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Maunsel House


Maunsel House is in the English county of Somerset was built in the late 14th or early 15th century. The house stands south of the hamlet of North Newton, in the parish of North Petherton. It is the family seat of the Slade baronets and is a Grade II listed building set in 2,000 acres of beautiful garden, parkland and lakes.

A unique and peaceful place to stay, packed with history and charm, the main house has 13 ravishing bedrooms, South Wing which contains a further 4 bedrooms at ground level a few feet away from the house and five self catering cottages within the estate grounds.

45 minutes from Bristol airport, 25 minutes from Taunton Train Station.

What makes a stay at Maunsel House unique?

13 grand and historic house bedrooms full of charm and character (many complete with four poster bed), it is the perfect place to relax and end your day. Maunsel House is filled with history, charm, secret passages, rooms and hidden staircases that keep being found and many stories of ghosts. 

Top rated on and Trip Advisor in all catergories and renowned for the 'Maunsel Welcome'; impeccable customer service designed to ensure that each guest feel at home.

Close to the coastline of West Somerset and beautiful Quantock Hills Area of Oustanding Beauty.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Maunsel House?

Maunsel House has 2 Twin Rooms, 9 Doubles, 1 King size and 1 Super XXLarge King Size; most ensuite and four rooms which adjoin to be used as suites if needed.

Furnished to a highest standard and in keeping with the houses history, full of genuine antiques and artifacts.

Free WiFi on site and a perfectly charming Pub in the main house for evening drinks and meals. Breakfast is available and evening meals by request.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the North Newton, Bridgwater Taunt area?

Maunsel House is close to the market town of Taunton as well as tourist popular spots of Wells, Glastonbury and Medieval Dunster village and Castle as well as the West Somerset Coastline and steam train line with it's many sandy and jurassic pebble beaches.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Maunsel House is lucky enough to have it's own 'Country Pub', Breakfast is available in the main Dining Room at Maunsel every morning; evening meal or lunch is available with prior arrangement and there is also a very good Gastro Pub in the village just a short walk from the Estate.

Top Facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast Included

Free Parking

Facilities & Information


13th century buildings (or older)

17th century buildings

Breakfast Included

Breakfast (at additional cost)

Parking (free)

No smoking

Child Friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


Self Catering

Room Only (no kitchen facilities)

Bed only (no kitchen facilities)

No Official Rating

Historic Property


Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Self-catering facilities

Children's cots

Children's games

Bars, Cafes & Other

Conference & Meetings

Bathroom & Laundry

Children's highchairs

Woodland walks

Civil Licences

Four Poster Beds



Bowls, Boules, Petanque


Jogging, Running

Wildlife, Bird Watching

Pub (walking distance)

Pub (a short drive)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)

Theatre (a short drive)


Self-catering facilities

Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (additional cost)

Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)


Picnic area

Electric oven

Electric hob



Extra info

Closed Times: N/A

Nearest Airport: Bristol

Nearest Airport Time: 45 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 25

Nearest Train Station: Taunton

Nearest Railway Time: 18 minutes

Nearest Railway Distance: 25

Open Times: 7 days a week

Room Prices From: £100.00

Room Prices To: £360.00

Single Occupancy Prices From: £100.00

Single Occupany Prices To: £130.00

Room Details: Luxury, Full of Charm and History

Vendor Accreditation: N/A

Amex: Yes

Delta: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 1

Number of room to: 17

Single room price from: £100.00

Single room price to: £130.00

Double twin room price from: £100.00

Double twin room price to: £360.00

Suite room price from: £310.00

Suite room price to: £1,080.00


01278 661074
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Maunsel Road, North Newton, North Newton, Bridgwater Taunt, Somerset, BridgwaterTA7 0BS, United Kingdom

SItuated In North Newton, Somerset with 9-5pm Monday to Sunday Main Office and 24 hour Day/Night Porter at all other times.

A rural village location so transport is advised, although local taxi transport can be arranged if required and the neighbouring towns all have good public transport access.

Nearest Train and Bus Station: Taunton 20mins (7.4 miles)

Nearest Airport: Bristol 49mins (30 miles)

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