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The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa

Lower Henlade, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 5NB

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Lower Henlade, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 5NB

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Summary

A beautiful 19 room Regency country house hotel, set in stunning Somerset countryside. This grand dame of a building sits high upon her mount, cradled in between the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, giving guests some of the best views in Somerset. With its high roofs, clearing winding staircase, lavish stylistic theme and sentiment of delicate tastefulness and extravagance.

What makes a stay at The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa unique?

All things considered, it's unquestionably a direct result of the untainted setting, extravagance rooms (some with private hot tubs), also the exceptional assistance of the neighborly group. Maybe it's the boutique spa with its percolating hydrotherapy tub, warm suites and ESPA medications, or the 3 AA Rosette café, headed up by capable head gourmet expert Mark Potts. At that point, there's the casual parlor with open flames, ideal for unwinding with a mixed drink and canapés following a day of finding Somerset. The closeness to the Mendip Hill's 'Region of Outstanding Natural Beauty' and the dazzling Cheddar Gorge is ideal for daytime meanders, however, it's everything of these components consolidated that make The Mount Somerset such an interesting goal.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa?

Experience extravagance convenience in Somerset in rooms perfectly outfitted with a one of a kind blend of conventional Regency highlights and snazzy, boutique stylistic theme. Unique wooden furnishings and lively delicate goods have been mixed together to make the sentiment of a luxurious home away from home. All room conveniences incorporate the accompanying as standard to guarantee your involvement with The Mount Somerset Hotel and Spa in Taunton is one of extreme solace and extravagance. Ensuite bathroom with luxury toiletries Tea and coffee making facilities Large flat-screen TV’s with digital free view Complimentary wireless internet access Hairdryer Each room additionally appreciates stunning views over the nurseries and grounds to the encompassing moving Somerset slopes. A genuinely decadent affair.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Taunton area?

The Mount Somerset is situated in a region saturated with culture and history; Glastonbury and Wells Cathedral, Hestercombe Gardens, Barrington Court, The West Somerset Steam Railway and Dunster Castle are among the numerous attractions on offer. Travel somewhat further away from home and investigate the startlingly wonderful Cheddar Gorge and the Jurassic Coast. The fully open spaces of Exmoor and the Somerset Levels, copious with natural life, are just a short drive away similar to the wonderful South West waterfront ways disregarding the fossil-rich sea shores of Charmouth and Lyme Regis.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

An award-winning taste of Taunton in an essentially dazzling setting. Experience perhaps the best restaurant in Taunton at The Mount Somerset. The menu joins classic favourites and creative new dishes utilizing honest ingredients from the wealth of rich produce accessible in the South West. A well-stocked wine cellar completes a truly exquisite dining experience. Service throughout is discreet, knowledgeable and attentive to ensure you have a memorable Taunton dining experience from the moment you enter the lounge for aperitifs to the moment you are bid a warm farewell!

The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa also has a Spa, Wedding Venue and Restaurant:

Elan Spa at The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa (Spa Section)

The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa (Wedding Venue Section)

The Somerset Dining Room at The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa (Restaurant Section)

Inspirations

The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa is part of the following Inspirations:

Top 10 Glamorous City Hotels by Dinah Hatch

"Set in four acres of lovely grounds in the city of Somerset, this Regency dazzler sits high on a mount with the Quantocks to one side and the Black Hills on the other. The views are, natch, to die for. And, hang on, some of the bedrooms even have their own private hot tubs from which to ponder the West Country’s gorgeousness. Talking of which, there’s a great spa here too – book in for the bubbling hydrotherapy tub, thermal suites or ESPA treatment. This place is all about elegant relaxation, from the chilled lounge complete with open fire to the Garden Room’s pre-dinner aperitifs each evening. Go on, spoil yourself."

Britain's Quirkiest Museums by Dinah Hatch

" The Shoe Museum, Street, Somerset

Now then, who doesn’t want to see the last made for Princess Diana’s wedding slipper? The Shoe Museum, in Street, Somerset, is home to more than 1,500 shoes dating from Roman times to present day, with highlights including an Emir’s slipper from Nigeria, a Chinese shoe for a bound foot, kub kobs worn in Turkish baths, and Finnish shoes made from birch bark.

Stay at: The Mount Somerset Hotel and Spa, a cosy Regency country pile nestled in the Quantocks and the Blackdown Hills."

10 of My Favourite Hotel Bars by Adrian Mourby

"This 19-room hotel is a real find for anyone driving on the M5 to or from Devon and Cornwall. Hidden so close to the M5 that its existence comes as a complete surprise, the Mount was built near the village of Ruishton as Henlade House between 1805-1815. The owners were Robert Proctor Anderdon and his nephew and heir John Proctor Anderdon. They employed an Italian architect (name unknown) to build them a new gentleman’s residence with large bright windows and a remarkable octagonal lobby. At the time of its completion John Proctor Anderdon was commanding the City of London Militia at the battle of Waterloo. What a lovely house to come home to!

Today Henlade House is known as the Mount and it has been beautifully restored, if a bit overextended. The main building is Grade II listed but the dado frieze that loops up from the lobby over an elegant free-floating stone staircase is Grade I listed. Not many houses have a dado of such historic importance, but it seems this one was hand-stencilled in 1815 and has survived – remarkably – intact.

Leading off the octagonal lobby are various drawing rooms, including the hotel bar with its old fashioned corner unit between reception and the dining room. Here is a feeling of timeless comfort, especially on a winter’s evening, with deep sofas and overmantel mirrors. The head barman is Peter Molnar who offers a wine list running to 200 vintages including wines from Lebanon, Argentina, Sicily, and from New Hall in Essex. Twelve bottles are offered by the glass including Nyetimber’s vey superior sparkling wine. The bar also serves a Newton House gin, distilled in nearby Yeovil."

