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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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  • Churchstanton, near Taunton, Somerset
    Churchstanton, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Munty Cottage

    Churchstanton, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: W44153
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    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, Somerset
    Stogumber, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Saffies

    Stogumber, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 30492
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - 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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  • Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset
    Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset×

    Hideaway

    Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset

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    Ref: 16759
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - 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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  • Oake, near Taunton, Somerset
    Oake, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Old Rectory Cottage

    Oake, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 50201
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Rural location

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

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  • Bickenhall, near Taunton, Somerset
    Bickenhall, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Dairy House Farm

    Bickenhall, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: W44156
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Located in south Somerset, midway between Taunton and Ilminster, this spacious wing of the owners charming 250...

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  • Kittisford, near Wellington, Somerset
    Kittisford, near Wellington, Somerset×

    Brimley Barn

    Kittisford, near Wellington, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1135
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This cosy single-storey, detached cottage nestles in the rolling hills on the Somerset/Devon border. Kittisford village...

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  • Over Stowey, Somerset
    Over Stowey, Somerset×

    Rosie’s Barn

    Over Stowey, Somerset

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    Ref: EOZ
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

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

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  • Crowcombe, near Taunton, Somerset
    Crowcombe, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Hunter’s Lodge

    Crowcombe, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: EXA
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

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

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  • Clatworthy, Somerset
    Clatworthy, Somerset×

    Ash Lodge

    Clatworthy, Somerset

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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 - 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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  • Kilve, near Watchet, Somerset
    Kilve, near Watchet, Somerset×

    Hilltop Barn

    Kilve, near Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: W43866
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Comfortable, thoughtfully appointed and well equipped are all ways to describe Hilltop Barn. Located on the outskirts...

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  • Holford, Somerset
    Holford, Somerset×

    The Round House

    Holford, Somerset

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    Ref: EXO
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire


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

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  • Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset
    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Somerset Country Escape - The Barn

    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 30860
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Surrounded by beautiful countryside in south Somerset, these three converted barns (refs 30858, 30859 and 30860) have...

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