Check out Visit Somerset for exploring our beautiful county of Somerset. A few of our ideas to get you started are below:
Langport - River Parrot
A quintessential Somerset town with lovely lunch spots and outdoor activities available. Great for a walk, bike ride or for paddle boarding. Wild swimming in the river has been recommended and enjoyed by some guests.
Hop over to Dorset to thebeautiful market town of Sherborne with superb Abbey and artisan market.
Elements Boutique Spa
Relax and unwind with a range of packages and treatments at the beautiful Elements Boutique Spa situated just 25 minutes from Key West Cottage.
Spend the day hiring canoes, kayaks, self drive motor boats, chartered narrowboats or even do some paddleboard yoga. A different way to explore Somerset via water!
Instagram - @somersetboatcentre
A premier outdoor karting track ideal for groups for celebrations such as birthdays and hen dos. A great way to inject a bit of competition into your Somerset stay! Located 45 minutes from Key West Cottage.
A gorgeous Somerset vineyard located 45 minutes from Key West Cottage. A perfect place to take a picnic or go and enjoy a wine tasting experience.
Instagram - @oatleyvineyard
High quality local ales in a cool brew house - the Quantock Brewery has lot's of events available in it's epic Taproom. 35 min drive.
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45 minutes from the house Cannington park has paintballing and outdoor laser fun!
Instagram - @canningtonparkpaintball
Mendip Activity Centre is the most reputable outdoor activity provider in the South West. Activities ranging from tobogganing amongst other snow sports, frisbee golf, axe throwing to kayaking. You name it, they probably have it. An excellent location for large groups either adults and or children. 1hr drive.
Instagram - @mendipactivitycentre
The Wave Bristol
Located on the outskirts of Bristol The Wave is a manmade surfers paradise where you can surf to your hearts content. 1+hr drive.
Flip Out Somerset
A trampoline, adventure and inflatable park ideal for kids and adults just a 30 minute drive from the property.
Minehead and the Start of North Devon Coast (1+ hour Drive)
Jurassic Coast - Lyme Regis, Lulworth Cove & West Bay (50min - 90min drive)
Burnham-on-Sea (45 minute drive away)
With Montacute House, Lytes Cary Manor and Barrington Court all local to the area you will never be short of places to explore.
The Newt In Somerset
A working country estate with indulgent hotel, abundant gardens, woodland, farmland & cyder orchards.
Instagram - @thenewtinsomerset
45 minutes from the property is one of Somerset’s friendliest clubs, With a warm welcome always extended to members and visitors the Parkland course has been sympathetically constructed to maintain and enhance the natural environment and offers 18 challenging holes over 6,000 yards with a par of 70.
The closest town for some highstreet shops is Taunton which is a 25 minute drive.
Clarks Village Outlet shopping village, Farm Rd, Street, BA16 0BB also a 25 minute drive.
Exeter and Bristol are excellent shopping cities. Cabot Circus Bristol (50 minute drive) and Princesshay Exeter (50 minute) have shops ranging from Marks and Spencers to Harvey Nichols ideal for a spot of lunch and some retail therapy.