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Goldcrest Lodge

sleeps up to 2 plus an infant - Dogs welcome

Key features

En Suite


Hot Tub





Dogs Allowed

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Perfectly proportioned in every way, Goldcrest was named by one of our guests after the UK’s smallest bird. Goldcrest Lodge has space for two adult guests, an infant and a furry friend! (Dog surcharge applies) Small but mighty, Goldcrest is the perfect Lodge for an intimate getaway in the heart of the Quantock Hills, surrounded by nature and with everything you need (literally) right at hand!

The space:

Living Area

-Spacious bedroom/living area with sumptuous Extra King bed (1.95m/6’3″ long!) (this can also be prepared as two generous single beds if needed (3’0″ wide)

-Freesat TV, Fibre Broadband Wi-Fi and board games


-Meals can be taken at the drop-leaf table or on the covered porch

-Fully equipped kitchen, with a double electric oven with hob, separate compact microwave, kettle, toaster

-Fridge with small freezer section


-All the essential utensils


-En-suite shower room


-Electric heated towel rail

-Hand basin

-Illuminated mirror with shaver socket


-Covered porch perfect for sitting out in all weathers offering shelter and shade

-Ample space round the lodge to enjoy outdoor living

-Additional seating

-BBQ, which comes with a pack of charcoal

-Private hot tub 

-Cycle storage and wash down station for both bikes and four-legged friends

Please make sure that you request use of the hot tub and BBQ at time of booking, so we can be prepared for your stay!

-Dogs welcome (surcharge applies)

-Goldcrest is the only lodge at Mill Meadow that will accept shorter-trip 2 night bookings!

Getting here:

Mill Meadow are located at Parsonage Lane, Kingston St. Mary, Taunton, Somerset TA2 8HL. We operate a flexible check in policy to suit you. Just let us know and we can give you more information on our flexible check-in system. Check in is at 4pm on your arrival day, and check out is at 10am unless you have made other arrangements with your Housekeeper prior to checkout.

There are lots of ways to get to Mill Meadow; we will be happy to send you full directions if you contact us before you are due to arrive. The most common ways are:

-By Car

On Google Maps or Apple Maps, you can find us by searching “Mill Meadow Eco Holiday Homes”.

Mill Meadow is about 5 miles from the M5. From junction 25 of the M5, follow the A358 towards Taunton. At the third roundabout (just past Asda) turn right (towards Minehead) and over Obridge Viaduct bridge. At next roundabout turn left and follow road to the second set of traffic lights. Get in right hand lane and follow signs to Kingston St Mary. After about 2 miles, you will see the sign for “Kingston St Mary”. At the cross roads, turn left onto Parsonage Lane (there is a sign on the right side of the road directing you to “Mill Meadow”). After 50 metres you will see Mill Meadow on the right hand side. There is a site plan available at the entrance to Mill Meadow to help you locate your accommodation.

-By Rail

Mill Meadow is a 10 minute drive from Taunton’s mainline rail station (London Paddington 1 hour 40 mins).

-By Bus

National Express and Berrys Coaches run regular services from London to Taunton. For more public transport information visit

-By Plane

Bristol and Exeter airports are normally less than an hour’s drive away. Drive time to London Heathrow is under 3 hours – transfers can be arranged on request.

Here for you:

Your lodge/cottage will have a designated Housekeeper who is your first point of contact during your stay. The Property Manager can also be contacted between 7:30am and 9:00pm, and we will make sure to provide you with full contact details when we send your booking confirmation. 

We want you to enjoy your stay so if you have any concerns, please notify your Housekeeper or the Property Manager immediately so that we can make sure you have the best time at Mill Meadow.

Please contact us if you need any assistance at any time. We will be happy to help.

What’s special about Somerset?

Somerset is known for its excellent pubs and restaurants as well as its rich history and stunning natural beauty. Explore local cider farms, heritage sites such as Taunton Castle, or hike across the Quantocks. Somerset really does have something for everyone.

Mill Meadow is the perfect rural retreat to escape, relax and refresh. A private and gated community with spacious, light filled lodges, inviting hot tubs and a private coarse fishing lake, it is the premier destination for anyone seeking a luxurious lodge holiday experience.

Getting around:

We are happy to provide pick ups from the local bus and train stations, or to arrange an airport pick up if required. Just get in touch with us to arrange this at the time of your booking and we can discuss your transport needs.

There are plenty of local taxi services available too. Some of our favourites are A1 ACE Taxis  or TLC Taxis.

The bus stop at Mill Cross, the junction of Parsonage Lane and Kingston Road, will take you directly into Taunton.

Private hire airport transfers can be independently booked through Knight Brothers Travel or the Somerset Travel Company.

House Rules:

We thank you for not smoking inside all lodges and in communal areas at Mill Meadow.

We ask that you read the information provided on Hot Tub safety before using your Hot Tub.

Please make sure you leave Lodges as you found them, following our departure day guidelines.

We kindly ask that you clean up after your furry friend when bringing dogs to Mill Meadow, using the waste facilities provided.

Check-out on departure day is 10am, unless you have agreed a different time with your Housekeeper.

Other things to note:

We are proud of our commitment to providing accessible accommodation to those with disabilities. We will be happy to discuss any additional needs you or your party member has and how we can accommodate you.

Many of our lodges are dog friendly so you can bring your canine companion. There is a small one off cleaning surcharge of £35 for up to two furry friends that you bring to Mill Meadow.

Goldcrest has a maximum occupancy of 2 guests and is the only lodge that will accept 2 night bookings!

Goldcrest Lodge is the perfect way to experience Mill Meadow on a budget, or when time is limited.

Your lodge will have been carefully prepared for you in accordance with our thorough cleaning procedures and there will be a small Welcome Pack with an initial supply of some essential items to get you started.

  • Oven Gloves
  • Milk
  • Tea, Coffee & Sugar sachets
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Toilet Rolls
  • Washing Up liquid, Dishwasher Tablets & J Cloth
  • Bin & Food Waste Bags
  • Kitchen cleaner
  • Matches
  • Hand Soap


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