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What To Do And Where To Go

Places to visit further afield

These beautiful, interesting and historic cities can easily be reached within an hours travelling:

  • Bristol (20 miles)
  • Bath (21 miles)
  • Salisbury (44 miles)
  • and we are perfectly placed to visit a host of other attractions including the Quantock Hills National Park, Exmoor National Park and the archaelogical sites of Stonehenge and Avebury.
    Here's the AA route planner which may help if you are not familiar with the area.


    Many activities are available locally including:

  • Gliding
  • Sailing and water sports
  • Caving
  • Leisure centre with swimming pool
  • Dry ski-slope / action centre
  • Miles of dedicated walking areas along the West Mendip Way and surrounding areas
  • Bird watching on the Somerset Levels
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Horse riding :
            Burcott Riding Centre, Wells
            Tynings Trekking Centre, Shipham
            Ebborlands Riding Centre, Wookey Hole
  • Wells Golf Club
  • General Entertainment

    To keep the younger (and older) generations happy there are a host of places to visit:

  • Cheddar Gorge and Caves
  • Wookey Hole Caves
  • Cheddar Cheese Factory
  • Longleat House and Safari Park (22 miles)
  • Stourhead House and Gardens (25 miles)
  • Pleasure Pier, Playhouse and beaches at Weston-super-Mare
  • Naval Air Station and Museum - Yeovil
  • One-off events

  • Somerset Winter Carnivals
  • Glastonbury Festival
  • The Royal Bath and West Show

  • For further information:  Tel: 0741 990 3388  /  01934 742315
    or email  cathedral.view.wells.townhouse@gmail.com