“Elegance and style on the fringes of Bath, a quiet and peaceful setting” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Located a short drive from the centre of Bath, Poplar House is a very well-maintained property that offers comfortable accommodation in a peaceful setting. Bedrooms come in a range of shapes and sizes, and guests are also welcome to use the comfortable lounge and outdoor seating terrace. Breakfast makes use of good quality produce and is served around one large table in the very pleasant dining room.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 3
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Free TV
- Lounge with TV
- Open parking
- Covered parking
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: f
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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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