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Taunton and The Quantocks

The county of Somerset is renowned for its beautiful countryside, which is dotted with cider orchards and rural farmland. At the very heart of cider country, between the Quantock and Blackdown hills, is the bustling market town of Taunton.

Taunton is ideally situated for exploring the West Country. The town dates back to the Norman times and combines traditional architecture with modern facilities including a good choice of shops high street and independent shops that sell specialist and local produce, entertainment and places to eat and drink.

The Taunton Heritage tour is a fascinating guided walk through the some of the town''s most iconic buildings. Highlights include the Somerset Museum and the remains of the castle, the Cider press garden and two churches; St James, which dates back to medieval times and St Mary Magdalene, which originated in the 12th century.

A stroll along the high street will take you to Vivary Park with its extensive lawns, trees and flower displays. There is plenty to keep younger visitors amused including boating ponds, a play area and model railway. There is also a putting green and 18-hole golf course. Nature lovers will enjoy exploring the River Tone and associated waterways, for a relaxing stroll along the tow path, a spot of angling or an opportunity to watch rare birds and other wildlife.

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  • West Lyng, near Taunton×

    The Woodcroft

    West Lyng, near Taunton

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    Ref: 27166
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue - Rural Location

    In the heart of Somerset, on a hill, with pamoramic views, this detached holiday property is adjacent to the...

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  • Clatworthy×

    Ash Lodge

    Clatworthy

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    Ref: 28715
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This superb detached lodge is set in a tranquil, rural location on the edge of Exmoor National Park. The...

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  • Crowcombe, nr. Taunton×

    Hunter’s Lodge

    Crowcombe, nr. Taunton

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    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue - Rural Location


    Hunter’s Lodge is a lovely detached barn conversion built of traditional red brick set on a working...

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  • Over Stowey×

    Rosie’s Barn

    Over Stowey

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    Delightfully situated on the Coleridge Way at Bin Combe in the beautiful Quantock Hills AONB, this attractive...

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  • Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe×

    Hideaway

    Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Barbecue - Rural Location

    Peacefully set high up in rural Somerset close to Exmoor National Park and with far reaching views over open...

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  • Churchstanton, near Taunton×

    Munty Cottage

    Churchstanton, near Taunton

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location

    Situated in south Somerset, near the Devon border on the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty,...

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  • Stogumber, near Taunton×

    Saffies

    Stogumber, near Taunton

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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    Saffies is a listed, single-storey, renovated stable block on a 300-acre working arable and sheep farm in the...

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  • Oake, near Taunton×

    Old Rectory Cottage

    Oake, near Taunton

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    Ref: 50201
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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Rural location

    Wing of a charming 17th-century former rectory, in a lovely rural area. It is an excellent...

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  • Wrantage, near Taunton×

    Hillcroft Cottage

    Wrantage, near Taunton

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    Ref: 26364
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location

    This quaint, 1850s detached cottage above the Somerset Levels with views towards the Blackdown Hills is midway...

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  • West Monkton, nr. Taunton×

    Potters Cottage

    West Monkton, nr. Taunton

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine

    This delightful 16th-century Grade II listed thatched cottage with its own large garden, stands in a superb position...

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  • Thurloxton, nr. Taunton×

    Oak Tree Barn

    Thurloxton, nr. Taunton

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue

    In a secluded setting with far reaching views over open countryside, this converted, individual barn dating back to...

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  • Holford×
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    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Luxury Property - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Coast within 5 miles - Rural Location - Coast within 3 miles


    This delightful and unique octagonal property, formerly an 18th-century smallholder’s cottage, nestles in...

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