Holywell House has a fabulous enclosed garden with countryside views.
Such a stylish space in which to socialise together.
The well-equipped kitchen will leave you wanting for nothing more.
From above you can see the true setting of this excellent holiday home.
So much space for all the family.
Fire up the barbecue and enjoy time together.
As well as a sumptuous bed, the main bedroom has a super comfy sofa, en suite and private terrace.
A glorious position in the countryside.
Each bedroom has a TV - what a treat!
Gorgeous family bathroom on the ground floor.
Nestled in to the countryside this really is a special house.
A mirror image of the main bedroom, this room also has an en suite and sofa for you to relax on.
Open plan living at its best.
Cook up a feast for all the family.
Space for everyone to sit and have holiday meals together.
There are gorgeous countryside views.
Breakfast in bed... you are on holiday.
Every last detail has been thought of.
What's a holiday without a treat or two?
Holywell House is in an elevated position with Wellington Monument and the Blackdown Hills behind it.
Escape to the private terrace area off the main bedroom.
What a spot!
Plenty of privacy and space.
The Holywell Inn which is owned by the owners of Holywell House is just next door - perfect!
A trip on the West Somerset Steam Railway should certainly be on your to-do list.
Exmoor National Park is close-by - a spectacular area for walking and cycling.
For a day at the seaside, head to Lyme Regis where as well as a sandy beach there are some fantastic restaurants.

Holywell House

4747

8.2 miles W of Taunton / Sleeps 8 + cot

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The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Holywell Inn (250 yards)

A traditional cosy Somerset pub in the heart of the countryside close to Wellington. Call in for traditional food, real ales and a warm welcome.

Nearest beach

Kilve Beach (16 miles)

Kilve Beach sits halfway between Minehead and Bridgwater. A rolling grassy expanse meeting a rocky beach peppered with rock pools, Kilve is picnic paradise. A Site of Special Scientific Interest, the beach is also home to lots of fossils, including ammonites and reptile remains. Just remember, you are not allowed to dig them directly out of the cliffs though.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Baker December 2019

Amazing

Most unusual beach in U.K we have visited. Fabulous views , need sturdy footwear for walking on the beach itself.

Nearest walk

Milverton Circular Walk (3 ½ miles)

Park in the village car park and follow the directions from the Web site. The walk is four and a half miles following lanes and fields with lovely views of surrounding countryside. Stop off at the Globe Inn on your return for a well deserved pint!

Nearest town

Wellington (2 ¼ miles)

Close to the Blackdown Hills, Wellington is a small Somerset market town where good food is a bit of an obsession. Supermarkets seem to have lost the battle here and instead local produce, sold in traditional outlets like the fishmonger’s and butcher’s, is to be found everywhere. The monthly farmer’s market is heaven for foodies; fantastic local cheeses, meat from nearby farms and real cider give you a great taste of Somerset. You can diet when you get home…

Also nearby

The Wellesley Cinema (1 ¾ miles)

A traditional old style cinema in Art Deco style with seating in the stalls and circle. A kiosk in the foyer offers a wide selection of confectionery, popcorn, ice cream and drinks with licenced bar service provided at most screenings. Take a look their Web site for film details.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2011

Lovely old fashioned theatre/cinema. Great value for money compared to the modern Odeon in Taunton.

Knightshayes Court (9 ½ miles)

A wonderful Gothic pile with stunning formal gardens and beautiful interiors. The walled garden provides produce for the Stables restaurant where you can watch the gardeners at work or explore the woodland walks.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

September 2020

Knightshayes

Interesting house surrounded by magnificent gardens.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs George May 2014

Free parking and walk for dog

We couldn't go in as we had the dog with us, but the car park was free and there's a nice woodland walk off the car park where dogs can walk off the lead. Nice setting and surrounding countryside.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Drewett September 2012

Stunning

One of the best national trust properties we've ever been to, something for all ages. The gardens are fantastic and offer both formal and woodland styles. Well worth a visit!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

May 2012

Beautiful gardens!

The gardens are the jewel of this property, with many different areas; woodland, formal garden, meadow, parkland and a stunning restored kitchen garden which provides produce for the lovely stables restaurant. Highly recommended and really easy access from the M5.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Lloyd July 2010

One of the finest surviving Gothic Revival houses, this rare example of the work of eccentric architect William Burges has extraordinary medieval romantic interiors. The beautiful garden includes a kitchen garden.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

April 2009

Glorious garden. Monster house, but interesting contents.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Simon Tregoning July 2008

Good National Trust property

Interesting house and gardens, even kept the kids going for two hours.

Half Moon Inn Clayhidon (4 ½ miles)

With stunning views over the Culm Valley, The Half Moon is certainly worth a visit for its traditional homemade food and Real Ales. In the cooler months there is a lovely log fire to welcome you!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Gottwald August 2014

Lovely country Pub with a breathtaking view

good selection of beers and ciders. food is scrumptious and the sunday roasts delicous. nice atmosphere with friendly chatty people

Rock Inn (4 ¾ miles)

Country chic dining on the southern fringes of Exmoor, with locally-sourced meats and cheeses, including Exmoor venison pie. There's a proper bar too, with darts and pool room.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2009

Delicious food, nice atmosphere, very friendly and helpful staff.

- A Gordon

The New Inn (5 ¼ miles)

This 18th century former coaching house is well situated between the Quantocks and Exmoor National Park. If you are out and about for day pop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr and Mrs Nurcombe June 2018

Great local pub in Halse

Good atmosphere in this pub, with the locals. Good pub food, reasonably priced.

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