Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Midsomer Norton, Somerset
The Old Parsonage
Welcome to our beautiful 17th Century Grade 11 Listed house situated off the A37 between Bath Bristol and Wells on the edge of the Mendip Hills an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Old Parsonage is very conveniently placed for both the business traveller and tourist visiting the West Country. We can easily be reached by public transport and there is ample private off street parking. The Old Parsonage was built in the 1680 s and was owned by The Duchy of Cornwall for over 200 years. It retains many of its beautiful period features including wooden panelling shutters period open fireplaces and a wonderful original 17th Century staircase. Rooms have an interesting collection of antique furniture and beautiful chandeliers combined with modern facilities to make your stay very comfortable and relaxing.
The Old Priory
Situated just 20 minutes from Bath Wells and Glastonbury in the market town of Midsomer Norton The Old Priory is reputed to be one of the oldest houses in Somerset with records showing that it was established in 1170. This historically significant building was an Augustinian Priory in early medieval times later being seized by Henry VIII and gifted to Christchurch College Oxford. Today the ancient honeyed stonework and a beautiful walled garden greet you upon entering the gravelled driveway. Within this Grade II building many original architectural features are retained including large inglenook fireplaces flagstone floors and original oak beamed ceilings. A curvy flight of stairs within a Somerset staircase turret lead to the upper floors and heavy iron studded doors open to beautiful rooms which were refurbished in 2014/2015. The six individual bedrooms share a style which reflects the charm and atmosphere of the old combined with the comfort and convenience of modern day living.