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  • Talbot Inn - Somerset | fatelondon

    A hectic Christmas without even a day off = time to book a weekend away for Jan.
    pack up the dog, get in the car and drive west, head kind of somewhere beyond Stonehenge, fleet through the sunset flooded hills, and you will eventually hit a quiet little wood-smoke scented village called Mells. stop. park the car and check in.
    The Talbot Inn is a great little retreat in the middle of nowhere with THE biggest beds and HUGEST bathrooms ever....somewhere to shake the stresses of the city away and indulge in a bit of rural living. This is the place to submerge yourself into deep roll top bath soaks with a bottle of prosecco or two and some good company. 
    breakfast is served every morning in front of the crackling fireplace, serving up those (potentially) essential nurofen & complimentary bloody marys. you will also get muesli, toast, compote, yoghurt, cereals, fresh juice, pots of tea or coffee with cream..and you also choose a hot freshly cooked breakfast dish of your liking from the specials. some serious feeding time going on right here and this is all inclusive.
    If you want a treat, come here. Word on the street is that the guy who runs this place was also management of the nearby Babington House, so in a similar vein, expect standards to be high, but this place also feels nicely down to earth and welcoming. You get your autonomy but also feel a very familiar warmth from the folk who work here, even the locals in the toasty pub are really super friendly.
    With full size Bramley products at your dispense and the beautiful rain shower laden bathrooms through to the extensive menu in the coach house grill/restaurant & pub, you really feel thoroughly taken care of here.
    Also managed to pop by to see some local places, namely stourhead, nunney castle, bath & stonehenge which all were pretty impressive in their own ways. we highly recommend it.
    we booked through Mr & Mrs Smith with a Mr Hyde promotion. Thank you guys! - fatelondon
    see full trip here 
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