The Newt in Somerset

The Newt in Somerset, Bruton, BA7 7NG

The Newt in Somerset


Ab ovo usque ad malus is Latin for ‘From the egg to the apple’ or ‘From start to finish’ as in hors d’oeuvre to desert.

This phrase was the inspiration to create an historical timeline for the Estate, with individual gardens and landscapes shaped by ideas, skills and traditions from past to present.  Only plants and trees authentic to the period are grown in each garden – though sometimes with a modern twist. Roam the estate and you’ll travel through two thousand years of history. Farm shop with estate produce and the finest traditionally made foods. Garden Museum. Tree walkway and deer park. Garden tours (book in advance) Restaurant and Cyder Bar/Café. Gift shop.

Visitors must obtain a Garden Membership ahead of visiting. Garden Membership entitles the visitor to unlimited repeat entry for 12 months, as well as access to seasonal events and regular updates from the estate. Please follow the link below:

Visitor Information, Prices and Advance Booking

Open every day except Christmas Day:-

SUMMER HOURS: 28 March - 24 October, 9.00am - 6.00pm. 

WINTER HOURS: 25 October - 27 March, 9.30am - 4.30pm. 

For accessibility, disabled access and wheelchair information, please visit their website for latest information. 






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  • Parking On-Site Parking On-Site
  • Cafe/ Restaurant Cafe/ Restaurant
  • Family friendly Family friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted Credit Cards Accepted
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Group Bookings Group Bookings
  • Shop Shop
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Baby Changing Baby Changing
  • Coach Parking Coach Parking
  • Open All Year Open All Year
  • Partial Disabled Access Partial Disabled Access

Contact Details

The Newt in Somerset, Bruton, Somerset, United Kingdom, BA7 7NG

Every day, 9am - 6pm (last entry at 5.30pm)

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