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The Garden House has a walled garden sun-trap
The kitchen at Jack's Barn can feed up to 22 guests, with 2 Miele dishwashers to help
Comfortable, open plan interior at Deerleap
Jack's Barn, bedroom 3. All our large double beds can be made into twins
A night at the cinema without going out
Dusk at The Garden House
Jack's Barn, bedroom 2. Our children's bedrooms have fun design details
Swim at night in the indoor heated pool
Deerleap garden at Lilycombe, plenty of space to play
Stunning views for miles
This is Jack's Barn, but all the properties have their own outside space
Jack's Barn is our largest property, and sleeps 10
All our kitchens are well equipped - this is Jack's Barn
Jack's Barn - Fires, games and an aperitif - family holiday bliss!
Jack's Barn, bedroom 5. Any recipe for a good holiday should include a comfortable night's sleep
Bathroom 5, Jack's Barn. Lilycombe has 3 bedrooms with wet rooms en suite for less mobile guests
Comfort and style at Lilycombe Farm
A Summer's night at Deerleap
Our interconnecting room between Jack's Barn and Deerleap
The luxury of big pocket sprung beds. This is the Master bedroom in The Garden House
Most of our rooms have en-suites
Gin o'clock?
Style and comfort in every room. This is Deerleap, bedroom 2
Plenty of storage space as well as big, comfy beds. This is Deerleap, bedroom 1
Deerleap's kitchen. Open plan kitchens make for sociable cooking
An example of a bathroom in The Garden House. All bathrooms are comfortable sizes
Stylish wet room details in The Garden House
A sneak peak of bedroom 4 in the Garden House, our children's room
Table football in the Games Barn
Challenge the family to a game of table tennis
The pool is a good decision no matter what time of day
Family fun in the pool
Apple picking in the orchard
Luxury West Country hampers on arrival in The Garden House
The Garden House entrance- all properties have private drives
5* comfort in every room. Bedroom 3 in The Garden House
We provide maps for stunning local walks
Feed the ducks at the Bishop's Palace
Get up early for real food from Wells Market on Wednesdays
Visiting Bath is a must (but Lilycombe's swimming pool is better)
We recommend sampling the hippy delights of Glastonbury (20 mins)
The Garden House has a walled garden sun-trap
The kitchen at Jack's Barn can feed up to 22 guests, with 2 Miele dishwashers to help
Comfortable, open plan interior at Deerleap
Jack's Barn, bedroom 3. All our large double beds can be made into twins

Lilycombe Farm, Chewton Mendip, Somerset

4 - 22 11 Bed 22 Dining

Luxury holiday cottages near Wells sleeping up to 22 with an indoor pool, games and cinema rooms, for special occasions

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Lilycombe Farm, Chewton Mendip, Somerset, sleeps 4 - 22 in 11 bedrooms.

Sleeps 4 to 22 in 3 very comfortable and stylish Five Star Gold Award cottages:
Jack's Barn sleeps 10
The Garden House sleeps 8
Deerleap sleeps 4

All 3 cottages can be booked together, making space for 22 people, or choose any combination to suit your group. The cottages have the benefit of a 15 metre indoor pool heated to 30 degrees, a cinema and games room, in lovely Somerset countryside just 1/2 hour from Bath.

Lilycombe Farm is in a peaceful country setting with excellent pub walks. Each of the 3 cottages has its own private garden and parking. There is lots to explore within easy reach, including Wells, Bath, Cheddar, Glastonbury, Wookey Hole, Longleat and many more of Somerset's secrets.

If it's raining, guests can download a Netflix film for a real cinema experience. Full size table tennis and table football also help keep you active.

Perfect for a large extended family group, or several families or friends away together, the cottages offer both large social spaces and the option of privacy - the best of both worlds. Jack's Barn can seat the whole group of 22 for meals.

