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Donyatt, Ilminster TA19 0SA, England
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Ranked #3 of 12 Ilminster B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Robert B London, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Attending a family wedding nearby, a group of 11 of us took over the accommodation at Shave Farm for a long weekend. It couldn't have been a more delightful experience - great accommodation and breakfasts, acres of space, hot tub and BBQ, working farm with calves arriving every day and above all charming and friendly hosts, Kate and James. We... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a working dairy farm with 5* 'boutique style' decor. The hosts, Kate and James are very friendly and welcoming. We stayed in the delightful annexe next to the main Farmhouse. (Ground floor livingroom/dining room, first floor ensuite bedroom with a double and single bed). Fresh flowers in living room together with fresh fruit bowl. Fantastic breakfast delivered by... More

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So pleased my corporate travel booking system failed me an meant I had to find accommodation for myself. Lovely room (more accurately a suite), great hospitality - fresh pot of coffee and biscuits on arrival, and great surroundings. Brilliant to be able to go for a nice walk in open countryside after a couple of hours in the car. Breakfast... More

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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We had a one night stop over on the way down to Minehead and chose Shave Farm on the basis of the location and previous reviews. We arrived a little later than we wanted but were warmly greeted by Kate and showed round the delightful accommodation. Kate made us teas and coffee with biscuits and we relaxed by the fire... More

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Lincs UK
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Shave Farm for a few days and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We were welcomed warmly and shown to our room which was more like a suite - downstairs a comfortable settee and dining table, a fridge and television. Upstairs was an en-suite bedroom with a double and a single bed. All fittings were of... More

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newport>south wales
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We booked Shave Farm as a result of the superb reviews on Trip advisor! We completely agreed with the ratings, fabulous location, well signposted and excellent accommodation. Tastefully decorated, exceptionally comfortable bed and well cooked, plentiful breakfast. Well done Kate, the reviews on Trip advisor are well deserved!

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We were so very pleased that that we chose shave farm. Just a great place to stay. A lovely cottage, great people and the kids loved the interaction on the farm. We will return 100%. So much to do in the area, the Jurassic Coast is only 25mins away( kids love it!!!)

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Hubby and I stayed for two nights after Christmas, as a change from staying with his parents in nearby Chard. SO glad we found this place! The bed was beautifully comfy (led there listening to the rain pound against the windows and the wind howling in the storm; didn't want to leave it!) Our room was clean and plenty big... More

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Shave Farm is wonderful - from the warm welcome from Kate (with tea and biscuits!) to the lovely decor and warm atmosphere. We loved the residents lounge with its stylish decor and roaring wood burning stove. Our room was superb - very comfortable with a huge bed, lovely bed linens and smart en-suite. Breakfast is delicious and Kate is attentive... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

My wife and I stayed here one Friday in the summer en route to Lyme Regis. The farm is very well located, close to Ilminster and a short walk down to the village of Donyatt. James and Kate were the perfect hosts - helpful and attentive without being intrusive. The room we stayed in was modern and well fitted with... More

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Address: Donyatt, Ilminster TA19 0SA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Ilminster
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