Double-Gate Farm (Swallow Barn)
“Experience the best of Somerset in this attractive and accessible barn conversion” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Disposable gloves and masks are available to guests for a small fee should they require. We do our utmost to arrange guest bookings so that there is at least 24 hours between departing/arriving guests. Rooms may be changed (but not downgraded) to facilitate this.
Our Inspector's view
A delightful barn conversion with two first-floor and one ground floor en-suite bedroom. All ground-floor areas are accessible. Minimum stay 3 nights.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Maximum occupancy: 6
- Total units: 1
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Onsite fishing
- Lawn area
- Garden furniture
- BBQ on site
- Dish washer
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Sky or freeview
- En suite
- Linens provided
- Towels provided
- Fireplace or wood burning stove
- Low season minimum price: £475
- High season minimum price: £795
- Open all year
- Changeover day: Vary
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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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