Cricket St. Thomas
A classic country house in Somerset
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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.

At a glance

  • Beautiful house and gardens
  • Grounds designed by Capability Brown
  • Featured in the BBC series ‘To the Manor Born'
  • Restaurant serving delicious breakfast and evening meals
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor pool, sauna and steam room
  • Free parking on site

The Great Getaway

Pairing the fun and the feel-good this winter. Just for grown ups

Winter breaks

On the winter menu this year, think quiet countryside strolls, then back to historic manors and castles for music festivals, masquerade balls, fire pits, party nights and fairy-lit garden trails. All the fun of the season. Just for adults. Only a few hours from home

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We're ready for you

All Warner hotels are open. We’ve enhanced our service and hygiene protocols, continue to maintain social distancing and are following the latest government guidance so everyone can enjoy a break in the safest possible way.

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Peace of mind

You can book with the confidence that you’ll be covered by our free Coronavirus Guarantee for all existing and new bookings for 2020 and 2021.

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Our rooms

In every room, we’ve maxed up the warm and welcoming factor to give you nothing short of a great night’s sleep. You'll find nice-to-have amenities including free Wi-Fi, towels, a TV, hairdryer, safe, comfy chairs and reading lights and tea & coffee-making facilities with biscuits.

Standard room

In these fantastic value rooms you’ll find everything you could want for a blissful night’s sleep. Comfort and a wide range of amenities are key here to put you properly at ease.

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Signature room

A special retreat. These rooms are the dream ticket if you're longing for a comfy bed, super-soft duvet and too-many-to-mention extra little touches. Includes our Signature Experience.

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Contemporary Royale bedroom

Contemporary Royale room

Each of our Contemporary Royale rooms is beautifully furnished with rich and sophisticated decor. We’re convinced that pure, unadulterated luxury doesn’t get much better than this. Includes our Signature Experience.

Historic room

In our Historic rooms we’ve recreated a golden age of decadence. Each room is special in it's own way and many come with a stunning feature bed. Includes our Signature Experience.

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Relax, enjoy and explore

You'll never be short of things to see and do at Cricket St. Thomas Hotel.


Food and drink

An international evening menu and breakfast in The Tree Tops is included with Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, plus a cooked or continental start to the day for guests on a Bed & Breakfast break.


Where we are and how to find us

We're cradled in a valley right in the middle of a beautifully archetypal West Country scene.

Directions

Cricket St Thomas Hotel

Chard
Somerset
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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Bed & Breakfast breaks are available on GOLD, RE-MIXED and LATE & LIVE breaks. They're not available on FESTIVALS, Drinks Inclusive, Christmas, New Year and Twixmas breaks.

You have the option to add dinner and the main evening entertainment to a Bed & Breakfast booking on arrival for £25 per person per night. This is available only on arrival and cannot be pre-booked online.