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Welcome to Swain House

Address: 48 Swain Street, Watchet, TA23 0AG

Telephone: 01984 631038 01984 631038

Hotel Description

Right in the centre of town on Swain Street, Watchet discover the wonderful world of Swain House Boutique B&B. Easy-going, informal and bursting with life, this former 19th century shop, lovingly restored by owners Annie and Jason Robinson, oozes eclectic style and contemporary rustic charm. The stay at Swain House offers the perfect combination of sea side energy, rural loveliness and coastal beauty that makes it just about the most perfect place to be. See you soon...

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Hotel Reviews - Swain House

Fabulous!
Wonderful stay at this beautiful stylish and hospitable accommodation - only criticism, one night just isn't long enough!

Hilary Newman - 2nd Dec, 2017
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Stunning And Luxurious B& B
Excellent. Above and beyond We left feeling very spoilt. Wish we could find more places like yours. Well done Swain House

Alison Broomes - 29th Nov, 2017
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Swain House
we recently stayed at Swain House received a warm welcome from Jason, superb accommodation and great breakfast. highly recommend a stay here. very relaxing top quality.

John Van Klaveren - 19th Nov, 2017
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A Lovely End To Our Holiday
Swain House was a delight. Excellent room and breakfast - the fried eggs were so well cooked. And the owners were very welcoming.

Graham Jenkinson - 6th Oct, 2017
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Great B&b
excellent stay, really recommend this B&B, Watchet is a lovely little seaside town to stop off and have a wander round and Swain House is a very comfortable place to stay, everything is there in the rooms to make your stay very relaxing and special, followed by a lovely breakfast in the morning with quality and choice of food. Absolutely worth the money. M&K London Sept.'17

Mr. M J Collins - 16th Sep, 2017
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Excellent
Truly lovely b&b. If more were like this, then luxury hotels would be out of business.

Mr. Daniel Mitchell - 21st Aug, 2017
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1 Night Stay In Room 3
a most perfect stay.attention to detail was a delight .jason went out his way to be a perfect host.look forward to another visit.

Roger Van Koningsveld - 12th Jul, 2017
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Wonderful Stay - Thankyou
We stayed for 2 nights this weekend in this delightful B&B in Watchet. Beautifully furnished and equipped, really comfortable bed, freshly cooked breakfast . Very friendly host.

Janet Gee - 27th Jun, 2017
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West Somerset Break
A peaceful and relaxing holiday in a lovely village. so much to see and do in the area. Make sure you visit Dunster Castle. We were well looked after by Annie and Jason in a comfortable and quiet room.

Alexandar Mackenzie - 14th Jun, 2017
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Swain House........lovely Place To Stay
Tasteful and well appointed accommodation with good attention to detail ( eg. Umbrellas available/phone chargers installed etc.) Excellent breakfasts including delicious pancakes....very friendly and helpful service. Great position to enjoy coast and pubs, some offering great live folk music

John McCarry - 31st Mar, 2017
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Weekend Break
Lovely bed and breakfast,

Ann Munday - 14th Mar, 2017
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Great Find!
A wonderfully comfortable boutique B&B in charming Watchet. The breakfast was great and we were very well looked after by Jason. Close to both Exmoor and the Quantocks this is an excellent bolt hole for those heading for the hills or escaping hectic urban life.

Richard Appshaw - 14th Jan, 2017
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Lovely B&b
Great place to stay, well appointed decor and attention to detail.

Jason is an oracle of local knowledge - we enjoyed taking our fish & chips to eat into the pub Pebbles next door! Nice to see local businesses working together.

Ms. Rae Martin - 10th Dec, 2016
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Boutique In Every Sense Of The Word.
The word boutique is overused these days but it absolutely applies to Swain House. It's calm, beautifully designed and well though out, and Jason is a fantastic host.

Mrs. Sophie Harrison - 10th Dec, 2016
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Short, Sharp Stay
A very contemporary take on the classic B&B, ie check in late and get out early. Stylish room, great bathroom and good breakfast. If any criticism, more info on parking would have been helpful and the coffee supply in the room was short. Otherwise a lovely place we hope to return to.

Mr. Steven Sasanow - 6th Nov, 2016
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Just Lovely
Unusual. Comfortable. Clean. Helpful. Friendly. All in all a lovely place to stay.

Mrs. Julie Harvey - 31st Oct, 2016
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Swain House - Great Place To Stay
Just back from a wonderful stay at Swain House in Watchet. Very smart suite with great breakfast and welcoming and knowledgeable owner. Thoroughly recommend it.

Michael O\\\'Shea - 25th Oct, 2016
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Watchet
a lovely relaxing break in a truly fabulous place. Swain Houseis decorated beautifully with many nice little touches that makes your stay special.Fresh coffee and flapjacks in the room!

John Judson - 18th Oct, 2016
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Stylish Experience
If you want to stay in style- this is the hotel. You would not expect this in a small town in Watchet. It is located in the centre of the town walking distance from the harbor where you can enjoy the coastal view, experience of retro southwest railway, and real local cidre. The down side can be- as a price would have expected a little bigger room.

Mrs. Tamae Osaka - 13th Oct, 2016
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Want To Go Back!
This is such a lovely place - stylish, comfortable, amazing rooms, wonderful breakfast. Just loved it here and had a very relaxing break - wish it had been for longer and that I'd remembered to buy a pen!! (I've got a thing about stationery!!). Would definitely go back.

Michele Martin - 4th Oct, 2016
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Want To Go Back!
This is such a lovely place - stylish, comfortable, amazing rooms, wonderful breakfast. Just loved it here and had a very relaxing break - wish it had been for longer and that I'd remembered to buy a pen!! (I've got a thing about stationery!!). Would definitely go back.

Michele Martin - 4th Oct, 2016
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Swain House
Swain House B&B Boutique is without doubt unique. We have never had the pleasure of staying in a room where the design and quality of the fittings are of such a high standard and the cleanliness and quality of the linen and towels is faultless. Combine this with the well-presented and beautifully cooked breakfast served by the ever helpful proprietor Jason and you have the best B&B you are ever likely to find.

Janice Hampton - 21st Sep, 2016
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Unashamed Luxury
I simply cannot fault this place, and I have stayed in hundreds of hotels in my working life. It seems the owners have not only thought of everything, and I mean everything, but it is all top quality and it all works.



A communal breakfast table is a nice touch, gets you talking to fellow guests. Good luck, Watchet needs some quality accommodation and you have delivered it!

Ms. Isabel White - 15th Sep, 2016
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Perfect
Absolutely perfect. Room was in mint condition and superstylish. The whole experience was more than we wished. Highly recommend!

Mrs. Paula Rautiainen - 5th Sep, 2016
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Wonderful Weekend In Watchet.......
Absolutely marvellous place. Jason the perfect host. Fabulous breakfasts. Lots to see and do in Watchet and the surrounding beautiful countryside. Exmoor, Dunstan, Porlock and the most gorgeous, deserted beaches. Just perfect weekend away. Thank you.

Abigail Lipski - 22nd Aug, 2016
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Mini Break
Couldn't fault welcoming clean rooms bed to die for

Breakfast was a real treat

Many thanks

Mrs Aston

Jessica Aston - 12th Aug, 2016
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Fantastic B&b - One Of The Best We Have Stayed At.
Swain House is a fantastic B&B - one of the best we have stayed at.

Rooms were stunning & Jason made us feel very welcome with excellent customer service. Breakfast was delicious!! We highly recommend staying here...!

