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Number 36 and the Roxy

the box office
Eclectic + quirky decor in former pub in Axbridge, near Cheddar. Sleeps 9+. Cocktail bar + vintage cinema. WHOLE HOUSE RENTAL ONLY

Somerset, England

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Midweek breaks - less than half price for 3-night bookings in Oct or Nov - was £1125 now £550

Great for groups of walkers or cyclists

WHOLE HOUSE RENTAL ONLY - up to 12 guests.

Number 36 High Street, was Axbridge's former Red Lion Inn for at least 250 years and has been lovingly and sensitively converted from a nearly derelict state in 1997. The house has an eclectic style, a cocktail bar (it was a pub once after all) and pool table - plus 30 seat vintage cinema! It sleeps 9 guests in 5 bedrooms but extra mattresses and a sofabed can be used too allowing 12 guests.

Number 36 and the Roxy is great for intimate groups - birthday parties, family get-togethers and hen parties. Can also accommodate a small training event and workshop for example, to a maximum of 30 people. A cycling group could stay here to enjoy The Strawberry Line cycle route - an 8-mile traffic-free path on a former railway track from North Somerset to the Mendip Hills.

The house has been a great success since it became available for holidays and weekend breaks and has featured in magazines and on television, mainly due to its quirky interior which encompasses antique via vintage to a contemporary style. It has open fires (even a pretty little Georgian one in the bathroom), a 4000 book library, plus - great for entertaining a group - a pool table and cocktail bar plus a vintage 30 seat cinema.

High-quality accommodation including full self-catering facilities (also can be catered by arrangement). There is parking for 5 cars. This is a family-friendly accommodation with plenty to keep people of every generation entertained. It is a lovely area for walking and cycling and Cheddar Gorge is just 2 miles away. There is also a garden, courtyard, BBQ, ping-pong and all home comforts. 3 open fires with logs included.

There is disabled access to the cinema. The cinema plays DVD, BlueRay, TV and via laptop and can be connected to games machines. Discuss the use of the cinema during your stay with the owners. It is also open to the public at times.

Dog/dogs by arrangement only.

The property is partly powered by solar panels, and the renovation has been completed in line with eco-guidelines. The garden is organic.

£550 per night at weekends, midweek days at £375. Minimum of 2 nights, 3 nights on a Bank holiday weekend. Single rooms are not available only whole house for rental.

Please click the Booking Enquiry link to get in touch and to book once you have checked the calendar for availability.

Room Types:

  • Accommodation for 5+


  • Medium £85-£220
  • High > £220

Nearest Airport: Bristol


  • Car parking
  • Bar
  • Family friendly
self catering or meals can be provided
interior of The Roxy
vintage styling
pretty garden at No 36
The Roxy cinema box office
The Roxy
The Roxy bar
former pub with mini cinema
the library with 4000 books
Kitchen area

Amazing find near Cheddar Gorge and Bristol
by Matt Beccaria
on July 31, 2017
Brilliant community cinema run by passionate and knowledgeable people.
We booked to stay at the house ("Number 36 and The Roxy") and had use of the cinema included in our rental.
Juliet was absolutely amazing, she waited up for us for a late check-in, showed us round the house and made us feel super welcome.
This truly is a gem of a place to stay and I cannot wait to come back to visit more of the area (hopefully for some caving under Cheddar Gorge!)
Highly recommended!