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Schools

For details of local schools see the Somerset County Council website...

Public Schools

  • Bruton School for Girls, Bruton (01749 812277). Girls only, age range 8-18, day and boarding.
  • Clifton College, Bristol (0117 973 9187). Co-educational, age range 13-18, day and boarding. Associated preparatory school.
  • Downside School, Stratton-on-the-Fosse (01761 235100). Boys only, age range 9-18, day and boarding.
  • King's School, Bruton (01749 813326). Boys aged 13-18 (co-educational sixth form), day and boarding.
  • Millfield School, Street (01458 442291). Co-educational, age range 13-18, day and boarding.
  • King's College, Taunton (01823 328210). Co-educational, age range 13-18, day and boarding.
  • Queen's College, Taunton (01823 272559). Co-educational, age range 8-18, day and boarding.
  • Taunton School (01823 349223). Co-educational, age range 12-18, day and boarding. Associated preparatory school.
  • The Royal High School (01225 313877). Girls only, age range 4-18, day.
  • Wells Cathedral School (01749 672117). Co-educational, age range 11-18, day and boarding. Associated preparatory school.

Leisure

Golfcourses:

Lansdown, Bath (01225 425007); Bristol & Clifton (01275 393474); Yeovil (01935 75949); Burnham & Berrow, Burnham-on-Sea (01278 783137). For all other golf courses in Somerset please click on see Golf Today website...

Yacht clubs:

Burnham-on-Sea Yacht Club, Minehead Sailing Club.

Hunts:

The Exmoor, the Taunton Vale, the West Somerset.

Fishing:

Rivers Parrett and Axe, Chew Valley Lake, Blagdon Lake.

National Trust Sites:

  • Barrington Court, Somerset - Beautiful Jekyll-inspired gardens, working kitchen garden and Tudor manor house let to Stuart Interiors
  • Bath Assembly Rooms, Somerset -Elegant public rooms at the heart of fashionable 18th-century Bath life
  • Coleridge Cottage, Somerset -Home of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Dunster Castle, Somerset - Ancient castle with fine interiors and subtropical gardens
  • Dunster Working Watermill, Somerset - Fully restored watermill
  • Fyne Court, Somerset - Nature reserve and visitor centre
  • Glastonbury Tor, Somerset - Prominent hill overlooking the Isle of Avalon, Glastonbury and the Somerset Levels
  • Holnicote Estate, Somerset - Varied landscape of moorland, woods, farms and coast, rich in wildlife
  • King John's Hunting Lodge, Somerset -Wool-merchant's house of c.1500
  • Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset - Intimate manor house with walled gardens and estate
  • Montacute House, Somerset - Magnificent Elizabethan stone-built house, incorporating National Portrait Gallery exhibition, garden and park
  • Priest's House, Somerset - Late medieval hall house in a picturesque village
  • Prior Park Landscape Garden, Somerset - Beautiful and intimate 18th-century landscape garden
  • Stembridge Tower Mill, Somerset - The last remaining thatched windmill in England
  • Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory, Somerset - 14th/15th-century farm buildings, formerly a priests' residence
  • Tintinhull Garden, Somerset - Delightful formal garden
  • Treasurer's House, Somerset - Small medieval house
  • West Pennard Court Barn, Somerset - 15th-century barn
    Clevedon Court, North Somerset - Outstanding 14th-century manor house and 18th-century terraced garden
  • Tyntesfield, North Somerset - Spectacular Victorian country house and grounds
  • Brean Down, North Somerset - Promontory of land with dramatic cliffs and Victorian fort