Miss. Zoe Lee - 8th Aug, 2016
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Great Place
The rooms are very nice. You can tell somebody thought about it.

Very nice atmosphere and location

Ms. eva akamp - 3rd Aug, 2016
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Touch Of Luxury
Thoroughly enjoyed our overnight stay at Swain House. The room was spacious and bathroom luxurious. Nice little touches like homemade flapjacks and fresh ground coffee to make up in a cafetière made this place special.

Mrs. Heather Hall - 27th Jul, 2016
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Great Stay At Swain House
Had a lovely weekend break. The room was beautifully decorated and the bath was amazing. I would have definitely come back.

Michele Hurley - 19th Jul, 2016
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A Relaxing 1 Night Stay
Thoroughly enjoyed our nights stay here- Jason was very friendly and helpful, and our room was comfortable and well appointed. Would definitely recommend to friends and family

Mr. Michael Pickett - 18th Jul, 2016
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Wonderful
A friendly welcome. A beautiful, comfortable, practical and well-appointed room. A delicious breakfast. Would not hesitate to stay here again.

Sean Dower - 18th Jul, 2016
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6 Stars
I would if I could! Comfortable bed, nicely done room, delicious breakfast. I came because I needed to be in the area but I would come back just to stay here.

Mr. Nicholas Baker - 17th Jul, 2016
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Nina Pollard Stay
I love the interior design. The breakfast was good because the mushrooms and tomatoes were fried. All other places steam or grill. The down comment is paying for car parking.

Having to be aware of time. Could you not have some arrangement with the council.

David J Pollard - 12th Jul, 2016
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Lovely
Only one night but it was lovely. Top floor room (with the hands) beautiful bedlinen, all facilities and great shower. Breakfast excellent with Veggie option too!

Janet Leaver - 11th Jul, 2016
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Comfy Beds, Power Shower And Delicious Breakfast
Beautifully modernised B&B in North Devon. Felt very pampered with large room, comfy bed and HUGE power shower. Jason's breakfast had all my favourites fresh fruit, yogurt, muesli, steady stream of fresh coffee and cooked breakfast deeelicious! My favourite was the pancakes.

Mrs. roxanne burt - 30th Jun, 2016
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Our Stay
Had a wonderful stay, couldn't recommend Swain House

highly enough.A must if you're staying in the area.

Mr. Neil Handy - 29th Jun, 2016
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Many Thanks
Many thanks to Jason for a fantastic stay at the Swain House ... much more than a BNB ... beautiful room with the highest standard of décor .. breakfast was well prepared and very tasty ... we would say without reservation that this may not be the cheapest accommodation in the area but the saying you get what you pay for more than applies .. would stay again without hesitation if staying in this part of the country

Marie Parkinson - 29th Jun, 2016
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Best B&b
Swain House is a real find. Everything about this establishment has been done to make the customer feel they have found not only comfort but luxury. The renovation of the old building has been done in a classy fashion. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

Mr. Graham Jones - 26th Jun, 2016
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A Perfect Stay
Excellent hotel, we had a lovely stay. Every details was perfect, including the delicious breakfast.

Susan Harley - 12th Jun, 2016
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Overnight Stay At Swain House
A period building, centrally located beautifully and creatively renovated to provide first class accommodation and breakfast.

Mr. Steve Lawson - 7th Jun, 2016
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The Ultimate In Luxury And Comfort
Well appointed rooms with funky decor, comfy bed and stylish bathroom. Really quiet, slept like a log. Breakfast was excellent with a good choice, well presented and cooked. Happily accommodated our late check in. Would definitely stay again.

Jan Lewis - 8th May, 2016
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Swain House Luxury B&b (for Posh People)
You certainly do not need to be 'posh' to stay here, because we are quite ordinary, but you will be classified as such by the locals, as we were. Super accommodation décor excellent and ones every whim is catered for.

Frances Toms - 7th May, 2016
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Just Fabulous
This place was such a gem of a find and we would recommend anyone wanting a break to stay here, Swain House is just faultless in each and everyway.

A great place to recharge your batteries and a beautiful friendly little seaside harbour to browse. My husband and I could not have stayed in a prettier place. Thank you Jason you spoilt us.

Susan Fairgrieve - 22nd Apr, 2016
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Superb Boutique B&b
We had an excellent time staying at Swain House. The B&B is fantastically fitted out in a unique interior style which is both elegant and bold with an outstanding attention to detail.



Swain House situated near the harbour in Watchet, we spent the evening at the Pebbles tavern, also recommended. After a few drinks we returned to Swain House and took advantage of the lovely sitting area downstairs and listened to music and leafed through a couple of the interior design books from the book shelf.



The Breakfast the next day was very good.

Mr. Mark Bryant - 4th Apr, 2016
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Hidden Treasure
Everything about this establishment is immaculate. The decor, the service, the food and the surroundings. We stayed here for our anniversary and it felt very special, couldn't ask for anyyhing more xxxx

Laura Smith - 1st Apr, 2016
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A Fabulous Relaxing Getaway
A beautifully designed and comfortable place. V relaxing and quiet in the historic seaside harbour town of Watchet. We didn't want to leave the gorgeous, perfectly appointed room to go out to dinner! The breakfast was also perfect, great vegetarian one for a change - thanks Jason! Great attention to detail, the home made truffles were amazing!!!! Yet relaxed not stuffy. Can't wait to escape there and get the sea air again!!

Mrs. Sophie Cooke - 29th Feb, 2016
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Excellent Hospitality
Swain House is smart, stylish and very comfortable.Jason is a very welcoming and genial host, and his breakfasts are splendid. This is an ideal place for exploring an interesting and beautiful part of the country. Nigel and Rilla Morries.

Mr. Nigel Morries - 20th Jan, 2016
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Swain House - Watchet
Stayed just for one night in this lovely B&B

Everything was immaculate and stylish and delicious breakfast in the morning.

Would definitely stay again and thoroughly recommend it

Mr Stephen Searle - 30th Dec, 2015
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Just What Was Needed....
We stayed overnight to have a quiet break after a hectic birthday weekend the week before and the B&B was lovely....room was warm, which was ideal for me as I'm usually cold, bath was lovely and relaxing to lie in and it was great to meet the other guests over breakfast - thanks for a great stay!

Miss. Rachel Austin - 7th Dec, 2015
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Two Night Stay
We enjoyed our stay in an excellent room with full facilities, which included fresh milk for drinks and home baked flapjacks. The breakfast menu was designed for all tastes and was plentiful. Car parking is just round the corner on a public car park which was free from 6pm until 9am the following morning.

Mr. Richard Spibey - 31st Aug, 2015
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Top Class B And B
We loved the trendy New Urban style combined with old fashioned hospitality whereby we were offered our host's full attention. Thank you Jason

Mr. Howard Worsley - 24th Aug, 2015
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A Boutique B&b That Lives Up To The Name!
Just returned from a wonderful two night stay at Swain House - boutique accommodation impeccably clean and with amazing attention to detail. From the interior decor (the perfect blend between old and new) that is style AND substance, through to the little in-room touches like the chilled water and complimentary flapjacks, to the daily breakfast menu which included the best Vegetarian breakfast I have ever been offered, anywhere!!! Our bathroom definitely had wow factor complete with lovely Ren toiletries and the king-size bed was supremely comfortable. Jason was the perfect, quietly discreet host who was always "there" when you needed him. As a frequent traveller, I can honestly recommend Swain House if you want 5 Star details within a characterful property and a personal touch.

