A unique opportunity to savour the timeless charm and tranquillity of the Somerset countryside, by staying in this immaculately presented truely amazing place!
Set in stunningly attractive gardens and grounds, it is a quiet location, easily accessible to enough places to provide you with somewhere new to explore each day of your holiday. The house welcomes all, from couples (the self-contained barn), families and groups, walkers, cyclists and countryside lovers.
It is a magnificent place for family get-together, anniversaries and birthday celebrations !
Evenings can be pleasantly spent in the comfort of the house or at a local country pub.
Somerset has so many surprises waiting to be unwrapped by the inquisitive visitor, and your stay will give you the experience of many special places of interest. There are miles of country walks and bike rides in this historical and magical area. There is an option of further accommodation in the converted barn, adjacent to the house.
What makes a stay at The Quackery unique?
The Quackery has everything guests need, at any time of the year.
It specialises in providing the perfect luxury group break , whatever the occasion, for a relaxing, luxurious countryside getaway.
It is charming, welcoming , and is the perfect place to make holiday dreams come true.
Those who prefer a little more privacy will enjoy a stay in the annexe, with its own fully-equipped kitchen and inviting sitting room with alluring woodburning stove , perfect for snuggling up in front of , after a day of exploring.
The annexe also enjoys a well-appointed king-size bedroom with Juliette balcony, ensuring views of the glorious countryside are always on offer, which is served by a sleek en-suite shower room where you can prepare for the day in style before heading over to enjoy the delights of the main house.
What is the capacity for The Quackery?
The accommodation benefits from a large, inviting living room with two large sofas, a log burner and great views of the gardens.
The Verandah is a special place to enjoy your morning coffee, and alfresco dining area !
There are numerous toys to keep you amused during your stay, trampoline, hammock, croquet, badminton net, boules set, and giant Jenga.
There is a fabulous hot tub , which some folk enjoy using.
The secluded rockery garden with its barbecue , pizza oven, garden seating and patio areas , lovely flowers provides a great spot for a lazy afternoon or a fun time in the garden!
In winter months, the aga gives the cosy fully equipped kitchen/breakfast room , with its garden aspects, a warm welcoming space with a lovely dining area.
On its own, the house can accommodate up to 8 / 9 people and with the addition of the " Annex ", it will sleep up to 11 people .
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Langport area?
The pretty riverside town of Langport and the old market town of Somerton are lovely places to while away the hours!
One is spoilt for choice with the walks, cafes , pubs , local shops etc.
LOCAL ATTRACTIONS & PLACES OF INTEREST
- Bath & the Roman baths
- Barrington Court, a charming Tudor Manor
- Burrow Mump
- Cider making tours
- Cheddar Gorge and caves
- Dunster Castle and working water mill
- Exmoor National Park
- Forde Abbey and Gardens
- Glastonbury Tor and Abbey
- Glastonbury / Clark’s Shopping Village
- Ham Wall Nature Reserve
- Haynes International Motor Museum
- Hestercombe House & gardens
- Jurassic coast & Lyme Regis
- Lavender farm in Falkland
- Longleat Safari Park
- Montacute House & gardens
- The Newt Estate & gardens
- Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm
- Wells Cathedral , Bishops Palace & gardens
- West Somerset Steam Railway
- Wookey Hole Caves
- Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
There are many eating venues, pubs and restaurants close by, and a wide range of shops in Langport and Somerton, offering local produce and there are also some good local takeaways!
The Halfway House Pitney Real ale pub ( walking distance )Daily Telegraph readers award winner
The Black Swan Langport Good pub Grub (walking distance )
The White Heart Somerton Spacious bar with outstanding kitchen and dining area
The DevonshireArms Long Sutton Set on the picturesque village green
The Firehouse Curry Rivel A village pub with traditional food
The White Heart Martock Impressive Hamstone Coaching Inn
28 Market Place. Somerton. Modern dining experience with its own restaurant, bakery & wine shop
Other things to notei
t’s a fun place to stay! A great area for bicycling, walking, birdwatching, fishing or just chilling out!
Also the owners can help with organising extras that can make your special stay even more special:
- They can take delivery of and unpack an online shop you
- Recommend photographers who will come to the Quackery to capture special moments
- Archery and clay pigeon shooting
- Pampering - bring spa quality holistic massage and beauty treatments to you at the Quackery
- Horse riding lessons
Beware, there are several ponds and a stream nearby, so all the normal risks with young children apply.
Bedding, sheets, pillowcases, and duvets are all provided but they do not provide towels.Therefore guests must bring their own towels.