A slice of heaven resides in a 15th century house, tucked away in Somerset, England, offering intimate and indulgent getaways of re-engineered British cuisine, unique rooms and 7-acres of beautiful and quintessentially English garden with 200-year old cedars and ancient hedges of box and yew.

Langford Fivehead is perfectly suited for guests who wish to spend their holiday in rural England without having to travel too far afield. Operating officially in 2013 after taking over from previous owners, this 'restaurant with room' is managed by Olly and Rebecca Jackson. Langford Fivehead hosts an elegant drawing room for evening drinks, a beautiful garden for games and picnics, and 6 unique bedrooms where you can relax in total tranquillity.




We accept cash, credit cards, personal cheques with supporting cheque guarantee cards and travellers' cheques.

Check In

Guests may check in from 3.00 pm; an earlier check-in time can be made by prior arrangement.

Check Out

Guests are asked to vacate their rooms by 11.00am on the morning of departure to enable us to prepare the rooms for the next visitors.

Car Hire

Self-drive cars and taxis can be arranged through Reception. Although, we recommend advance bookings be made where possible.


Children aged 12 years and above are welcome at Langford Fivehead.

Cancellation of Bookings

Any cancellations need to be made 48 hours prior to the date of arrival in order to avoid being charged in full for your booking. In the event that your room can be re-occupied, cancellation charges will be refunded.


In case of illness, please contact Reception who can organise the appropriate medical care.



Should you wish to use the phone in your room, please dial '9' for an outside line and then dial the number you require. Room-to-room calls have not been facilitated to ensure guest privacy. However, if you dial '0' for Reception, our staff can assist to direct your call.

Calls to all local and national landline numbers are free.

Mobile Phones

Some service providers may have limited connection. We recommend using O2 service provider.


Should you wish to use our fax, we charge 50p per page to send and receive.


All public area and most rooms are Wi-Fi enabled at no extra charge. The public network is not password protected.

Fire Precautions

On the back of your bedroom door you will find details of action to be taken in the event of a fire. Please acquaint yourselves with these procedures and methods of escape once you have settled into your room, and please inform us if you are hard of hearing or have any special difficulties. Fire action plan will be in room folder, not on door. The muster point is on the front lawn.

Laundry / Dry Cleaning

An iron and ironing board is available in your room. The hotel do small quantities of laundry in-house for a flat fee of £5.00. Clothes will be laundered as per washing instruction in the item unless express other instruction are given. This service is available Monday to Friday.


Should you require a newspaper, please inform Reception before 9.00pm the night before. The cost will automatically be charged to your room bill.

Picnic Lunches

If you are exploring the area, or indeed just wish to have something with you for your journey, then we would be delighted to provide you with a picnic lunch. These can be ordered the night before that particular day.



Monday to Friday: 8am - 10am
Weekends: 8.30am - 10.30am

Evening Dining

7pm - 9pm Tuesday to Saturday

Kitchen is closed on Sunday evening and Monday by prior arrangement for residents only.


As per UK legislation, the property is a smoke free zone. If you wish to smoke, please request for an ashtray to be taken outside with you. Guests are not allowed to smoke at the doorways of the hotel.


Articles of value may be deposited at Reception. The hotel is not responsible for valuables left in guests' rooms or elsewhere in the hotel. May we also advise you not to leave valuables in cars as the hotel is not liable for losses from, or damage to, vehicles in the car park.


While you're here, you can enjoy and immerse in:

  • A game of croquet and tennis or board games
  • Find a comfortable spot at our 7 acres of parkland and drown yourself with a book or enjoy a picnic for two
  • Stroll or cycle around our parkland and you'll find a small lake, an Edwardian pet graveyard, knot garden known as Ladies Garden, a herb-filled kitchen garden and a Victorian greenhouse


Explore interesting historical spots such as:

  • 43m-high Burton Pynsent Monument (10 mins away)
  • Langport's famous 'hanging chapel' (10 mins away)
  • Ruined abbey at Muchelney (15mins away)
  • 13th-century Bishop's Palace and cathedral in Britain's second smallest city, Wells (40 mins away)
  • Houses of Barrington Court, Forde Abbey, Montacute and Lytes Cary (40 mins away)





Langford Fivehead is set in the hamlet of Lower Swell, near the village of Fivehead, and in the heart of the Somerset Levels. It's 8km west of Langport and 13km east of Taunton in southwest England.


Lower Swell, Fivehead TA3 6PH,


T +01460 282020




Room Type Bed & Breakfast Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Nathanial Barnard £290 £350
Jessie de Mowbray £215 £275
Sybilla de Guneville £215 £275
Richardson £215 £275
Diamond Smugglers £185 £245
10 July 1645 £185 £245

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