Watchet attractions

Watchet attractions

Watchet SomersetFrom Watchet you can explore the beautiful county of Somerset with its stunning coastline, the Quantock and Mendip Hills, historic towns and villages and unique areas of countryside. The coastal resorts at Minehead, Burnham-on-Sea, Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon are perfect for family holidays with numerous attractions and places to stay. There are 3 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, home to a diverse range of wildlife. Somerset is the home of Cheddar Cheese, you can still see it being made today in Cheddar Gorge. The Mendip Hills are the home of the ancient city of Wells and six miles away lies the mysterious town of Glastonbury.

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Dunster CastleAttractions Dunster Castle, Dunster, nr Minehead, Somerset TA24 6SL. Tel: 01643 821314. Ancient castle with fine interiors and sub-tropical gardens. Romantic castle with turrets and towers. Dramatic hilltop location with sweeping views over Exmoor and the Bristol Channel. Home to the National Collection of strawberry trees. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo © NTPL / Magnus Rew). www.nationaltrust.org.uk. About 4 miles west of Watchet.

Dunster Castle

Attractions The Dunster Dolls Museum, Memorial Hall, 17 High Street, Dunster, Minehead, TA24 6SF. Collection of 7000 dolls from different periods and countries. About 4 miles west of Watchet.

 The Dunster Dolls Museum

Attractions West Somerset Railway Plc, The Railway Station, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5BG. Tel: 01643 704996. Enjoy 20 miles of glorious Somerset scenery with the West Somerset Railway. The train runs from Bishops Lydeard, near Taunton, beside the Quantock Hills northwards to the coast, then on to Minehead. www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk. Station at Watchet.

West Somerset Railway Plc

Attractions Cleeve Abbey, Washford, Somerset, TA23 0PS. The picturesque Cistercian abbey of Cleeve boasts the most impressively complete and unaltered set of monastic cloister buildings in England. Toilets. Shop. Most of ground floor accessible either via 4 steps or via alternative route. Ramp access from grounds to church and cloisters; cobbles and gravel in courtyard. www.english-heritage.org.uk. About 2 miles south of Watchet.

Cleeve Abbey

Attractions Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 1NQ. Tel: 01278 732662. Home of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner was written here. National Trust. Charges apply. About 7 miles east of Watchet.

Coleridge Cottage

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