Samatha Ward - 17th Aug, 2015
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Stylish & Friendly B&b
A great B&B in a lovely village.

Picked this as a mini break from London and very happy we did. Bit of a longer drive than expected but worth it. Lovely rooms, Jason (owner) was really helpful for tips on what & where to go, as well as being a great chef for the delicious breakfasts.

Chris Szyszkiewicz - 17th Aug, 2015
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Visit
our 2nd visit and found it just as lovely as our first stay just wished we could have stayed longer. bedrooms beautiful and wonderful breakfast.

Ann Stevens - 17th Aug, 2015
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A Great 4 Night Stay With A 10 Week Old Baby
Wow.. what an amazing little hotel! Well presented, great interior design work and a great host! very welcoming to the little man also! Breakfast was amazing and the little extras such as a picnic basket for lunch was fab!!!! I would highly recommend this intimate hotel. Also as it was so close to Exmoor you don't have to go far to go exploring on the coast or in the forest!



Compliments to the host (Jason!)

Mr. Tim Aldridge - 15th Aug, 2015
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Very Enjoyable Stay
Lovely rooms and a great breakfast. Very enjoyable stay.

Simon Haddock - 14th Aug, 2015
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Wonderful
From the warm welcome to the fantastic breakfast swain house is a wonderful experience. Clean warm and stylish the perfect end to our weekend away, would thoughly recommend without hesitation.

Helen Smith - 10th Aug, 2015
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Perfection
We have all stayed in so many hotels at home and abroad always finding one little thing that we would have changed or added to the hotel. But this hotel simply could not be bettered.

Perfect rooms / perfect host (ask him for suggestions for trips) / great breakfast - and quite frankly the cleanest place ever - any hotel inspector would have been completely satisfied!

This place is simply perfection.

Mrs. Penny Kealey - 9th Aug, 2015
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Cozy Beautiful Hotel!
Very nice, clean friendly. Amazing breakfast and very good eye for the detail. Thank you for good hospitality ! !

Claudia Roda - 4th Aug, 2015
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Mark & Jo Fox
Our stay was for a weekend and it was fabulous, our room was room one and the photo's on the web site do not do it justic.

Little touches made it extra special.

Breakfast was great and sitting at the long table started the day with a chat with the other guests which was nice instead of being at individual tables.

Jason and Annie have put a lot of thought into making their B&B a special and memorable place to stay that stands out and it works - we will definitely be back

Mark Fox - 7th Jul, 2015
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Excellent B&b
We can't recommend Swain House highly enough - from the emails prior to arriving, the quality of the rooms and the personal recommendations from Jason...all of which were exceptional. Watchet itself was a little disappointing but I can't fault the B&B if you ever need a stop over!

Mrs. Alsion Greagsby - 1st Jul, 2015
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Stylish And Comfortable Boutique Hotel
We stayed at Swain house for two nights, and loved it all

from the very stylish and well put together interior, to the signage and menus, key tassel and lovely REN soaps in the bathroom. The room was very clean, as it looked like it had just been renovated, so it felt fresh and cosy, modern and rustic with baroque inspired furniture and one big wall of a classic painting, which is very effective to bring the interior to life as it gives depth and texture creating a lovely ambience. The bathroom had both a shower and a lux freestanding bathtub with lots of big white towels. The attention to details like a rustic chrome tooth-brush holder and home made cake in a stylish brown bag with sticker on by the coffee/tea area was also a joy.

Breakfast was great, with muesli, yoghurts, fruits and danish pastries, cooked english or vegetarian breakfast , even option of freshly made pancakes

and a fresh carrot and ginger juice! Jason is a true perfectionist, a great cook and a great host.

We had a lovely time in charming Watchet town, but it is very small, so we recommend a trip to the lovely Dunster Castle further down the coast as an outing, or even further to North Devon to the excellent beaches among dramatic cliffs.

Ingrid Fraser - 29th Jun, 2015
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Chic Retreat
A chic boutique small hotel in the quaint harbourside village of Watchet. Tastefully decorated, where modern meets classic, luxury rooms with impressive art work, comfy beds and indulgent Ren toiletries. Nothing is too much trouble for host, supplying good local information and advice. Locally sourced produce supplied for a delicious breakfast, communally shared with other guests, which is a great way of meeting new people and sharing stories.

Mrs. Vicky Nasmyth - 22nd Jun, 2015
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We Loved It!
Lovely place to stay and Jason is a great host and cooks an amazing breakfast!

The whole place is immaculate with great attention to detail and very stylish but also very relaxed atmosphere. We really like special places to stay and this is definately a special place.

Mr. nick taylor - 8th Jun, 2015
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Perfect
The photographs shown at booking were a true reflection of the stylish rooms although both room and bathroom wre bigger than expected. Lots of extra touches too which made it feel special.This felt like a small hotel rather than what I would consider as a traditional B&B. The whole place was so immaculate I thought that they had only just opened, so I was surprised to find that it has been open for 2 years Very fair price for the room and facilities. Congratulations, you please a customer who is usually hard to impress!

Mr. Peter Sawyer - 26th May, 2015
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3 Night Stay
We were looking for some where special for a short break and we were not disappointed . Swain House was everything and more. We were made to feel very welcome. Nothing was too much trouble. A most enjoyable few days.

Mrs. Louise Taylor - 25th May, 2015
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Wonderful Stay!
We stayed for one night at swain house and wished it was more! Brilliant warm welcome and an amazing breakfast!! Would stay here again and again!!!

Mathew Smallbone - 19th May, 2015
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B&b In Watchet
We enjoyed it.The best B&B in town.

Andrea Somweber - 18th May, 2015
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A Perfect B&b Experience
We loved everything about this place. The rooms are very stylish and perfectly coordinated. Our bed was very comfortable and the room was nice and quiet so we had a really good night's sleep for the 2 nights we stayed here. The breakfast was very high quality and perfectly cooked. The host was very friendly and happy to chat to us without being overbearing. The only downside was having to leave!

Nigel Walker - 12th May, 2015
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Great Stay - May 2015
A fantastic quality little B&B with very comfortable rooms in a great location for days out of onward travel into Devon, Cornwall etc. Jason the owner is clearly focused on ensuring a great stay for all of his guests but all done with minimal fuss and interaction. Great guy, grate premises and a great little get away.

Mr. Gary Kirby - 10th May, 2015
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The Swain.
What an excellent find.

Jeremy Howell - 3rd May, 2015
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Excellent
Jason made us very welcome and our room was fabulous so spacious and finished to very high standard. Everything you could require was provided and it was absolutely spotless. Jason was very helpful throughout our stay and Breakfast was perfect. We will definitely be back.

Mr. Stephen Gardner - 19th Apr, 2015
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Very Stylish Accommodation
Had a lovely nights stay in this elegant and stylish accommodation.

Mrs. Kate Parsons - 13th Apr, 2015
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Wonderful Break
A really lovely place to stay. Great location, beautiful rooms, amazing breakfast! Can't wait for an excuse to return.

Mrs. Dianne Brackley - 1st Apr, 2015
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Great Place!
We stayed here recently and could not fault the rooms and food. Very modern rooms comfortable and warm. The breakfast was also great. Would definitely return and recommend to friends.

Kathy Scott - 28th Mar, 2015
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Fab Stay!
What a find! Lovely stylish, clean and classy hotel.

Highly recommend staying here for a relaxing getaway.

Thank you!!

