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Postcode: TA16 | code search
Population: 1900
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Merriott is a Somerset village, which is found about two miles north of Crewkerne. It lies in a rural location in the southernmost part of the county. The A303 trunk road passes just to the north of the village offering access to the south west and central south of England. There are two charming pubs to be sampled in the village, The King's Head and The Swan Inn, both offering Real Ales. The Swan Inn also has a beer garden. If you are looking for bed and breakfast, you could stay in a pigsty at Greenways Bed and Breakfast. Don't worry though, this particular pigsty has been converted into a clean and comfortable bedroom with plenty of charm, an ensuite bathroom and even wireless Internet connection. The village also boasts a church dating back to the 15th century. Nearby Crewkerne is a historic town, which dates back to the late mediaeval period. In the 18th and 19th centuries cloth making was the major industry of the town and there are some fine buildings left from this period. Crewkerne also has a 15th century church, indicating the strength and wealth of the church in the area during that period.

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Haselbury Mill (1.38 miles)

Haselbury Mill

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Haselbury Mill is blessed with unmatched views, set in a tranquil lakeside, river and garden location all within 14 acres of glorious Somerset countryside. Set in the rural heartland of ... More

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The George Hotel & Courtyard Restaurant (1.97 miles)

The George Hotel & Courtyard Restaurant
The George Hotel, situated in the heart of Crewkerne, has provided travellers with a warm welcome, comfortable bed and much needed refreshment for over 400 years. The current owner Frank Joyce, purchased the Hotel in ... More | visit website
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Pieris (2.72 miles)

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Nestling in a sheltered and peaceful valley beside a tree lined mill pond, this delightful cluster of cottages stands in six acres of superbly landscaped grounds. Perfectly ... More

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Manor Arms (2.79 miles)

Manor Arms
The Manor Arms, Grade II listed building, is situated in the conservation village of North Perrott and dates back to the 16th Century. Overlooking the green, the Inn has been lovingly restored, retaining much of ... More | visit website
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Middle Farmhouse (3.15 miles)

Middle Farmhouse

Jan and Terry offer you a warm welcome at Middle Farmhouse, which is a non-working farmhouse situated in the quiet rural hamlet of Hewish. We are 2 miles south of the Georgian town of Crewkerne, on ... More | visit website

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Hollies Hotel (3.17 miles)

Hollies Hotel
Michelin Recommended hotel set around landscaped gardens & furnished terraces. Luxury rooms & suites, contemporary restaurant & stylish bar. Beautiful medieval village location, with in view of the Iron Age Ham Hill Country Park

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Kings Arms Inn (4.04 miles)

Kings Arms Inn

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The Kings Arms Inn near Yeovil is located in the delightful countryside of South Somerset in the heart of Montacute, a small picturesque village well known for its use in ... More

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Carents House (4.06 miles)

Carents House
In the beautiful Somerset countryside Carents House is in the centre of Montacute Village. Not far from Taunton and Yeovil Carents House is ideal for exploring Somerset and the Jurassic coast of Dorset.
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Montacute Country Tearooms B&B (4.06 miles)

Montacute Country Tearooms B&B
All the bedrooms are decorated in a co-ordinated neutral decor. They are equipped with tea/coffee making facilities, clock alarms, hairdryers and flat screen TVs with freeview and a DVD player. The en-suite bedrooms are situated ... More | visit website
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White Hart Hotel (4.10 miles)

White Hart Hotel
A pleasant Hamstone Grade II listed coaching inn dating from 1735, the White Hart is a comfortable, family run hotel in the heart of South Somerset. All of our rooms have tea/coffee making facilities and ... More | visit website

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