Webbington Farm Cottages

Webbington, Near Axbridge, Somerset
25 Guests
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    Webbington Farm comprises four delightful stone barn conversions which form an ‘L’ shaped courtyard and together accommodate up to 18 Guests
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    Luxury heated hot tub in a separate building
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    Shared games room with pool table
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    Large enclosed lawned garden with a barbecue and children’s activity play area across the courtyard
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    Large enclosed lawned garden with a barbecue and children’s activity play area across the courtyard
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    A rustic party barn is available for hire, with bar, seating for 30, wood burner & sound system
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    A rustic party barn is available for hire, with bar, seating for 30, wood burner & sound system
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    Exterior of the converted barn housing the hot tub
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    Exterior of the party barn and hot tub room
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    Kitty, sleeping 4, is one of the four delightful stone barn conversions
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    Kitty ground floor: Sitting area in the spacious open plan living space
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    Kitty ground floor: Dining and kitchen area in the spacious open plan living space
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    Kitty ground floor: Kitchen and dining area in the spacious open plan living space
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    Kitty first floor: Double bedroom with 5’ bed
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    Kitty first floor: Twin bedroom with 3′ beds
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    Kitty first floor: Family bathroom with a P shaped bath with shower over
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    Tiarks, sleeping 4 + 3, is one of the four delightful stone barn conversions
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    Tiarks ground floor: Spacious sitting room in the open plan living space. The sofa bed in the sitting area can sleep an additional 2 guests
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    Tiarks ground floor: Spacious sitting room in the open plan living space. The sofa bed in the sitting area can sleep an additional 2 guests
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    Tiarks ground floor: Dining and kitchen area in the spacious open plan living space
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    Tiarks ground floor: Modern fitted kitchen area in the spacious open plan living space
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    Tiarks ground floor: Double bedroom with 5’ bed
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    Tiarks ground floor: Triple bedroom with 3 x 3′ beds
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    Tiarks ground floor: Family bathroom with a P shaped bath with shower over
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    Golightly, sleeping 4 + 3, is one of the four delightful stone barn conversions
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    Golightly ground floor: Dining and sitting areas in the spacious open plan living space
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    Golightly ground floor: The dining table can be extended to seat 12 guests
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    Golightly ground floor: The dining table can be extended to seat 12 guests
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    Golightly ground floor: Kitchen area in the spacious open plan living spaceSitting area in the spacious open plan living space
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    Golightly ground floor: Kitchen area in the spacious open plan living space
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    Golightly first floor: Landing area
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    Golightly first floor: Triple bedroom with 5’ double bed and a 3′ single bed
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    Golightly first floor: Triple bedroom with 5’ double bed and a 3′ single bed
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    Golightly first floor: Twin bedroom with 3′ beds
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    Golightly first floor: Bedroom with 3′ bunk beds
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    Golightly first floor: Family bathroom with a P shaped bath with shower over
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    Poppy, sleeping 7, is one of the four delightful stone barn conversions
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    Poppy ground floor: Sitting area in the spacious open plan living space
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    Poppy ground floor: Sitting and dining areas in the spacious open plan living space
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    Poppy ground floor: Dining and sitting areas in the spacious open plan living space
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    Poppy ground floor: Kitchen area in the spacious open plan living space
