The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.
Located in amongst the peat moors and wildlife reserves of the Somerset Levels, this pub offers a tranquil setting to enjoy time spent in and around the beautiful countryside. There's often life music to accompany your local ales, ciders and great food.
Burnham-on-Sea's beaches are comprised of everything you could need for a quintessential day by the sea, including ice cream galore, donkey rides, cafes and, most importantly, oodles of golden sand. Being Europe's second longest stretch of sand, the beaches offer lots of space to play and explore. For a beach in the heart of the action, visit Burnham Main Beach, also home to Britain's shortest pier.
Located within the Mendip Hills area of Oustanding Natural Beauty, this mainly wooded site has two way-marked routes with a view point overlooking the Hope Wood Valley. Make use of the picnic tables at the top and take in the stunning views in front of you, a bit like a Google Earth map according to Property Manager Anna.
Aside from its legendary (or possibly notorious!) annual music festival, Glastonbury is also famous as a sacred site of pilgrimage throughout the Middle Ages and even today, many people are drawn here by the mystical atmosphere. The most important sites in Glastonbury are the Abbey, a stunning ruin where many believe King Arthur was buried alongside Guinevere; the Tor, a tall, imposing tower set high on a hill, and the Chalice Well and Gardens, a blissfully peaceful oasis.
Why not take a walk up this iconic, legendary Tor? Well worth the effort, you will have spectacular views across 3 counties. Dogs must be on a lead and there are no public conveniences.
It's well worth the initially steep climb up the tor for the amazing panoramic views from the summit - we parked in Glastonbury itself, walked up through the town and past the Chalice Well to tackle the steepest slope first, which meant an easier walk down the 'back' of the tor and a stroll through countryside to get back to the top of the town. Plenty of tea shops and cafes to refuel at when you get back!
You can enjoy breakfast, morning coffee, lunch of afternoon tea here. With lovely views, you can often spot local wildlife whilst sitting in the pretty gardens.
Fenny Castle tea rooms near Wells does wonderful lunches/coffee/breakfasts.
A great day out for all the family with romantic ruins to explore, thirty six acres of parkland, an outdoor cafe, excellent gift shop and modern visitor centre. Costumed guides tell historic tales and you can even visit the legendary burial place of King Arthur. Check their Web site for opening times and further details.
A fantastic 13th Century building with 14 acres of exquisite, tranquil gardens.
A beautifully restored 17th century pub, open all day for drinks, snacks and dinner. A woodburner warms the bar during the winter months and you can eat alfresco on the terrace in the summer.
The Swan at Wedmore
Does marvellous coffee & food, about 6 miles from Cherry May Barn.
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