Things To Do

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Local Events & Attractions

Why not come and enjoy a few days holiday in the beautiful Somerset countryside? There's so much to do and see in the area, so we've put together a suggested itinerary for your stay at Turks Hall.

The annual Festival of Arts, including the Packhorse Fair in May is a noteworthy attraction as are the Art Show, Horticultural Show and musical and theatrical productions. The Community Office, situated in the High Street, will be happy to provide local tourist leaflets, bus and train timetables and details of local events. Click here to see a full list of events 

The Bath and West Showground is only five miles away, while Glastonbury Tor, Glastonbury Abbey and the city of Wells are a short drive from Bruton.

Bath is only a 40 minute drive or a direct train ride from Bruton station. Visit the Roman Spa, Royal Crescent and many shops as well as cultural and leisure activities. Weymouth and Bristol are also on direct rail links.

Places of Interest

Longleat (House and Safari Park)

City of Bath

Wells Cathedral

Stourhead Estate (NT)

Cheddar Gorge

Wookey Hole

Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery, Bruton with gardens by Piet Oudolf

Eating Out

The Roth Bar & Grill, Bruton

Matt's Kitchen, Bruton

At The Chapel, Bruton


Gardens to Visit

National Garden Scheme Website

Montacute House (National Trust), Yeovil

Magnificent house and gardens

East Lambrook Manor Gardens, South Petherton

Designed by Margery Fish, renowned for its specialist collection of snowdrops, hellebores and hardy geraniums

Holbrook Hill, Sampford Peverell, Tiverton

Set in one hectare of garden, it is well known for its naturalistic plantings creating differing habitats

Forde Abbey House and Gardens, Chard, Somerset

Beautiful gardens with a walled vegetable garden, pond, bogs with unusual plants, woodlands and rockery; seats are scattered around the area for your enjoyment.

Lower Severalls Garden and Nursery, Crewkerne, Somerset

Enchanting garden and nursery set in the rolling south Somerset hills.

Please ask us for a list of the walks in the area.

 

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