Christmas in Somerset

£10/night discount on rooms for two nights or more (until 22 December 2017)

There is so much to do at Christmas in Somerset. We have Christmas markets, fairs, food and you can even meet Santa on a steam train!

Coleridge Cottage opens its doors at the weekends for a Georgian Christmas full of the smells of open […]

Contains Art Marking Time Exhibition

This is the second of two blogs relating to events and activities at Watchet.

We were pleased to be invited to the opening of the Watchet Boat Museum – only to find out that another opening was taking place on the same day. Contains Art is a gallery/exhibition space on the harbour-front at Watchet and their […]

By |July 25th, 2016|Watchet, West Somerset Railway|0 Comments

West Somerset Railway

In the slightly quieter months we like to spend some time doing the sort of things that our guests do when they stay with us here at The Old Cider House in the Quantock Hills.

Today we went on the West Somerset Railway from Bishops Lydeard to Watchet. This is just a short drive away over […]

By |November 2nd, 2014|The Old Cider House, West Somerset Railway|0 Comments

Somerset Open for Business

You could be forgiven for thinking that Somerset is under water, having listened to this morning’s news. Yes, we have had our fair share of rain, but given that we are the ‘Summer People’ – the descendants of a people who understood that certain areas of the County were so low lying that they habitually […]

Real Ale in the Quantocks

Real Ale has been a feature of our life in Nether Stowey. Ten years ago we set up Real Ale Walks, taking groups of walkers up into the Quantocks and then down into the pubs for a unique real ale experience.

Seven years ago we opened the Stowey Brewery providing craft real ale to the pubs […]