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Catering Services for Somerset Manor


Rebecca Green Catering

Rebecca Green Catering Rebecca Green Catering Rebecca Green Catering


01300 348526


Rebecca Green specialises in a bespoke service, designed around your event. They offer consultations over every aspect of your event from the formative stages to an ‘on the day co-ordination’.

The Queens Arms


The Queens Arms has been delivering catering services of the highest quality for the last ten years in the Dorset and Somerset region. They have won numerous awards, such as Taste of the West and 2 AA rosettes.

The Half Moon Inn

01963 370140


The local pub, just a short stroll into the village serves delicious home cooked meals and bar snacks, with a comprehensive wine and ale list.



Activities for Somerset Manor

There is a whole host of things to do in the area:

Horse Riding

The Grange’s extensive grounds include independently managed stables where guests can enjoy a variety of riding experiences. Catering for complete novices to experienced riders, Lucy Wallace can tailor packages to include short rides around the paddock or explorations around the local area.

Prices depend on duration and the number of riders.

Please contact or call 07932165718.

Other activity providers:

Archery – Aardvark Endeavours, Ian Burton on 07976 315121

Casino and laser clays – Funtasia Entertainment, 

01935 414393,

Clay pigeon shooting – Norman Fuller, 07914 918395

Fly fishing – Woodstock Fishery, 07823 442882

​Quad biking  – Henley Hillbillies, 01300 345293

Beauty and massage – Another Little World, 01935 850008

Massage – Wellbeing Breaks , Fiona Kirton, 07875 596858


Days out include:

The lions at Longleat are a popular family day out from Somerset Manor


East Somerset Railway, Longleat, Bush Farm Bison Centre, Stourhead, Sherbourne Castle.




  • Sleeps Number Sleeps 20/22
  • Dogs Allowed Dogs Possible
  • Games Room Games Room
  • Horse-riding Facilities Horse-riding Facilities
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • Sauna Sauna
  • Swimming Pool Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court Tennis Court

Somerset Manor

Somerset Manor is an Idyllic house for a special stay, elegant and beautifully furnished.

In summer enjoy the pool, tennis court and delightful grounds (riding the owner’s horses is a possibility). The sauna, hot tub and games room make it a great year round choice for a big house experience. Book early, it’s a very popular big house rental in Somerset and we highly recommend it.


Once a former rectory, this stunning holiday home in Somerset for 20/22 guests (16/18 in the main house and 4 in the Dovecote) provides a most beautiful, peaceful country mansion for rent. The adjacent Dovecote offers a more contemporary haven, stylishly designed with comfort and luxury in mind. It sits in 17 acres of gardens and woodland, with a small lake, and an abundance of colourful flower beds. Read the blog about our visit here.

This large luxury big house to rent, sleeps 22 with a pool, hot tub, games room & sauna

Social spaces

Leading from the hall with its beautiful flagged floor are the four main reception rooms. The Morning Room with three tall sash windows overlooking the gardens, the Snug with an open fire and a view of the south facing terrace and gardens, the sitting room with pine floors and an open fire and the large, book lined dining room with its extensive library.

The elegant orangery is a light, bright space at any time of year and is large enough to use for a meeting, if you are looking for a corporate away day venue. Otherwise, it’s a fabulous space to enjoy views over the garden.

The large farmhouse kitchen, which has a glass roofed dining area, is ideal for guests to gather, eat and chat. It contains a four oven Aga, set into a beautiful stone fireplace. There is also a separate electric oven and induction hob. There is a good sized walk-in larder, and a separate utility and boot room leading to the back door. The Dovecote has its own small modern kitchen with electric oven and hob.

The Orangery is a light filled space for enjoying your meals all together

Somerset Manor has several sitting rooms, this one with a log fireplace


For large group holidays, the accommodation is ideally flexible – comprising seven super king double bedrooms,  (five of which can be made into twins), one double bedroom and two twin bedrooms.  The first floor has four bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms including the master bedroom, which has an en-suite with a shower and a large claw foot bath for a truly decadent soak (bring your own champagne!). The second floor has four bedrooms with two family bathrooms. In the adjacent Dovecote there are two bedrooms which share one large family bathroom. All the bedrooms are stylishly designed and furnished, with sumptuous bedding. (click here to see the house floor plan).

There are 10 bedrooms sleeping up to a total of 22

A luxurious roll top bath for an indulgent soak during your stay at Somerset Manor

Fun spaces

On the lower ground floor, the table tennis room is a great places to unwind and have a friendly (or not so friendly!) competition. With other games too, a darts board and large indoor/outdoor games, like Jenga, there’s plenty to keep your group amused. The cinema room is here as well, with sofas for chill out movie watching on the large screen.

On the ground floor is the snooker room, with a three quarter size table, a piano. lots of books and bags of space for spectators, or singers!

The dining room laid up for a celebration dinner by one of our recommended chefs

The snooker table is three quarter size. There's a piano and lots of books too

Pool, hot tub, tennis court, sauna and gardens

The heated pool, sauna and hot tub are always popular at a party house and as these gardens have a southerly aspect, you can choose to be in the sun all day long. For extra fun, there is a hard tennis court as well as a croquet lawn, football pitch and large trampoline in the garden. The outside facilities are great for large family holidays, so you can combine on site entertainment with occasional day trips. To explore the immediate Somerset area, there are 13 bicycles of varying sizes for you to enjoy too.

This big holiday house in Somerset has an outdoor pool, hot tub and large stunning gardens

The lime walk is one of the features of the garden

During your stay

If you decide to venture away from the house and grounds, there’s lots to keep everyone amused. A trip to see the Lions and other animals of Longleat is a great family day out, as is a ride on the either the West or East Somerset Railway for steam train buffs (young and old).

Haynes Motor Museum is worth a visit to see their fantastic collections of cars and bikes. Toddlers can ride mini cars and diggers and there’s a karting circuit next to the museum for older children and adults. If motors aren’t your thing, the café will be!

If you’re there on a race day you could have a flutter at Wincanton Races, or visit Sherbourne Castle or Stourhead for a fascinating day out.

A few small points

  • Guests with children should be aware there is an unfenced swimming pool in the garden.
  • Arrivals from 4pm / Departure by 10am (Monday to Friday) Departure by 4pm (Sunday)
  • We recommend taking out your own personal travel insurance prior to booking.

The History

Somerset Manor dates from 1686, when it was the village Rectory. It was owned by the same family, who continued to provide the village with rectors, until 1897. Today, this is a very well cared for big house, with a fantastic team led by Jenny, who will welcome you on arrival.


Somerset Manor is 4 miles from the A303 near Wincanton. The nearest mainline station is Templecombe, on the London Waterloo line, or Castle Cary on the London Paddington line.



Price Guide

Weekend (2 nights) £4800 - £5500
Midweek (4 nights) £3350 - £4500
Week (7 nights) £6000 - £14000

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

Doubles Twin Zip&Link
Number of Bedrooms 5 0 5
En suite bathrooms 4 0 0
Separate bathrooms 3 0 0


  • Swimming pool (May-Sept)
  • Sauna
  • Hot Tub
  • Cinema room
  • Tennis court & football pitch
  • Large trampoline
  • 3/4 size snooker table & table tennis
  • Light filled Orangery
  • 3D TV, DVD, Ipod dock
  • Riding on site, by arrangement
  • 2 dogs by request £15pn/per dog
  • Mature hen and stag groups only
  • Cautionary deposit from £1,000
Somerset Manor - Property Plan

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