Mr. Laz LAZAROU - 11th Mar, 2015
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Perfect!
Far exceeded our expectations. The room was gorgeous, a great size with a lovely bathroom too. Jason is a brilliant host who cooks a wonderful breakfast. If you are looking for a quiet get away on the coast, with Exmoor on your doorstep I could not recommend this more highly.

Ms. Rachel Kennedy - 23rd Feb, 2015
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Wonderful B&b
We had a great stay in Swain House, the rooms are amazing. Really impressive decor, luxury bathroom, homemade flapjacks, real coffee and fresh milk in a flask in your room. Great breakfast too, gorgeous home-made veggie sausages. Everything you could wish for and more. Thanks!

Mrs. Debra Boyland - 4th Jan, 2015
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Fantastic Stay
A real find. Just what we needed and were looking for!

Mr. Niall Smith - 1st Jan, 2015
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Swain House
A fabulous experience. Clean, welcoming, excellent breakfast. Overall a 10/10 stay

Mr. Nigel Willetts - 15th Dec, 2014
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Wonderful Nights Stay
We wanted a night away somewhere different and via reviews from trip advisor and the internet came across this B&B. Watchet is a fabulous little harbour village with some wonderful little shops and pubs, perfect for a stroll and drink. The B&B is fantastic and Jason couldn't have been a more perfect host, providing loads of information and offering to make dinner and taxi reservations if we required. The room was amazing and decorated to a very high standard with the little touches adding to the stay. Will most definitely be returning for another stay in the spring time. (top breakfast tip - Pancakes with scrambled egg and bacon)

Mr. Mick Aldred - 10th Dec, 2014
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Looked After
had a blissful two day break. Thanks to Jason who took care of all our needs and even cleaned our shoes for us when they were muddy? [nice touch]

great room and lovely breakfast

Mr. John Bancroft - 2nd Dec, 2014
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Attention To Detail
This is a beautifully turned-out Boutique B&B. Which has attention to detail at every turn. A stunning but sympathetic restoration that just pushes the boundaries on every front.

Scrumptious breakfast and friendly knowledgable host.

We would go out of our way to stay again.

Thank you Jason.

Lorna Dallas-Conte - 18th Nov, 2014
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Boutique Hotel Delight
Lovely room with quality decor and facilities, a pleasure to stay in. Excellent breakfast backed up by a solicious host interested in providing a quality experience in the area for the guest.

Mr. Bob Close - 4th Nov, 2014
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Relaxed And Recharged
Such a lucky find. Swain House is a little sanctuary hidden in Watchet. Finished to an exceptionally high standard. Jason is a lovely host who gives you room to enjoy his beautiful b&b but is also on hand when needed for advice on local walks or in our case runs. Will be recommending to all our friends.

Kelly Venus - 12th Oct, 2014
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Excellent Hideaway Weekend
Swain House is an excellent place to hideaway for a few days - the room we stayed in (no. 2) is beautifully decorated in what I might call an international/posh London/gentleman's club style where every detail has been thought through including mood lighting, high-quality bedding, white waffle dressing gowns and fab shower/bath gels. Couldn't resist having an indulgent deep bath which haven't done for years. Breakfast was superb. Well done to the Swain House people! Want you to style our house...Can't wait to see your next project... Karen and Paul

Mr. Paul Stephenson - 4th Oct, 2014
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Stylish And Luxurious B & B
This is a stylish and luxurious B & B. Very spacious and comfortable room with a full size bathroom en-suite, complete with a full sized bath and separate large shower.

The proprietor was friendly and welcoming without being at all intrusive.

No petty rules and regulations and no rigid breakfast times – just what one needs on vacation!

Watchet is a small town of no particular beauty. This B & B is probably the smartest place there, and you'll need to venture out of town to find a meal of a similar quality to the Swain Ho breakfast. But a great location for visiting the west Somerset coast, West Somerset Railway, Exmoor, Quantocks...

Mr. Duncan Sackey - 1st Oct, 2014
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Well Worth It.
A luxurious B & B with a wonderful host and the mix between old and modern shows great attention to detail as it mixes brilliantly. The large enclosed shower and luxury bath were amazing as was the breakfast. Well done to Jason and his wife who have shown that this has been a labor of love that everyone can benefit from.

Mrs. Paula Stevens - 27th Sep, 2014
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Simply Faultless.
Swain House is a delight. It is spotless, comfortable and in truth......faultless. Almost seems a shame to decide to share this review but the owners deserve to do well. I am confident they will - with or without this perfectly honest few words.

Mr. Christopher Smith - 18th Sep, 2014
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Stay At Swain House
Very nice stay, very comfortable.

Mr. Lee Stevenson - 16th Sep, 2014
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Weekend Stay
We could not have made a better choice for our short break, the room was outstanding, the cooked to order breakfasts were excellent.

Jim Gunn - 8th Sep, 2014
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Swain House Watchet
A very comfortable and pleasant stay. The food was excellent and Jason is very welcoming and helpful.Conviently located in the town.

Mr. Graham Wensley - 4th Sep, 2014
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Amazing B&b With Excellent Service And Attention To Detail
We had the most amazing stay with Jason at Swain House and will be recommending his business to our friends and family. Jason is an excellent host, I can't emphasise enough how great Jason was! Nothing was too much trouble.

Simon Hickling - 26th Aug, 2014
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A Gem!!
Thoroughly enjoyed a nights stay at Swain House this weekend. Stylish, uncluttered and impeccably clean. Great host and delicious breakfast. Definitely recommended to my friends for a quiet getaway.

Mrs. Lynn Goodby - 26th Aug, 2014
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Excellent
The rave reviews already are well deserved. Swain House is a delightful place to stay. It's beautifully designed, comfortable, the rooms are spacious, breakfast is excellent and Jason is friendly and full of great tips. It's one of a kind in Watchet and if it were in a place like St Ives it would no doubt cost substantially more to stay there.



We ate at the local Indian (about a minute's walk), and at the Notley arms (£8 cab fare each way). Both were recommended by Jason and were great - he even booked them for us before we arrived.



If pushed to suggest things that could be improved, I'd say the wifi is pretty patchy in the bedrooms, a bin next to the tea and coffee making would be a good idea, and the TV in the room is a bit on the small side. But none of this detracted from a lovely stay.

Nikki Jones - 20th Aug, 2014
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Beautiful
We loved to stay at Jasons lovely guesthouse. And he as a host was just perfect. If we ever come again in that region, we will choose you for sure.

Mr. Hans Tschudi - 4th Aug, 2014
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Swain House Watchet
The rooms are comfortable, elegant and have all that could be required: plenty of hot water in modern powerful showers, tea making facility, hair dryer,extremely comfortable beds, and the host is welcoming. An excellent choice of well prepared breakfasts are provided.Couldn't ask for more. Thanks.

Mr. John Richardson - 4th Aug, 2014
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Wonderful
A wonderful weekend stay. The room was large and comfortable with excellent coffee. Breakfast large and varied with excellent pancakes.With a perfect location and convenient parking I would fully recommend this for a stay of any length.

Timothy Goode - 3rd Aug, 2014
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Swain House
Stayed for one night in Swain House and felt

Like we had stepped into pure luxury. We

were in room 1 overlooking street and were

Very impressed on entering the room which

Is tasteful, very clean and elegant. Had a good

Night sleep in big comfortable bed. Bathroom

is very stylish. Jason the owner is very

Welcoming and friendly. We had a lovely breakfast

and cannot complain about anything. If you fancy

spoiling the Mrs to a weekend away she would be

well impressed with Jason and Swain House.

