An extremely historic town in the middle of Somerset and in a fold in the Mendip Hills is Shepton Mallet. Have a light stroll around Shepton Mallet Park – feed the ducks at the lake or wander along the promenade. The town is the location for the Bath and West Showground, promoting a wide range of shows and events throughout the year. Shepton Mallet is a great base for a holiday. Visit the nearby Wookey Hole Caves, Britain’s most famous caves with beautifully lit lagoons under hundreds of years old stone and rock and learn about the Witch of Wookey.
The rustic stone exterior and spacious lawned gardens of Sunset Cottage in SOmerset welcome guests to a charming rural holiday cottage near Shepton Mallet, whose interior boasts modern comforts and tasteful design. The peaceful, pet-free cottage offers a gingerbread-style BBQ hut and rural views.
Little Shortwood is a small single-storey hamstone barn conversion nestled in the rural village of Batcombe. This countryside cottage is child-friendly and sleeps four, making it the perfect holiday cottage for a family holiday or weekend break in the Somerset countryside
Kings Hill View is a spacious rural cottage in the lovely village of Pilton in Somerset. The cottage carries a subtle palette and offers a large, enclosed garden with countryside views as well as a hot tub and patio, plus a games room and a light and airy interior in which to relax and unwind.
Croft Cottage boasts a rustic stone exterior and spacious lawned gardens which house a gingerbread-style barbecue hut. The interior of this pet-free, rural cottage near Shepton Mallet in Somerset offers surprises at every turn as well as modern comforts and light-filled spaces plus fine rural views.
Westbrook Barn, situated on the outskirts of the charming village of Evercreech, Somerset, is a charming countryside cottage with four well-presented bedrooms spread on either side, mezzanine area, exposed ceiling beams, cosy sitting room with feature fireplace, and outdoor gazebo.
Indulge in a spot of golf at Mendip and spent the day teeing off in the great British sunshine. Or better yet visit Longleat, the exotic animal adventure park allowing incredible, up close encounters with some of the world’s largest creatures that would not be possible in the British wilderness. The caves, fairground museum and other family attractions at Wookey Hole are near-by and well worth a day out. Ride a steam train at the East Somerset Railway a few miles outside the town, or, if transport is your thing, a few miles further south choose between the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton or the Haynes Motor Museum at Sparkford. Shepton Mallet and its surroundings holds so much delight for a family holiday that a week just doesn’t seem long enough.