Activities At Newton Surmaville

Estate Activities

Fish Leaping out of River Upstream

Newton Surmaville House sits in a large area of parkland and gardens offering guests plenty of space for outdoor activities.

Many more can be accessed locally, so please explore the website for further information. 

Croquet Supplies on Garden Bench
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Estate Activities


Enjoy a round of this quintessentially English game which is both fun and extremely competitive on the lawns in front of the house, whilst sipping a glass of Pimm’s.

Walks on the estate and beyond

Put on your walking boots and go for a good romp across the estate acres and beyond. Maps can be provided to help you explore the local area.

Archery in the park

This can be arranged for you along with some instruction by the house staff and is great fun for guests of all ages. 

Games Room 

Games included for guests to enjoy
Pool table
Ping Pong
Table football
Big Screen TV
Pub games


There is a big trampoline in the garden for children to enjoy and expend their energy.


There is plenty of space for a friendly soccer match or goal shooting practice.


The house has two kayaks which guests can use for some gentle kayaking on the River Yeo which runs through the grounds.


Renting bikes can be a great way to explore the park and the local area with many local cycle ways to ride along.

Golf next door at Yeovil golf club

Set in beautiful countryside on the eastern edge of town on, the Club offers spectacular views with the superb 18 Hole Old Course and the 9 Hole Newton Golf Course. Both provide a golfing challenge and individual character but do nothing to discourage the beginner.

Also available at the Academy is the 20 Bay Floodlit Driving Range offering automated Power Tee’s. There is a well- stocked Professional Shop and after your round of golf, enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the Clubhouse which has a fully stocked bar and restaurant.


Trout fishing on the River Yeo which runs through the estate.

Bowling, Arcade and Movie theatre

Five minutes- walk from the house guests can visit the Hollywood Bowl for some bowling, fun games like air hockey, pool and Pacman smash in the arcade or a movie in the cinema.


Also only five minutes -walk away guests can visit the excellent gym & pool at Nuffield Health Yeovil which can be paid for on a daily membership basis.

For further information on other attractions in the area please visit the Activities page.

Newton Surmaville is a dream home for a large house party

…or an intimate gathering of family & friends with lots of different spaces for guests to enjoy both in the house and throughout the property.

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The house has accommodation for up to 20 people in 9 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms.
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There are 5 impressive reception rooms, a cinema room, a children’s playroom and 62 acres of grounds & gardens.
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The house is 75 minutes by car from both Bristol and Exeter Airports and 2 hours from London Heathrow. There is helipad at the house for those wishing to arrive by helicopter from London or it is just over 2 hours by train.

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