Trudoxhill – is conveniently situated just off the A361 between Frome and Shepton Mallet. Within walking distance of Nunney with it’s famous castle ruins, the perfect place to amble after a West Country breakfast. A short stroll into the village is The White Hart which offers good home cooked food with local produce being a speciality. Please let us know if you wish to reserve a table for your evening meal on arrival. For those staying longer, there are a number of good country pubs within a 5 mile radius and some fine restaurants in Frome, that we will happily put you in contact with.
Frome – The Place to Stay is situated 5 miles from the centre of this pretty medieval Somerset market town. Explore Catherine Hill and Cheap Street and we can assure you, you will not be disappointed! The Black Swan Arts Centre with galleries, shops, café and historic Round Tower. Frome also has two theatres with a wide variety of entertainment, a cinema and Leisure Centre. On the first Sunday of the month from March – December, Frome hosts, the now famous, Independent artisan market.
Guests staying with us will find an array of places to visit and all within an easy driving distance:
The renowned Longleat Estate and Safari Park (featured on the BBC), are well worth a visit. You can explore your way through the famous maze, wander through the butterfly garden, take a boat ride to see sea lions and gorillas, fish and picnic in the grounds or meet the Lions of Longleat. Whatever your choice you will be guaranteed a fun-filled day. There are also Halloween, Firework and Christmas events coming up so why not check those out too! We can offer tickets to Longleat with an exclusive 25% discount. Longleat is open from March – November. We can offer discounted tickets for Christmas but they will only provide entry into the park. Call us on 01373 836880.
We are able to offer a 25% discount on All Day tickets for both one day. This is a bigger discount than available from Longleat online. Tickets have to booked through us at least 24 hours in advance of your chosen date. Once booked they are non refundable and non-changeable.
This historic city with it’s world famous Roman Baths, Thermae Spa, fabulous shopping and endless array of bars and restaurants is a definite must for a day out. Why not try an open bus tour and take in the splendid views.
Stourhead Stately Home and Gardens
Enjoy a delightful walk around the beautiful gardens and Stately Home as well as enjoying the National Trust shop and restaurant, and not forgetting the Farm shop and Pub. If you’re a national trust member, you’re in luck – parking is free!
An Iron Age hill fort, is a challenge for walkers and can be seen from The Place To Stay. Once conquered, there are unrivalled 360 degree views across Wiltshire and Somerset. Maybe finish your challenge with a visit to one of the many local pubs in the area that we can recommend.
Shepton Mallet, Kilver Court
Kilver Court Designer Village with its designer outlets and secret gardens is the perfect way to spend a few hours. Designer outlets include Mulberry, Jack Wills, Carat London, L.K Bennett London, Mackintosh, Bottletop, Behrens, Liberty London and many more. There is also a restaurant and café.
Glastonbury/ Glastonbury Tor
Glastonbury is a unique place with plenty of quirky shops and cafes. A great place to spend an afternoon. It has a lot to offer with its many museums and attractions.
Glastonbury Tor offers magnificent views of the Somerset Levels, Dorset, Wiltshire and Wales. Steeped in history and legend, excavations at the top of the Tor have revealed the plans of two superimposed churches of St Michael, of which only a 15th-century tower remains.
Clarke’s village, Street
With over 90 stores offering huge savings on a fantastic range of designer labels and famous brands such as Jaeger, Timberland, GAP, M&S and many more it’s the perfect place to spend some time shopping. It also has a good selection of restaurants and cafes.
Salisbury is a lovely city. With its thriving market, gothic cathedral and many museums including The Rifles Military Museum and the award-winning Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum with its Stonehenge gallery, Salisbury has much to offer. It also boasts a selection of good shops and restaurants.
For an unforgettable family day out, visit the World Heritage Site of Stonehenge. Located near Salisbury in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside, it is a highlight of the South West.
A pretty, historic and unspoilt medieval market town with two castles and a superb Abbey.
The smallest cathedral city in England. Visit the unique moated Bishops Palace and magnificent cathedral.
Michelin Guide recommended London Restaurant
Not quite local, but we know many of you come from the London Area. If you are around the Oval/Camberwell area do check out The Crooked Well.
We love being Brits, and we love British food! But there is no denying those tasty little numbers from further afield. That’s why we are bringing you all our favourite dishes from home, and (ssshhh) the continent…
Our family-style sharing dishes are now firm favourites, and our beautiful private dining rooms with extensive “Home from Home” Dinner Party menus are a must for any special occasion.
And if you just want to quench your thirst, you’re still very welcome at The Crooked Well.
Take a look at their website, or give them a call on 020 7252 7798.