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Swallows Barn Cottage – Hot Tub not available

sleeps up to 6 - Dogs welcome

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Dogs Allowed

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A luxury, timber clad, semi-detached cottage with quick access to our private lake, Swallow’s Barn is the perfect place from which to explore the stunning Somerset Countryside. Swallow’s Barn has a cosy outdoor dining area where you and up to 5 other guests can enjoy dinner al fresco surrounded by the Quantock Hills. We are happy to welcome your fur family too! (Dog surcharge applies, maximum occupancy of 6 guests)

The space:

Ground floor

-Open plan living/kitchen/dining area

-Double sofa bed (sleeps two, included in the 6 person maximum occupancy)

-Freeview TV and DVD player

-Dining area with seating for 6 guests

-Fully equipped kitchen with oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine

-Entrance lobby 

-Water closet

-Space for storing coats and shoes

First floor

-Master bedroom with a king bed, en-suite bathroom and spectacular lake views

-King bedroom with an en-suite shower room


-Garden area 

-Table & chairs

-BBQ, which comes with a pack of charcoal

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

-Dogs welcome (surcharge applies)

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.

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.

Swallows Barn has an air source heat pump heating and cooling system.

Swallows Barn has a maximum occupancy of 6 guests, which includes two guests on the sofa bed.

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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