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    Poppy ground floor: Kitchen area in the spacious open plan living space
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    Poppy first floor: Landing area
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    Poppy first floor: Double bedroom with 5′ bed and en suite shower room
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    Poppy first floor: En suite shower room to double bedroom
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    Poppy first floor: Triple bedroom with 5’ double bed and a 3′ single bed
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    Poppy first floor: Twin bedroom with two 3′ single beds
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    Poppy first floor: Family bathroom with a P shaped bath with shower over
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    Guests are provided with day passes for the nearby Webbington Hotel & Spa facilities which include a swimming pool, gym, spa, tennis courts, bars and restaurant
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    Axbridge main square with The Lamb Inn on the right
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    The Crown Inn at Churchill is a country pub with stone floors and open fires
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    A Gateway in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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    Scenic walks to the summit of Crook Peak offers views of the Somerset Levels as far as Glastonbury Tor
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    Cheddar Gorge X-treme offers adventure caving and rock climbing experiences
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    The famous trout lake of Blagdon
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    The Mendip Spring Golf and Country Club is 20 minutes’ drive
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    Tynings Trekking Centre is in a prime situation allowing direct access onto a vast network of bridlepaths covering 1000′s of acres of forestry and moorland
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    Cheddar Caves are 17 minutes’ drive away
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    Cheddar Gorge is one of England’s most iconic and spectacular landscapes
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    The Somerset coast is close to hand with Weston-super-Mare only 20 minutes’ drive, famous for its Grand Pier
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    The stretch of sand between Burnham-on-Sea and Brean Down is the second longest in Europe and includes eight beaches
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    Wells has been described as “the most poetic of the English Cathedrals”
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    The Bishop’s Palace – Home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells for 800 years this stunning medieval palace is open for all to enjoy
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    Vicars’ Close next to Wells Cathedral is a stunning medieval cobbled street built in the 1360s and is the oldest continually occupied street in Europe
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    Glastonbury Tor is one of the most famous landmarks in Somerset, if not the whole of the West Country
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    Clarks Village outlet offers over 90 stores, restaurants and cafes, plus plenty to entertain the whole family
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    Brunel’s beautifully restored steamship, the SS Great Britain in Bristol
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    The well-preserved architecture of The Royal Crescent, Bath
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    The Roman Baths in Bath are one of the finest historic sites in Northern Europe
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    Milsom Street shops, Bath
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    Wookey Hole, Britain’s most spectacular caves and legendary home of the infamous Witch of Wookey, is 30 minutes’ drive
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    Tyntesfield is a spectacular National Trust Victorian Gothic Revival estate situated near Wraxall
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    Westonzoyland Pumping Station Museum is home of Somerset’s first steam- powered drainage machine
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    Hestercombe Gardens near Taunton are a wonderful garden restoration
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    Longleat Safari Park first opened in 1966 and was the first drive through Safari Park outside of Africa
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Webbington Farm Cottages comprise four delightful stone barn conversions which form an ‘L’ shaped courtyard and together accommodate up to 25 guests. The oak beamed cottages are situated on a working beef farm in a superb setting in the beautiful Somerset countryside. Surrounded by plenty of open space, lush meadows and wildlife, they provide an ideal base to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Each cottage has its own large patio area equipped with outdoor furniture. Guests share the use a luxury heated hot tub in a separate building, games room and a large enclosed lawned garden with a barbecue and children’s activity play area across the courtyard. Webbington Farm also boasts its own river frontage on the River Axe for private fishing.

