The Fitzhead Inn
Have you ever wondered what it is like to run and stay in your own traditonal English pub? Well now is your chance. This is a unique opportunity to do just that! Pour your own pints from the bar, stay in the luxury rooms and enjoy a private stay.
Hire the Pub for Parties, Corporate Events or Functions
The Fitzhead Inn is 17th Century traditional Olde Worlde pub in the picturesque village of Fitzhead in rural Somerset between Taunton and Wellington. Guests will have the exclusive use of the whole of the pub and accommodation The pub is not open to the public and is totally for you and your guests pleasure and enjoyment. The Pub is fully operational with beer pumps, spirit measures, glasses, glass washer, refrigeration and everything else you need. Stand behind the bar and pull your relatives or friends a pint of beer!
The first barrels (35 pints) of real ale and scrumpy farmhouse cider are included in your rental fee Thereafter beer and cider are charged at £80 a barrel. Larger can also be supplied on request. No wine, spirits or soft drinks are included. These can be arranged for you or you can bring your own.
The Fitzhead Experience
The Fitzhead also has a fully equipped professional kitchen with all the necessary accessories. Try on our chefs whites and experience the excitement of cooking in a professional kitchen! All cooking essentials are available, eg spices, oils, sauces etc are included in your rental. Professional Catering can be arranged for that special evening/occasion. Picnic hampers can also be supplied .
Meat, Fish, Vegetables, Bread and other food needs to be purchased. We can do this for you or you can visit the large supermarkets in Taunton. We have an arrangement with a local farm to supply superb quality meat, sausages, free range eggs, cheese. The locally reared beef steak and venision are amazing!!! A welcome pack of your first nights simple meal and the following mornings breakfast is included in your rental so you don't need to dash off when you first arrive. Typically this consists of minced beef, potatoes, pasta and vegetables plus eggs bacon and toast for breakfast. Full training will be given on your arrival about the use of the kitchen and bar equipment. Anyone wanting to cook in the professional kitchen must undergo an induction ( typically 20-30 mins). The Pub is fully equipped with a range of Pub games from Darts to Cribbage to Bar Skittles to Dominos to Backgammon .
Everyone Welcome
At the Fitzhead, we can cater for all everyone
Special days out can be arranged such as Shooting, Fishing, Sightseeing, Jeep Safari on Exmoor, Golf, Horse Racing, Cricket, Cider Tasting. Or try us out with some ideas of things you have always wanted to do from you bucket list. We will do our utmost to arrange them. The pub and rooms all have good internet connection. However the mobile phone signal in the village is very weak . A landline is available on the premises for urgent calls.
The Pub
The Pub inside is split into two connecting areas. One with the bar, pub games and tables to sit at. The second area is the living/dining space which consists of 3 sofas arranged around the log fire and TV.
For eating there are 3 tables each seating up to 4 people which can be configured together if required.
There is also available for hire an outdoor heated Jacuzzi/ Hot Tub which is set up in an enclosed covered area in the courtyard.
We can even supply a professional London trained chef to give you cookery classes on site in our kitchen.
There is also available for hire an outdoor heated Jacuzzi/ Hot Tub which is set up in an enclosed covered area in the courtyard. The cost for this is £200 a week (1st May -30 September) or £300 a week for the rest of the year due to much higher heating costs.
This is payable 30 days in advance of your arrival directly to the Fitzhead All in all it is the perfect venue for a family celebration, a fun get together with friends, or just a relaxing holiday for the larger Family.