Turks Hall Bed and Breakfast
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
We are a small bed and breakfast with two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms: all necessary initiatives are being taken to make our house maintained up to Government standards. We will have 72 hours between guests and Covid initiatives are enacted.
FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT
Turks Hall B&B is a Victorian family house with a lovely south facing courtyard, within walking distance of the centre of Bruton. Your double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, television, wifi etc is a comfortable, spacious room where you can either read David's large selection of books, listen to music or just chill. Turks Hall also offers a second twin bedded room with a beautifully appointed bathroom (sole use of the guests). A glass of sherry and home made cakes await you.
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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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