The accommodation is split into four cottages – Kitty (sleeps 4), Tiarks (sleeps 5 + 2), Golightly (sleeps 4 + 3) and Poppy (sleeps 6 + 1). The layout is ideal for a family gathering to celebrate a special milestone or a get together for a relaxing break. Perfect for those who want to chill and relax with a little time to themselves, each self-contained property enjoys its own facilities and a spacious open plan living area. A chef service is available by arrangement and Golightly has a dining table with the capacity to seat 12 guests.

A rustic party barn is also available for hire comprising a bar, seating for 30, a wood burner, sound system and room to party the night away. Catering is available on request.

As a family farm, there is an opportunity to see the animals and experience ‘life on the farm’ at close hand. Complimentary tours of the farm and the opportunity to watch the neighbours cows being milked can be arranged. The owners are very keen on the environment and have planted 10,000 trees into a woodland, replanted an apple orchard and are involved in a number of schemes promoting good environmental practice, including a reed bed.

Webbington Farm is nestled below Crook Peak on the edge of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with scenic walks to its summit offering views of the Somerset Levels as far as Glastonbury Tor! Amidst Somerset’s famous cider making and Cheddar strawberry growing area, the location is ideal for guests looking for peace, tranquility and the great outdoors. Fishing, kayaking, canoeing, archery, air rifle & pistol target shooting, walking, horse riding and golf are all catered for locally. Guests are also provided with day passes, according to the length of their stay, for the nearby Webbington Hotel & Spa facilities which include an indoor swimming pool, gym, spa, tennis courts, bars and restaurant. To make your vacation unique, additional services can be arranged on request, from your own personal chef and beauty treatments, to clay pigeon shooting and cocktail making to name but a few.

Webbington Farm Cottages make a superb base for exploring the surrounding countryside and coastline. Within easy reach are the impressive gorge and caves of Cheddar and Wookey Hole, the cathedral city of Wells, historic Glastonbury, the Georgian city of Bath and the home of Isambard Kingdom Brunel: Bristol. For further retail therapy, Clarks Village at Street is an easy drive. The Somerset coast is equally close to hand with Weston-super-Mare, Brean Sands and Burnham-on-Sea offering the holidaymaker a variety of activities including golf at the championship course at Burnham & Berrow.

The cottages can also be booked individually or in any combination. Please see their separate listings for more details.

 

Overview

  • 25 Guests
  • Ten bedrooms – three doubles, three twins, three triples and one bunk bed
  • A sofa bed in the sitting area at Tiarks sleeps an additional 2 guests
  • Three bathrooms with showers over the baths
  • Suitable for a baby (travel cot and highchair available on request)
  • Children are welcome
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • Each cottage has a private terrace with garden furniture
  • Shared indoor heated hot tub room
  • Shared large enclosed garden with children’s play area & barbecue
  • Shared games room with pool table
  • Private fishing on the River Axe
  • A chef service is available by arrangement
  • A rustic party barn is available for hire with catering on request
  • A range of beauty and therapeutic treatments are available by arrangement
  • A range of additional services are available by arrangement, including outdoor pursuits
  • Day passes (according to length of stay) to a heated indoor pool, spa, tennis courts and gym facilities at a nearby hotel
  • Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Waitrose, Asda & Ocado are able to deliver to this property
  • Welcome hamper, linen and toiletries
  • Ample parking

Features

  • Charming oak beamed stone barn conversions, situated on a working beef farm in the beautiful Somerset countryside.
  • Experience ‘life on the farm’ at close hand – a visit to see the cows being milked and tours of the farm can be arranged.
  • Webbington Farm boasts its own river frontage on the River Axe for private fishing.
  • Designed with your comfort and relaxation in mind and tastefully furnished, with sociable open plan living areas.
  • Private large patio sitting areas and shared use of a hot tub room, games room, children’s activity play area, large enclosed lawned garden and barbecue.
  • Short and mid week breaks are available, with a minimum stay of two nights.
  • The properties at Webbington Farm, Kitty (sleeps 4), Tiarks (sleeps 5 + 2), Golightly (sleeps 4 + 3) and Poppy (sleeps 6 + 1), can be booked individually or in any combination.
  • Brilliant in all seasons and the ideal setting for Autumn and Winter breaks. From country walks to Christmas markets, the outdoors can be enjoyed at the most unexpected times. The barn is warm and cosy with central heating and comfortable beds.
  • To make your vacation unique, additional services can be arranged on request, including a personal Chef, golf day passes and packages, clay pigeon shooting, wine tasting, outdoor pursuits, cakes, beautician, cocktail making, hairdresser & horse riding lessons.
  • Accommodation includes day passes, according to the length of stay, to the nearby Webbington Hotel’s heated indoor pool, sauna, steam room, tennis courts and gym facilities.
  • Perfectly located for exploring the stunning Somerset countryside and coast.
  • There are a great range of walks up into the Mendips and beyond where Guests can enjoy the array of wildlife that freely roam over this breathtaking landscape.
  • Within easy reach of the culture-rich cities of Bath and Bristol, the picturesque scenery of Cheddar caves and gorge and Wells, the smallest city in England.

