is often called the ‘Gateway to the West and its many charms are conjured
up by its Old English name which means ‘the land of the summer- farm dwellers’.
One of the most notable features of the county is as large number of lovely
churches. The greatest of these is Wells Cathedral. which possesses England’s
most complete group of ecclesiastical buildings. The Early English west front is
decorated with fine sculptures.
Dunster , overlooked by its ancient castle is an attractive Somerset village. A
yarn-market built in 1 589 when Dunster was an important cloth centre, still
stands in the High Street.
Porlock is equally pleasant and boasts some lovely thatched cottages. while
about a mile to its west is Porlock Weir with its little harbour, and
Porlock Hill, one of the steepest in England. This is a good centre from which
to explore the lonely heather-clad slopes of Exmoor or. further a field, the
towering cliffs of the Cheddar Gorge.
For holiday accommodation we have many
to choose from, if self-catering is required we have
caravan and camp sitesalso
holiday property, cottages and houses available in the South West. Use our
mapsor look in the
Towns and Villagesfor more local information on the area.
We have wonderful places to visit, links to attractions and days out, Eden's
gardens are the most popular at the present, but we have many more, look under
where to go.
accommodation before you book from quite guest houses, luxurious hotels, to
Grand Manor House in the towns or countryside, we have placed lots of country
clubs within this section as the properties within the grounds are available for
anyone and they do have such wonderful scenery. For self-catering, there are
caravan and camp sitesto choose from in woodland or near the beach and
sea. In the West Country you will find a variety of
golf courses with accommodations within the grounds.
A night out in the South West gives such a variety quaint
old worlde pubs lurk around every corner mouth watering food in many guises
awaits customers at the various restaurants either in town or country.
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