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We love our little corner of the world. Somerset has something for everyone, from visiting cider distilleries and testing local scrumpy to day trips along the River Parrett and the Somerset Levels. If you can’t find enough to do at Haselbury Mill, here’s a little selection of our favourite places, peoples and things to do. 

 

LOCAL AMENITIES

Crewkerne
Nearby Crewkerne has Lidl and Waitrose with a cashpoint, delicatessen and bakeries Boot’s Pharmacy and a selection of small local shops.

Public Transport
The nearest train station is Crewkerne, with trains running from London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids. Castle Cary is also within 45 minutes drive. If you need a local taxi company, let us know. We’d be happy to help.

Barrington Court in Somerset

National Trust

Historical houses & gorgeous gardens across Somerset

We are surrounded by National Trust properties, including Montacute House, Barrington Court, Stourhead and Tintinhull Gardens. There’s also Somerset’s most famous National Trust landmark, Glastonbury Tor! 

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Near the Jurassic Coast in Dorset

Jurassic Coast

95-miles of breathtaking coastal views & clifftop walks. 

We are only 20 miles from the stunning Jurassic Coast, England’s only natural World Heritage site. There’s plenty to visit, from the unique Durdle Door at Lulworth Cove to the historical seaside town of Lyme Regis

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Explore Exmoor in Somerset

Day Trips

POPULAR DAYS OUT NEAR HASELBURY MILL

You can easily reach Cheddar GorgeWookey Hole, and even Stonehenge for a day’s trip. Plus the Blackdown HillsQuantocks and Exmoor National Park are all within an hours drive.

Consider yourself a Foodie? The cross-county Eat Festivals offer a delicious selection of Somerset’s finest food and drink. In Street, about 35 mins drive, is Clark’s Village. Perfect for a day of shopping, all at outlet prices!

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Family fun on Somerset holiday

Family-Fun

FUN FAMILY DAYS OUT ACROSS SOMERSET

For family-fun, we are close to the Haynes International Motor MuseumMonkey World in Dorset and the Fleet Air Arm Museum with their spectacular annual RNAS Air Day at Yeovilton.

There’s also the spectacular Forde Abbey just 20 minutes away, a historical house with award-winning gardens, plant nursery and seasonal events that are fun for all the family.  

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Somerset Cider

For a proper taste of Somerset,
you have to try our cider!

Ever had a proper Somerset scrumpy or wassailed in a cider orchard?

Many local cider distilleries welcome visitors and offer tasting sessions or cider tours. Some also allow walks through their orchards, which are especially beautiful when covered in spring blossom. Many, like our favourite Burrow Hill, host annual events such as Apple Day or the New Year Wassailing ceremonies.

Windy Miller | Pub at Haselbury Mill

Burrow Hill Cider

The Somerset Cider Brandy Company‘s distillery is well worth a visit.

Burrow Hill Cider (perhaps the most famous of all the Somerset Cider distilleries), sits just across from the scenic Burrow Hill near Kingsbury Episcopi. They are internationally recognised for their Somerset Cider Brandy and the Cider Bus at Glastonbury. We serve a range of their tastiest ciders in our Windy Miller’s pub. 

Their orchard’s stretch for over 180 acres and at different times of the year you can glimpse the cider-making process. They can also provide tours, tasting sessions and often have events over the summer.

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Somerset Levels

Perfect for a rambler’s adventure or a dreamy boat trip.

 

Gorgeous Somerset countryside teeming with rare wildlife and scenic views.

The Somerset Levels are wetlands that range from the Blackdown Hills all the way to the Mendips hills. This a prime area to spot herons, kingfishers and, if you’re up early enough, the occasional otter. You can walk, boat or bike – It’s the perfect exercise for your four-legged friends too!

Nearby is Ham Hill Country Park, that joins onto the River Parrett Trail via Norton Sub Hamdon. There’s plenty of places to spread a picnic blanket and enjoy the stunning views across the Somerset levels.

Explore Somerset Orchards

The River Parrett Trail

The River Parrett Trail stretches all the way across Somerset. You can even explore directly from Haselbury Mill, as the trail passes through our grounds. Travel by bike, foot or by boat and it’s ideal exercise for your four-legged friends too! For cycle hire and bike repairs, contact Parrett Trail Bikes. For river lovers, hop in a canoe from Langport Boat Hire and discover the Somerset levels by water. 

Further afield is Ham Hill Country Park, with a lovely loop onto the River Parrett Trail via Norton Sub Hamdon. There’s plenty of places to spread a picnic blanket and enjoy the stunning views across the Somerset levels.

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Somerset Arts & Culture

Find your inspiration or discover a new skill

Get creative with traditional workshops or visit a local exhibition.

Visit Somerset during Carnival season and experience some of the largest illuminated processions in the world! Dating back to the 1600s, carnivals are held across the county in Autumn and make for a truly memorable experience. 

Living in Mulcheney is the world-famous potter, Johnny Leach, stop by his fascinating workshop and art gallery. Try your hand at “throwing” a pot at Barrington Pottery classes or something new with Shakspeare’s Glass Blowing courses in Langport.

Open Studios

Between September and October is the annual Somerset Art Weeks Festival. Hosted by Somerset Art Works, there’s always a fantastic selection of art exhibitions, workshops, talks, films and installations in hundreds of locations across Somerset.

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Haselbury Plucknett,
Nr Crewkerne,
Somerset,
TA18 7NY

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