Middleton House Bed and Breakfast
“Comfortable, excellent breakfast and situated close to Bath.” - VisitEngland Assessor
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
Middleton House offers a warm, friendly welcome with refreshments on arrival. The rooms feature countryside views and all have en-suite facilities. There is a well-stocked hospitality tray with homemade goodies, along with complimentary toiletries. A delicious breakfast is on offer made with locally sourced produce. Set in quiet fields, it is just a 10-minute walk into Shepton Town and conveniently situated to visit Wells, Glastonbury, Cheddar, Wookey, Longleat, Bath and more. Plus, there's free Wi-Fi access and parking.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 4
- Family bedrooms: 1
- Children welcome
- Children's play area
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Open all year
- Dinner Served
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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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