Welcome

An elegant Victorian villa, Watermead is an award winning guest house. Whether your visit is for business or leisure we offer a friendly welcome and a range of good quality, reasonably priced accommodation for both short and longer stays.

Located down a private lane behind the High Street and with a large private car park directly in front of the house, Watermead offers everything you need for a relaxed and comfortable stay.

A wonderful freshly cooked breakfast is prepared using the finest of locally sourced produce and served in the spacious dining room overlooking the garden. Free wireless internet access is available in the attractive lounge as well as in all of the bedrooms.

The historic town of Chard is an ideal base to explore the ever-popular Lyme Regis and the famous Jurassic coastline, National Trust properties, River Cottage and the many delights of Somerset, Devon and Dorset. The beautiful wedding venues of Forde Abbey and Hornsbury Mill are just a short distance away.

Owners Trudy and David both have a wealth of experience from within the hotel and travel industry. Now celebrating nineteen years at Watermead, their dedication to hospitality, cleanliness and customer service has received many accolades, including the ‘TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence’. You will certainly be assured of a warm and professional welcome.

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Our Rooms


  • Wifi
  • Tea and Coffee Maker
  • Toiletries
  • En-Suite Shower


Double En-suite Room for 2 people (inc. Breakfast)

Example of a Double En-suite room with Freeview television, hospitality tray, toiletries, hair dryer...


  • Wifi
  • Tea and Coffee Maker
  • Toiletries
  • En-Suite Shower


Twin En-suite Room for 2 people (inc. Breakfast)

Example of a Twin bedded room with Freeview television, hospitality tray, toiletries, hair dryer and clock/radio. Free Wi-Fi access. Non-smoking....