The village of Bicknoller lies on the western slopes of the Quantock Hills, in the county of Somerset. Exploring the village from your holiday cottage in Bicknoller, you will discover winding lanes lined with hedgerows and thatched buildings, and spectacular views of the heathland and hills which rise steeply from the village. Wonderful walks can be enjoyed in the countryside around the village, where deer are often spotted. On Honey Row Lane, Bicknoller Community Shop sells a variety of local produce, while the Bicknoller Inn is a thatched pub serving Somerset ciders and ales, and good food. There are many historic sites to visit on self-catering holidays in Bicknoller, including the Iron Age settlement of Trendle Ring, just north of the village.
The Barn is a charming stone and cob conversion on a working farm in Bicknoller, Somerset, which promises families fresh country air, beautiful views and loads of character. The pet-friendly cottage retains its stone and wooden floors, exposed beams and open fire, and offers spacious grounds.
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The Church of St George is a listed building, some of which dates back to the 12th century, featuring intricate carved angels and animal heads. Nearby, imposing Halsway Manor houses a centre for the folk arts where live performances are often held.
Bicknoller is popular among walkers on the Coleridge Way, which covers 51 miles between Lynmouth and Nether Stowey, and Macmillan Way West, a challenging 101-mile path from Barnstaple to Castle Cary. A short drive northward from Bicknoller, Watchet is a harbour town on the Bristol Channel coast, with stunning beaches, a harbour, a bustling marina and quaint streets packed with family-run businesses. Further east, Kilve Beach is a secluded stretch of sand and pebble shore, where you can sunbathe or take a bracing swim in the sea.
The South West Coast Path can be joined at Kilve or Watchet, passing towering cliffs with far-reaching views across the Bristol Channel, towards Wales. A short drive westward from holiday cottages in Bicknoller, Exmoor is an unspoiled expanse of wooded combes and high, open moors, where wild ponies and deer roam.