The Halfway House Inn Country Lodge

“Well situated pub serving comfort classics” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

YEOVIL, SOMERSET

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Our View

Less than two miles from Yeovil town centre, this ivy-clad inn is surrounded by lovely countryside and the comfortable bedrooms make it a popular base for exploring Somerset. Meals are available in the restaurant and bar, with traditional favourites of steak pie and gammon with eggs and chips alongside more adventurous dishes like poached salmon in prawn butter. A fishing lake is available for guests to fish for free.

The Halfway House Inn Country Lodge
Ilchester Road, CHILTHORNE DOMER, Yeovil, BA22 8RE
Phone : 01935 840350

Features

Facilities
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
Opening times
  • Open all year

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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