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Cornwall, England
Reviewed 18 November 2014

This is a truly wonderful mediaeval house in the heart of Somerset which has absorbed the comforts of modern living without losing any of its character. It's as welcoming as the generous hospitality of our hosts Bob and Jane, and is a place to sleep soundly, eat well and feel at home! Only 8 minutes from Dillington House, we found...

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Roseville California
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Beautiful setting! Bob and Jane made us feel welcomed and pampered. Great base to explore Somerset and Devon! Our hosts new the area well and recommended some sights we might have overlooked. highly recommend this beautiful B&B.

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Thank Larry1701
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Everything that has been said in previous reviews is true! Beautiful house, beautiful area near National Trust properties and fantastic hosts - in fact everything you could wish for! Thank you Jane and Bob for making our two day stay so enjoyable! We hope to return!

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Thank Jollypoppy
Reviewed 12 May 2014

We stayed from 9th to the 11th May and we could not fault it. Bob and Jane were such wonderful hosts, nothing was too much trouble. They had a wealth of knowledge about the surrounding area, including good eating places to National Trust properties and lovely places to visit. The breakfast was really lovely with wonderful views across the countryside...

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Thank Lisa U
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2014

Like all other reviewers we could not fault this B&B. Bob and Jane were superb hosts, all the facilities were first class and we're sure the garden would have been delightful if only we could have seen it through the fog.

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Thank Skiers356
Reviewed 24 November 2013 via mobile

We stumbled across this gem on Tripadvisor when we were visiting the area in November. We stayed for two nights. Bob and Jane were fantastic hosts and made us feel at home immediately. The accommodation is first class and highly recommended. The house is beautiful with fantastic views if the countryside. Ilminster us only 5 mins away by car. It's...

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Thank Katiehes
London
Reviewed 13 November 2013

There's plenty that's worth praising about the room and facilities at Farndon Thatch: comfortable beds, excellent en-suite, clean linen and towels, choice of toiletries, a gorgeous sitting room and a breakfast that spares no expense. However, the most significant aspect of our stay at this wonderful thatched cottage were the lovely hosts Bob and Jane. From the moment we arrived,...

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Thank ChiTheCynic
Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2013

We stayed for a couple of nights at Farndon Thatch and cannot rate it more highly. Jane and Bob were great hosts, nothing was too much trouble and we felt immediately at home. Our breakfast was delicious too, locally sourced and gluten free for me :-)

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2013

We chose Farndon Thatch as the location for me to spend the night before I got married at Hestercombe Gardens, and then for my husband and I for our wedding night before going on Honeymoon. Jane and Bob are fantastic hosts and nothing was too much trouble. They provided lots of extras which I don't think many other places would...

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Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Only booked a couple of days in advance and were so please with our reception at Farndon Thatch.Bob and Jane treated us royally,and gave very concise instructions for our evening meal venue which was so important being a Sunday.Beautiful views around the garden to the hills and a lovely breakfast.Wonderful Hosts.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and discover one of Somerset's best kept secrets!! Dating back to the late 15th Century and set in one of the most beautiful areas of South Somerset near the old market town of Ilminster, this stunning Thatched stone cottage oozes comfort with touches of luxury. With an acre of wonderful plantsman’s gardens,(open under the National Garden Scheme) and panoramic views to die for, life can’t get much better than this! Choose from the Kingsize double with en-suite in the Medieval bedroom, or the SuperKing double/twin bedroom with its own private adjacent shower room down your own private landing . With beautifully sprung comfy beds, your own Freeview TV, hospitality tray with a selection of Indian, China, herbal and fruit teas and coffee, filtered water, hairdryer and independent heating controls, we aim to make your stay with us as comfortable and relaxed as we can. An iron and ironing board are available and we can help with restaurant/pub reservations. The guest sitting room has TV/DVD and wood burning stove in the old inglenook and there is wireless internet access and plenty of private parking. Our breakfasts are sourced wherever possible from our own and local produce and served in the stylish kitchen/breakfast room with wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. Enjoy a quiet drink in the garden on a summer’s eve, the scent of roses, while watching the cows return from milking. A great base for walking, cycling and bird watching with the Somerset Levels and RSPB reserves nearby. We are excellently placed for a number of wonderful National Trust properties and private Historic Houses and Gardens including Barrington Court, Montacute, Lytes Cary, Tintinhul, Forde Abbey, Hestercombe, East Lambrook Manor, Mapperton and Cothay Manor to name just a few! Being approx. 20 miles from both coasts and Dorset and Devon, a visit south to Hardy country, Lyme Regis, Bridport, Weymouth, Chesil Beach and the Jurassic Coast, or north to Weston-super-Mare, Burnham on Sea, Minehead, Cheddar Gorge and Exmoor National Park are all an easy drive. Visit Glastonbury and Wells, or Bath for some Roman culture and a little retail therapy! Easy access from all major routes - M5(J25), A303, A358 and A30. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Farndon Thatch B&B

Address: Puckington, Ilminster TA19 9JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Ilminster
Price Range: $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Farndon Thatch B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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Farndon Thatch B&B Somerset, UK - Ilminster
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“There are 2 bedrooms, both of which have great character. The Victorian Kingsize/twin room at the back of the house might be quieter as its away from the road, but it would be a shame to miss the great beams in the mediaeval room at the front. Hard to choose!”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherC181, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Isn't a bad room here!”
 of 5 bubbles Larry1701, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Both rooms are quiet, clean, comfortable and well appointed!”
 of 5 bubbles Jollypoppy, 13 Sep 2014 | Read review
“We had the Medieval Room - beautifully furnished with views over the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles Skiers356, 14 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Book a table at the Barrington Boar pub for dinner”
 of 5 bubbles ChiTheCynic, 13 Nov 2013 | Read review
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