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County - Somerset | Map
Tel code: 01278 | code search
Postcode: TA9 | code search
Population: 1200
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Fox and Goose Inn
"yet again the Fox and Goose delivered. Each time we go here for a meal we are never disappointed. We are always greeted by friendly and polite staff. Once ordered the food ..." More

Woodlands Country House Hotel
"Good Points: Convenient location General review: Very comfortable, good food and ambience.

Date visited: 2009-10-19 ..." More

Battleborough Grange Hotel & Restaurant
"Good Points: exellent room / staff General review: fantastic

Date visited: 2009-05-13 ..." More

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Brent Knoll is a Somerset village that lies at the foot of the Knoll of Brent. The name means 'Beacon Hill' in Old English and the area has had human settlement since at least the Bronze Age. Brent Knoll is also the site of an Iron Age hill fort, with multiple ramparts, unbroken save for the main entrance. It is in the area of the Somerset Levels, an area of wetland in central Somerset. Prior to the draining of the Somerset Levels, Brent Knoll was an island, known as the Isle of Frogs. Legend has it that one of King Arthur's knights, Ider son of Nuth, came to the Mount of Frogs to slay three giants. Brent Knoll is 449 feet tall and those that walk up it are rewarded with panoramic views. These include a vista over the Polden Hills to the south, a site of Glastonbury Tor to the east, the Mendip Hills and Cheddar Gorge to the north east, as well as the Bristol Channel and Wales to the west and the Quantock Hills to the south west. Keen walkers can choose from seven different planned walking routes. Visitors can stay at the Battleborough Grange Country Hotel and Restaurant or the Woodlands Country House Hotel.

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Woodlands Country House Hotel (0.50 miles)

Woodlands Country House Hotel

A haven of peace and serenity, nestling in four acres of wooded parkland, at the foot of The Knoll.
Woodlands, formerly a late 1800s Victorian farmhouse, now provides comfortable, elegant surroundings for that relaxing break you ... More | visit website

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Burton Row Farmhouse (0.93 miles)

Burton Row Farmhouse

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A wisteria clad C16th Somerset longhouse on the Somerset Levels, rural but central to all the delights of Somerset and beyond, beautifully renovated to a high standard. We offer a ... More

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Battleborough Grange Hotel & Restaurant (1.26 miles)

Battleborough Grange Hotel & Restaurant

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This hotel and restaurant rest under the historic Brent Knoll, conveniently located off the M5 and near the town of Burnham-on-Sea. This country hotel is set in picturesque landscaped grounds, offering superb ... More

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Days Inn Sedgemoor - M5 (1.92 miles)

Days Inn Sedgemoor - M5
Free wi-fi facilities in all rooms when you book this hotel. Enjoy a peaceful nights sleep at Days Inn Sedgemoor, which is situated in the Welcome Break Service Area on the M5 northbound. On site facilities ... More | visit website
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Knightsrest (1.97 miles)


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Hugh and Jenny welcome you to their lovely Edwardian house which enjoys a quiet location just a few minuets easy walk to the town centre, beach, restaurants and pubs. Open ... More

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Willow Cottage at Poplar Farm (2.06 miles)

Willow Cottage at Poplar Farm

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Set within 60 acres of farmland backed by the Mendip Hills, just 4 miles from the vast sandy beaches at Brean and Barrow, these six charming cottages ... More

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Yew Tree House (2.22 miles)

Yew Tree House
Yew Tree House is a refurbished part 17th Century house in Somerset, offering 4 Diamond Silver Award Bed and Breakfast accommodation throughout the year.
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Rookery Manor (2.29 miles)

Rookery Manor

Rookery Manor is a beautiful, award-winning venue in the heart of the Somerset countryside. This 16th century manor has been converted to a four-star hotel by owner Ian Clapp, whose family has lived here for ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Weston Super Mare (Lympsham) (2.79 miles)

Premier Inn Weston Super Mare (Lympsham)
Ideally located within easy reach of the M5. For shops and local amenities Weston-Super-Mare town centre is only 4.5 miles away. Local attractions include Cheddar Gorge and Brean Leisure Park. Our Weston Super Mare (Lympsham) Premier ... More | visit website
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The Greenwood (3.39 miles)

The Greenwood

The Greenwood is 4 star-rated guest house providing individually decorated and furnished bedrooms in tranquil surroundings. There are 3 family/twin rooms, 3 double rooms and 1 single room. Evening meals are available if booked in ... More | visit website

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