Farthings Country House Hotel

Farthings Country House HotelThis elegant 18th century country house is situated amid the quiet of the Somerset countryside, yet within reach of the M5, just 8 km (5 miles) from Taunton and Ilminster. Farthings overlooks the village green and enjoys 3 acres of private and peaceful gardens. With a wonderfully relaxing and informal atmosphere, it is the ideal place in which to unwind. Privately-owned, the family and its experienced staff invite guests to savour the warm hospitality and superb locally sourced food, cooked and presented in the AA Rosette-awarded restaurant. The restaurant has direct access to the gardens, where drinks and canapes can be enjoyed on a warm summer's evening. In winter, enjoy the comfort and warmth of log fires in the cosy lounge or bar. Each of the 12 en suite rooms is tastefully decorated and has all the facilities one would expect of a delightful country house hotel.
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Delightful en suite guest rooms are all individually decorated with style to reflect the 18th century construction of the building. All rooms offer fine bed linens. Any special requirements can be requested, when booking.

Hotel details

General information

Rating : 3 stars
Size : 10 rooms
Currency : GBP
Check-in: from 14:30 to 22:00
Check-out : 07:30 to 11:30


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pets Allowed
  • Bar
  • Newspapers
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Soundproofed Rooms
  • Heating
  • Design Hotel
  • Luggage Storage
  • Gay Friendly
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Hiking
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Cycling
  • Bowling


  • Room Service
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry
  • Breakfast in the Room
  • Ironing Service
  • Bridal Suite
  • Internet Services
  • Currency Exchange
  • Packed Lunches
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN


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Food & Beverages

The restaurant features only the very best of fresh, local and seasonal produce. Beef and lamb is sourced from local farms; the pork is free-range and from Wellington (4.8 km/3 miles north-west of Taunton); the fish is delivered daily from Brixham and the cheeses are local.


Wireless Internet Hotspot is available in the entire hotel and charges are applicable. 


Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges. 

Location & area


Village Road, Hatch Beauchamp
TA3 6SG Taunton


Area information

Ideally located for visiting numerous attractions, including Barrington Court, Forde Abbey, Montacute House, Hestercombe Gardens and the West Somerset Railway. Wells Cathedral, Cheddar Gorge, Longleat Safari Park and the cities of Exeter and Bristol are easily accessible. The hotel is within easy reach of Taunton, Ilminster, Chard and Yeovil.

Travel information

By Car: - Take the M5 motorway, junction 25, and join the A358 road towards Chard and Ilminster. - Go through Henlade and travel for approximately one mile, then turn left when signposted for Hatch Beauchamp. - From the A303 road, at Ilminster, take the A358 road to Taunton and the M5 motorway. Travel for approximately 5 miles and turn right when signposted for Hatch Beauchamp.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 2 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Continental breakfast costs GBP 8 per person per night.  Full English breakfast costs GBP 14 per person per night. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  All children under 2 years stay free of charge for cots.  There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.  Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy