Somerset Bed & Breakfast

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Feb13

“I don’t have to tell you I love you. I fed you pancakes.”
Kathleen Flinn, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family

We love pancakes here at The Old Stables. We love waffles too but today is all about the pancake as it is Shrove Tuesday!

My recipe has been passed down from my Mum who often treated our family to pancakes on a weekend or whenever we begged for them.  It’s a great unadulterated recipe for beautiful fluffy pancakes – enjoy!  Continue reading

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Aug09

largeThere have been many famous residents of Bath, but perhaps the most famous (and by far my favourite) is the novelist Jane Austen. While only two of her novels actually take place in Bath (Persuasion and Northanger Abbey), she spent a great deal of her life in this beautiful city.

2017 marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, so in her honour, the city is in celebration of this great author and the wit and wisdom found in her novels.

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Jan25

It seems that more and more people are choosing to holiday with their four-legged friends these days.  When we opened The Old Stables we knew we would be welcoming a puppy of our own into the family so the choice to go ‘dog friendly’ wasn’t one that we debated for very long!

Jasper, our 9 month old Golden Retriever, arrived at The Old Stables in June, 2016.  Since his arrival we have welcomed no less than 20 dogs to the B&B.  All shapes, sizes and colours and all perfectly delightful (with lovely, well behaved owners too!).

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