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Tel code: 0117 | code search
Postcode: BS39 | code search
Population: 1500
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"I am writing on behalf of my parents Michael and Jennifer Packer who are both in their seventies. They had booked a three night stay at this accommodation but because ..." More

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This village in the Chew Valley on the northern edges of the Mendip Hills is thought to have derived its name from the Knights of the Templar. The word cloud is possibly derived from the personal name, Cloda. The village straddles the busy A37 which connects the cathedral city of Wells with Bristol. It is five miles from the town of Midsomer Norton and within easy reach of Bath, which lies to Temple Cloud's east along the A39. The village was once surrounded by the pits of the Somerset coal field, now long since abandoned. To the west of the village lies Chew Valley Lake, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, a popular destination for walkers and bird watchers. The village is served by the Temple Inn and the Ring O Bells public houses. The local church of St. Barnabas's is a 1920s building in Romanesque style. Visitors seeking more inspiring architecture than the rather plain church building will find plenty to excite them in Temple Cloud. The imposing Victorian Court House, built in 1857, stands out with its Neo-Jacobean style. The village is studded with other fine buildings, most of them pre-dating the Court House by hundreds of years.

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Mezzé at the Warwick Arms (0.69 miles)

Mezzé at the Warwick Arms
The Warwick Arms is a large and welcoming 19th century inn on the main A37 at Clutton in Somerset. It was formerly a coaching inn positioned on the main route between Bristol town and its ... More | visit website
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Cameley Lodge (0.83 miles)

Cameley Lodge

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Set in beautiful countryside looking out over own private lakes just 10 miles from Bristol, Bath, Wells - just 8 miles from Bristol Airport. A small country hotel, family run. ... More

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Greyfield Farm Cottages (1.24 miles)

Greyfield Farm Cottages
Whether you enjoy walking and outdoor activities, visits to outstanding tourist attractions or just want a short break Greyfield is the perfect choice. You can relax in our Finnish sauna, luxuriate in the Spa Bath, ... More | visit website
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Hunters Rest Inn (1.30 miles)

Hunters Rest Inn

Originally built as a hunting lodge for the Earl of Warwick, then converted into an Inn during the 19th century, this privately owned free-house renowned for its home cooking, warm welcome and excellent cellar offers ... More | visit website

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Willow Tree Court Guest House (1.53 miles)

Willow Tree Court Guest House

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A Charming 18th Century Home; ideally located for exploring the nearby beauty of the west country.Situated on the A39 our location enables easy access to the historic city of Bath; ... More

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The Old Parsonage (1.79 miles)

The Old Parsonage

Welcome to our beautiful 17th Century Grade 11* Listed house, situated off the A37 between Bath, Bristol and Wells on the edge of the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Old ... More | visit website

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Carpenters Arms (2.39 miles)

Carpenters Arms
Overlooking the Chew Valley, the hamlet of Stanton Wick provides a tranquil and picturesque setting for the delightful Carpenter's Arms.
For visitors seeking an alternative to the bland unformity of many a modern town centre hotel, ... More | visit website
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Ston Easton Park (2.51 miles)

Ston Easton Park
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The elegance of this 1740 Palladian Mansion, 12 miles from Bath, gives the impression of a sumptuous private country house rather than an award-winning hotel. The beautiful reception rooms, with ... More
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Old Malt House Hotel (3.11 miles)

Old Malt House Hotel

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A delightful family run country hotel, just 15 minutes from Bath and Wells. Set in beautiful countryside with restaurant, lounge/bar, free parking and delightful views from all rooms. Built in 1835 as ... More

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The Moody Goose at The Old Priory (3.51 miles)

The Moody Goose at The Old Priory
The beautiful Old Priory Hotel dates back to medieval times and offers guests a delightful place to stay in the heart of Somerset. The hotel is also home to the famed Moody Goose restaurant which ... More | visit website

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