Cricket St. Thomas

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.

How to find us

Cricket St Thomas

Chard
Somerset
TA20 4DD

(For Sat Nav users, please use postcode TA20 4DF)

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

Krewkerne

Approximately 7.0 miles
About 14 minutes by taxi

Axminster

Approximately 9.4 miles
About 20 minutes by taxi

Contact Virgin Trains Tel: 0845 7 222 333

Hotel map

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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, comfy chairs and reading lights and tea & coffee-making facilities with biscuits.

Standard room, Cricket St Thomas

Standard

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.

Signature room, Cricket St Thomas

Signature

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.

Contemporary Royale bedroom

Contemporary Royale

Each of these rooms is beautifully furnished with rich and sophisticated decor. We’re convinced that pure, unadulterated bliss doesn’t get much better than this.

Four poster bed in historic bedroom

Historic

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.

All room imagery shown is a representation of these room grades only. Style, size and decor will vary by room and by location.

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

Enjoy breakfast and dinner served in The Tree Tops restaurant.

Introducing The Coffee Nest

Now available at all hotels and villages, The Coffee Nest is a space that’s made to feel like an extension of your own cosy nest. A space where you can enjoy exceptional coffee and scrumptious treats which are all freshly baked and prepared by our chefs each morning.

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Market Kitchen

The biggest restaurant focuses on modern flavours with much-loved British classics. There’s a deli bar and fresh fish counter, plus the roast of the day carved to order. The chefs offer two daily specials, plus Indian, Asian, Tex-Mex and Italian themed nights.

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Ways to fill your time

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

On-site activities

  So many activities included with every stay

From outdoor sports like archery and rifle shooting, to cosy afternoons indoors playing games or teaming up for a quiz, there's plenty to do at all our hotels.

A man aiming for a target with a bow and arrow at Heythrop Park

Archery

A sport of precision and accuracy, but also a whole heap of fun. Our trained course leaders will guide you the whole way through, from how to hold the bow to hitting the bullseye.
 
  Included with your break
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Available at all locations.

A person aiming and air rifle whilst others gleefully watch

Rifle shooting

Take aim and hit your target with our exhilarating rifle shooting experiences. Beginner or experienced shooter - you'll love the rush you get as you hit the bullseye.
 
  Included with your break
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Available at all locations excluding Nidd Hall.

Barman pouring a cocktail during a cocktail tasting experience at Corton Coastal Village

Cocktail tasting

Unleash your inner mixologist with this immersive experience. Our expert bartenders will guide you through the art of mixing and creating delicious cocktails - from classics to tasty concoctions.
 
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Available at all locations.

Spa and wellness

  Access to leisure facilities included with every stay

In addition to state-of-the-art pools, saunas, and steam rooms, our spa offers a range of soothing treatments designed to nourish your mind, body, and soul.

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Live music and entertainment

 Daily entertainment included with every stay

There's always something good going on at our hotel - from tribute acts to festivals and party bands, every stay brings the opportunity to see unique and vibrant shows from incredible entertainers.

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Exploring around Cricket St. Thomas

You'll find our hotels in some of the UK's most vibrant locations, so you could explore the grounds or we've partnered with Outdooractive to help you adventure further. Discover our self-guided walking or cycling routes to suit a range of fitness levels.

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Explore Somerset

Cradled in a valley right in the middle of a beautifully archetypal West Country scene, Cricket St. Thomas is the perfect base for your adventures.

Beer Beach

Beer Beach

35-min drive from Cricket St. Thomas, EX12 3BZ
A shingle beach surrounded by white chalk cliffs, the village of Beer is quintessential Jurassic Coast. Guided tours of the 2,000-year-old man-made caves run several times a day, and mackerel-laden boats deliver fresh catches to the villages eateries.

Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis

27-min drive from Cricket St. Thomas, DT7 3HX
The Dorset town of Lyme Regis is notable for its fossil cliffs, stony and sandy beaches, and the iconic Cobb harbour, possibly the only landmark to be made famous by both Jane Austen and Meryl Streep. While there are some steep routes, there’s also plenty of easy walking to explore.

Montacute House

Montacute House

25-min drive from Cricket St. Thomas, TA15 6XP
Almost unchanged since the Elizabethan era, this grade I listed building was built in 1598 and boasts the longest Long Gallery in England, 5 different garden areas, and the first ever National Portrait Gallery local partnership, featuring a collection of 16th- and 17th- century pieces.

All places in the area

Find out what Somerset and Dorset have to offer during a stay at our beautiful regency country mansion.

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Sounds of a Holiday

Unzipping a suitcase.

There’s something about that sound that just says freedom. It’s an announcement that your holiday has officially begun and relaxation awaits.

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Spa and wellness club

Leisure Membership for non-staying guests

You don't have to be staying with us to enjoy our spa and wellness facilities. A dip in the heated pool, a workout in the gym, or some time to relax in the sauna or steam room - we’ve got you covered with our leisure membership.

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Book with confidence today

Our guests are at the heart of everything we do, so you can be confident when booking your unforgettable break with Warner Hotels.

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From just £20 per person, the Warner Holiday Protection Plan protects your money so you are not out of pocket. 

The plan covers everything from illness and redundancy to jury service and adverse weather conditions, and even issues brought on by a pre-existing medical condition.

Best Accommodation for Groups

Warner Hotels has been recognised as the best provider of accommodation for groups in the UK at the 2023 Group Leisure and Travel Awards.

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Our guests consistently rate our hotels as four stars and above out of five on Tripadvisor in reviews based on location, cleanliness, service, value and their overall experiences and opinions.

100% satisfaction or your money back*

If by any chance your first stay with us doesn’t live up to your expectations and you’re not completely satisfied after your first night, you won’t pay a penny.