Ammonite Lodge
Bed and Breakfast: 6252 Somerset

Ammonite Lodge Gardens

Enjoy England:   4 star
Pets Allowed:   No
Smoking Allowed:   No
Special Diets:   Yes
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Come and enjoy 300 years of ambience and character at our Grade II listed guest house.

Awarded Four Stars under Visit Britain National Quality Assurance Standard we are able to offer guests a very high standard of accommodation and cleanliness.

Alongside our bed and breakfast services, we also offer free WiFi connection.

Caroline and Jeremy look forward to being able to welcome you to their lovely home making your stay both comfortable and enjoyable.

There are seven very comfortable bedrooms (three doubles, two twins and two singles).

Two rooms have full private bathrooms (we supply the bath robe).

All other rooms are fully en-suite and are equipped with colour TV, hair dryer, alarm clock radio, bathroom toiletries, tea/coffee making facilities and central heating.

Ironing facilities and a trouser press are available.

There is a good choice of restaurants and pubs to suit all pockets within a short walk of the guest house.

Whether you are looking for a quick snack or three course dinner, Chard has some excellent places to eat.

There are also many delightful village pubs within a short drive of the town, where you can sample local ales and ciders and enjoy a leisurely lunch or relaxing supper surrounded by the beautiful countryside.

Further afield but only approximately 30 minutes drive away, are the coastal towns of Devon and Dorset which offer you the opportunity to enjoy freshly caught seafood and local produce.

Mark Hix's Oyster and Fish House is near the famous Cobb at Lyme Regis and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage venue and restaurant are 15 minutes away at Axminster.

In addition to restaurants and pubs, Chard also has a large number of supermarkets (including Tesco and Sainsbury's), local bakeries and butchers and takeaways.

  • Historic
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Breakfast Room
Breakfast Room
Sitting Room
Sitting Room

Rooms:   Family Rooms:   0   Single Rooms:   2  
    Double Rooms:   4   Twin Rooms:   2  
Disabled Facilities: There are no disabled facilities.
Pet Facilities: Pets are not allowed.
Special Diets Provision: Special diets are catered for. Allergies, vegetarian
Smoking Facilities: Smoking is not allowed.

Directions by Car, Motorcycle and Bicycle.

From Devon and Cornwall:
Just follow main A30 all the way to Chard.
The guest house is approximately one mile from the 30mph sign on the right, opposite the Museum.

From the North:
M5 take Junction 25 and then the A358 signed Chard.
Follow this road all the way to the A303 roundabout and take the last exit signed A358 to Chard.
Follow this road all the way into Chard, past Focus DIY, until you reach the traffic lights at the main crossroads.
Turn right and travel uphill for approximately 400 metres through the town centre and you will see the Ammonite Lodge sign on the left just after the junction with a road called Crowshute Link.

From the East:
Travel along the A303 until you reach the roundabout where the A303 meets the A358.
Take the third exit marked A358 to Chard and follow the same route as described above.

If you choose to travel to Chard via the A30 from Yeovil, after passing the Chard town sign you will travel approximately 400 metres when you will come to a roundabout and you will see on your left a large Tesco store.
Go straight on at the roundabout until you reach the traffic lights at the main crossroads.
Go straight on at the crossroads and travel uphill through the town centre for approximately 400 metres and you will see the Ammonite Lodge sign on the left just after the junction with a road called Crowshute Link.

You can also take the A35 from Dorchester where you have the choice of taking the A35 to Axminster and then onto Chard or the A37 to Yeovil and then follow the same directions for the A30 approach.

If travelling from Axminster follow the A358 (North) and stay on this road all the way to the traffic lights at the mian crossroads and turn left.
Follow the road uphill for approximately 400 metres until you see the Ammonite Lodge sign on your left.

Directions by Train and Bus

Trains from London Waterloo and Clapham Junction stop at Crewkerne and Axminster Rail Stations and some routes from the North and London Paddington arrive at Taunton Rail Station.

Taxis and buses run from all of these locations.

If you contact Chard Tourist Information Centre they should be able to provide you with the latest bus timetables.
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Seasons Open: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.

From £30 to £40 per person per night.

Open all year except Christmas and New Year.

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