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Little Upton Threshing Barn


Excellent 5/5 Score from 24 reviews

The Threshing Barn

Barn | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 13

Key Info
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 30km

Little Upton Bridge Threshing Barn provides a superb location for a family or a group of friends to holiday or celebrate. With a total of 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms as well as 2 kitchens and lounges each with their own wood burners the barn has lots of space to be together but also to find some quiet time. The barns are located in the countryside with a deck and covered private hot tub where you can relax or watch the local wildlife or maybe amble along the footpaths to one of the 3 pubs all serving fantastic food, beer and cider. The main barn has 4 bedrooms a huge lounge large enough for the whole group and a double height kitchen where everyone can sit down to eat. The Apple barn which is a stones throw away provides another 2 bedrooms and shower room with own lounge and kitchen, Outside there is a fully enclosed heated swimming pool (May to Sept up to 28 degrees) located in a walled garden, hot tub and sauna with table football, table tennis, gym equipment and basketball net. Your private hot tub is located in a games room with an open end and views across the countryside and there is an outside games area with table tennis, basket ball net and football goal.Through the orchard there is a large field for dog walking or children exercising!

We have contacts to help you arrange catering, pampering or a host of onsite and offsite activities from archery and shooting to cider tasting, so please ask.

Additionally available is the 2 bed Cider Barn to extend the accomodation up to 15 people, email for additional costs.

Size Sleeps up to 13, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Weston Super Mare 30 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol 30 km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 En suites and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (5), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 13, Lounge seats for 13
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The Threshing Barn has four bedrooms: all with good quality matresses, bedding and iPod docking stations, 1 king-size master bedroom with en-suite shower room and WC. 1 super-king-size with TV and zip-and-link bed which can be made as a twin on request (additional single bed available for this room if required). 1 small 4ft double bedroom. 1 twin room (can be a superking on request) located on the first floor with en-suite shower room and WC. Shower room: between the king-size rooms with shower and WC. Additional WC adjacent to the small double room. Lounge: accessed via 3 steps is a large double height lounge with woodburner, (first basket of logs free), TV, DVD, Freeview and hi-fi. Kitchen/diner: accessed via 2 steps down, with cooker, fridge, freezer, two dishwashers, microwave, TV, table comfortably seating 13 and door leading to the garden. Outside: enclosed private garden with seating, BBQ and views across the Somerset levels. Washing machine and tumble dryer in outside building.

The Apple Barn has 2 bedrooms: 1 king-size and 1 twin. Shower room: with WC. Lounge/kitchen/diner: downstairs and open-plan with TV, DVD, Freeview, woodburner (first basket of logs free), cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave.

Further details outdoors

Own private deck, covered hot tub and garden with views over the Somerset levels. Table and chairs seating 13.

Outdoor, heated swimming pool (May to end of September) located in a walled garden.Sauna and additional hot tub, open all year round. Outside: field available to exercise dogs. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen and electric included. Table tennis, table football and exercise equipment also available.

The West Country region

South Somerset is a beautiful area with the wildlife and mists of the Somerset Levels, the history and legends of Glastonbury and King Arthur, the lovely hamstone towns and villages and maybe best of all the pubs, cider and local produce. Within an hour you can vist 2 coasts, the towns of Bristol and Bath, Stonehenge, Glastonbury Tor, Cheddar Gorge, undiscovered villages like Somerton and Langport with their fantstic local shops and cafes. You can walk along the Yeo or the Parrett or hire cycles and bike along quiet lanes.


The Barn is located in the picturesque village of Long Sutton with its blue lias houses, a church, pub and shop located around the village green. Within 1 mile there are 2 other pubs, one being regarded as the best in Somerset. Within 20 minutes you can visit Glastonbury with its Tor, Abbey and unusual shops and restaurants, Street with its Factory outlet shopping, several wildlife sanctuaries, langport, Somerton, multiple National Trust houses and open gardens, Haynes Motor Museum, The Fleet Air Arm Museum etc etc. The area is also full of local Cider Farms that can be visited(& sampled) as well as a farm shop within a mile, a local smokery and several local butchers, greenbrocers and delis.

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Review 1-10 of 24

19 Mar 2014


"Beautifully presented cottage"

Had a wonderful weekend stay at Little Upton Threshing Barn. Bedrooms were very well made up and the living room is a great size for large groups. Kitchen was well stocked with all the essentials. Out… More

9 Mar 2014


"Home from Home"

The best review we can give this wonderful place is that we only live a mile away but chose to stay with family and friends under one roof!! There is nothing missing - from home comforts to entertainment. As a large group with a diverse age range, there was something for everyone. Plenty of space for us all to group and space for those quiet moments required by the elders! We are bias as we know the area very well, but our guests were very impressed by the information about "what's on and available".
We will definitely use Upton Barn again as it was so lovely to finish the stay knowing we had no washing to do after everyone has left. It was a fabulous relaxing time!

