Set in the picturesque village of East Coker, this charming 15th century inn provides the ideal base from which to explore the Heritage South Coast, including Dorchester, Glastonbury and Bath.

To reflect its rich heritage, the Helyar Arms aims to provide a rustic and relaxed atmosphere, with traditional entertainment in the form of a skittle alley, an inviting open log fire in the beamed bar and locally sourced home-cooked food, prepared to order. In the warmer months you can also enjoy a drink in the pleasant garden.

The Helyar Arms also provides a restaurant that seats up to 85 guests, plus an adjoining bar, the Apple Loft, suitable for private parties. The bar can seat up to 40 people or 24 on 1 large table.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Helyar Arms has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 11, 2008

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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  • The staff speaks English
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • UK Llamas
    7.1 miles
  • Fleet Air Arm Museum
    7.2 miles
  • Sherborne Old Castle
    7.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Bristol Airport
    33.1 miles
  • Exeter International Airport
    35.2 miles
  • Bournemouth Airport
    36.5 miles
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Amenities of The Helyar Arms
Outdoors
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules The Helyar Arms takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out

7:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 2 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
£10 per child, per night
2 years old
Crib by request
£10 per child, per night
Extra bed by request
£20 per child, per night
3 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
£20 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express The Helyar Arms accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about The Helyar Arms

  • Check-in at The Helyar Arms is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The Helyar Arms offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • The prices at The Helyar Arms may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at The Helyar Arms can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The Helyar Arms is 2.8 miles from the center of Yeovil.

  • Room options at The Helyar Arms include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Family

  • Yes, The Helyar Arms is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Helyar Arms has 1 restaurant: