Charlton House Spa Hotel
“Stunning design and unique décor in elegant and comfortable hotel” - AA Inspector
SHEPTON MALLET, SOMERSET
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's view
A peaceful location with grounds and relaxing spa facilities is just part of the charm of this interesting hotel. Individually designed bedrooms include larger suites and a luxurious lodge in the garden. Guests can relax in the 'shabby chic' lounges or bar area, or in the warmer months there's plenty of outdoor seating. Dinner in the stylish restaurant offers a selection of carefully prepared, high quality dishes. The spa offers a wide range of facilities including treatment rooms, hydrotherapy pool, crystal room, sauna and a fitness studio. The hotel is a popular wedding venue.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 28
- Family rooms: 3
- Bedrooms Ground: 12
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Hard Tennis Court
- Gym available
- Spa Available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 70
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Walk-in showers
- Steps for wheelchair: 2
- Double room, minimum price: £105
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 120
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About the area
Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.
Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.
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