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The River Parrett
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Fun Days Out
Plenty to do and see at all the local National Trust properties. Or visit the Fleet Air Arm Museum and their spectacular annual RNAS Air Day at Yeovilton. Book onto a high-ropes course at Vivary Adventure Centre in Taunton. Love swimming and leisure activities? Check out Greenbank Pool in Street or Huish Leisure Centre in nearby Huish Episcopi. Further afield is the Haynes International Motor Museum and the brilliant Monkey World in Dorset.
Arts & Culture
Try a new skill with Shakspeare’s Glass Blowing courses in Langport, or pottery with Barrington Pottery classes. Living locally is the world-famous potter, Johnny Leach and his fascinating workshop and gallery in Muchelney.
Discover the Somerset Carnivals, annual events across the county that boast some of the largest illuminated processions in the world!
Places to Eat
Other local eateries include The Firehouse at Curry Rivel or Brown and Forrest’s exceptional Smokery in Hambridge. Experience gourmet dining at 28 Market Place in Somerton. Try local pub favourites – The Halfway House in Pitney, The Devonshire Arms in Long Sutton or The Barrington Boar near Barrington Court.
In Hinton St George, is the award-winning Dorothy’s Tea Room with a fine selection of afternoon tea and cakes to suit any taste. Near Lopen is the unique Pip’s Railway Carriage Café, with the choice of sitting in a refurbished train carriage or double-decker bus. Or try Farm and Field Cafe, in the picturesque surroundings at Frogmary Green Farm.
10 minutes down the road is Kingsbury Episcopi with a community cafe, post office and small community shop. Plus plenty of access to the River Parrett and play parks. Kinsbury also plays host to some fantastic annual events, including Kingsbury May Fayre and Party by the Parrett.
The closest bus line is the 54 and stops in Langport – Find details on the service here. Nearest train stations are Yeovil Junction and Yeovil Pen Mill. Castle Cary is also within 30 minutes drive. If you need a local taxi company, let us know. We’d be happy to help.
Explore Further Afield
Within easy driving distance is Ham Hill Country Park, with glorious views across the Somerset levels. You can easily reach Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole, and even Stonehenge for a day’s trip. Plus the Blackdown Hills, Quantocks and Exmoor National Park are all within an hours drive.
Clark’s Village in nearby Street is perfect for a day of shopping. If you fancy a day trip somewhere more urban or for a bit of shopping, both Bristol and Bath are nearby.
“Lovely location. Beautiful scenery. Quiet and tranquil.”