Cricket St. Thomas
A classic country house in Somerset
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Cricket St. Thomas Hotel

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


This year's highlights

2021 is all about the great British staycation and demand for summer is at an all-time high.


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.

Bedroom locations

Historic rooms and suites in the Grade II listed mansion and stylish accommodation in the Courtyard and Walled Gardens are surrounded by 160 acres of parkland in a peaceful valley setting in the West Country.

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A love for great British food

An 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.

NEW Market Kitchen

A brand-new menu for 2021 in our main restaurant. Following the seasons, the focus is on fresh ingredients and British favourites expertly reinvented and served to the table.

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Relax, enjoy and explore

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


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

0330 1359 571

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

Hotel map

*Adding dinner and entertainment to a Bed & Breakfast booking is available on arrival for £25 per person per night. Full terms and conditions apply.