This listed 18th-century former toll house makes for a memorable romantic retreat in Somerset. This small yet enchanting Quantock Hills cottage lies on the quiet high street in Nether Stowey, a pretty Somerset coastal village, perfect for walking, riding and exploring unspoilt countryside.
Toll House is a romantic and unique holiday cottage in the Quantock Hills. A listed former toll house in the picturesque West Somerset village of Nether Stowey, this small yet enchanting cottage dates back to the 18th century.
Toll House is on Nether Stowey's quiet high street in a very friendly and attractive Somerset village which lies at the foot of the Quantock Hills, England's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nether Stowey is well supplied with three charming pubs, a post office, tea shop and grocery store. It is an ideal location for an outdoor break for couples as the area is exceptional for walking, riding and the unspoilt countryside.
The village's poetic history is well documented, being a former home of Samuel Taylor Coleridge where he wrote the famous Kubla Kahn and The Rime of The Ancient Mariner. William Wordsworth also lived just three miles away.
Enjoy walking the Coleridge Way, 36 miles of inland and coastal footpaths to Porlock.
A short drive away you will find the medieval village of Dunster set within the Exmoor National Park with a wealth of shops and restaurants. You may also like to visit The Castle, The Yarn Market, Tithe Barn as well as many other listed buildings within this popular village.
Slightly further afield you will discover the bustling, market town of Bridgwater and the Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve with ample, lovely walks and an abundance of wildlife, while further to the west lies the Exmoor National Park.