The 101 Best Hotels in the World: “Hadspen House and its glorious sweep of pleasure grounds has been reimagined as a utopian vision of a sustainable community.”
It’s this combination of respect for the estate’s past and vision to make it relevant to the present that sets The Newt in Somerset apart from other country-house hotels.
With its singular interiors and extensive gardens and orchards, The Newt reflects the vision of its owners… (yet) many talented hands have been involved.
A beautifully restored country pile…championing Somerset’s cider heritage
A new breed of hotels, and burgeoning art, food and fashion scene, is reason to extend your next trip to London for a weekend in rural Somerset.
This is the West Country rural idyll in its most spectacular form, a gift of the best of England…wrapped up in a smart parcel of design.
Newcomer of the Year 2019: “Luxury means many things to many people: here at the Newt, it’s an extravaganza of space.”
So quintessentially Somerset – a buttery, flower-filled version of England, a romance of mellow fruitfulness.
To create a garden of this complexity from scratch is an extraordinary achievement - one that’s driven with passion and, most importantly, the long view.
The gardens are a mix of formal planting, wildflower meadows, orchards and other earthly delights. There’s always something new to experience.
Set in a historic Georgian estate, amid lush farmland and deer park, the retreat’s highlights include inventive menus using produce from the kitchen gardens.
Unlike anything any of us have seen…it is both beautiful and carefully considered.