Cider Barn provides a relaxing environment in which to take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Come and stay in our wonderful beamed barn, full of character in a peaceful rural hamlet near the River Tone and 3 miles from the M5.
The Cider Barn at Runnington is a splendid and dramatic old barn offering a choice of three beautiful bedrooms. In addition to the Cider Barn, we now have West Apartment available for short breaks or weekly stays. Our historic barns have been sympathetically converted by our family, retaining the original character whilst integrating appropriate modern technology.

There is an abundance of natural wood, with re-used original elm boards throughout and a dramatic oak floor and woodburner in the main reception room. Seven king posts are displayed along the barn’s roof. Downstairs, the high-ceilinged Cider Barn has a Mediterrranean feel with ceramic tiled floors, huge exposed elm ceiling joists, and French doors opening to the Courtyard garden.

Set in beautiful countryside (situated between the Blackdown Hills, Exmoor, the Brendons and the Quantock Hills)  it’s a wonderful place to explore Somerset. We are surrounded with lovely walking options – one at our gate leading to the River Tone where footpaths lead three ways. Visit us for an uplifting respite break while exploring beautiful scenery and the historic towns of Wellington, Tiverton, Taunton, Exeter, Dulverton and Dunster.

There are three ways to stay in Cider Barn:

  • West Apartment – self-contained 1 bed flat to rent for holidays or business use.
  • Bed and Breakfast – six guests in three Double/Twin rooms.
  • Whole Cider Barn rental for family groups of 8-10 guests

Our Accommodation

Our accommodation has been thoroughly considered to provide you with a genuine break at an affordable price. We are pleased to offer:

    • 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 with en-suite shower rooms, one with its own bathroom
    • Beautifully furnished rooms complimented with fine linen
    • Flat screen TVs and coffee making provision
    • Fast Wifi connectivity
    • Sustainably sourced underfloor heating and woodburner
    • Home cooked English breakfast made from locally sourced produce
    • Sunny South West courtyard garden with chairs and tables
    • Ample parking
    • Footpaths outside Barn to River Tone and Langford Budville
    • Easy reach of Blackdown Hills, Exmoor, and Quantock Hills
    • Close to variety of excellent local pubs and restaurants.

What Our Guests Say…

I would have no hesitation in recommending Cider Barn. It is a very tasteful and beautifully appointed barn conversion. From the owner’s warm welcome through to the excellent breakfast, it was a memorable experience.

A lovely, peaceful place to stay. Very friendly and welcoming with lovely, country pub nearby, serving great food. I look forward to returning.

Beautiful building set in a wonderfully quiet location. Louise was great and nothing was too much trouble. Not only would recommend but will definitely return.

Very friendly, helpful, gave us lots of good advice about places to visit. Knew all the good places to eat out. Beautifully furnished house, (newly renovated) and rooms.

Made us feel at home and welcome. Serene atmosphere. Comfortable privacy. Lovely small village and walks towards and along River.

We had a fantastic time. The Cider Barn was beautiful and I particularly enjoyed the breakfast. I look forward to the next time we can come. Thanks again.

Our Nightly Rates

10% discount for three nights and over.

£80-£95/Single occupancy £60-£75 per night

Rent This Lovely Cider Barn

Ideal For Family Groups For Special Occasions

Sleeping 8 – 10 in four bedrooms with two ensuite shower rooms and a separate bathroom with shower.

Double ensuite bedroom with 5’ bed, Twin ensuite bedroom with linked 3’ beds, Twin bedroom with 3’ linked beds, Double bedroom with 4’6 luxury sofa bed.  Separate bathroom.  Gallery with 3’ bed and comfy single futon bed.

Large Family kitchen with Heritage Aga type stove, double electric oven and gas hob.

Huge open double height beamed reception room, with dining table for 10.

Pretty, sunny courtyard garden with outside furniture and barbeque.

All bedrooms have arched doors/windows overlooking pretty garden.

Please ring us to chat – 01823 665533/07835 960704


Book direct through Free to Book website and get a discount!