Frank Cannon - 30th Jul, 2014
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Pure Delight
Everything about this Boutique B & B is delightful. Jason is an excellent host and his pride in this lovely house is well justified.Breakfasts are excellent, cooked and served by Jason in a convivial setting where guests dine together on a long table promoting great conversations. The bedrooms and bathrooms are stunning and every detail from the toiletries to the complimentary flapjacks have been thought out to offer guests a truly 5 star experience. Ideally placed a few steps away from the harbour this really was a wonderful find.

Anita Webster - 30th Jul, 2014
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Brilliant!
We stayed here for our wedding night and it was the most perfect stay. Quiet, clean and a superb breakfast! It really is the most perfect little boutique B&B. Thank you.

Mr. Hugo Chance - 28th Jul, 2014
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A Real Gem
A fantastic, stylish and very comfortable B&B in the beautiful seaside town of Watchet. We had a wonderful stay - Jason is a fantastic host and an excellent breakfast chef. Highly recommend.

Mr. Gary Marsden - 17th Jul, 2014
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Fabulous Stay
We have just returned from a fabulous weekend break at Swain House B&B. Wonderful accommodation and Jason is a most attentive host. It's also a great base for exploring the local area and would thoroughly recommend.

Ms. Alexis Morrison - 14th Jul, 2014
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Lovely B&b In A Lovely Spot!
We really enjoyed our one night stay in Watchet, thanks in large part to stylish Swain House. Good facilities, nice ambiance and a great welcome.

Ms. Valerie Rowles - 6th Jul, 2014
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Excellent B&b
Very comfortable and unexpectedly luxurious, great breakfast. I highly recommend this boutique B & B

N Della Ragione - 25th Jun, 2014
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Lovely Stay
Just what we were after;a lovely relaxing stay in a really comfortable b&b with a great breakfast...

Mr. Sam Clarke - 22nd Jun, 2014
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Truly Amazing....
This boutique B&B is really something else. A stunning building with amazing décor and quaint furnishings. The Attention to detail cannot be faulted, you are surrounded by the proprietors expensive quirky taste and served the most tasteful breakfasts. The town of Watchet itself is relaxing and friendly. We would recommend Swain House to anyone. A credit to Jason....WOW !

Darren Kennedy - 17th Jun, 2014
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Married Couple
A delightful and very relaxed break. Jason brings a great calm allied to a high level of personal attention. The standard of decor and facilities owes so much to Jason's design background. Truly magical. We shall return and recommend Swain House to family and friends.

Alan Rutterford - 14th Jun, 2014
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Super Swain House
Just perfect. Loved everything about Swain House, the tasteful décor throughout,the attention to detail,the lush bath products,plentiful towels,superb bedding,i justloved it all.As a single female the communal dining room was a great idea for me, it was lovely to have someone to chat to at breakfast,did away with the stuffy atmosphere which can be found in some b & b places. I loved it and will certainly return.

Diane Gillett - 8th Jun, 2014
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Return Visit
This was our third visit to Swain House and yet again we had a wonderful stay. For anyone wishing to have a relaxing holiday in both Swain House and Watchet, then this is the location. The area too has allot to offer. Many interesting places to visit. For example we took the steam train from watchet to Minehead and had a great time wandering around the shops and walking up North Hill. Dunster Castle and Porlock just some of the gems. So, in short, if you want a great holiday go to Watchet and Swain House.

Mr. Roger Isaac - 25th May, 2014
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Swain House
Lovely room; great breakfast and close to the harbour

Mr. Howard Cook - 21st May, 2014
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Swain House
An excellent accommodation with facilities that would be hard to beat and a host with the right balance of helpfulness and discretion.

Ian Macleod - 9th May, 2014
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Excellence In Customer Service
Swain House is a wonderful B&B and Jason, the owner, a perfect host. His level of attention to guests at the B&B is met by the best 5* Hotels only, ranging from personal services prior to arrival, during the stay of course and afterwards. The B&B is impeccably clean and tidy, the breakfast truly good. Interior design buffs will appreciate Jason's refined taste.

Klaus Priverschek - 28th Apr, 2014
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Highly Recommended
We came upon Swain House by chance but couldn't have been happier with our stay. The accommodation is tasteful and absolutely spotless. Our bedroom was elegant but extremely comfortable and the en-suite was spacious and stylish. Breakfast, including a vegetarian option, was cooked freshly to order by Jason whilst we relaxed at the communal dining table, chatting with the other guests. Jason was the perfect host throughout our all too brief stay and we cannot recommend this boutique B&B too highly

Elizabeth Neal - 27th Apr, 2014
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Fantastic Stay At Swain House
We had a fantastic three-night stay at Swain House. Overall the accommodation is excellent and has been finished to a high standard with a close attention to detail and good sense of style.



The bathrooms had a touch of luxury with freestanding bath, excellent monsoon shower and Ren toiletries. We stayed in Room 1 which was spacious, decorated with a fantastic fine art mural as you can see on the website. The bed was comfortable with high quality linen and robes available.



Jason was an excellent host throughout our stay and has created a fabulous B&B. The breakfast at Swain House was a highlight from the full english to Jason's apple pancakes. Jason was an excellent host with lots of ideas of places to eat and things to do.



You will not find a better place to stay in the local area so if you are thinking of booking do not hesitate.

Mrs. Angela Coughlan - 18th Apr, 2014
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Swain Hose
very comfortable,friendly,very clean,opulence second to none, supherb breakfast thank you Jason

David Caswell - 30th Mar, 2014
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A Little Piece Of Heaven
Swain House is a beautiful haven for anyone who wants to get away from it all. We were greeted by the attentive owner, Jason, and taken to our room. We had booked the King Size ensuite and the room was not only beautiful but immaculate (and I can spot dust at 50 paces!!). It had a magnificent roll top bath and an amazing walk in shower and fantastic REN products were supplied. I took advantage of everything of course! The bed was comfortable and the little touches provided, like the home made flapjacks, really made us feel special. We made it down for breakfast in time and I have to say it was one of the tastiest I have ever sampled, high end produce and beautifully cooked. We will definitely be going back again and would suggest you do the same

Miss. Lucy Maxwell - 24th Mar, 2014
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A Perfect Weekend Away
Fantastic from start to finish, missing the ambience of the house. Superior furnishings, attention to detail had been thought of. Jason is an excellent host. Would recommend that you come here and experience the stay.

Victoria Reyes - 23rd Mar, 2014
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First Class Experience
Swain House is a thoroughly excellent place to stay. The owners have a real understanding of quality and this is evident in all of their beautifully appointed guest rooms, luxurious bathrooms and throughout the hotel. Lots of thought has been put into the experience guests will have here and everything comes together really nicely. The room are wonderfully designed and come complete with every possible amenity. The breakfast is delicious and the welcome and service we received from Jason, the owner was second to none. Highly recommended!

Mr. Andrew Summersgill - 17th Mar, 2014
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Swain House
Unusual and very plush!

Elizabeth Malcomson - 12th Mar, 2014
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Well Worth A Visit
We spent two nights here as an anniversary weekend and it was a really good choice. The rooms were excellent and extremely tastefully decorated

Jason's breakfasts were outstanding and the recommendadtion would be to go for the pancakes every time!