Property layout

  • Kitty ground floor:
    Spacious open plan living space comprising a sitting area, a dining area and a modern fitted kitchen area.
  • Kitty first floor:
    Double bedroom with 5’ bed.
    Twin bedroom with 3′ beds.
    Family bathroom with a P shaped bath with shower over.
  • Tiarks Ground Floor Accommodation:
    Spacious open plan living space comprising a sitting area, a dining area and a modern fitted kitchen area.
    The sofa bed in the sitting area can accommodate an additional 2 Guests.

    Double bedroom with 5’ bed.
    Triple bedroom with 3 x 3′ beds.
    Family bathroom with a P shaped bath with shower over.

  • Golightly ground floor:
    Spacious open plan living space comprising a sitting area, a dining area and a modern fitted kitchen area.
  • Golightly first floor:
    Triple bedroom with 5’ double bed and a 3′ single bed.
    Twin bedroom with 3′ beds.
    Bedroom with 3′ bunk beds.
    Family bathroom with a P shaped bath with shower over.
  • Poppy ground floor:
    Spacious open plan living space comprising a sitting area, a dining area and a modern fitted kitchen area.
  • Poppy first floor:
    Double bedroom with a 5′ double bed and en suite shower room.
    Triple bedroom with 5’ double bed and a 3′ single bed.
    Twin bedroom with 3′ beds.
    Bedroom with 3′ bunk beds.
    Family bathroom with a P shaped bath with shower over.

Equipment for each cottage

  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer
  • Wide screen TV with FreeSat, DVD, Midi HiFi and sound system
  • A selection of books, DVDs and games
  • WiFi internet access*
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request (please note: cot linen is not provided)
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Ample parking

 

”We have all had a fantastic weekend celebrating my husband’s “surprise” 50th Birthday. We cannot fault a thing. Absolutely perfect! Accommodation is immaculate and caters for your every need. We will be back!!”
The L-H Family, January 2015
”Just to say thank you once more for our wonderful holiday! Every member of our family thoroughly enjoyed their stay, and the kids had a great time.”
The T extended Family, Christmas 2014
”We had an amazing weekend at the Webbington Cottages. It really did make my Hen Do even more special. I am sure we will be back again soon for another celebration!.xx”
Louise’s Hen Do, November 2014
”A lovely family holiday! The girls especially enjoyed the hot tub and the milking experience. We love the personal touch.”
D & B Families, August 2014

 
LOCAL SHOPS/PUBS

Winscombe (3 miles) has a lovely array of independent shops and tea rooms as well as the village pub, The Woodborough Inn.

The medieval town of Axbridge (3.6 miles) has a butchers, a Co-op (open 7am-10pm) and Post Office. There is a local Farmers Market in the Square first Saturday of every month. There are three good pubs which all serve meals including The Lamb Inn, the Crown Inn and The New Inn at Cross (2.7 miles). There is a lovely tearoom/café in The Square, The Almshouse Tea Shop, which serves breakfasts/lunches/cream teas.

Cheddar (5.5 miles) has a Budgens and Tesco Express and several pubs and restaurants including the Gardeners Arms and Shahnaz, an Indian Cuisine Restaurant.

Lye Cross Farm (8.5 miles) offers fantastic quality locally produced meat and boasts a delicatessen counters, including the Lye Cross Farm cheese.

Sainsbury’s, Tesco & Waitrose are also able to deliver to this property.

EATING & DRINKING

There are numerous hostelries in the area most of which serve food from Michelin starred cuisine to good home cooking including:
The Webbington Hotel & Spa, originally an attractive Edwardian manor has bars and a restaurant and is a 4 minute walk (0.2 miles).
The Crown Inn at Churchill (6.6 miles).
Duets in Weston-super-Mare (8 miles) is a Michelin recommended restaurant serving British traditional food,
The Cove, Weston-super-Mare (7.8 miles). This Michelin recommended restaurant is situated on the promenade, overlooking Knightstone island with views of the bay.
Barley Wood Walled Garden is a carefully restored Victorian kitchen garden with a kitchen garden restaurant, The Ethicurean Restaurant (11 miles).
The Waldegrave Arms is the quintessential English country pub set in the wonderful village of East Harptree (15 miles).

