The Wheelhouse in Kingsbury Episcopi near Martock, is a charming guesthouse which dates back to the 18th Century. Forming part of Gawbridge Mill with the river Parrett flowing under the building, our unique B&B is an excellent base for enjoying the glorious Somerset countryside.
Our stunning guesthouse still retains some of the workings of the water wheel, grinding stones, winches and winding wheels, making this a truly memorable experience.
We have 2 double rooms and 1 family room. The double rooms are light and airy and there is use of a bathroom with a jacuzzi bath and shower. One the rooms also has a drop down cot. The friends and family suite comprises of 2 rooms and a bathroom. The suite can be booked as a whole or as one bedroom plus a bathroom.
Our rooms have a flat screen TV, DVD player, hair dryer, hospitality tray, iron and ironing board.
Fresh flowers and homemade cakes are provided.
On the first floor there is a reading area with an excellent selection of books, DVDs, map library and a large selection of board games.
There is a dining room with superb views of the water wheel Sun terrace. We also provide sun loungers in our peaceful garden and there is barbecue area which is perfect for the summer. We even have stables and ponies.
We provide a wonderful breakfast menu, including juices, toast preserves, porridge, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, English breakfast, continental breakfast and a speciality breakfast. For those arriving late we provide a late arrivals menu, which includes delicious meals such as a ploughman’s or hot platter.
Our excellent kitchen also provides a packed lunch menu, barbeque boxes and take home boxes. Please enquire for further details.
Our beautiful guesthouse is near Martock, an excellent base to enjoy a variety activities. You can fish in the river, canoe on the Parrett, walk, horse trek, cycle or bird watch in the wonderful Somerset Levels, all within 2 miles. Brilliant local pubs specialising in real ales and local ciders are nearby.
There are many places to visit while staying with us:
Haynes Motor Museum.
John Leach Pottery.
East Lambrook Gardens.
Rates: From £55 per person per night.
From £75 per person per night based on 2 people sharing.
From £140 per night for a family room.
Children are welcome.
Dogs are welcome (sorry, not in bedrooms).
Off street parking.