We took Jasons recommendation to walk out to a disused Coastguard lookout (can't remember the name) and we weren't disappointed it was a walk to remember

Overall we would heartily recommend staying here and will no doubt be back ourselves in the near future

Mr. David Stevens - 10th Mar, 2014
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Outstanding
Swain house was a really lovely experience. The rooms were very tastefully finished to an excellent standard. The bathroom was wonderful, what a difference a massive bath and shower make! There were really nice touches like freshly ground coffee, dressing gowns and complimentary flapjacks in the room.



Our host Jason was lovely. Friendly and helpful without being intrusive. Breakfast was excellent and clearly a cut above "normal" standards of cooking and presentation. I really liked the one big spacious breakfast table which meant we could easily chat with the other guests and discuss our stays/local area.



In all, a very satisfying and relaxing stay. I would definitely stay again and indeed intend to. I may even purchase some vouchers from Swain House for friends to go and enjoy a weekend. This would be a gift I would be proud to give. This is an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area.



My only tip for the owners would be to turn the heating down a little. It was rather hot in the rooms so we turned the radiators off. Can't blame them for trying to make us comfortable :)



For the price paid, 5 stars.

Mr. James Williams - 2nd Mar, 2014
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Perfect Stay
A wonderful welcome from Jason and a beautiful house this was a relaxing and peaceful stay at Swain House. The room was beautifully finished and the dining and living room is equally cosy with a fantastic breakfast! We were in the area organising our wedding and it was a wonderful place to call home- we'll definitely be back!

Laura Plackett - 15th Feb, 2014
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The Best
Cannot say enough about this lovely place. Attention to every detail,clean,warm, cosy,comfortable,a brill breakfast. I want to move in! If I could it would have 10 stars!

Pauline Sullivan - 9th Feb, 2014
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Exceptional Accommodation
Exceptional accommodation. Immaculately presented with a real attention to detail. The only Boutique B&B for miles around. Breakfast was delightful and the owner is friendly and easy to talk to. We would not hesitate to recommend Swain House to anyone in the future and will be returning ourselves shortly.

James Macfarlane - 9th Jan, 2014
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Great Stay
This is a great little guest house, beautifully kitted out and the little extra touches that makes it stand out.

The rooms are equivalent to a 5 star hotel, but the service is warm and cosy. Jason does a great job on the breakfast and the base is excellent to. Is it the surrounding countryside.

Kevin Stansfield - 26th Dec, 2013
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Lovely Little B&b
We recently stayed a night at Swain House for a night and absolutely loved it. The room was nicely decorated and had all the necessities. We particularly liked the touch with the proper cookies that were waiting by the kettle. Having had a stroll around Watchet on this windy autumnal day, it was very nice to sit down with a cup of tea/coffee and have a good cookie to go with it.

We had an extremely early start the next morning, so unfortunately we did not have a chance to try the breakfast (which looked amazing in all the pictures). A packed breakfast was left for us on the table instead, which was greatly as appreciated. All in all, a very nice little B&B and can warmly recommend it to everyone.

Mr. Sebastian Fryer - 18th Nov, 2013
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Perfect Place To Stay
Stayed for 2 nights in this delightful B & B and will definitely return!

Very clean and comfortable with an excellent bathroom. Fresh milk in room so much better than UHT sachets, and delicious cookies.

Jason is very friendly and helpful and cooked an excellent breakfast.

We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend Swain House!

Mr. Jane James - 5th Nov, 2013
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A Great Find
A great find - lovely boutique B&B with the perfect blend of style and welcome in a fantastic location with lots to enjoy in the local area. We will be recommending to all our friends!

Kate Spencer - 4th Nov, 2013
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Fantastic Place.
We stayed here for just the one night in order to meet up with friends. The bed was excellent, the b&b very quiet and my wife loved the bath !!!!

Brilliant place and we will defiantly stay again.

Mr. Nick Southcott - 28th Oct, 2013
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Excellent
A beautifully decorated bed & breakfast which was spotlessly clean and exceptionally comfortable, will definitely be returning.

Ms. Anna Walker - 23rd Oct, 2013
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Amazing B&b
Having never stayed in a B&B before, Watchet doesn't appear to have any large hotels without driving a short distance away, this one looked the best online and it certainly was, I'm sure by a long long way. It has been lovingly created from a derelict shop, so right in the centre of this lovely little harbour town. Jason, who is obviously very artistic, has made sure every detail is perfect. Everything is overall clean, comfortable and modern with everything you would require incl. beautiful toiletries, without any dusty clutter or chintz. It still worries me about ever having to stay in a B&B again as I'm sure we would never be able to find this standard again!! Excellent on all counts, thank you Jason.

Mrs. Joan Ascroft - 16th Oct, 2013
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Relax In Style
How nice to stay somewhere that isn't rooted in the 80s/90s. A stylish B&B with a relaxed feel, attention to detail and terrific breakfasts. Loved the living room where breakfast is served.

Alison Abbiss - 14th Oct, 2013
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Excellent B&b
We stayed just for one night at Swain House. I had a good feeling even before we arrived thanks to the good communications from Jason, offering help with places to go/eat. We stayed in Room 4 and weren't disappointed. The room was spotless and very stylishly designed. The bathroom was fabulous - large stand-alone bath with walk-in shower with option of two shower heads. The only slight niggle I had with the room was that the windows went down almost to the floor, which meant that to get any privacy we had to completely close the blackout blinds. Net curtains aren't generally that attractive I suppose but functional! The bed - well I possibly had the best night's sleep I've had in a long time.



Breakfast was very good, with all guests eating at a large communal table. This was fine for us, but others may prefer a little more privacy.



All in all well recommended, and I would certainly go back.

Adrian Savory - 30th Sep, 2013
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Perfect
Our stay at Swain House was perfect. Beautiful room and cool interiors with brilliant attention to detail in all respects. Jason is very chilled and cooks up a mean breakfast. A total find.

Mr. Jonathan Laredo - 16th Sep, 2013
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Wedding Anniversary
Jason very welcoming, luxurious room, great decor, central to harbour. Excellent breakfast. Booked as a surprise wedding anniversary stay and exceeded expectations.

Mr. Robert Bunney - 9th Sep, 2013
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Just Right
We stayed 4 nights while my partner ran a retreat up the road. Swain House proved to be the perfect base for us - stunning bedroom, walk-in shower, comfy bed: all the little details taken care of. Breakfast was cooked to order - no pre-scrambled eggs. I was even welcome to use the lounge to write on a rainy day. Having to pay to park during the day was the only minor niggle.

Mr. Simon Lawder - 8th Sep, 2013
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Swain House
Thank you for a wonderful stay. Amazing accomodation, service and breakfast was fantastic. We will definitely recommend you to friends!

Lindsey Hurley - 29th Aug, 2013
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What A Little Gem
Stayed for 2 nights at Swain House and cannot fault this little boutique B&B. Everything is done to an exceptionally high standard, makes your stay very luxurious. A little haven far from the Madding Crowd. Wishing Jason and Swain House continued success ~ Elaine x

Mrs. Elaine Turner - 27th Aug, 2013
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An Unexpected Gem In Watchet
My husband and booked late at Swain House, we had found it on the Visit Watchet site and liked the look of it. We don't usually do B&B, we usually go for Country House Hotels but on arriving at Swain House we knew that we had made a wise decision. This beautifully appointed little gem is set in the centre of Watchet and has been transformed into the most charming boutique b&b. The owner Jason has researched every detail of what will make his guests happy...it was way beyond our expectations for somewhere to stay in this sleepy little harbour town...the start of a new era for this rather dated backwater. From the cobbled entrance to the gleaming slipper bath, everything was perfection. REN toiletries, logoed waffle robes, designer everything, even our own lounge to relax in with free WiFi splendid coffee table books and a superb sound system. Breakfast was cooked by Jason and he even surprised me with a tiny replica dish of he delightful pancakes because I said that I wished I had asked for them. We would highly recommend Swain House to anyone who delights in perfection...Thank you Jason. Greta Chapman

Mr. David Chapman - 25th Aug, 2013
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Wonderful Stay
Beautiful and a pleasure to stay in. Bathrooms are to die for... complete comfort. Breakfast was amazing. All menu items tried and all equally as perfect.

