A Country Estate, Reimagined

Our working estate in Somerset has acres of splendid gardens, woodland, farmland and cyder orchards to explore. Stay a night or two, or become a member and see the landscape change throughout the year.

The Creamery

Return to the Golden Age of travel this summer at The Creamery, opening at Castle Cary railway station in June. A new dairy and restaurant serving hearty British food within a complex of restored and reimagined Edwardian buildings.

As we venture outside the bounds of The Newt in Somerset gardens for first time, we look forward to welcoming locals and travellers to our latest addition.


See. Hear. Smell. Taste. Feel. Exercise your senses, learn new skills, indulge new passions, explore new experiences, and gain new knowledge. Our seasonal programme of workshops is led by our expert team of specialists. We cover a diverse range of subjects from horticulture and ecology, heritage crafts and Dawn Walks, food and floriculture, cyder-making and mushroom foraying, and more. Book now and grow with us.

Gather & Grow: Regeneration Festival

We’re delighted to launch our first weekend festival digging into timely discussions around the theme of ‘Regeneration’ later this summer. Building on the success of our Gather & Grow events for our team, we’re opening up a wider conversation around regeneration in farming, gardening and ourselves. The three-day event will include a daily focus on wellness, a children’s activity hour, with inspiring panel discussions followed by a garden feast cooked over fire on Friday and Saturday, and energising refreshments on Sunday evening. An offshoot of our flourishing programme of workshops & events, we’re bringing together a stellar lineup of speakers and chefs to ignite important conversations and connect with our surroundings and each other. The hope is that some of these ideas will resonate; creating a space for something wonderful to germinate and grow. See what’s on for the details, save the dates and book your spot!

World's Best Boutique Hotel

We were thrilled to recently be awarded World's Best Boutique Hotel at The World's 50 Best Hotels 2023. The list included hotels from 35 locations across six continents, voted for by an anonymous panel of global travel industry experts and enthusiasts. Book now and speak to our team to tailor your stay your way, experiencing our own Somerset spin on boutique hospitality.

Workshops and Events

We host an ever-changing programme of seasonal tours, workshops and events, led by our expert team. Discover our full listing of workshops and events by following link below.

Great Garden Escape

Don't miss the train... Run away next summer and experience all things Somerset. From April 2024 we will be embarking once again on a First Class adventure, whisking you from London Paddington to the heart of the West Country. Explore picturesque gardens and ancient woodland, discover the art of cyder making and enjoy the finest fare plucked from the soil beneath your feet. Finally relax back into your seat and savour the perfect afternoon tea, as the miles fly by and we return you to the city.

Dine at The Botanical Rooms

Enjoy elegant and seasonal dining, inspired by and gathered from your surroundings. We invite you to feast on estate vegetables, the choicest cuts from the salt room and dayboat fish from the Dorset coast. Savour the tasting menu, paired with Fine Cyder or something special from the house cellar.

Buy 6 for 5 on our Fine Cyder or Rosé for the chance to WIN a two-night stay at The Newt

To celebrate our sponsorship of this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show, we're giving you a chance to win a two-night stay at The Newt. To enter the draw, simply take advantage of our special Chelsea offer of 6 bottles for the price of 5 on either our Fine Cyder or Babylonstoren Mourvèdre Rosé.

A Room with a View

The Newt in Somerset has a view for every occasion, enquire now to book your perfect private event.

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Explore the Estate

Stay a little longer and enjoy all The Newt has to offer.

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