Our gardens are open, all visitors must have an advance ticket or valid membership.


The Newt in Somerset is a country estate with splendid gardens, woodland and farmland. The core is Georgian, with limestone buildings the colour of burnt orange, the seat of the Hobhouse family for more than two centuries. Innovative design is paired with country walks, garden produce and superb service – wrapping you in a sense of wellbeing. Fresh and pantry foods produced here on the estate, or by our friends and neighbours, are available from our Farm Shop and online shop, Mobile Newt.

While our hotel, restaurants and The Story of Gardening are closed for lockdown, our gardens and shops remain open. All visitors must have an Advance Ticket or valid Garden Membership for entry; there's no need to specify a day, simply book online and visit us before January. After your visit, sign up to a Garden Membership for no extra cost - paying once to visit as many times as you like over the next 12 months.  

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"The perfect distillation of all the best things about the West Country."


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Combining the warmth of a Georgian family home with contemporary styling and the simplicity of country living.

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Parkland, woods, orchards and abundant gardens of various ages, with exquisite views across Somerset.



Apples are crushed in our Cyder Press then pumped into the Cyder Cellar, employing the most advanced technology to preserve subtle flavours and vitamins within the juice.

The Cyder Bar boasts views over the Parabola, and further beyond to apple orchards and rolling Somerset hills.


Newt Minute

A weekly window into the gardens.

See what else has been happening on the ground this season, with more Newt Minute moments.

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