The scene of much of the famous TV comedy, To The Manor Born, Cricket St. Thomas was also frequently visited by Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton. This classic country house is set in splendid parkland, with colourful gardens, lakes, and a unique woodland area. The hotel provides extensive entertainment, including nightly live performances, and excellent dining venues, including The Granary which is set in a pretty walled garden.

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Events not to be missed!

There is so much going on at Cricket St Thomas, so we thought we would put together a list of events we really don't want you to miss:

  • 5 - 12 September - The Flying Scotsman On The West Somerset Railway - The West Somerset Railway will be welcoming the iconic Flying Scotsman locomotive this September. It will be hauling special trains on 5 to 12 September
  • 15 September - Steam & Cream Tea Special On The West Somerset Railway - Enjoy an enchanting ride on a steam train through the delightful Somerset coast and countryside whilst enjoying a traditional West Country Cream Tea served to your table
  • 24 September - The Great Inflate-A-Race - A 5km race that also involves fundraisers tackling giant inflatables? It’s a sight to behold and one of the most unique and entertaining events of 2017!
  • 16 September  to 1 October - Hello Autumn Trail - Explore Hestercombe as autumn takes over the gardens. Crunch over golden brown leaves, spot crimson berries and learn about which animals are embarking on their winter holiday to warmer climes 
  • 6 and 7 October - Weymouth Octoberfest - CAMRA’s Weymouth event features over 60 beers to taste across several different venues
  • 17 October to 6 January 2018 - Henry VII: The First Royal Portrait At The Museum Of Somerset - An extraordinary image of the Tudor king to be displayed in Taunton Castle where he faced the rebel leader Perkin Warbeck.

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6 October 2017

3-night weekend break - LIVELY AND LATE Heroes revisited - The Who. A unique look at their lives & careers by those who were there, plus all the hits live from The Total Who Show

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13 October 2017

3-night weekend break - Big Night LIVE starring The Zoots, as they relive the 1960s

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Your first glimpse of 2018 breaks

Special offers on January breaks

  • FREE room upgrade
  • FREE Warner holiday protection
These offers are on top of your preview offers listed below!

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Your 2018 Preview Offer

  • Guaranteed half price rooms for January - December 2018
  • Low deposit - £10* per person, per break
  • Stay more, save more with our multi booking offer on 2017 & 2018
  • £20 off 7 night breaks
  • No single supplements

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Cricket in the community

Warner Gardener's joined forces to create a garden haven

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Rooms to enjoy at Cricket St Thomas Hotel

It's all about crisp sheets, squashy pillows and space to relax. Whether you want to indulge in luxury or opt for a standard room - we have just the right choice for you. 

Cricket St Thomas rooms are situated in either the main house, Courtyard area or The Walled Garden. Courtyard rooms are located in the main building and Walled Garden rooms are situated in a quieter, tranquil part of the hotel. The walk to the main building is under a covered walkway, apart from a short stretch outdoors past our lovely listed church.

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Dining with us

We have two restaurants here, The Granary restaurant perfect for those who choose to stay in the walled garden area of accommodation, or our Tree Tops restaurant, with its light and airy atmosphere.

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Live shows

Here at Cricket St Thomas we are proud to offer a wide variety of daytime and evening entertainment to make your stay with us even more special. Whether you come for the beautiful sounds or the positively hilarious comedy, the entertainment is set to enhance your already fantastic experience.

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My Warner Table

Why not choose your zone for the fabulous entertainment we have during your break, plus have the same table for your whole stay!

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Things to do

Pick up a croquet mallet, or play lord and lady of the manor with an afternoon tea. Or of course, you could just stroll through our magnificent lakes and gardens, play a game of tennis, take a dip in the pool or treat yourself to some TLC in our leisure club.

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Leisure Club

Visit our leisure centre where you can swim a couple of lengths in our indoor heated swimming pool or pamper yourself with a visit to our health and beauty salon.

Leisure Club included with your stay:

  • Indoor heated swimming pool (towels provided)
  • Steam room and Sauna
  • Fully equipped fitness studio
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Beauty Treatments at our Day Spa

Whilst you're away we know that having a break is to get away from the hustle and bustle and relax! Why not treat yourself to one of two of our new beauty treatments, from making you feel good to completely recharging your batteries - we have everything covered!

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Where we are and how to find us

Less than an hour from Exeter, Cricket St. Thomas is cradled in a valley, right in the middle of a beautifully archetypal West Country scene.

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Cricket St Thomas Hotel

TA20 4DD

01460 30111

Directions by car

From the M5

  • Exit the M5 at Junction 25 and take the A358 to Chard
  • Follow the A30 Eastwards towards Crewkerne and Yeovil. Follow this road for approximately 3 miles
  • Cricket St. Thomas Hotel is on the right, immediately after the B3167 turning to Axminster

From the M3

  • Exit the M3 at Junction 8 and take the A303 to South Petherton. After Ilchester take the exit marked A356 to Crewkerne
  • After Crewkerne take the A30 towards Chard
  • Cricket St. Thomas Hotel is approximately 5 miles west of Crewkerne on the left

Local bus service

The nearest National Express Bus Stop is located in Taunton, which is approximately 25-30 minutes away

Local taxi services

Woods: 07729563033
Gem: 01460 221123

Local train station: Crewkerne or Axminster

Contact Virgin Trains Tel: 0845 7 222 333

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