The Newt in Somerset

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  • The Newt in Somerset
  • Bruton
  • Somerset BA7 7NG
  • United Kingdom

Opening Times

Gardens, Farm Shop, House & Garden Shop

WINTER HOURS: 31 October 2022 - 27 March 2023, 9am - 4.30pm (last entry 4pm)

SUMMER HOURS: 28 March 2023 - 30 October 2023, 9am - 6pm (last entry 5.30pm)

The Story of Gardening

Open every day. No booking required. 9.30am - 3pm. Also serving teas, coffees and a variety of cakes.


Open every day. Booking a timed slot is essential, with slots available 10.30am - 4pm.

Roman Villa Experience

Open every day. Booking a timed slot is essential, with slots available 9.30am – 2pm. Food aspect of the experience available from 10.30am – 3.30pm.

Garden Café

The Garden Café is open every day for members and hotel guests, serving vegetable-led menus with locally-reared meats. Advance booking is recommended.

BREAKFAST 9.00am - 11.30am


Cyder Bar

The Cyder Bar is open throughout the day for light lunches, snacks from the Bakery, tea, coffee, cold drinks and of course, cyder. This can be enjoyed in the Winter Garden. Open 9am - 4.30pm.


Open every day, 9am - 4.30pm.

Serving cold drinks, fruity sorbets, and creamy buffalo milk gelato.

The Botanical Rooms

The Botanical Rooms is open every day for hotel and non residential guests, serving lunch and dinner. Advance booking is required.

LUNCH 12.30pm - 2.30pm

DINNER 6pm - 9pm


Access to the spa is for hotel guests only. Open every day from 8am - 8pm.

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