Give your key clients and their partners a wonderful country house experience at The Old Rectory, or bring your top performing staff here for rewards or team building.
This is the perfect self catering large group accommodation, well suited to corporate hospitality. In a commanding position with sea views; the house is spacious, light and airy, with high ceilings and heaps of original period features; it sleeps 18 guests in 9 generously sized bedrooms arranged over 6 suites. Take afternoon tea on the lawns or in the elegant drawing room, play cards or Scrabble in the library, table tennis or pool in the games room, sit down to a candlelit dinner in the refined ambience of the dining room, and enjoy chit chat over the most delectable dishes cooked and served by professional caterers (see our Extras page). Play croquet on the lawns, have a barbecue in the courtyard, perhaps a late night soak in the hot tub.
The Old Rectory lies within the Quantock Hills AONB, so there are plenty of opportunities for exploring from the doorstep and out in the local area so take your guests out to explore on foot, by bike, or on horseback with Quantock Trekking. Set some hill climbing challenges - Wills Neck and Cothelstone Hill are both excellent vantage points. There are ample opportunities within easy reach for more competitive activities; play golf at Oake Manor Golf Club or Cannington Golf Course; go clay pigeon shooting at Shalden Shooting School or head over to Exmoor National Park for hiking, orienteering and watersports. Head for the Somerset coast for an invigorating stroll along the sands, or to Kilve beach for fossil hunting; treat your guests to a ride on a steam train with the West Somerset Railway, take them over to Dunster Castle or to Hestercombe House and Gardens.Take them out for lunch or dinner at The Hood Arms at Kilve, The Bicknoller Inn at Bicknoller, the Lamb Inn at Spaxton or to The Windmill Inn just down the road; Sunday roast or supper at Podshavers Barn near Bishops Lydeard is not to be missed.
You'll find plenty more ideas for places to visit and where to eat on our Things to Do page, and on our Extras page are suggestions for in-house activities like pottery painting and dance classes. Check availability for a corporate break to impress at The Old Rectory.