ACTIVITIES

The Mendip Hills designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is excellent walking, riding, mountain biking, cycling, rock climbing, pot holing and ballooning country.

Additional services can be arranged on request during your stay, ranging from your own personal chef, golf day passes and packages, through to clay pigeon shooting, wine tasting, outdoor pursuits, cakes, beautician, cocktail making, hairdresser & horse riding lessons to name but a few.  Please contact us to tells us what you’d like us to arrange for you!

LEISURE FACILITIES

Guests at Webbington Farm Cottages are provided with day passes, according to the length of their stay, for the nearby Webbington Hotel & Spa facilities which include an indoor swimming pool, gym, spa, tennis courts, bars and restaurant.

WALKS

Crook Peak – take a high-ridge 5 mile ramble along the stunning western edge of the Mendip hills to Somerset’s shapeliest summit. Start out at King’s Wood (1.2 miles), an ancient woodland now managed by the National Trust and follow the blue arrow signs for the long distance footpath, The West Mendip Way.

ADVENTURE

Mendip Snowsport Centre, Churchill (5.3 miles).
Cheddar Gorge X-treme, Cheddar (6 miles). Adventure caving experiences, rock climbing experiences and Cheddar Gorge climbs.
Cave Climb – Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Caving experiences. Activities run in various venues within 6 miles of Cheddar (6 miles).
First Flight – Hot Air Balloon rides (5.5 miles from the Cheddar launch site).
Delta Force Paintball, Off Brockley Combe Road, Backwell (12.5 miles).

FISHING

The cottage has its own river frontage on the River Axe for private fishing.

The famous trout lake of Blagdon as well as fishing at Chew Valley Lake, Barrow Tanks and Litton Lakes are all under 40 minutes’ drive.

GOLF

Mendip Spring Golf and Country Club (6.8 miles).
Burnham & Berrow Championship Golf Course (8.8 miles).

CYCLING

Priddy and Deer Leap is a 9 mile off road cycling route, starting at Priddy Green outside the New Inn (11.4 miles).

The Strawberry Line is a project backed by local Community Groups, Councillors & Senior Politicians with the aim of converting the old railway line from Clevedon to Cranmore into a network of safe paths for walkers and cyclists to enjoy.

The West Country Way is a route linking Padstow to Bristol or Bath over a distance of 240 miles of which 70 are traffic free. The route in the Mendip Hills is mainly on road and involves steep ascents and descents onto the plateau at Ebbor Gorge and near West Harptree – more suited to experienced cyclists.

RIDING

At Sidcot Equestrian Centre (3.7 miles), riders can enjoy lessons in the 30 x 40 m floodlit outdoor school, or hack in stunning surroundings across their 150 acre estate in the beautiful Mendip hills.

Shipham Riding, Shipham (4.5 miles) is a small, friendly establishment, where the emphasis is on quality tuition and carefully escorted hacking over the picturesque Mendip Hills and countryside.

Tynings Trekking Centre, Blagdon (7.8 miles) is in a prime situation allowing direct access onto a vast network of bridlepaths covering 1000′s of acres of forestry and moorland with spectacular views across seven counties covering a great variety of terrain. The ‘No Road’ policy means riding with Tynings is suitable for everyone.

GO KARTING

South West Karting, Cheddar (6.8 miles). Somerset’s number one indoor kart centre.

CITIES & TOWNS

AXBRIDGE (3.6 miles) is a is a charming historic town which is famous for its medieval market square and some interesting Tudor houses and 13th century parish church. An art deco cinema in a house, The Roxy, is one of England’s smallest (seats 30), with film showings on Fridays evenings! Pride of place in the square goes to King John’s Hunting Lodge which is a National Trust property housing a Museum of local history.

