Grosvenor Arms in Shaftesbury, Dorset and Timbrell’s Yard in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire. It is consistently a Taste of the West Gold Award winner and has been Pub of the Year at the Bath, Bristol and Somerset Tourism Awards.

Contact Information

Contact: Fiona Morrison
Tel: 01458 272273

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Travellers Rest

3 to 5 miles from Showground

East Pennard
Somerset BA4 6RY

A 200 year old traditional country inn situated on the A37 Fosse Way between Shepton Mallet and Yeovil, offering bed and breakfast accommodation in two twin bed en-suite rooms. The inn also provides good quality pub food served between 12 – 3pm and 6 – 9pm together with tea and coffee throughout the day, all of which can be served in our bar, restaurant or the large beer garden to the side of the property.

We are well positioned for easy access to the Royal Bath & West showground, Cheddar, Wookey Hole Caves, Wells Cathedral, Glastonbury and many other West Country attractions.

Contact Information

Contact: Nicholas Lovatt-Williams
Tel: 01749 860069

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Wookey Hole Resort

5 to 10 miles from Showground

Wookey Hole Caves
Wookey Hole

The Wookey Hole Hotel is situated alongside the world famous Wookey Hole Caves and Attractions. The Hotel is perfect for year round family holidays and short breaks with The Bistro and stylish Bar to dine and relax in. The Wookey Hole Hotel has 58 family bedrooms, including the special Witch’s Hat Suite and Luxury Room with balcony, while the Mendip View Luxury Lodges with hot tubs offer a tranquil, picturesque setting just minutes from the hustle and bustle of the main resort.

A new addition to the Resort is Bucklegrove Holiday Park, a 5 minute drive from Wookey Hole. Bucklegrove offers a family friendly base, with indoor swimming pool, The Lodge – Bar,  Grill & Restaurant and a range of pitches from camping and tourers to luxury lodges with hot tubs.  Live entertainment takes place at weekends during the holiday season. Bucklegrove also offers some of the best views in Somerset, looking across to the levels and moors with the backdrop of the Mendip Hills behind. A truly captivating spot where you can relax and enjoy the surroundings.

Located in the stunning Somerset countryside, yet close to the city of Wells, the Wookey Hole Resort offers the luxury of an action-packed day and a peaceful night’s sleep. Close to the beaches at Weston-Super-Mare and Brean and only 20 miles from Bath and Bristol, make the Wookey Hole Resort an ideal base to explore the area.

Ideal for families, couples or groups wishing to stay in the heart of Somerset and close to the Bath & West Showground.

Contact Information

Tel: 01749 672243

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