29 Jan 2014


"Spacious, warm, well equipped, great for large parties a home from home"

There were 14 of us and 6 well behaved dogs (which at many holiday lets would not be accepted) and we rented out Threshing Barn and Apple Barn. We were welcomed by the owners on arrival and shown how to use the jacuzzi and sauna. Both barns were very well equipped and everyone commented on how extremely comfortable the beds were. Overall both barns gave that 'home from home' feeling - wish we could have stayed longer. As the weather wasn't fabulous (being January) we had pre-booked home-cooked food (recommended to us by the owners), this food was fabulous, big portions and very very tasty, so glad we did this as all we had to do was pop it all in the oven (and even the cooking instructions were provided). The walks from the barns are lovely (although due to the flooding some tracks were im-passable) that didn't stop the dogs, they loved all the open fields and tracks, but more so retrieving sticks from the flooded tracks!! Parking at the barns was good (we had 4 cars which were easily parked). We would definitely recommend to friends and other family members and we would all love to go back and do it all again, maybe this time we will go when the sun is out and we can use the pool.

7 Jan 2014


"Brilliant and relaxing place to stay"

Myself and a group of friends were lucky enough to spend new year here. We had an amazing time and the place has everything you need; with 2 hot tubs, a sauna and table tennis. The beds were very comf… More

18 Nov 2013


"Wonderful place for a get together"

Right from the start Gill and Simon were fantastically helpful and welcoming, helping us plan our stay for my husband's 40th birthday get together. They were very friendly and really helped accom… More

10 Oct 2013


"Superb value"

The Threahing barn really does have it all. It's great value for money.My only point would be that it's not very close to Glastonbury and I did believe it would be, however this could have b… More

23 Sep 2013


"Excellent in Every Way - First Class!"

From the moment we booked the Barn, the owners could not have been more helpful with sending us emails on really useful tips for our stay. We had our mother in law staying with us and Gill went out of her way to make sure the accommodation would suite our needs - nothing was too much trouble. The Barn is absolutely outstanding immaculately clean, and the owners have taken so much time to detail. We have stayed in lots of self catering accommodation and this one certainly is the best ! There is everything in the Barn that offers a home from home experience with nothing being missed! We have never stayed in a place where everything has been covered! We would certainly go back there again and stay in any other of the other properties the owners own as their standard is amazing ! If they ever offer long term rentals we would definitely want to be first on the list! There are lovely walks nearby and love places to eat. We particularly liked the Market Bar and The White Hart in Somerton and the Half Way House which you could walk to from the Barn. This area is absolutely beautiful in every way from the countryside, wildlife and the people were so friendly - we enjoyed so much we would even consider moving here! Thank you to the owners, Gill & Simon, for offering such excellent accommodation - the accommodation you offer people is an absolute credit to you !

16 Sep 2013


"A Really Nice Getaway"

This is a well kept perfect venue for a quiet relaxing long weekend or as base for a holiday. It is large enough for family and friends and has all the facilities to cater for and sleep around thirtee… More

14 Sep 2013


"Very special family holiday"

Enjoyed a lovely week at The Threshing Barn with all the generations
to celebrate our diamond wedding anniversary. Everything was perfect
including the weather so the grandchildren & great grandson could enjoy the pool and all the facilities. Thank you Gill.

10 Sep 2013


"Wonderful holiday in fabulous place"

We stayed here for a week in August and booked all three cottages for a family holiday and celebration. On arrival Gill had left cake and tea, which was very welcome after a hot drive, and was enjoyed in the garden while we waited for the shopping to arrive. The Threshing Barn was wonderful and very well equipped with everything needed as well as being spotlessly clean with comfy beds, a huge living room and great kitchen/ dining room, where we enjoyed family meals with 14 of us sitting around the table. My only request is that a few hand towels for the bathrooms would be useful. My Aunt, Uncle and Cousin from the States stayed in the Apple barn and my parents stayed in the little Cider Barn, these were also beautifully converted and had everything necessary for self catering.

The solar heated pool and the hot tub were great and we took advantage of the good weather using them every day.

There are lots of lovely walks nearby and we had a fabulous meal at the Halfway House pub, which is a short walk away, and had a great variety of delicious curries (including Goat) and other more traditional pub grub!!

There are lots of attractions nearby including Wookey Hole, Glastonbury, and Wells, and the nearby town of Langport was very pretty, with a great bakery.

All in all a great holiday was had by all.

Review 1-10 of 24

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