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The Blackbird Inn

Self Assessed
A38 Wellington, Taunton Road, Wellington, Taunton, Somerset, TA21 9HX, United Kingdom

Facilities

  • Wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
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The Blackbird Inn Information

Description

The Blackbird Inn dates back to 1773, is a rustic traditional country inn with an extensive Restaurant, bar, open fireplaces and lawned gardens for outside dining. There are also 6 quality full en suite rooms, consisting of 4 Kings,1 twin and a cosy double.The Blackbird Inn is well located near Wellington, just off the A38, just 2.5 miles from Taunton and is less than an hours drive from the seaside towns and villages South and North Somerset. Exmoor National Park is on our doorstep.The Blackbird Inn is all about providing a relaxed, comfortable and enjoyable time during your stay in Beautiful Somerset. The inn has a country traditional atmosphere extensive open beams, brass fittings and open fireplaces. The Bar is very well stocked with many Local Real Ales, local Ciders, Stouts, Bitters & Lagers, with a comprehensive wine list of wines from around the world. We offer an extensive range of soft and hot drinks. We are known for our excellent restaurant food quality, with a superb and extensive menu of traditional rural Somerset cuisine, local dishes and International cuisine . Our ingredients are locally sourced and freshly prepared. Wellington has a long history first recorded in 899, then known as Weolingtun, which means "wealthy estate". A royal charter of 1215 gave Wellington its status as a town, and during the medieval period it grew as a centre for trade on the road from Bristol to Exeter. Wellington gave its name to the first Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley and nearby Wellington Hill boasts a large, spotlit obelisk to his honour, the Wellington Monument.In a County of wide open spaces, steeped in culture and history, there are just so many things to do in Somerset you will find yourself spoilt for choice.. Somerset is perhaps best known for its attractions, days out, carnivals and festivals such as the world famous event at Glastonbury. The County is rich in wildlife and ranks among the UK’s top places.

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Books, DVD, games
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Weddings & private parties
  • WiFi internet
  • Breakfast lounge
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Designated smoking area
  • Breakfast served in restaurant

Parking

  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Meeting rooms
  • Photocopying

Dining

  • Cooked breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Free breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Billiards / pool / snooker
  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Golf - driving range
  • Kayaking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Nightclubs
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Theatre
  • Walking
  • Wine tasting

Accessibility

All En-suite accommodation is on the 1st Floor, which is accessed by Stairs ( 15 ). The Bar and Restaurant are located on the Ground Floor, Garden access is up a small outside stairs (4 )

Policies

Check in: 15:00 till 23:00
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 11:00
Late check-out available on request
Child Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: Pets by arrangement
Accommodation type: Inn
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Directions

  • Road from Wellington (2.0 miles)
    We are very easy to find, situated near Wellington in Somerset, on the main A38 and less than 5 minutes from the M5 motorway.The Blackbird is one of the few remaining freehouses found today and retains its olde worlde character throughout.

 
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