Heron View lodge

Heron View lodge availability

• UPDATE • Heron View Lodge now available for Self Catering holidays • BOOK NOW •

For lodge availability or to make a booking call Tracey Mead on
01749 880022
or 07974 652637 alternatively email

Actual lodge availability is shown on the calendar below.

Once you have decided on a date please fill out the Booking Form and we will get back to you with confirmation.




The farmhouse is situated at
Knapps Farm, Beacon, Doulting
Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset

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"Walking the Mendip Way from Weston super Mare to Frome, we were delighted to find this lovely B &B and to be the first guests, good food, and just a short walk from the Wagon pub - what could be better"
Christine Johnson

"The Mendips were a delight, as were our hosts Tracey & Andy. We'll return!"
Mr & Mrs Jones, Devon

"1st class B&B, very welcoming, beautiful setting. Big thanks."
Virginia Rolston,



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To the North...

The historic city of Bristol (25 miles) has plenty to do and see - shopping at Cabot Circus, the Clifton Suspension Bridge, parkland, the harbourside and excellent dining and nightlife. Stoke St Michael is the closest village (2 miles), which has a village shop and a Pub.



Situated only 16 miles north east is the city of Bath - it's World Heritage Site status makes it one of the most wonderful places to visit locally. Other must visits include Longleat Safari Park (15 miles) and of course Stonehenge (35 miles).



The Waggon and Horses Pub is just 5 mins walk and serves home cooked food. Shepton Mallet is the closest town (3 miles) and further south is Yeovil (22 miles). If you fancy a day on the beach then Weymouth, Dorset is just 1.5 hrs drive.


and West...

Wells Cathedral (5 miles) and the enchanting Glastonbury Tor (13 miles) are worth a visit plus Wookey Hole and Cheddar are both nearby (10-15 miles). For festival/show goers: we're very close to the Bath & West Showground and Pilton.


West Country

Somerset and the Mendips - a very special place to visit … excellent walking, mountain biking, horse riding, potholing, cider, arts and crafts, festivals, country pubs and historic cities plus good access to Bath, Bristol and Exeter or a day trip to the Devon/Dorset coast.



Choices, choices… Hot Tea or Coffee, Fruit Juice, Croissants and Fruit with a selection of Cerals, plus a Full English Breakfast if you've an active day ahead - all served up in a tastefully redecorated farmhouse dining room with its solid flag stone floors, oak table and chairs.


Free WiFi

Stay connected… for the duration of the stay keep up to date with news and email or check out local attractions from the comfort of your room, before travelling. There's also a flat screen Freeview TV in each room.


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Knapps Farm, Beacon, Doulting Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4LA or call Tracey on 01749 880022 or mobile 07974 652637, or by email.

Heron View lodge

Self catering, 2 bed, detached timber lodge

Heron View Lodge is a newly constructed (2015) spacious two bedroom self-catering lodge with stunning views over the fishing lake. Superbly appointed throughout to provide tastefully furnished, light and airy. Much thought has gone into creating the interior of this lovely holiday lodge with open plan living area, accentuated by the high ceilings and large windows which frame superb views. The lodge offers 2 bedrooms, spacious shower room with basin and WC, and a large open plan living / dining and kitchen featuring a hand built kitchen from locally sourced oak with black granite worktop. Outside the veranda provides a superb place to take in the outstanding views across the course fishing lake. Outside the spacious timber decked area provides a superb social spot to take in the views across the carp lake, which is also home to several varieties of waterfowl. Why not take the opportunity to help feed some of the alpacas on site? A short drive from this Knapps Farm lies the well-known Bath & West Showground, offering a great variety of regular events. Take a day trip to mystical Glastonbury (or book ahead for the festival and taxi in/out), majestic Wells or regal Bath, or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll or bike ride across the picturesque Mendip Hills. Click here for more images or for lodge availability or to make a booking call Tracey Mead on 01749 880022 or 07974 652637, alternatively email.

Accommodation and Amenities

• Views of the Mendips and Lake to the North
• Accommodation is all on ground floor
• King size bedroom with wardrobe and under bed storage
• Twin room with wardrobe and under bed storage
• Shower room with Shower, WC, Basin and Heated Towel Rail
• Kitchen with Gas Hob, Electric Oven, Fridge/Freezer
• Travel Cot and Highchair available on request
• Open plan spacious Living / Dinning and Kitchen area
• Gas central heating throughout
• Freeview TV with DVD and free Wifi
• Selection of books and games
• Fuel, Power, bed linen, and towels included in rent
• Off road parking for 2 cars
• Decking Veranda with furniture
• Shop 2 miles, pub 5 mins walk
• Sorry no pets and no Smoking
• Coarse fishing on site by arrangement (fishing is charged on a daily rate and agreed by owners permission, guests wishing to fish must hold their own rod license, and equipment.)


Low season - prices from £335.
Mid season - prices from £443.
High season - prices from £560.
Change over day is Saturday (self catered)
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