Mr. Trevor Humphreys - 21st Aug, 2013
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Tout Simplement Parfait!
Voici un bel endroit où vous trouverez une chambre aménagée avec gout et raffinement (chambre n°1)pour un séjour tranquille dans ce petit village de Watchet, un bon endroit pour visiter les allants tour. Il en est de même pour l'accueil et pour l'extra petit déjeuner anglais, un régal! On vous conseillera des restaurants, et surtout The Notley!

Vous pouvez y aller les yeux fermés!

Mr. Daniel Ascencio - 16th Aug, 2013
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Awesome...
Spent a wonderful long weekend at Swain House with my husband. Loved every minute of our stay, the room was perfect with a well appointed bathroom with slipper bath and big shower and my favourite Ren shower gel!..., tea and coffee making facilities in the room with daily brownies -yummy! Hair dryer, iron, iPod dock and wi-fi-need I go on? Breakfast was a real treat too, lots of options, all very tasty and served in a lovely setting watching the world go by. Jason was a great host, knowledgable about the area and all his advise was spot on, we had a fab bike ride on the Quantocks and ate at some great places-al in all a memorable weekend...thank you

Mrs. Gillian Kennett - 9th Aug, 2013
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Swain House The Place To Chillax
my wife and i stayed for 3 nights and we really enjoyed our stay,our room was 1st class,breakfast was very tasty and filling also Jason is very friendly and informative,we would highly recommend staying here,we will for sure,

Thanx Jason

Mr. Paul Nicholls - 7th Aug, 2013
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Swain House
Fantastic hotel, would highly recommend. Lovely rooms, great attention to detail (especially appreciated the Ren products), and very friendly owners. Breakfast was delicious. We'll definitely return.

Emma Phillimore - 5th Aug, 2013
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2 Nights At Swain House Without The Kids...
A very relaxing atmosphere. Wonderfully designed B&B that provides all the comforts of a high end hotel yet with a personal touch of a B&B. Jason understands his customers and managed to provide just the right advice to allow us to have a great day out and two pleasant evenings in Somerset/Devon.

Mr. James Gray - 29th Jul, 2013
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Mr & Mrs
The setting was ideal. Exactly what the website advised. Breakfast was superb, hitting all the right taste zones. Worthy of another visit.

Mr. Patrick Hudson - 29th Jul, 2013
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Swain House 24/07/13
What an amazing place. Beautiful bedroom and bathroom, attentive service, great food. What more could you ask for? Will definitely be recommending this to friends and family.

Mrs. Alison Wicks - 26th Jul, 2013
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Another Great Stay
This was our second stay at Swain House this year. We were not disappointed the second time. The rooms were, as ever, to a very high standard as was breakfast. Jason, the owner made us very welcome and friendly. We hope to stay again when we get chance.

Mr. Roger Isaac - 22nd Jul, 2013
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Amazing Place
Amazing from start to finish.......would recommend swain house to anybody in a heart beat. Incredible service & incredible rooms.

The bath, well.......what can I say "I WANT ONE" already thinking about our next visit!

Jodie Franklin - 22nd Jul, 2013
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Stay At Swain House
We had a very comfortable stay at Swain House. We

Recommend Swain House unconditionally.

Mrs. Donna Kelly - 17th Jul, 2013
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Luxury
Best place we have stayed and we have tried a few,attention to detail is second to none,well done to you both for all your hard work.

Mr. Peter Brander - 10th Jul, 2013
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Swain House
The attention to detail was superb .The whole set up was excellent. .In the top ten of Bed and Breakfast's we have ever stayed in

Mr. John Fallows - 30th Jun, 2013
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Fantastic Place To Stay
A warm welcome, quality decor with attention to the smallest detail and top notch breakfast. Recommended.

Mr. Matthew Hinton - 25th Jun, 2013
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Our Stay 20-22 June 2013
Booked for our wedding anniversary. Immaculate accomodation, Jason very welcoming on arrival and throughout our stay with fantastic local knowledge. Thank you Jason for arranging flowers for my wife on arrival. Can,t recommend Swain House highly enough, we hope to return. Mick Mace

Mr. Michael Mace - 23rd Jun, 2013
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Holiday
Really enjoyed our stay, room was excellent , very comfortable and everything there that we needed. Breakfast was very nice. Jason made us feel very welcome and hopefully we will returning later in the year.

John Bridge - 11th Jun, 2013
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Really Superb
We had an utterly fantastic stay at Swain House. The rooms are beautifully decorated and well maintained. The bed was lovely and firm. The bath and walk in shower were gorgeous (I wish my bathroom at home was as nice) and the bath products provided were top notch. Breakfast was lovely. You get the choice of a full English or its vegetarian version with halloumi. You can also have smoothies, carrot juice, croissants, breads etc... so you are well set for the day.Jason is a great host with a wealth of local knowledge. Highly recommended

Mrs. Pauliina Purnell - 11th Jun, 2013
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Made Our Weekend!
We really enjoyed our stay at Swain House last week - so tastefully decorated rooms with an extraordinary attention to detail. Jason made us feel very welcome and proved an excellent breakfast chef and local guide! I couldn't recommend it stronger if you're looking for a very comfortable stay on the edge of Exmoor Park.

Nils and Danelia

Mr. Nils Klofver - 4th Jun, 2013
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Small But Perfectly Formed
Metropolitan luxury at the seaside - huge room, huge bed, huge bathroom (with double-ended bath - and candle!) Personal and knowledgeable service from owner. Well-positioned close to shops and harbour. Watchet is an interesting little place well worth the detour (as is Swain House itself). The Star Inn a short walk away is a terrific genuine pub with a welcoming and very efficient landlady who makes every customer feel special - and the food is top clas pub grub! Be sure to book your table in advance as it's very popular.

Mr. Antony Cavender - 3rd Jun, 2013
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Lovely Stay
We had a lovely overnight stay. Really welcoming and helpful hosts. Thank you!

Mrs. Helen Morgan - 22nd May, 2013
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Wonderful!
I booked the Swain House for 3 nights having no recommendation apart from the website, which can often be misleading. We were absolutely delighted to find everything as we had hoped. Lovely welcome, lovely decor, lovely room, lovely linen, lovely breakfasts lovely in every way, in fact absolutely fab! We can't wait to make a return visit.

Mrs. Hilary Isaac - 21st May, 2013
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Excellent Place To Stay
Excellent place, very warm welcome. You really have to stay to believe how great it is

There is nothing bad that can be said about Swain House.

Mrs. Liz Addley - 16th May, 2013
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Perfectly Stylish With Great Service
We arrived late on a Thursday evening to be greeted by the owner, Jason. Jason's passion for the place is instantly apparent in the attention to detail and the wonderful way in which everything is presented.. Swain House is immaculate, stylish, quirky and the service is friendly and relaxed. I would love to see more places like Swain House on my travels.

