About us

The Newt

The Newt in Somerset is a new and unique destination already attracting a recognition at the highest level. 

We are a 300-year-old estate complete with woodland, lush gardens and breath-taking views welcomes guests from all over the world.  Visitors can take a tour of the gardens, deer park and cyder press, dine in a choice of different restaurants and visit the various farm shops. The Story of Gardening brings horticultural history to life, with playful and sensory experiences for all ages.

Our hotel is a home from home where our team deliver outstanding service in informal surroundings.  Gardens, orchards, and treetop walkways inspire whilst roaring fires and our wellbeing spa offer peace and tranquility.

Food is a passion across the estate, whether hotel or our restaurants or farm shop.  Much is sourced from the estate and trusted local suppliers.

Our goal is to delight our guests and to make their stay here the best, whether visiting for a few days or a few hours.  Our teams have the drive and commitment to provide amazing and special experiences, whether in the hotel and restaurants or the visitor attraction.


We offer some great benefits, a significant one being the opportunity to develop your career through a structured and tailored programme. 

  • Exceptional working environment, fresh estate grown meal provided each day
  • 30% discount in the shops across the estate
  • 30% discount at restaurants across the estate
  • 30% discount on Newt cyder and Babylonstoren wine
  • 50% discount in the Spa
  • Anniversary stay in the hotel each year, Dinner bed and breakfast.
  • Discounted hotel stays for staff
  • Family pass to access the estate
  • Entry passes for friends and family to access the estate
  • Family Events 3 times per year
  • Access to internal/external training qualifications and programmes
  • Training and career development opportunities