Ten Venues for Twenties Themed Weddings by Liz Coggins

"This Georgian country house ticks every box for a sophisticated Gatsby wedding. It has an air of opulent, genteel elegance reflected in its sweeping staircase, light pastel muted tone décor and sumptuous furnishings with terraces that lead on to the fountain garden, the perfect backdrop for cocktails and photographs. The crystal chandeliered drawing room is breathtaking for weddings whilst for grand parties a marquee can be placed in the grounds."

Ten West Country Hotels of Character by Adrian Mourby

"The Mount is a gorgeous Italianate house built between 1805 and 1815 for John Proctor Anderson and his uncle. Proctor Anderson was one of Wellington’s officers at the Battle of Waterloo and he subsequently retired here to enjoy hunting and shooting in the Quantock and Blackdown Hills. These days hotel guests can enjoy that same sense of getting away from it all at The Mount."

Information on The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa , Lower Henlade , Taunton

No. of bedrooms: Total: 19        
Types of room: Classic Twin/Double, Executive Twin/Double, Premier Suites, Barrington Suite
Room rates guide: Single:  £125.00-£245.00
Double/Twin:  £145.00-£305.00
Suites:  £205.00-£350.00
Room with Breakfast
General info: Credit Cards Accepted:  Amex, Diners, Mastercard, Maestro/Switch, Visa
When Closed:  Open all year
Child Friendly:  Children of all ages welcome
Dog Friendly:  Dogs Permitted (£15 per day charge applies)
Romantic Details: four-poster suite and honeymoon suite
Smoking Permitted:  No
Wheelchair Access:  Yes
Wheelchair Access Details: disabled access, lift to first floor
Accreditation: AA 4 Red Stars, AA 3 Rosettes, Part of the Eden Hotel Collection, AA Small Hotel Group of the Year 2014 – 2015
Room facilities: Flat screen TV, Radio alarm, direct dial telephone, Four-poster beds available, Luxury toiletries, most rooms have roll-top baths, suites have roll-top baths and wet rooms
General facilities: Award-winning gardens, 2 treatment rooms, Hydrotherapy pool, experience showers, foot spas, Sauna, Steam room, Award-winning restaurant, Civil ceremony licence, Wedding receptions, 3 meeting rooms, Conference facilities, For up to 72 delegates, Heli-pad, Private dining
Indoor activities: Luxury Spa - sauna, steam room, hydrotherpahy pool, experience showers, foot spa's, fitness suite and two treatment rooms
Outdoor activities on site: Croquet lawn, Countryside walks
Activities nearby: Cricket club, Golf, Horse riding
Local directions: The Hotel is less than 2 miles from junction 25 of the M5 motorway. From Taunton motorway exit take the A358 signposted to Chard and Ilminster and after passing through Henlade, turn right into Stoke Road signposted Stoke St Mary and The Mount Somerset Hotel.
Nearest major city:
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Exeter or Bristol
Bristol (32 miles) (45 mins)
Taunton (4 miles) (10 mins)

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Keep Calm and Pretend It’s Not Monday!

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Sat 01 Sep 2018 – Tue 31 Mar 2020

Relax with us on a Sunday in one of our beautiful Classic rooms. Enjoy luxury accommodation, a full afternoon tea each in the afternoon with a glass of Nyetimber and full English breakfast on the Monday morning. £185 per room. Early check in of 2pm and a lazy checkout of 12 noon!

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Somerset Stopover

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Sat 01 Sep 2018 – Tue 31 Mar 2020

Stop off with us on your way to the far South West and break up your journey. Stay in one of our contemporary Deluxe rooms and enjoy a 3 course Du Jour dinner in the evening with a glass of house champagne each. Sunday – Thursday £229 per room, per night. Friday & Saturday £299 per room, per night.

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You and Me Spa Break

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Sat 01 Sep 2018 – Tue 31 Mar 2020

Spend some time together in one of our sumptuous, quiet Deluxe rooms. Enjoy a relaxing 55 minute treatment each in our spa (pre booking essential) then indulge in a 3 course Du Jour dinner in our beautiful Somerset Dining room, followed by full English breakfast the following morning. £350 per room.

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Hot Tub Heaven

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Sat 01 Sep 2018 – Tue 31 Mar 2020

Retreat to and relax in one of our 2 hot tub bedrooms. On arrival, a bottle of champagne & homemade chocolates will be waiting for you in your room, along with rose petals sprinkled over your bed. Enjoy a 3 course Du Jour dinner in our glorious dining room, followed by a full English breakfast the following morning. 10% off spa treatments pre booked. S-T £389 F/S £399 per room

  • Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-86301

1 or 2 nights New Year’s Eve Break

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Wed 31 Jul 2019 – Mon 30 Dec 2019

1 night package from £260 per person based on two people sharing

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2 night package from £385 per person based on two people sharing

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Arrive 31st December

‘New Year’s Eve Ball’ with a six-course gala dinner

Breakfast on New Year’s Day.

  • Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-96575

3 Night Christmas Break

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Wed 31 Jul 2019 – Mon 23 Dec 2019

3 night package from £575 per person based on two people sharing

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Four-course dinner in the evening with live music

Christmas Day lunch and evening Buffett

Dinner on Boxing night.

  • Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-96574

Cosy Up With Eden

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Tue 01 Oct 2019 – Tue 31 Mar 2020

The leaves are turning to gold and the scent of frost will soon be in the air, so why not Cosy Up with a stay at one of our luxurious destinations? Our Autumn and Winter offer includes a Kir Royale Champagne cocktail, a two course dinner, sumptuous overnight accommodation and a full English breakfast the following morning, and use of the Spa facilities during your stay.


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