If you are looking for some nostalgic serenity away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the Carpenter s Arms is the perfect revitalizing retreat., ideally positioned for either exploring the beautiful surrounding Chew Valley and yet within easy driving distance of both Bath and Bristol. There is a traditional bar, and on colder days, the cosy log fire warms you up a treat. If the weather is kinder, the landscaped patio is the ultimate spot for either a leisurely drink or al fresco dining. The Carpenter s Arms boasts two dining areas, serving a tempting menu of irresistible starters, mains and puddings. The chef s menu is changed regularly to ensure the best local produce is only used in season and there are always imaginative vegetarian dishes available, as well as a light lunch menu, daily specials and a children s menu - something to suit every palate! En-suite accommodation is available at the Inn with 12 gorgeous bedrooms. They are all recently refurbished in a stunning contemporary style and have enviable facilities as standard, including king size beds with duck down duvets and pillows, flat screen Freeview televisions, broadband wi fi and tea and coffee making facilities. After a good night s sleep, the perfect start to the day is the delicious full english breakfast and a hot pot of tea or coffee! Finally, there s a lot to explore in the surrounding countryside the tranquil Chew Valley is criss crossed by public footpaths and the famous Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes are close by. Bath and Bristol are easily reached by car and both have new shopping centres, theatres and historic places of interest for those seeking fashionable urban stimulation alongside the joys of taking it easy at this memorable rural retreat.