Barrington Court Garden
Barrington TA19 0NQ Tel 01460 241938

Description
A beautiful garden laid out in a series of rooms - White Garden, Rose Garden, Iris Garden, Lily Garden. Also Tudor Manor house restored in 1920's

Location
In Barrington village 5 miles NE of Ilminster. If approaching from A303 follow signs for Ilminster town centre Rail: Crewkerne 7 miles

Opening Times
Apr-Sep 11-5.30 (closed Friday's)

Disable Access
Garden and restaurant accessible. Buggies available.

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed for 98

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Local Towns: Lyme Regis | Glastonbury

 

 

The Bishops Palace
Henderson Rooms Wells BA5 2PD Tel 01749 678691

Description
Moated Bishop's palace dating from 13c with several state rooms and a long gallery with portraits of former bishops

Location
Next to the cathedral in Wells.

Opening Times
East-Oct Tue-Fri 11-6 Sun 2-6 (daily in Aug) open BH's

Disabled Access
Welcome, but full access unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed

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CHALICE WELL
Well House Lane, Glastonbury

Description
Tranquil garden on the slopes of Glastonbury Tor and well head for the magical red spring. Sacred place for many steeped in legend mainly relating to the Chalice Cup and Holy Grail said to be buried nearby.

Location
Hust below the Tor, Glastonbury mid Somerset. Small car park or parking in Well House Lane.

Opening Times
Disabled Access
Steep slopes

Admission Prices
Adult £1

 

 

 

CHEDDAR CAVES & GORGE

Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3QF tel 01934 742343
Location
On Cheddar Gorge about one mile from the town of Cheddar (A371), Somerset..
Description
Cliff walk, illuminated caves.
Opening Times
10.30 - 4.30  Sept - June  10.00 - 5.00  July - Aug
Admission Prices
Adults 14.00  Children 9.00  Family 37.00

 

 

 

 

CLARKS VILLAGE
Street

Description
This was a pioneering factory outlet retail park with dozens of to high street names from Thorntons to Next selling stock at discounted rates.

Location
Street is 1 mile south of Glastonbury on A39. From M5 take junc 39

Opening Times
Retail hours

Admission Price
No entry fee

 

 

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CLEEVE ABBEY
TA23 0PS Tel 01984 40377

Description
One of the few 13c monastic sites where you will see such a complete set of cloister buildings including the refectory with its magnificent timber roof

Location
About 6 miles east of Minehead in Washford 200 yards south of A39

Opening Times
Apr-Oct 10-6 (or dusk if earlier) Nov-Mar 10-4 (closed 1-2 in winter)

Disabled Access
Grounds and ground floor only

Admission Prices
Adult £2.40 Child £1.20 EH

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CLEVEDON COURT (Avon)
Clevedon Tickenham Rd BS21 6QU Tel 01275 872257

Description
This 14c manor house was once fortified, has a 12c tower and 13c hall

Location
1.5 mile E Clevedon on the Bristol B3130 road. Signed from M5 junc 20. Rail: Yatton 3m

Opening Times
Ar-~Oct Wed, Thu Sun and BH Mon 2-5

Disabled Access
Four steps to ground floor level

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed

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Cricket St Thomas
TA20 4DD Tel 01460 30755

Description
Large and varied wild life park with many attractions. Safari, sea lions, elephant reserve, lakeside train, gardens, play areas, noddy and Mr. Blobby etc.

Location
Off the A30 at Cricket St Thomas between Chard and Crewkerne

Opening Times
Apr-Oct 10-6 Nov-Mar 10-5 (or dusk)

Disabled Access
Yes

Admission Prices
Adult £ Child 3(will rise in March probably to £6.50)

 

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COLERIDGE COTTAGE
TA5 1NQ Tel 01278 732662

Description
Coleridge's cottage. It was here that he wrote The Ancient Mariner, The Rime and Frost at Midnight. Parlour and reading room shown to visitors.

Location
At Nether Stowey 8 miles west of Bridgwater off A39

Opening Times
Mar-Sep Tue, Wed, Thur, Sun 2-5

Admission Prices
Adult £1.60 Child 80p NT

 

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Weston Super Mare

 

 

 

COMBE SYDENHAM COUNTRY PARK
TA4 4JG Tel 01984 656284

Description
10 miles of woodlands walk in this pleasant, Alpine-like country park

Location
At Monksilver about 10 miles SE of Minehead near the north Somerset coast off the A39

Opening Times
Mar-Oct 9-5 (closed Mons)

Admission Prices
Car parking charge only at £2, refunded if guided tour of house taken at £4 (ie £2)

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Weston Super Mare