Find My Favourite Holiday Cottages in Triscombe

Holiday homes in Triscombe nestle in this small West Somerset village located high up in the Quantock Hills, approximately 7 miles (11 kilometres) west of the town of the historic County town of Taunton. Triscombe and its surrounding area are renowned for their natural beauty. The Quantock Hills offer a picturesque landscape of rolling hills, woodlands, and meadows. Like many villages in the region, Triscombe has a rich history dating back centuries. It was likely settled in the medieval period and has historical features such as old farmhouses and stone walls that give it a timeless charm. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty attracts hikers, cyclists, and nature enthusiasts, making it a popular destination for outdoor activities and exploring the Somerset countryside.

A stone cottage surrounded by fields overlooks a large garden with apple trees.

Hearn Lodge sits on 12 acres of wildlife meadows and boasts beautiful views of the Somerset countryside. The detached rural cottage in Bishops Lydeard offers seclusion and beauty and rewards guests with a conservatory, a private garden, a log fire, a farmhouse kitchen and a blend of old and new.

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Triscombe is a good base from which to enjoy outdoor activities. The area is crisscrossed with numerous footpaths, bridleways, and cycling routes, making the village a popular choice for walking holidays in The Quantock Hills. It also appeals to mountain bikers and horse riders. Hiking to Triscombe Stone, a prominent Bronze Age landmark in the area, is a popular activity.

In addition to the natural beauty of the Quantock Hills, Triscombe is close to other Somerset attractions. The nearby town of Taunton offers cultural and historical sites, including the Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Vivary Park, First Class Cricket and scenic riverside walks along the banks of The Tone. Visitors can also explore the nearby coastal areas and beaches, such as Minehead, Dunster, Blue Anchor and Watchet. These delightful little seaside villages can be reached by steam train on the West Somerset Railway. Catch a train from beautifully restored nearby stations at Stogumber and Crowcombe.

Overall, Triscombe is a charming village located in a stunning natural setting within the Quantock Hills. Triscombe holiday cottages provide peaceful rural retreats for those seeking to experience the beauty and tranquillity of rural Somerset.


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