CHEDDAR (5.5 miles) is a large village on the edge of the Mendip Hills, renowned for the Cheddar Gorge and Caves, a SSSI. This largest gorge in Britain includes several show caves such as Gough’s Cave, through which Britain’s biggest underground river runs. The Cheddar Gorge cliffs are Britain’s highest inland limestone crags and create a spectacular sight. The village gave its name to Cheddar cheese and has also been a centre for strawberry growing, the crop being transported on the railway, which now provides a fabulous cycle path, The Strawberry Line.

WESTON-SUPER-MARE (7.2 miles) is a traditional seaside town with awarding-winning sandy beaches, donkey rides, water sports, restaurants and shops as well as the Playhouse, Winter Gardens, SeaQuarium and the fantastic Helicopter Museum. The Grand Pier offers a year-round programme of shows, musicals and fairs. Sand Bay, just 2 miles away offers an unspoilt beach allowing dog walking and horse riding all year round and Sand Point and Middle Hope, owned by the National Trust, are nearby.

BURNHAM ON SEA (8.8 miles) has seven miles of unspoilt sandy beaches, sailing, fishing and donkey rides, as well as Burnham & Berrow Championship Golf Course.

CLEVEDON (13.6 miles) is a Victorian seaside town full of old-fashioned charm. Many great writers have penned their finest here and it’s easy to see why when you stroll down the Grade 1 listed pier and watch the sun set over the Bristol Channel. The Curzon Community Cinema here is historically unique.

WELLS (14.5 miles), is known as England’s smallest city, with its historic centre, the magnificent Cathedral situated within a most attractive Cathedral Close, which also boasts the unique moated Bishop’s Palace. The Bishop’s Palace hosts events throughout the year, please check their website for details. Close by, Vicars’ Close is home to the oldest complete medieval street in Europe, and the quaint market square offers an array of interesting shops, boutiques and restaurants, and a colourful twice weekly market.

GLASTONBURY (16.2 miles) is an historic town with colourful shops and a mystical atmosphere, well-known for its Tor, music festival and ruined Abbey.

STREET (17.5 miles) boasts a major factory outlet shopping complex – Clarks Village – which attracts visitors from far and wide. It was the first purpose-built outlet shopping scheme in Britain (1993), and now offers over 75 individual shop units, many of which are household-name companies, selling quality goods at discount prices.

BRISTOL (20 miles)is world renowned as a port and has a wide range of museums highlighting the city’s history. Bristol can boast some impressive historical landmarks, too, in the shape Brunel’s awe-inspiring Clifton Suspension Bridge and his beautifully restored steamship, the SS Great Britain in Bristol’s historic Harbourside. Visit Bristol Museum & Art Gallery which features outstanding collections of art and archaeology, geology and natural history the interactive At-Bristol Science Centre. Bristol Zoo Gardens is an adventure into an exciting animal kingdom, all set within 12 acres of beautiful award-winning gardens.

BATH (29.3 miles) is a beautiful, cosmopolitan city, a World Heritage Site which offers something for everyone. No matter the time of year you visit, you are likely to find events catering for all tastes, from the well-loved Christmas market to music, food and cultural festivals and world-class theatre productions on offer at the Theatre Royal. The streets are lined with every kind of restaurant and a wide range of quality bars and shops. The stunning and well-preserved architecture of the Georgian terraces such as The Royal Crescent are famous. A visit to the celebrated Roman Baths and wonderful Bath Abbey are a must. The American Museum at nearby Claverton Manor makes for an interesting visit, or you could hire a bike or take a gentle boat trip and explore the gorgeous scenery along the Avon and Kennet canal towpath.

ART & CULTURE

BRISTOL (20 miles)

For contemporary art don’t miss the achingly hip Arnolfini, while just across the river you’ll find the Watershed, one of the city’s major cultural hotspots where you can catch indie and art-house films, see an exhibition or grab a drink overlooking the docks. The city’s major theatres and concert halls include the Bristol Old Vic, the Colston Hall and the Tobacco Factory, while more mainstream touring productions are on offer. The Old Duke is a music venue situated on the cobbled King Street in the heart of Bristol. Named after Duke Ellington, the pub has become world famous for it’s live traditional, New Orleans inspired Jazz music. The RWA – England’s only regional Royal Academy of Art – showcases national and international visual art. The St George’s Bristol is an independent concert hall and recording studios, staging classical, jazz, world music and opera.

