Things to do




The Newt in Somerset…2.5 miles. Opened May 2019, spectacular gardens, cafes and much more! Great for a family outing (Guide dogs only). £15 entry includes annual membership for 2020

  • Castle Cary… 3 miles
  • Castle Cary Market…Every Tuesday 9am-2pm
  • Bruton…6 miles
  • National Trust Houses: Stourhead…17 miles, Montacute House…15 miles, Lytes Cary Manor…8.5 miles
  • Wincanton (& Racecourse)… 7 miles
  • Hauser and Wirth Gallery & Gardens with the Roth Bar & Grill (Bruton)… 6  miles
  • Messums Arts Centre, Tisbury…26 Miles
  • Bath…31 miles
  • Frome….18 miles
  • Frome Market…1st Sunday of the month (Mar-Dec) 10am-3pm
  • Bristol Airport…32 miles
  • Glastonbury Festival…11 miles
  • Babington House…19 miles
  • Haynes Motor Museum… 3 miles
  • RNAS Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum… 9 miles
  • Longleat… 21 miles
  • Wookey Hole Caves… 17 miles
  • Wells (Cathedral City)… 15 miles
  • Stonehenge… 38 miles
  • Sherborne Golf Club… 7 miles
  • Yeovil Golf Club… 12 miles
  • Mendip Golf Club…15 miles
  • Burnham & Berrow Golf Club… 32 miles
  • Hazlegrove School… 3 miles
  • Kings School Bruton… 6 miles
  • Sherborne Schools…11 miles
  • Millfield School…13 miles
  • Port Regis School… 16 miles
  • Downside School…16 miles


Hauser & Wirth


The Botanical Rooms, The Newt in Somerset, Nr Bruton (3 miles)   Also ‘Horns & Pigtails’ dining room available for private hire  for 14-16 people.  Fine dining where the menus are dictated by their gardeners

The Chapel, Bruton (4 miles)   C17th converted former chapel with outside dining terrace- relaxed atmosphere and delicious food (inc pizzas)

Osip, Bruton (4 miles)  Set 5 course menu and a la carte menu of inspired food by Michelin* chef. menu

Roth Bar & Grill, Hauser & Worth , Bruton (4 miles)  Honest, simple and seasonal food  alongside a contemporary art gallery & gardens (free entry)

The Clockspire, Milborne Port (8 miles)  Glitzy new refurb with sophisticated cocktail bar and amazing food; first class service, but the feel is definitely unfussy

The Green Restaurant, Sherborne (8 miles)   Grade II listed building, with a picture postcard exterior sits neatly at the top of Cheap Street in the historic market town of Sherborne  . A well-known and popular destination, Sherborne is famous for its Abbey, Castles and individual boutique shops.


The Stag’s Head, Yarlington (2 miles or 20 min walk across the fields)  Local quaint pub, can eat in bar or restaurant

The Orchard Inn, Galhampton (1.5 miles)  Good honest pub food

The Camelot, South Cadbury (2 miles) Good for refreshments after a hearty walk up Cadbury Castle- stunning panoramic views across to Glastonbury Tor

The Queens Arms, Corton Denham (4.8 miles)  Gastro pub/restaurant, good walks from here

The King’s Arms, Charlton Horethorne (5.5 miles)  Gastro pub

The Red Lion, Babcary (6 miles)  Great food pub/restaurant

The Beckford Arms, Fonthill Gifford (22 miles) Gastro pub/restaurant- good stop off for on the way down or on the way up to London

Places to eat get very booked up, so please make bookings well in advance


Taxis are not always readily available, sadly no uber services in our neck of the woods, so again it is essential to book ahead if you need one during your stay. Some suggestions are:

Destinations   0196334441

Anzford Cars   07831249441

Bruton & Mendip Taxis   07984465864

Jason Private Hire   07929152158

Craig’s Taxis   07563612473

The Clockspire, Milborne Port

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