GETTING OUT AND ABOUT

There is a wide choice of things to do and see within a short distance.  Taunton, the market town of Somerset is about 10 minutes' drive away and offers many leisure facilities, cricket, theatre, shopping, a county museum, golf, etc.
The Someset Levels, Quantock Hills, Exmoor and Dartmoor are within easy reach and perfect for moorland walks, nature reserves, horse riding or simply relaxing and exploring the lovely unspoilt countryside. There are many National Trust properties close by and historic villages such as Dunster, Muchelney, Barrington are well worth a visit.  The Jurassic coast of Devon and Dorset, Lyme Regis, Sidmouth or Topsham appeal to all tastes, and there are miles of sandy beaches, perfect for family days out.  Why not take a steam train from  Bishops Lydeard to Minehead for a nostalgic trip back in time!
We are fortunate to have some fine local Inns close to Holly Bush:- The Candlelight Inn at Bishopswood, The York Inn at Churchinford which also has a well stocked community shop & post office or, if you prefer to walk to a pub,  The Holman Clavel Tavern is just down the lane from us.  We can happily advise about many other local activities, craft workshops, artists studios, riding schools, cycle hire or sports centres, etc.  There is no shortage of ideas for the active members of your family!
No matter what time of the year there’s
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*  WALKING
*  RIDING
*  FISHING
*  CYCLING
*  GOLF
*  SWIMMING
*  CANAL WALKS
*  PICNICS
*  or SIMPLY RELAXING!!
BLACKDOWN HILLS - AN
AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY
WITHIN 1 HOUR'S DRIVE
Explore Exmoor National Park, Quantock Hills
Glastonbury Tor, Fleet Air Arm Museum,
Jurassic Coastal for great scenery & fossil hunting,
Honiton Lace making museum, Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth
Cheddar Gorge & caves,  National Trust Houses & Gardens at Stourhead Estate, Dunster Castle, Minehead harbour, etc