Martindale Cottage self-catering accommodation

THINGS TO DO, PLACES TO GO, PEOPLE TO SEE…

Interested in history? Pre-history – try the caves, the Peat Moors Centre and the Glastonbury museums for a glimpse of prehistoric life. Find out about the Romans in Bath.

Enjoy the cathedrals and abbeys of medieval England at Wells, Glastonbury, Bristol, Bath and Muchelney.

Check out the 18th C through the architecture of Bath with its fine buildings, Pump rooms and Assembly rooms.

Enjoy 19th C Bristol with the harbour, Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge and SS Great Britain.

Houses and gardens

All within a 45 minute drive and open to the public.

Attractions

Activities

Draycott is on the West Mendip Way and is a good centre for a walking holiday. Also there is a full programme of activities which include guided walks, adventure caving, climbing, cycling, riding and trekking, gliding, and other outdoor activities.

If you enjoy bird-watching or sailing, visit Chew Valley Lakes.

Swimming

Leisure pool at Wells Leisure Centre and lane swimming at Cheddar Leisure Centre.

Beaches

There are excellent beaches along the coast from Weston-super-Mare to Burnham-on-Sea.

Concerts and theatres

Wells, Bristol, Bath, Taunton, Yeovil and Weston-super-Mare

Shopping

Bristol, Bath and Taunton offer good shopping experiences, together with the out of town Cribb’s Causeway (J17 on M5) and Clark’s Village factory outlet at Street.

ALWAYS RATED “BRILL” BY KIDS

Fleet air Arm Museum, Wookey Hole, @bristol, The mummies at Bristol museum, Somerset Carnivals ,The Bath & West Show and Priddy Fair.

Other interesting links

The Hawk and Owl Trust works actively in our area. See also Chris Sperring MBE. Chris is a Conservation Officer for the Hawk and Owl Trust, as well as an experienced Naturalist and Broadcaster.

Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral

Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor

Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Stourhead House and Gardens

Stourhead

Hestercombe Gardens

Hestercombe Gardens

Burnham

Burnham beach

Peat Moors reserve

Peat Moors reserve