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Rural B&B

We have two double rooms available in our farmhouse B&B, both offering en-suite shower rooms, flat screen TVs and tea and coffee making facilities. A full English breakfast is part of the package. Our B&B guests are welcome to make themselves at home in our living room or relax in the garden. The whole of Pardlestone Farm can accommodate up to 12 guests in the B&B and our two cottages. Groups using both the B&B and Groom’s Cottage can opt to open the interconnecting door so that all guests can share the use of both farmhouse and cottage facilities. All B&B guest areas benefit from satellite wi-fi.

If B&B guests would like to bring horses, these can be added at the time of booking. Please see Things to do/horse riding.


Caturn’s is our most opulent and luxurious room, and features an en-suite shower room, flat screen TV and a six foot bed with Hypnos wool mattress, offering the ultimate in comfort for a great night’s sleep. The bed can be changed to two singles on request.

Caturn’s room is named after Catherine of Braganza who married King Charles II in 1662 and became Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland. She was well loved in this area after she visited nearby Watchet, specifically to buy some of its famous woad-dyed woollen cloth. The dark blue of this room reflects the blue of the cloth, which became known as Watchet Blue. Catherine (or Caturn, as she was known, in Somerset dialect, to the people of Watchet) was so pleased with her welcome that she provided the townfolk with a feast of hot cakes and cider. The tradition continues to be celebrated in Watchet every November and is known as Caturn’s night. We wanted to play our part in keeping history alive by naming this room after Caturn.

Alfox Den

Alfox Den is a cosy retreat with a standard, 4’6” double bed and all the usual mod cons including TV and modern shower room. Please note that this room’s window is a roof-light.

This room has been named to reflect some very local history in the shape of the rambling, derelict mansion, Alfoxton House, which is just above Pardlestone Farm. Once home to one of Britain’s finest romantic poets, William Wordsworth, and his sister, Dorothy, the couple leased Alfoxton for a period in the 1790s, and from this base, Wordsworth was inspired to write some of his most famous poetry. Frequently entertaining their friend and neighbour, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the group would often find amusement in playing word games. As an example, Putsham Farm (at the bottom of Pardlestone Lane) became Potsdam, and Alfoxton House itself became All Fox Den. Changing names for fun in this way may partly explain why they were thought to be French spies, as any humour was lost on the locals! (This was at a time when a French invasion in this area was considered likely.) Wordsworth was refused an extension of his lease as a result of these rumours, and Coleridge left the area shortly after! We’ve shortened the words coined by Wordsworth to call this room Alfox Den.

Visitors to Pardlestone can still take the short walk to the now largely derelict Alfoxton House where the Wordsworths lived, which is only around 15 minutes away.