Welcome to The High House Bruton
Olivia, Michael, Archie and Monty have been happily living and offering
Bed & Breakfast from their Victorian family home in the centre of Bruton for the past six years.
Bruton has plenty to offer whether your interests are art, architecture, food and lifestyle or maybe you just crave the peace and quiet of the countryside with just a few creature comforts thrown in. This small town has an array of interesting independent shops with plenty of cafes and restaurants.
Stroll around the medieval streets or “bartons” of the town making sure not to miss the ancient fourteenth century St Mary’s Church, the Dovecote and the wonderful Jacobean architecture of Sexey’s Hospital.
The High House has two elegant rooms; The South Room, a superking /twin and The Garden Room, a large double. Both are comfortable, light and airy with a warm family feel and decorated to a very high standard featuring original artworks by Olivia’s family. You will find tea and coffee trays with homemade treats and cordials in the rooms.
Contemporary ensuite shower rooms are decorated a modern, clean, neutral feel. Both have luxuriously large rain showers, fluffy towels and robes. Breakfast is served in the elegant Dining room; warm homemade bread and drop scones made on the AGA, The High House jams and marmalades, plum compote and fruit salads served alongside cinnamon granola. Olivia also offers a Somerset cooked breakfast; locally produced sausages, cured bacon, roasted tomatoes, baked mushrooms served with organic eggs. Olivia’s training as a chef means that breakfasts are a highlight with many guests returning again and again to enjoy the hospitality and comfort of The High House Bruton.
The South Room – £80 per night
The Garden Room – £80 per night
With a full Somerset breakfast.
We offer a reduced mid week rate with a continental breakfast.
50% of the room rate is required upon booking.
Payable by cash, cheque or internet banking.
Get in touch
CALL 01749 813015 or 07590 817644
The internationally renowned art gallery Hauser & Wirth Somerset boasts amazing exhibitions from artists such as Pipilotti Rist, Martin Creed and Elizabeth Frink and also hosts stunning gardens by Piet Oudolf.
Your visit to Bruton would not be complete without taking in the famous Dovecote, Bruton Art Factory and the local sculptures around the town. Within a short drive away are a host of interesting Houses and gardens to visit such as Iford Manor and Longleat House and Grounds.
Stourhead Estate owned by the National Trust hosts gardens, house, pub and gallery all in a fantastic location while Forde Abbey, Lytes Cary, Barrington and Montacute (of Wolfe Hall fame) are all a little further afield but definitely worth visiting.
The Town is situated on a National Cycle Route and is also on the Leyland Trail and the Macmillan Way making it very popular with cyclists. Bruton also has great walks around the Blackmore Vale and there are plenty of local pubs in the surrounding villages that can be visited by foot if you are a keen rambler.
Bath steeped in history and wonderful architecture is a fascinating place to explore, and with great train links from Bruton easy to get to.
Frome with its trendy urban feel, many quirky streets and shops is well worth a visit.
Castle Cary is a pretty little market town with many individual shops, delicatessens and wine shops.