Discover Beautiful Somerset

Cider Barn is set in beautiful Somerset countryside, ideal for discovering all the county has to offer. Our location makes it the perfect base to explore beautiful landscapes and coastlines, quaint villages and cosmopolitan cities.

We will happily recommend beautiful places to visit to fit with your schedule.

Things to see & do

Blackdown Hills

Blackdown Hills, renowned for scenic beech woods and walking – 10 mins

Exmoor and Brendon Hills

Exmoor and Brendon Hills, beautiful expanse of scenery for walks, including Exmoor ponies, red deer and historic, interesting pubs – 15/30 mins.

The Quantock Hills

Quantocks, with its old historic woodland, views to Bristol Channel and variety of walks. Red deer and Quantock Hill ponies – 20 mins


Wellington – good shopping town, Sports centre with pool. Cafes, Park.


Wiveliscombe – lovely small town, gift shops, summer outdoor heated pool and year round tennis club. Pubs, cafes.


Tiverton, attractive old market town on River Exe. Cafes, Golf – 25 mins


Taunton – attractive old market town on River Tone, Somerset County Cricket Club. Restaurants, cafes, golf – 25 mins


Exeter – historic Cathedral City with River Exe, canal, Theatre – 40 mins

National Trust

National Trust houses – Killerton, Knightshayes, Dunster and many more.

Local Walks

Walking from our doorstep to River Tone and variety of footpaths in all directions. You can also walk to our local, good food pub the Martlet Inn at Langford Budville. Charming, small church – no bells, beside us.

West Somerset Steam Railway

West Somerset Steam Railway at Bishops Lydeard – 15 mins, steam trains regularly to Williton and Watchet.

Oake Manor Golf Course

Oake Manor Golf Course – 15 mins.

Coldharbour Mill

Coldharbour Mill – Working Wool Museum, Uffculme.


Fly and coarse fishing, riding, shooting, deer stalking, biking, Exmoor or Barle Valley Safaris, Wimbleball Lake for sailing and fishing. Exmoor National Park Authority and Active Exmoor give full information.

Frequently Asked Questions

What time in check in?

Normally check in is from 4.30pm.

What time is check out?

Normally by 10.30am.

Do you cater for special dietary needs?

Yes – specifically gluten free and allergy diets –  just let me know your needs.

Dogs Policy

Small/medium smiley de-fleed dogs are welcome, particularly if they sleep in cages. – price now £7 per night. No dogs on beds please.

Is Runnington Cider Barn situated in a peaceful location?

Yes very peaceful and quiet! Lots of bird noises and at times sheep. There is a good clear night sky for star gazing as there is not any light pollution!

Is it possible to book therapies?

A variety of ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES can be arranged using local or visiting qualified therapists. Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Swedish Holistic Massage, Bowen, Shiatsu, Acupuncture are all available.

Are there walks nearby?

Yes – two footpaths from outside Cider Barn and more down by the River Tone. The area has a wide variety of footpaths close by.

Is the nearest pub within walking distance?

Yes, to the Martlet it is 20 mins by the lane or over fields, it is steep on way there and downhill on homeward stretch. 5 mins drive.

Do you provide hair dryers for guests use?

Yes, each bedroom has one.

Our Address

Runnington Cider Barn

TA21 0QW

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Runnington Cider Barn is easy to find: Leave M5 at Junction 26, follow signs to Wellington, in middle of town take road at traffic lights in middle to Milverton/Wiveliscombe B3187 . Follow this road for 1.5 miles approx, crossing railway and after leaving industrial area take the first left turn signed Runnington. Go left again also signed Runnington (broken half sign), narrow and cottagey. Follow lane on around a bend at bottom, my barn is end side onto road with a bungalow (Meadowview) and pink cottage on right, turn left before bungalow into a narrow lane between stone walls. Turn hard left between two wooden gates into courtyard. There is a church here in hamlet with a golden cockerel on roof, but you can see it only from westerly direction, if you come from Langford Budville.