Brewers Cottage

Taunton, Somerset
Bed & Breakfast


Idyllic cottage hidden in deepest, foodiest Somerset - bask on your own patio among roses and sweet peas. Bring bikes – loads to explore

Bedroom

3 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2

The
Experience

David and Rosie are relaxed hosts and everything slows down the moment you open the gate. If you enjoy your own space, spread out in the annexe with a wet room or find upstairs bedrooms white and fresh with lavender and Rosie’s paintings. Breakfast in the neat cottage dining room or al fresco: honey from the bees plus anything you ask for, David might go foraging or catch a trout for supper; bring your own wine and wander the garden with a glass –  masses of colour, rare trees, ample veg patch where five types of tomato grow! Cider tasting is just up the road, Barrington Court and market town Ilminster are close.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4.30pm, please get in touch for early or late check in
Check out
By 10.30am, please get in touch for late check out
Closed
Rarely.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Meals
Supper, 3 courses, from £27.50. BYO. Cheese from £6.50. Pubs/restaurants 1 mile.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £85
1 Double
From £85
1 Double
From £90
1 Double
From £85

Reviews

We stayed in the annex, a purpose built guest room furnished with a large double bed, TV and WIFI – all very comfortable and spacious, along with ensuite bathroom and shower. A three course evening meal was on offer, chosen from a menu we received a few days prior to our stay; some of the fruit and veg coming straight out of their beautiful cottage garden. This meal exceeded all expectations, and was equal to the best restaurant meals we’ve had. The breakfast was also excellent, and we would recommend Brewer’s Cottage as a B&B without hesitation – David and Rosie are wonderful hosts.

Max, Cambridge

Really nice place in a quiet village, David and Rosie are very enthusiastic and it's such a pretty area to visit.We didn't try the evening meals, but we had heard they are top standard and next time we visit, we will be sure to eat there. Don't miss the remarkable Church at Isle Abbotts.

Tim, Lancaster

Words cannot express how wonderful this place is and how inviting and warm both David and Rosie are. Set in a quiet part of the countryside, it's the perfect place for one to recharge and rejuvenate. To sum up, it's good for the soul. The room we had was excellent and the breakfast top notch. David is an excellent chef! They've got some lovely pets that roam freely in their beautiful garden. Hope the 3 little new ones are there when we return ;) ! Can't wait to return. Multiple thumbs up.

Christopher, Singapore

Extremely helpful and engaging hosts made our stay very enjoyable in the comfortable and well-appointed annexe. We had an excellent evening meal in front of the log fire in the cosy dining room; we learned the names of the hens and cockerel in the attractive garden and got lots of information about the local area. The annexe gave us privacy to enjoy the peaceful setting and to come and go as we wished.

Rowena, Worcester

The evening meal was delicious, a delight to the palate and served to perfection - colourful and attractive. We joined our in-laws who were guests of Brewers Cottage.

Angela

From the comms with David prior to our visit to the moment we left, everything far surpassed our expectations. Lovely light roomy annex with a wonderfully comfortable bed and a view of the terrace and glorious garden. Even the towels were luxuriously large! We booked dinner on Saturday night with two well travelled guests and we were all blown away. It was fine dining at its best with local produce, including the freshest vegetables from the garden. The Asparagus Dish a piece of art, Fish Medley delicious and Dessert divine. Rosie & David were incredibly hospitable. We shall return.

Jill, Cape town

We spent 3 nights at Brewers Cottage in June and were so pleasantly surprised and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage is immaculate and so tastefully decorated. The garden is indeed magical. On our first night, David prepared an exquisite dinner of lemon sole. Dessert was amazing too. David is an excellent chef and we highly recommend that any visitor stays ”in” for dinner! We occupied the 2 rooms upstairs which were bright, airy and so restful. The shower in the en suite is excellent with great water pressure. We highly recommend Brewers Cottage and will be back if there is space!

Christine, Singapore

We spent a lovely week at Brewers Cottage! Isle Brewers is centrally located near a number of activities and places to visit such as gardens, cities and attractions. Rosie and David are very nice and helpful hosts, providing us with a lot of good ideas and tips. Our room was very nice, lovingly and tastefully decorated. The room and bathroom were very spacious and very clean. They have a large beautifully landscaped garden with many trees, plants, fruit and vegetables. We enjoyed our 5 o'clock tea on the terrace. David is a very good cook. For us it was the best B&B, we’d love to go again!

Kathrin, Lübeck

Everything about our stay at Brewers Cottage exceeded expectations! The house is stunning, the gardens magical and the hosts warm and friendly. David's cooking deserves a special mention as the two evening meals we had during our visit were more akin to fine dining than bnb food!! Highly recommend a visit - we will be back.

Louise, London

This is a beautiful place. The room was so clean and fresh. We had a meal there at night which was superb. The host and hostess are absolutely lovely - as is the little cat.

Alison, Southampton

We had a surprise 50th to attend in the area and also wanted a quiet place to stay after the party! Found Brewers Cottage and thought the location would be ideal. We were certainly not let down at all. David and Rosie were incredibly helpful with the booking and also organised local transport for us to get the party and home again so we could enjoy a tipple or two! Nothing was too to much trouble. The place was lovely even in cold wet February and the room/facilities were superb and beautifully done. Breakfast was fabulous in a lovely warm room with open fire! Highly Recommended & great hosts.

Angus, Farnham

Excellent. We stayed in their annex room with a lovely wet room attached. David phoned a couple of weeks before our visit and discussed what we would like for dinner. We agreed on a fish pie and an apple frangipan tart, both of which were delicious. David and Rosie were very welcoming, and made sure we had everything we wanted. The room and bed were very comfortable, and the lighting just right for reading in bed.

Jan, Minehead

David and Rosie were perfect hosts in a wonderful part of the country with good ideas of places to visit and an enthusiasm for the area. The room was clean and spacious and we had a terrace in their beautiful garden to read and acquaint ourselves with Mollie, their friendly cat. David knows his good food and it showed with the breakfast. Most of it was locally sourced from the yoghurt to the bacon and the honey to the logan berries picked from the garden in the morning. This area of Somerset has a feel of its own, and if you'd like to visit we'd highly recommend staying with David and Rosie.

Andy, Bristol

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from David & Rosie Darrah

  • Brewers Cottage is right in the peaceful heart of rural Somerset. The cottage is off the beaten track yet close to historic market towns and some lovely villages to explore. The perfect spot for a relaxing weekend or maybe a slightly longer stay.
  • There are lots of special gardens to go and see; Hestercombe, Forde Abbey and East Lambrook Manor to name but a few. There are also notable National Trust properties to visit, such as Barrington Court, Montacute House, Lytes Cary Manor or Tintinhull House.
  • For walkers, cyclists, nature lovers, painters and photographers this part of Somerset is a slice of heaven. The surrounding countryside is unspoilt with wonderful wildlife and big skies. There are several RSPB and Wildlife reserves close by.
  • There are some very good places to eat and lots of great pubs to try as well as many interesting places to visit. John Leach's Pottery, the Cider Brandy Company, the Artisan workshops at Barrington and Brown & Forrest Smokery are all just up the road.
  • We provide delicious meals here, so you don't have to rush out to find somewhere to eat. We use local ingredients; Lyme Bay fish, game in season, Somerset free range meat, poultry and eggs, artisan cheeses and breads and fresh picked fruit and vegetables
  • We keep bees, so there is always our own honey on the breakfast table. As far as possible, everything we provide is fresh from the market, the garden or our local suppliers. We cater for any food preferences with delicious alternatives and no fuss.