Walnut Tree Hotel

“Village centre hotel not far from M5 junction” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

BRIDGWATER, SOMERSET

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Our Inspector's View

Popular with both business and leisure guests, this 18th-century former coaching inn is conveniently located within easy reach of the M5. The spacious and smartly decorated bedrooms are well furnished to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay. An extensive selection of dishes is offered in either the restaurant, or the more informal setting of the bistro.

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3 Star Hotel
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1-Rosette restaurant
Walnut Tree Hotel
North Petherton, BRIDGWATER, SOMERSET, TA6 6QA

Features

Rooms
  • En-suite rooms: 30
  • Family rooms: 3
  • Bedrooms Ground: 3
  • Free TV
  • Broadband available
  • WiFi available
Children
  • Children welcome
Leisure
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme
Facilities
  • Night porter available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 70
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers
Room Rates
  • Single room, minimum price: £65
  • Double room, minimum price: £75
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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