The Sheppey

South West England Somerset Glastonbury

  • From £120 a night
  • 3 Guest Rooms
  • Something Different

A pub set in glorious isolation with view of Glastonbury Tor and music on Fridays

Visit Website

Get the best rates with no commission when you book direct with our partner

Secreted away in rural isolation at the heart of the magical Somerset Levels, you wouldn’t give this distinctly unprepossessing roadside pub a second glance. But step inside, and any preconceptions are immediately dispelled – The Sheppey is fun and funky, from the cool-as-a-cucumber bar to the retro furnishings.

Actually a converted dairy farm (this is Somerset after all), accommodation comes in the guise of three rooms above the pub. The modestly-sized spaces are artfully decorated with paisley-style wallpaper plus music and film-themed pictures and posters – the best room is the one with the reclaimed vintage telephone doors and copper bath, while another boasts a balcony perched above the river, albeit with drinkers supping away below. Bathrooms, meanwhile, come with freestanding tubs and jumbo-sized rain showers, plus organic toiletries and fresh flowers thrown in for good measure. Included is a breakfast consisting of organic local cereals, yoghurt and fruits served in your room.

While here, it’d be remiss not to sample the pub’s awesome food. The menu is suitably eclectic – they don't do boring here at The Sheppey – with everything from Sri Lankan curry and beer-battered jackfruit, to a cracking Sunday roast. What's more, there's a fine selection of local Somerset craft beers on offer, like the Amber Ale from the Gert Lush microbrewery just down the road. It's the perfect accompaniment to a bowl of The Sheppey's signature fish stew – snag a spot on the riverside terrace to complete the experience. 

Given the proximity to Glastonbury, it'll come as no surprise that The Sheppey has a bumper calendar of live music and DJ nights. The first Friday of every month is Soul Shack, so polish your kicks and bring your talc for spins on the dancefloor. If the soothing sounds of nature is more your music, there's a cluster of tranquil nature reserves in easy reach – Westhay Moor, Avalon Marshes and RSPB Ham Wall to name a few. The iconic Glastonbury Tor and Chalice Well are also about 15 minutes away by car.

Make Enquiry

Get in touch with our partner directly

Details

Open

Open all year expect Mondays and Christmas Day.

Pricing

Doubles £120–£140 a night. 

Why Book Direct?

With Cool Places you pay no commission or booking fees. Cool Places links you directly to the property owner, so you always know that you are getting the best prices.

  • You’ll get the best rates, avoiding hefty fees and hidden costs
  • You’ll deal direct with the business or property owner who can answer all your questions
  • You’ll get the flexibility to tailor your trip, free from the restrictions of other booking platforms
  • You’ll be supporting independent UK businesses and the passionate people behind them

Visit Website

Get the best rates with no commission when you book direct with our partner

Location

Contact Website  01458 831 594  The Sheppey, Lower Godney, Glastonbury, Somerset BA5 1RZ

Show Map

As featured in

Cool Pubs & Inns: Britain's Best Pubs with Rooms

Whether you’re wanting to stay in a Michelin-starred gastro-joint, a traditional coaching inn or a contemporary pub with boutique rooms, put yourself in the hands of Cool Places and find your perfect UK pub with rooms.

Buy the Book

200 Hotels: Britain's Coolest Hotels and B&Bs

From sumptuous country houses and five-star hotels to boutique city boltholes and funky guesthouses to classic coaching inns, trust the latest Cool Places guide to find your perfect UK place to stay.

Buy the Book

Related Guides

See Hotels in Somerset

Reviews

Let us know what you think of your stay.

Add Your Review

Rated ★★★★★ over 2 reviews

★★★★★

Great place

This place is great!
Mar 1, 2023 by Anon
★★★★★

Lovely spot for lunch!!!

Lovely spot for lunch!!!
Feb 23, 2023 by The Roberts

List Your Property

Do you have a Cool Place you'd like to tell us about?

Join Cool Places

Other Cool Places near The Sheppey

What Customers say about Cool Places

Everything I needed for a stay

I'm already looking forward to going again and would highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting the area. It definitely deserves a five star rating!

Nathan, Verified Customer

6 out of 5!!!!

This place was amazing… I could not recommend this place enough, I’ll be singing their praise for many years to come and we are going to book again soon.

Barbara, Verified Customer

Easy to navigate

Great site that offers a really broad range of places to stay across the UK. Easy to navigate and book holidays.

Patrick, Verified Customer

Such a great variety of properties

Found this website when looking to book a staycation for later in the year. Such a great variety of properties and the website is really easy to use. Already shared with my family and friends.

CT, Verified Customer

Great, simple, straightforward

Great, simple and straightforward. I will definitely be using Cool Places again.

SM, Verified Customer