Acharming 19th Century renovated blacksmith's forge in Castle Cary, Somerset. A family home that's been improved and extended over the years, its residents ensure you're never short of any home comforts. They provide a light, elegant double or twin bedroom, including TV, radio and tea and coffee making facilities and en-suite bathroom, which serves as the perfect night-time retreat. Additionally, outside you can take advantage of the garden and improve your serve with a game of tennis or climb into the hammock and snooze away the afternoon. For a spot of sightseeing, Glastonbury, Wincanton Racecourse and Bath are nearby to provide plenty of welcome distractions.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Greystones House?
There's only one available bedroom at Greystones House so your hosts want you to be as comfortable as possible. The room can be made up of two large beds or one king-sized double bed, fitted with Egyptian cotton sheets, soft down duvets and pillows. The self-contained bathroom has a bathtub and a powerful overhead shower and soft, white, fluffy towels. There is a TV and radio, tea and coffee making facilities and free WiFi.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Castle Cary area?
There are many beautiful towns, cities nearby. Visit Bath for its Roman Baths and Georgian architecture, or Bristol for its newly restored Dockland area. Just 20 minutes from England's smallest Cathedral City and about an hour from Salisbury and Stonehenge. The attractive market towns of Castle Cary and Sherborne are nearby. Visit Glastonbury, famous for the legends of King Arthur, climb the Tor and look around the Abbey. Lyme Regis on the Dorset Jurassic World Heritage Coast is about an hour's drive away. The Bath and West Showground are only 10 minutes away, and the B&B is also within easy reach of Sherborne, Millfield, Bruton and Downside Schools.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Greystones House offers breakfast using the best local produce they can find. From fruit juice, porridge, yoghurt and muesli to a variety of cereals. A full English breakfast is available if you would rather, made to order in the Aga. Try the homemade marmalade or local honey or the delicious local bread (or homemade if you're lucky). Kenya tea or Kenya coffee, hardly local but Fair Trade and family reasons too. If you're looking for a superb evening meal then the award-winning Pilgrim Rest 'the pub that thinks its a restaurant' is only a 5-minute walk away and the owners Jools and Sally will treat you like royalty. The Halfway House, a beautiful, untouched old pub is worth the 10-mile drive. It has won the National Pub of the Year multiple times.