Mrs. Zoe Oakley - 7th May, 2013
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Wonderful Hotel!
Swain House is such a great little retreat - beautifully renovated, brilliantly run by the very friendly Jason, and so comfortable. Highly recommended!

Miss. Emily Lister - 7th May, 2013
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Break
We took a break in April and selected the Swain House from it's swanky web site. It delivered on every aspect, beautiful room in every detail. The owner Jason is a lovely guy. Best B&B we have ever stayed in, better than a lot of UK 4 and 5 star hotels we have stayed in, you won't be disappointed!.

Mr. Martyn Montgomery - 1st May, 2013
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Perfect...with So Much Attention To Detail!
Thank you for a wonderful stay...I'm only sorry it was only for one night. We were travelling around the Watchet area for my husband's birthday and I did lots of research to find somewhere memorable to stay. I made the right choice! Loved your modern yet classic style and all the luxurious touches. Hope to visit again soon.

Mrs. Julia Swann-price - 17th Apr, 2013
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Swain House Stay
Lovely B&B with lovely breakfast, would stay there again.

Mr. Paul Smith - 8th Apr, 2013
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Swain House
excellent b&b - would definitely stay again

Mrs. Jane Metson - 7th Apr, 2013
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Fantastic & Comfortable Stay
We felt so comfortable and 'at home' during our stay with our little 1 year old boy. We recommend it as everything is there to make you feel good: good bed, great bathroom with soft towels and fantastic space. Details are put everywhere! And breakfast is delicious... Thank you Jason!

Mr. Peter Steimler - 2nd Apr, 2013
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Amazing B&b
Really a great b&b for short and long stays. Incredible interior design in historic building with luxury rooms. Great service with afternoon tea and vegetarian breakfast. It made our visit to Exmoor even better with insider tips for walks and places to see.

Mr. Simon Balk - 25th Feb, 2013
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Highly Recommended B & B
Fantastic boutique b & b.

The room was fabulous. The huge roll top bath a sheer delight to submerge in and revel in the glorious bath toiletries.

The ground coffee & choice of teas were really welcoming after brisk walks around the harbour and the treat of home made banana loaf added that extra special touch.

The breakfast choice was sensational from cereals to full English with smoothies inbetween. It was lovely to see a vegetarian option as well plus different juices. The service could not have been better!

Mr. Frank Cardona - 4th Feb, 2013
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Lovely Weekend
My father and I stayed at Swain House in early December, for walking by sea and inland. Jason was very helpful with suggestions and a warm welcome. The hotel (b&b) is exquisite - decor, facilities - very special. Couldn't recommend more if you're out of the City for the weekend!

Mr. Dominic Gray - 3rd Dec, 2012
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Style And Substance
Wonderful room, great breakfast and excellent host. A rare oasis in an area of mediocre offerings. yes this is not the cheapest but money well spent, will 100%b come back

Mr. John Hambly - 28th Nov, 2012
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& Again!
We came back for another night on our way home from Cornwall. In a small part for the excellent curry house in Watchett, but mainly becauseSswain House is just excellent in every regard. Can we move in permanently?

Jason & Katy Tozer - 4th Nov, 2012
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Brilliant
Absolutely magnificent....excellent room, exquisite furnishings, Friendly manager, good food and to cap it all....perfect poached eggs

Steve Shipway - 24th Oct, 2012
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Perfect
We had a luxurious break at Swain House... Jason was so attentive, the breakfast was fantastic and the room was very indulgent and filled with treats; huge comfy bed, colossal bath and a shower I could have spent all day in. Jason booked our dinner for us and gave us lots of tips, but also gave us lots of privacy. A charming town and a romantic break for us.

Mrs. Lisa Long - 25th Sep, 2012
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Well Deserved 5 Stars
A brilliant find - newly renovated with a lovely mix of old world charm and modern comfort.



Beautiful fit out that made the stay feel quite luxurious. Jason was fantastic from the moment we arrived.



Would recommend to anyone looking for a special place to stay. A friendly, boutique BnB with the privacy and feel of a small hotel.



Loved it! We will be back.



Marianne & Dan

Miss. Marianne Mewett - 16th Sep, 2012
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Response from Hotel
Dear Marianne & Dan,

Thank you for such a lovely review... I'm glad you had a nice stay at Swain House and very much looking forward to seeing you again. Have a lovely trip back to Australia.



Kind Regards,

Jason

Swaine House
We booked a weekend away during September 2012,at Swain House in Watchet,Somerset.As soon as we entered Swain House the exquisite decor was immediately evident and we knew we were in for a special stay.We were greeted by Jason,who immediately offered us refreshments before taking us up to our rooms. In fact Jason had been extremely helpful even before our stay, I asked him to recommend somewhere for dinner and he not only phoned but went to the trouble of emailing me a shortlist of restaurants/pubs.



Our bedroom was just delightful...spotlessly clean,with a superbly comfortable king-size

bed and an en suite bathroom that was quite simply one of the best we have ever experienced.There was a tray with a cafetiere and "proper" coffee and even sugar lumps with tongs!An added luxury,was a little bag full of divine home made truffles.In the bedside cabinet there was even an iPod docking station.It is the attention to detail that Jason and Annie have executed to perfection

alongside considered and thoughtful design throughout Swain House.Breakfast was a relaxed and unhurried affair,with daily papers on the refectory table. We were served fresh fruit juices, pots of coffee and a delicious cooked breakfast with bacon and sausages from a nearby farm.



Watchet itself is a truly unique harbour town, steeped in history with its own delightful Marina. It makes an excellent base to visit Somerset and indeed Devon.We are already planning a return visit and would recommend Swain House unreservedly to anyone.

Mrs Ann Simmonds - 16th Sep, 2012
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Response from Hotel
Hi Ann,

That is most kind of you! Thank you... Look forward to seeing you again...



Kind Regards,

Jason



If you have time please copy that onto Tripadvisor!!!!!



Again.. Thank you!

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Cleeve Abbey - Somerset - Castle

Distance 2.18 miles (3.49 km)
Cleeve Abbey
Somerset
This is one of the few 13th-century monastic sites left with such a complete set of cloister buildings, together with rare Cistercian wall paintings, a medieval painted chamber (viewing may be limited), magnificent timber ceiling and historically important tiled pavement.

Dunster Castle - Dunster - Castle

Dunster Castle - Dunster - Castle

Distance 4.84 miles (7.75 km)
Dunster Castle dominates a steep hill overlooking the picturesque village of Dunster. The hill has been fortified since Saxon times, although nothing now remains of these early defences. During the early medieval period the sea reached the base of the hill offering a natural defence, and strong walls, towers, ramparts and outworks protected the other sides. In the late 14th century the castle came into the possession of the Luttrell family, and remained in their ownership for the next six hundred years. The house was modified and developed over the following centuries, and much of the current appearance dates from the 18th century when the park was landscaped and the Green Court, terraced grounds and follies were created. Much of the furniture in the house also dates from this period.

Minehead and West Somerset Golf Club - Minehead - Golf

Minehead and West Somerset Golf Club - Minehead - Golf

Distance 5.67 miles (9.07 km)
As the oldest golf club in Somerset and one of the oldest in the West of England (founded in 1882), Minehead is justly proud of its course, which combines the best of links and some characteristics of parkland golf. The greenstaff, under the direction of Robert Barrett, himself a county player, take a pride in the presentation of the course. The greens are as good, winter or summer, as you will find anywhere. At 6,228 yards, the par of 71 represents a true test for the scratch golfers as well as the novice. The course is open to members and visitors.