Tourist Attractions

  • Wookey Hole Caves - Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset BA5 1BB Tel: 01749 672243
  • The Fun Farm - Taunton, TA2 8QJ Tel: 01823 270289
  • Forde Abbey & Gardens - Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset TA20 4LU Tel: 01460 221290
  • The Cunning Artificer - 41, High St, Wincanton, Somerset BA9 9JU Tel: 01963 824686
  • Cheddar Caves & Gorge - Cheddar Gorge, Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3QF Tel: 01934 742343
  • Brean Down Bird Garden Brean, Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset TA8 2RS Tel: 01278 751209
  • Tropiquaria - Washford Cross, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0QB Tel: 01984 640688
  • Combe Sydenham Country Park- Monksilver, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4JG
    Tel: 01984 656284
  • Torre Cider - Torre, Washford, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0LA Tel: 01984 640004
  • Exmoor Falconry & Animal Farm - West Lynch Farm, Allerford, Minehead, Somerset TA24 8HJ Tel: 01643 862816
  • Coates Willow & Wetlands - Meare Green Court, Meare Green, Stoke St. Gregory, Taunton, Somerset TA3 6HY Tel: 01823 490249
  • Discovery Safari's - Antlers, The High St, Porlock, Minehead, Somerset TA24 8PS Tel: 01643 863080
  • Animal Farm Adventure Park - Red Rd, Berrow, Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset TA8 2RW
    Tel: 01278 751628
  • Wookey Hole Caves - Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset BA5 1BB Tel: 01749 672243
  • Hinkley Point - Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 1UD Tel: 01278 654700
  • East Somerset Railway - Cranmore Railway Station, Cranmore, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4QP Tel: 01749 880417
  • Alstone Wildlife Park - Alstone Rd, Highbridge, Somerset TA9 3DT Tel: 01278 782405
  • The Peat Moors Centre - Shapwick Rd, Westhay, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9TT
    Tel: 01458 860697

Beaches

Burnham on Sea, Dunster, Watchet, Minehead, Clevedon Beach, Weston super Mare.

Hotels

  • Woodlands Country House Hotel Hill Lane BRENT KNOLL TA9 4DF Tel: 01278 760232
  • Combe House Hotel HOLFORD Bridgwater TA5 1RZ Tel: 01278 741382
  • Rumwell Manor Hotel Rumwell TAUNTON TA4 1EL Tel: 01823 461902
  • Farthings Hotel Village Road Hatch Beauchamp TAUNTON TA3 6SG Tel: 01823 480664
  • Bindon Country House Hotel Langford Budville WELLINGTON TA21 0RU Tel: 01823 400070
  • The Cleve Hotel & Country Club Mantle Street WELLINGTON Taunton TA21 8SN Tel: 01823 662033
  • Shrubbery Hotel ILMINSTER TA19 9AR Tel: 01460 52108
  • Swan Hotel Sadler Street WELLS BA5 2RX Tel: 01749 836300
  • The Luttrell Arms Hotel High Street DUNSTER TA24 6SG Tel: 01643 821555
  • The Hollies Bower Hinton MARTOCK TA12 6LG Tel: 01935 822232
  • The Mount Somerset Lower Henlade TAUNTON TA3 5NB Tel: 01823 442500
  • Lanes West Coker YEOVIL BA22 9AJ Tel: 01935 862555
  • Holbrook House Hotel Holbrook WINCANTON BA9 8BS Tel: 01963 824466
  • Castle Hotel Castle Green TAUNTON Somerset TA1 1NF Tel: 01823 272671

Restaurants

  • The Devonshire Arms Long Sutton LANGPORT TA10 9LP Tel: 01458 241271
  • The Priory House Restaurant 1 High Street STOKE SUB HAMDON TA14 6PP Tel: 01935 822826
  • Kempsters Restaurant Lower Street West Chinnock CREWKERNE TA18 7PT Tel: 01935 881768
  • Helyar Arms Moor Lane East Coker YEOVIL BA22 9JR Tel: 01935 862332
  • Little Barwick House Barwick Village YEOVIL BA22 9TD Tel: 01935 423902
  • Bruton House Restaurant High Street BRUTON BA10 0AA Tel: 01749 813395
  • The Lord Poulett Arms High Street HINTON ST GEORGE TA17 8SE Tel: 01460 73149
  • The Cat Head Inn Cat Street CHISELBOROUGH Stoke-sub-Hamdon TA14 6TT Tel: 01935 881231
  • Truffles Restaurant 95 High Street BRUTON BA10 0AR Tel: 01749 812255
  • Brazz Castle Bow, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1NF Tel: 01823 252000

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