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The Hunters Rest was originally built around 1750 as a hunting lodge for the Earl of Warwick. Set in delightful countryside, it is ideally located for Bath, Bristol and Wells. Bedrooms and bathrooms are furnished and equipped to excellent standards, and the ground floor combines the character of a real country inn with an excellent range of home-cooked meals.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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4 Gold Star Award: Premier Collection
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Dinner Award

A popular country inn offering individually-styled bedrooms and cosy bar

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- AA Inspector
The Hunters Rest
King Lane, Clutton Hill, CLUTTON, Bristol, BS39 5QL
Phone : 01761 452303

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 5
  • Family bedrooms: 2
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • Children's play area
  • High chairs
  • Laundry facilities
  • Children's portions or menu
Leisure
  • Private fishing
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • Direct Dial
  • Wifi
  • Open parking
Accessibility
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
Opening Times
  • Open all year
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: f
Food
  • Dinner Served

About The area

Discover Somerset

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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