Chapel Studio

Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England

A romantic chapel retreat for 2 dating back to 1836. Located on the edge of the Mendip Hills near Frome.

Key Points

  • Bijou chapel offers a romantic retreat for 2 near Frome.
  • The property has a bright open living and dining space with grand piano and a downstairs bathroom with shower over.
  • The kitchen offers all mod cons for cooking, alternatively visit one of the many local pubs.
  • Upstairs there is a mezzanine level bedroom with double bed with Egyptian cotton luxury bed linen.
  • Relax in the small but sunny garden.


Chapel Studio, Downhead is a stylishly chic, romantic, small but beautifully formed old Methodist chapel dating back to 1863, tucked away in the small hamlet of Downhead a few miles from Frome in Somerset. It is in the middle of beautiful countryside on the edge of the Mendip Hills. This cute romantic West Country love-nest, close to wonderful walks and attractions, is simply perfect for romantic breaks with a difference.

There is a mezzanine bedroom, open-plan kitchen with free-standing double oven and hob, fridge, microwave, freezer, dishwasher. All the pots and pans that you need to cook up a yummy meal. Bed Linen, bathing products and towels are provided - along with milk, coffee and a selection of speciality teas. King-size bed with 400 thread count Egyptian cotton bed linen. Bathroom with shower over bath with towels provided. The Reading Room has a grand piano with a dining and sitting area, TV, a few games and books. A small, secluded garden for balmy summer evenings. An ideal retreat.

Places to visit: Beautiful Bath, Stourhead, Longleat, Cheddar, Wookey Hole. And the pretty surrounding villages of Mells and Nunney.

Dogs by arrangement. £30 each.

Babes in arms welcome, but please bring your own cot and bedding. 

There is a minimum 3-night stay (or 2 nights for the price of 3) with a lower nightly rate the longer you stay. 

On Bank holidays and at Christmas/ New Year there is a minimum 4 night stay. August weekly bookings only please.

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Room Types






 Hot water






 Clothes rack

 Dining area



 Heating - underfloor

 Hot water bottles


 Ironing board

 Plug sockets

 Tumble dryer

 Washing machine

Paid Extras


 Decoration for celebrations



 Meals - Home cooked


 Dining area


 Garden - enclosed

 Private entrance

 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Lake / River

 Local shop


 Pub / Bar

 Pub within walking distance





 DVD player

 Mobile - Strong mobile signal




On Arrival

 Bring outdoor towels

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Self check-in

Safety & Security

 Fire blanket

 Fire extinguisher

 First aid kit

 Smoke alarm






 Hot plate



 Kitchenware / Utensils



 Tea & Coffee



 Free parking

 Guaranteed parking space

 Parking alongside accom


 Only one rental here

 Quiet location


 Set alone


Do you offer any extras?

Yes we can arrange flowers, champagne, wine, chocolates, breakfast baskets, afternoon teas, picnics and delicious suppers!

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 16th June 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Helen Mercer from Chapel Studio