Where to stay
The Talbot Inn
The Talbot Inn is in the village pub, but what a village pub! Re-launched in February 2013 as a cool gastro pub it has won numerous awards including The Sunday Times “Ultimate British Hotel” award and has become hugely popular – with good reason. Great food, stylish menu, bar snacks, 2-3 dining areas and a separate grill room at weekends. 8 bedrooms. Lovely courtyard and gardens. Highly rated. Bookings essential.
T: 01373 812 254
Babington House is part of the Soho House group. A country Club, hotel and restaurant. It is about a mile outside Mells. It’s a beautiful house set in wonderful grounds, with a pool, spa and great restaurant.
T: 01373 812 266
It is a lovely central place to stay in Frome and a popular place to eat in Frome.
1 King Street, Frome, BA11 1BH.
T: 01373 456 111
Bed and Breakfasts
The Old Reading Room
The Old Reading Room, originally an Inn, then a Magistrate’s Court, The Reading Room is now a delightful, very welcoming , beamed house on the edge of the village.
Contact John and Vicki Macdonald
T: 01373 813487
Cherry tree Farm B&B
High street, Nunney, Nr Frome, BA114LZ
It is an 8 minute car ride from Mells situated in the picturesque village of Nunney. There is a cosy lounge and peaceful garden for you to relax in and they offer locally sourced homemade breakfasts . Two ensuite king sized rooms are available (1 room has a zbed available).
If you wish to enquire / book contact Jayne/Elizabeth on:
You can view photos on line @ www.sawdays.co.uk
Stone and Thatch House built 1598
1-2 Garston Gate Cottages – 16th century stone house in quiet street just 3 minutes stroll from the Talbot Inn. Quiet location in the heart of the village. Large double room with King Size double bed. Private bathroom with shower. WiFi. Large garden. Full breakfast with wide choice including fresh fruits, yoghurt, home made bread and pastries, Dorset cereals, choice of teas, fresh coffee. Advance booking only.
Call Rob or Maggie
T: 01373 812499
See more details and user reviews at www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/220433 Book direct or via airbnb.
The Courtyard at Jericho
Boutique bed and breakfast accommodation in a stunning, rural setting. Large double bedroom with en suite wet room, private sitting/breakfast room and separate guest entrance, only 2 miles from Mells.
Contact Keith & Jess Conway
T: 01373 812090
Bistro Lotte is a lovely very welcoming French guest house and restaurant in Frome. They have 10 boutique bedrooms above the restaurant and next door at the Frome House B & B. 23 Catherine Street, Frome BA11 1DB
T: 01373 300646
The Walled Garden
The Walled Garden cottage is a very pretty cottage minutes walk from the centre set in a beautiful walled garden. They have a 2 bedroom cottage to rent. See under Activities for more information.
5 Rectory Cottages, Selwood Street , Mells BA11 3PN
The Little House at the Farm
This is a lovey, spacious self-contained accommodation in a converted dairy on the edge of the village.
Contact John and Jane Mann.
E: or book through www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/424155
The Twig at Branch Farm – self-catering accommodation up a long private driveway on the edge of the village. Four different spaces available, including a three bedroom cottage, a treehouse and two cabins. You can rent them separately or – if you are a larger group wanting to share a holiday or celebrate a special occasion – you can hire the entire place.
Contact Daisy & Johnny Steel.
or book through www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/20851966
Converted artist’s studio, beautiful views, comfortable and cosy.
Continental breakfast in a hamper brought to your door.
Peaceful garden overlooks meadows and trees – ideal for breakfasting on
the terrace. Short walk from village centre including The Talbot Inn.
Off-road parking on site.
Contact Christine Greaves:
T: 01373 813510 or 07785 746064