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Best Western Shrubbery Hotel

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Best Western Shrubbery Hotel.

Take a break in Taunton.
Best Western Shrubbery Hotel sits quietly in Ilminster, near Taunton in the heart of Somerset. With private terrace, the hotel overlooks Herne Hill nature reserve, so the only thing you can't escape here is peace and quiet itself!
The ground floor of the hotel was completely refurbished in 2015 but still retains all the Victorian architecture.

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Location

Station Road
Ilminster
Somerset
TA19 9AR
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6192*
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Summary

Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: Accepted £10 per dog per night, max 2 dogs, on request
Check-in & Check-out
12:00 | 10:30

Facilities

Dining and Bars

Our Head Chef has been with us for over 30 years and has a passion for picking locally sourced ingredients!

Chef Henry Lester

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Hotel Restaurant

From our traditional English menu, you'll have your pick of regional dishes together with a specials board all sourced from local produce. In a semi-formal setting we also serve bar snacks in the newly refurbished bar and Sun Lounge.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 19:00 - 21:15
Weekend times may vary
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Lounge Bar

In cosy Victorian surroundings, we serve locally brewed real ales and cider. Cheers!

Opening hours

11:00-01:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Cricket St Thomas Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: 18 hole
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 5969 Yards
No handicap required

Location

4.00 miles away in A30 Chard

Facilities

Driving range
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £25.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire £10.00
Buggy hire £17.50
Tuition £20.00
Driving Range £2.50

Long Sutton Golf Club

Long Sutton Golf course is privately owned and a gently undulating parkland golf course on the edge of the Somerset Levels.

Course information

Course Type: 18 hole
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6352 Yards
No handicap required

Location

15.00 miles away in Long Load, Long Sutton

Facilities

Driving range
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes £15.00
18 holes £26.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire £12.00
Buggy hire £10.00
Tuition £20.00
Driving Range £1.50

Weddings

The Best Western Shrubbery Hotel is the perfect match when it comes to wedding venues!

Wedding service and reception venue

We can accommodate civil weddings and civil partnerships in various sized rooms followed by the wedding breakfast. Every wedding is bespoke and we will go out of our way to make sure it's unforgettable too! The hotel has links with a local entertainment agency who can offer discos, bands, quartets and the like - or you can provide your own entertainment.

Catering

The hotel can offer anything from a fork buffet type menu to a sit down silver service meal. If you are having an evening functon for additional guests we can provide a finger buffet, barbeque and in some cases arrange for a hog roast.

Registrar

Registry office:
Somerset Registration Service
County Hall, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4DY
01823 282251




Get in touch with Stuart Shepherd or Ashley Preece on 01460 52108 or e-mail stuart@shrubberyhotel.com for more information

For any enquiries please call Julia Scott on 01460 52108

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type TA19 9AR

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Nearest motorway: M5, J25, 9.00 miles
Nearest train station: Taunton, 12.00 miles
Nearest airport: Exeter, 30.00 miles
Free parking on site (70 spaces)

Address
Station Road
Ilminster
Somerset
TA19 9AR
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Taunton County Cricket Ground (12 miles)

  • Yeovil Town Football Club (12 miles)

  • Bath Rugby Club (48 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Montacute House (12 miles)

  • West Somerset steam railway (15 miles)

  • Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton (16 miles)

  • Jurassic coast of Devon and Dorset (20 miles)

  • Longleat Safari Park (51 miles)

Shopping

  • Clarks Village, Street (25 miles)

  • Ilminster (0.1 miles)

  • Taunton (12 miles)

  • Exeter (34 miles)

  • Bristol (58 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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Our largest room, the Ballroom, can host large conferences for up to 200 guests and literary lunches. In the evenings, the room is used for a variety of events such as Masonic dinners and dances and other private functions. So whatever you're looking to book, we can meet your requirements!

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape

Somerset Suite

The whole suite (27x9x4M) can hold upto 200 delegates theatre style and can be divided into Somerset 1 (18x9x4M) and Somerset 2 (9x9x4M). Somerset 1 can hold 140 theatre style and Somerset 2 can hold 60 theatre style. The room has disabled access and natural daylight. There are stages either end of the room.

Ile Room

This room is on the first floor and is set up boardroom style for 20 but can hold upto 40 theatre style. It has air conditioning and natural daylight through light tubes. Dimensions 9x5x4M.

Mynster

The Mynster room is on the ground floor and has disabled access. It can hold upto 50 theatre style and also has an interconnecting door to the Heron room (dimensions 7x4x5M) which is located five steps up and is set up boardroom style for 12 but can hold upto 30 theatre style. Dimensions 9x5x5M. Both rooms have natural daylight.




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Somerset Suite 200 60 60 60 170
Ile Room 40 0 20 20 0
Mynster 50 20 20 20 50
Heron 30 12 12 12 30
Somerset 1 150 85 60 55 130
Somerset 2 70 40 40 30 75
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 249 traveller reviews
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Rating

Wonderful venue.

24/02/2017 Paul D, Somerset, United Kingdom

Following good reports about the Shrubbery we chose it for our Annual Branch Dinner. From the planning stage the staff were so helpful and a varied menu was put forward that offered members a choice o... more

Rating

Stop over on way to Taunton

21/02/2017 Gareth T, Battle, United Kingdom

Closest Best Western to Taunton...! Hotel is very comfortable and cosy but pics looks as if it's in the middle of nowhere however it is on the Main road into Illminster. My room(No.2) was a decent ... more

Rating

Perfect lunch

27/01/2017 Alph, Dorset

Thoroughly enjoyed a 3 course lunch break plus cuppa, on our way to see the murmurations in Ham Wall, Somerset. What delightful staff and being waited on by happy, smiley people. Food was delicious an... more

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Beautifully renovated

08/01/2017 TheDuchessNottingham, Nottingham

We have stayed at the Shrubbery on a number of occasions over the years and have always liked it although you could see it needed a bit of money spending on it. When we arrived this time however we co... more

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A lovely hotel

31/12/2016 shezzyandy2014, London, United Kingdom

from the moment we arrived the staff were warm and friendly, from the reception staff, bar staff, waitresses, house hold staff and handy man/porter, nothing was a problem, the rooms were amazing, rest... more