The location covers a wide area that ranges from Devon, Wiltshire, and Dorset and the edge of Somerset Levels. There are many activities to be explored right from your doorstep at South Somerset.
The charming Wambrook Farm, based around a listed farmhouse, can be found in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It’s just 30 minutes from the beach at Lyme Regis, known to the locals as ‘the pearl of Dorset’. Wambrook is a sustainable mixed organic farm with sheep, a pedigree herd of Aberdeen Angus cattle, wheat and barley crops. Sedum matting for environmentally friendly roofs is also grown here, and has been for the past 15 years.
In beautiful Somerset, past a Norman church on the right and the river on the left, you’ll find the Coach House Collection location. It’s spread across 70 acres, with a big, beautiful forest and grazing for between 30 and 100 sheep. The Brue and Alham Rivers meet close by the house. The single log cabin is located in a very pretty field with views towards the hills and a couple of deer living in the surrounding area. Nearby is a waterfall where children can stand under, and a pool to paddle and play in. Kingfishers and dippers visit the clear river water, and otters have been spotted too.
There are many points of interest to be explored right at your doorstep! Plan a visit to the Palladian mansion of Stourhead with its beautiful landscaped garden. The Tudor mansion sets in colourful gardens that is Barrington Court, Cadbury Castle (formerly known as Camalet), or the English Heritage property in the village of Muchelney that is Muchelney Abbey.
Head out to Axe Valley Wildlife Park to see a variety of animals from around the world! From antelopes to zebras, you will most likely find your favourite exotic animal at Axe Valley. For those who enjoy going on walks, Yeovil Country Park is highly recommended! As it is a park with varied landscaped and footpaths, there is even a dog-friendly cafe. The large country park of Ninesprings with its scenic footpaths is also worth the trip!