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The Old Stables


A warm welcome awaits you at The Old Stables Bed & Breakfast located on Hurlingpot Farm in the rural hamlet of Chelynch, Somerset. This bed and breakfast is a Grade II listed converted barn filled with character whilst still offering comfortable and pampering guest accommodation with all the facilities of a modern B&B. Situated on the edge of The Mendip Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), The Old Stables provides a peaceful retreat to relax and enjoy the beautiful surrounding countryside.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at The Old Stables?

The en-suite rooms have been individually designed to ensure that you have a relaxing stay. In your room you will find a super comfy king or super-king bed (super-kings can be made into twins if you prefer) made up with soft white linens, a silent mini-fridge containing fresh milk and complimentary mineral water, flat screen tv with Freeview, free wi-fi, home-baked goodies, plenty of soft, fluffy towels, luxury toiletries, hair-dryer and make-up mirror.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Shepton Mallet area?

The Old Stables are perfectly located for exploring the very best of Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire and are in easy proximity to The Royal Bath & West Showground, Bath, Wells (with its stunning Cathedral), various National Trust properties and gardens, Longleat, Wookey Hole Caves and Cheddar to name but a few. Walkers will be spoiled for choice with the miles of wonderful walks on the doorstep.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

The Old Stables traditional farmhouse breakfast uses locally sourced produce wherever possible, is served in their stunning 17th century beamed dining room. For dining out, The Old Stables are lucky to have many lovely pubs and restaurants within an easy drive or if you fancy something a little closer to home, the Poachers Pocket local pub serves good food and is only a short walk from the top of the drive.

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Free WiFi


The Old Stables

Some people run a BnB as a sideline or a money earner, it normally shows. Alyson and Simon are thoroughly professional. They have created a wonderful atmosphere of friendliness and tranquillity, their attention to detail would put most top boutique hotels to shame. Our room was spacious it had an e...

The Old Stables

We had a wonderful stay at The Old Stables last week. Simon and Alyson are first rate hosts and run an excellent B &B. Very comfortable bedroom with lots of little extras. Breakfast was excellent and hope to return.

The Old Stables

We have just had two amazing days with Simon Alyson & Jasper. Perfect hosts, beautiful home and one of the best breakfasts we have ever experienced. The fluffy pancakes with maple syrup and bacon are a must!... See you again soon

The Old Stables

5 star accommodation with the most comfortable bed, and a thousand little touches and extras to make you feel welcome and at home. Clean and attractive, and hosts Alyson & Simon make you feel extremely welcome and that nothing is too much trouble. Breakfasts were amazing, and huge! to set you up f...

The Old Stables

Had a great weekend at the Old Stables. Thank you to Simon and Alyson. Fantastic home cooked breakfasts and lovely accommodation. Will be booking again without a doubt.

The Old Stables

The Horse has Bolted, the Tamworth's, Old Spot's and Saddleback's are safe from the Big Bad Wolf, the Chickens have been put to bed and the Cat is now well and truly out of the bag! Discretely nestled down a private drive, tucked away behind the Poachers Pocket, lays a hidden gem. The horses have...

The Old Stables

Attention to detail second to none. Amazing breakfast, comfy bed, luxurious yet homely. Absolutely loved it. Will be coming here again. Fantastic hosts. We cannot praise this place enough. Ideally located for visiting Somerset. Also for an evening meal try the short walk to the local Poacher's Inn.

The Old Stables

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at The Old Stables. What can we say...... It is a perfect, quiet, relaxing haven. The room was amazing, the bed so very comfortable and enormous, the bathroom had a brilliant shower and wonderfully soft towels and the breakfasts are to die for. Alyson & Si...

The Old Stables

Alyson and Simon are impeccable hosts. If you're thinking about staying here...just do it. They are excellent at running a B&B. Beautiful rooms, fine linen, thoughtful touches in the room, delicious brekkie. Just wish that their new puppy had arrived when we were there. Will stay again for sure!

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Dog/Pet friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports


Spa Offsite


Recommended walks


Golf course (walking distance)

Extra info

Open Times: Closed from 18 December through 28th December inclusive

Room Prices From: £50.00

Room Prices To: £60.00

Single Occupancy Prices From: £80.00

Single Occupany Prices To: £85.00

Vendor Accreditation: Visit England 4 Star/Silver, Bristol, Bath & Somerset Tourism Awards - B&B of the Year 2017 Gold

Diners: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 3


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Hurlingpot Farm, Chelynch, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, Shepton MalletBA4 4PY, United Kingdom

2 miles east of Shepton Mallet, take the A361 Shepton Mallet to Frome Road. In the village of Doulting take the Cheylnch Road, turn left past Poachers Pocket Inn, turn immediately left again into farm entrance.

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