BATH (29.3 miles)

Take in some top-class theatre at the city’s The Theatre Royal. Komedia, meanwhile, is an award-winning venue hosting comedy, cabaret and music nights.

OTHER ATTRACTIONS

Court Farm Country Park, Banwell (4.5 miles). Somersets top award winning farm attraction – open all year round.

Puxton Park, Hewish (6.7 miles). An all-weather adventure park with soft play, aerial climbing and slides in 40 acres of countryside.

Animal Farm Adventure Park, Berrow (7.6 miles).

Rich’s Cider Farm, Highbridge (8.7 miles). A traditional cider farm with a charming farm shop, where you can buy local produce including cider, ale, cheese and honey, as well as locally-made pottery. See how the cider is made and learn all about its history in the cider museum. While you’re there, take a look at the apple orchards and stop in for lunch at their top restaurant.

Brean Family Theme Park, Brean (9.7 miles) is the UK’s largest FREE admission theme park, with over 40 rides and attractions.

Brean Splash Waterpark, Brean (9.7 miles). A fantastic indoor and outdoor facility. Please check their timetable before you visit.

Wookey Hole Caves & Attractions … Britain’s most spectacular caves and legendary home of the infamous Witch of Wookey (12.2 miles).

The Shoe Museum, Street (17.2 miles), houses more than 1,500 shoes from Roman to modern day. The Museum also tells the story of Clarks from its beginnings in the early 19th century.

Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, Wraxhall (17.6 miles) has over 100 species of big zoo animals.

Tyntesfield (National Trust), near Wraxall (18.8 miles) is a fascinating Victorian house festooned with gothic architecture and peaceful, wooded gardens.

Westonzoyland Pumping Station Museum, Westonzoyland (20 miles), houses a fascinating collection of stationary steam-powered engines. The museum holds steaming days every month during the tourist season, allowing visitors the rare chance to see these old machines working as they used to….with steam power.

Coates English Willow & Wetlands Visitor Centre, Stoke St Gregory (25.2 miles). Guided tours, willows and wetlands walks, unique basket museum, Lemon Tree coffee house and shop.

Hestercombe Gardens, Hestercombe (25.8 miles). This wonderful garden restoration, featuring temples, lakes and formal beds, is the joint work of design greats Gertrude Jekyll and Sir Edward Lutyens.

Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil (30.4 miles), is the UK’s largest exhibition of great cars from around the world. A living and working museum, with over 400 amazing cars and motorcycles and a collection of other automobile.

Longleat Safari and Adventure Park, Warminster (36 miles).

EVENTS

JANUARY

Sherry & Mince Pie Specials at Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).
Festival of Light at Longleat, Longleat Safari Park (36 miles).
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (24.6 miles).
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath (29.3 miles).

MARCH

Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival, Bristol (20 miles).
Enchanted Easter, Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire (24.5 miles).
Easter Fairytale Kingdom, Wookey Hole (12.2 miles).
Hop to it, Easter family fun, Bristol Zoo (20 miles).
Noah’s Easter Egg Hunt, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, Wraxhall (17.6 miles).

APRIL

Enchanted Easter, Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire (24.5 miles).
Bath Comedy Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
Easter Fairytale Kingdom, Wookey Hole (12.2 miles).
Hop to it, Easter family fun, Bristol Zoo (20 miles).
Bristol Folk Festival, Bristol (20 miles).

MAY

Bristol Folk Festival, Bristol (20 miles).
Badminton Horse Trials, Badminton (43 miles).
International Bath Music Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
VegFest UK, Bristol (20 miles).
Bath Fringe Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).

JUNE

Bath Fringe Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
The Royal Bath & West Show, The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset (23.6 miles).
Let’s Rock Bristol!, Ashton Court Estate, Bristol (20 miles).
The English Country Garden Festival, The Bishop’s Palace, Wells (14.5 miles).
Bristol’s Big Green Week, Bristol (20 miles).
Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm, Pilton, Glastonbury (19.3 miles).