Good restaurants and pubs are within a 10 minute drive. There are plenty of places to visit in the area - please see our website with over 100 listings on Lilycombe's Things to Do page.



There is fast WiFi within all buildings. Mobile phone reception is variable.

Disabled Facilities

The Garden House and Jack's Barn include some level access ground floor bedrooms with wet rooms en suite, suitable for wheelchairs (not full 'Doc M').

Dog Friendly

Guests of The Garden House wanting to bring one well behaved dog should check with the owners - supplement applies. No pets in the other 2 cottages.


Each cottage has its own well equipped kitchen with ovens, induction hobs, microwaves, dishwashers, large fridges/freezers and washing machines.

Dining Room

Jack's Barn, the largest cottage, can seat 22 people around the table. The Garden House seats 8 and Deerleap seats 6.

Sitting Room

Each of the sitting rooms is designed for sociability, with comfortable sofas, big smart TV, wood fire and close enough to hear the cook's commands.

TV and Music Facilities

Smart TVs have Bluetooth capability and each bedroom has a small TV with Freeview. The pool hall has Sonos for music and a 4m wide projector.

Games Room

The cinema doubles up as games room during the day but there is table tennis and table football in separate spaces and lots of room to play outside.

Heating and Open Fires

Logs are provided free of charge for the wood fires in each cottage. The cottages also have central heating and cosy underfloor heating in bathrooms.


Seriously comfortable pocket sprung beds can be made up as 6ft zip-and-link doubles or 3ft singles. The majority have en suite bath/shower rooms.


Luxury cotton bed linen and duvets, with beds made up before you arrive. Fluffy towels as well as swimming pool towels are provided.


The bathrooms are finished to a high standard with natural stone or Spanish ceramic tiles. They have dual-heated towel rails and underfloor heating.

Children's Facilities

There are stair gates, high chairs and travel cots (but bring your own cot linen). There are some toys and games and lots of room to play.


Each cottage has its own adjoining private garden with outdoor furniture and BBQ. Lilycombe is in 17 acres, so free of traffic with lots of room.

Swimming Pool

The 15 metre indoor pool is heated to 30 degrees, bookable for exclusive use at no extra cost. Pre-booked pampering therapies in the Treatment Room.


Each cottage has plenty of private parking. Lilycombe is down a gated drive, so well away from any road.


Smoking and vaping are permitted outside, with considerate disposal of cigarette ends!

Booking Information

Pricing is a guide only for 22 guests. See website. Arrive Fri/Mon. Prices from £50/person/night low season, up to £90/person/night for 22 at Christmas. 50% deposit with booking, balance 8 weeks before arrival. Damage deposit not taken (card pre-authorisation only). All major credit/debit cards.

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Lilycombe Farm - All Three Cottages Together
Lilycombe Farm - Jack's Barn
Lilycombe Farm - The Garden House
Lilycombe Farm - Deerleap

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Weekly Price
From £7685
2 Night Weekend
From £5365
3 Night Weekend
From £5365
Midweek per night
From £1180


In lovely unspoilt country within the Mendip Hills AONB, with walks from the door. Easy access to lots of places to visit and things to do. 30 mins from Bath. 2.5 hours from London or Midlands.

  • Regular buses from Chewton Mendip (30 mins walk) to Wells and Bristol make a useful way of completing a longer walk to Wells.
  • Bath Spa or Castle Cary stations (30 mins by road) have regular services from Paddington and the South West. Midlands and North West trains come to Bristol Temple Meads (40 mins by road).
  • Wells is a 10 minute drive, with its stunning Cathedral and Bishop's Palace. Good restaurants, pubs and shops, including Waitrose and Cook (ready made food).
  • West Harptree, 3.5 miles, has a lovely village shop. Wells (7 miles) has supermarkets and all else.
  • The Litton, at Litton, is 5 mins by car or 40 mins walk across the fields, with several other walkable pubs too.
  • Bristol Airport is 30 mins by car.

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