Cricket St Thomas Hotel - Adults Only
Come for a relaxing stay at this Regency gem surrounded by the rolling Somerset countryside, and enjoy the splendid parkland and gardens of this classic country house.
• 160 acres of landscaped gardens with guided tours
• Enjoy a range of activities including archery and rifle shooting
• Traditional cream teas in Hamiltons tea rooms
• Nordic walking and woodland paths to explore
• Indoor swimming pool, Salon Spa and steam room
• Just 14 miles from pretty Lyme Regis
Three-course evening meals
Use of leisure facilities*
Live music and shows every night
Just for grown-ups
*extra costs apply for spa treatments and afternoon teas
Our holiday parks have all the essentials you need to BreakFree. Some parks may have restricted facilities and activities as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic; however, your park operator will be in contact leading up to your holiday date if there are any changes to your holiday experience. Happy holiday booking!
West Somerset Railway
There are more than 20 miles of heritage track at West Somerset Railway with 10 restored stations along the line. Polished steam-hauled coaches and wagons chuff through the Somerset countryside, taking in Mineheads seafront, Dunster Castle, the Quantock hills, historic villages, and Exmoor in the distance.
Located in deep Somerset with views over the Blackdown Hills, Taunton Racecourse attracts the racing elite for its 15 or so fixtures every season, from Ladies Day in spring through to a Christmas meeting in December.
Fleet Air Arm Museum
The biggest collection of Royal Navy aircraft in Europe is housed at Fleet Air Arm Museum. Throughout the halls and galleries there are photos, documents and medals to view as well. Exhibitions take visitors from the development of the early bi-planes through to the part aircraft played in World War 2 and on to Concorde and the story of the Falklands conflict.
Forde Abbey and Gardens
This is a real treasure in the south west. Forde Abbey has been around now for 900 years, once as a home for Cistercian monks much of the medieval monastery still stands and now owned by the Kennard family. Such a beautiful place is complemented by wonderful gardens, including an arboretum and woods. Theres even a pick-your-own fruit farm on the estate.
East Somerset railway
Trundling for two and half miles, the preserved East Somerset Railway cuts through the Mendip countryside between Cranmore and Mendip Vale. Its one of only a handful of steam railways that also opens up its engine shed and workshop to visitors.
Set within a 16th century building, Chard Museum pays homage to the towns local history. Its like a little time capsule with displays on rural tools and farm carts. Famous past residents, among them John Stringfellow who pioneered steam-powered flight and James Gillingham who introduced artificial limbs, also feature.
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Cricket St Thomas Hotel - Adults Only
Cricket St Thomas Hotel
Directions by car
From the M5
Exit the M5 at Junction 25 and take the A358 to Chard
Follow the A30 Eastwards towards Crewkerne and Yeovil. Follow this road for approximately 3 miles
Cricket St. Thomas Hotel is on the right, immediately after the B3167 turning to Axminster
From the M3
Exit the M3 at Junction 8 and take the A303 to South Petherton. After Ilchester take the exit marked A356 to Crewkerne
After Crewkerne take the A30 towards Chard
Cricket St. Thomas Hotel is approximately 5 miles west of Crewkerne on the left
Local bus service
The nearest National Express Bus Stop is located in Taunton, which is approximately 25-30 minutes away
Local taxi services
Gem: 01460 221123
Local train station: Crewkerne or Axminster
Contact Virgin Trains Tel: 0845 7 222 333