JULY

Bristol Shakespeare Festival, Bristol (20 miles).
Bristol Harbour Festival, Bristol (20 miles).

AUGUST

Bath Folk Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, Ashton Court Estate, Bristol (20 miles).
Bristol International Kite Festival, Durdham Downs, Stoke Road, Bristol BS9 1FG (20 miles).

SEPTEMBER

The Jane Austen Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
Bath Children’s Literature Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).

OCTOBER

Bath Children’s Literature Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
Annual Open Exhibition at RWA, Royal West of England Academy of Art, Queen’s Road, Clifton, Bristol (20 miles).
Great Bath Feast, Bath (29.3 miles).
Wells Festival of Literature, The Bishop’s Palace, Wells (14.5 miles).
End of Season Gala, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).
Fear at Avon Valley Country Park, Keynsham, Bristol (24.7 miles).
Spooky Half Term Train Rides, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).
Halloween Festival at Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire (24.5 miles).
Circus City Festival, Bristol (20 miles). A biennial contemporary circus festival across Bristol.

NOVEMBER

Annual Open Exhibition at RWA, Royal West of England Academy of Art, Queen’s Road, Clifton, Bristol (20 miles).
Bath Film Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
Burnham on Sea & Highbridge Guy Fawkes Carnival, (9 miles).
Weston-super-Mare Guy Fawkes Carnival, Weston-super-Mare (7.2 miles).
Novemberfest Beer Festival, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).
Bath MozartFest, Bath (29.3 miles).
Festival of Light at Longleat, Longleat Safari Park (36 miles). Friday to Monday only.
North Petherton Guy Fawkes Carnival, North Petherton (18.6 miles).
Wells Guy Fawkes Carnival, Wells (14.5 miles).
Glastonbury Guy Fawkes Carnival, Glastonbury (16.2 miles).
Bath Christmas Market, Bath (29.3 miles).
Santa Specials, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).
Bristol German Christmas Market, Broadmead, Bristol (20 miles).
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (24.6 miles).
Wookey Hole Santaland, Wookey Hole (12.2 miles).
The Bishop’s Palace Craft Fair, The Bishop’s Palace, Wells (14.5 miles).
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath (29.3 miles).
The Christmas Design Temporium, Bristol’s historic harbourside, Bristol (20 miles).
Made in Bristol Gift Fair, Colston Hall, Bristol (20 miles).

DECEMBER

Bath Christmas Market, Bath (29.3 miles).
Festival of Light at Longleat, Longleat Safari Park (36 miles). Daily.
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath (29.3 miles).
Santa Specials, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles). Selected dates.
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (24.6 miles).
Bristol German Christmas Market, Broadmead, Bristol (20 miles).
Wookey Hole Santaland, Wookey Hole (12.2 miles).
The Christmas Design Temporium, Bristol’s historic harbourside, Bristol (20 miles).
Made in Bristol Gift Fair, Colston Hall, Bristol (20 miles).
Festive Food & Craft Market, Tyntesfield (18.3 miles).
Meet Father Christmas at Tyntesfield, Tyntesfield (18.3 miles).
Christmas Fun Day at the Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare (6 miles). See Santa arrive by helicopter!!
Bath Artisan Christmas Market, Green Park station, Bath (29.3 miles).
Supper with Santa at Puxton Park (6.7 miles).
Sherry & Mince Pie Specials at Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).

 

 

Visitors’ Notes

Things you need to know about Webbington Farm if you’re thinking of booking a holiday there:

  • Smoking is not allowed inside any of our properties
  • Sorry, no pets are allowed at this cottage
  • Please bring your own towels for swimming and for use in the hot tub
  • Minimum stay 7 nights during Summer High season

*Internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to Guests free of charge. Should Guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor the agent will be held responsible.

 

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For booking enquiries, please give us a call on 01275 217575 or email info@staycationholidays.co.uk