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Tel code: 01749 | code search
Postcode: BA5 | code search
Population: 200
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The tiny village of Godney (God's Isle) lies in the Somerset Levels just south of the cathedral city of Wells. The old name is a reference to the fact that the land surrounding the village was once under water for most of the year before the levels were drained. Godney is on the banks of the River Sheppey and is just south of the Mendip Hills with Glastonbury and the famous Tor just the a few miles south of the village. It's a rural and secluded spot well away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. The level terrain and expansive horizons make this an ideal area for both walkers and cyclists. Godney is a thriving village with an innovative community and many events which draw visitors from far afield. The village put on the spring Duck Races and autumn Raft Races, and the celebrated fancy dress Boxing Day Pram Race. In November, there are fireworks and in summer rounders matches and the annual village fete. Godney's village hall can be hired for parties and hosts a variety of community events such as Pilates, bowls and computer classes Godney is also home to a celebrated amateur dramatic society (GADS) who stage up to three plays a year including a sell-out Christmas pantomime.

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Double Gate (0.09 miles)

Double Gate
Double-Gate Farm is situated in a pleasant position on the Somerset Levels, with fine views to the Mendip Hills. Double-Gate is a comfortable listed Georgian Farmhouse on a ""mixed"" farm. An abundance of caves, gorges, ... More | visit website
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Double-Gate Farm (0.82 miles)

Double-Gate Farm
Double-Gate is a comfortable, listed Georgian farmhouse with fabulous views of Glastonbury Tor and the Mendip Hills. Centrally located on the edge of the Somerset Levels and well known for quality accommodation and scrumptious breakfasts.... ... More | visit website
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Millbatch Farm (2.27 miles)

Millbatch Farm

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A 17th century period farmhouse in the village of meare. Three miles from Glastonbury and 6 miles from Wells cathedral. Perfect location if your visiting Glastonbury,Wells, Cheddar the mendips and ... More

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Meare Manor (2.27 miles)

Meare Manor
Meare Manor was originally the summer residence for the abbots of Glastonbury Abbey and is mentioned in the exibition at the abbey.Meare Manor, offers a warm welcome into peaceful and comfortable surroundings. ... More | visit website
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Daisy Centres Retreat (2.38 miles)

Daisy Centres Retreat
Daisy Centres is an ideal space to relax and unwind, ideal for a group, a family or person travelling alone, whether you are on an active holiday break or taking time out for the weekend. ... More | visit website
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George & Pilgrims (2.38 miles)

George & Pilgrims

The George & Pilgrim Hotel is situated in the beautiful town of Glastonbury. Founded in the early 15th century, the hotel has welcomed people for over 500 years. The oldest purpose built Inn within the Southwest, ... More | visit website

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Coxley Vineyard (2.43 miles)

Coxley Vineyard

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Set in tranquil countryside, this small, charming hotel has a Mediterranean ambiance and boasts spectacular open views across to the Mendip Hills and the famous Glastonbury Tor. Built around a suntrap courtyard, ... More

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The Market House Inn (2.45 miles)

The Market House Inn
Deep in the heart of beautiful Somerset is the historical and mystical town of Glastonbury, where this impressive, family-run inn nestles in the shadow of the Abbey Ruins and is overlooked by the magical Glastonbury ... More | visit website
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Haydn House (2.46 miles)

Haydn House
Haydn House is a welcoming Bed & Breakfast located in central Glastonbury. Let us give you a warm welcome in the very heart of Glastonbury, Just one minute from the famous High Street, 10 minutes ... More | visit website
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Magdalene House (2.56 miles)

Magdalene House
Welcome to Magdalene House Four Star Gold Award Accommodation.

Stay in our spacious family run period home, which is Grade II listed and once formed part of the St. Louis Convent which has many historical connections ... More | visit website

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