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Tel code: 01935 | code search
Postcode: BA22 | code search
Population: 750
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Odcombe is a delightful village positioned in the county of Somerset, it's surrounded by beautiful countryside and is home to over seven hundred and fifty people. The village has an interesting history and dates far back in time to the Saxons. Today's visitor will discover the mellow Ham stone cottages and houses fashioned from stone quarried nearby, and a thatched Inn where a warm welcome is on offer, artists and photographers are often tempted, and will stake their position as they capture this enchanting scene. At the centre of the village on the highest point stands the impressive church dedicated to St Peter and St Paul which dates back to the 13th Century, it has a fabulous 15th Century tower with a clock and six bells, and although it has a Norman font, the church was enlarged and re-built during the 19th Century. This small village has a pleasing feel with places to stay, a few shops, and an attractive Inn, and is famed for being the home of Thomas Coryate who was born in the village in the 16th Century and decided to walk to Italy and beyond, describing his journey in a Travel Guide, which later became popular with those who followed in taking The Grand Tour.

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Masons Arms (0.32 miles)

Masons Arms

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The Masons Arms is a delightful thatched pub in a traditional and peaceful hamstone village. It is a very friendly area with many National Trust properties nearby and other areas ... More

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The Masons Arms (0.37 miles)

The Masons Arms
My partner and I had been running pubs together for ten years as managers for various breweries before we found The Masons Arms. It is a picture postcard pub in a very pretty ham stone ... More | visit website
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Brympton House (0.88 miles)

Brympton House
Brympton House is a much loved stately home once owned by the Earls of Westmoreland.
All of our bedrooms have flat screen TVs, radio alarm clocks and a comfortable armchair. Crisp Egyptian cotton sheets and beds ... More | visit website
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Montacute Country Tearooms B&B (1.00 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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Carents House (1.08 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.
Carents House offers ... More | visit website
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The Phelips Arms (1.11 miles)

The Phelips Arms
The un-spoilt Somerset village of Montacute the location of the film Sense and Sensibility is where you will find our charming 18th Century Hamstone Coaching Inn The Phelips Arms. Not only are we surrounded ... More | visit website
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Kings Arms Inn (1.17 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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Premier Inn Yeovil (1.52 miles)

Premier Inn Yeovil
Situated to the west of Yeovil next to Westland Helicopter factory. For shops and local amenities Yeovil town centre is only 3.5 miles away. Ideally located within easy reach of the A303 London to Exeter ... More | visit website
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Yeovil Court Hotel (1.65 miles)

Yeovil Court Hotel

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If you are looking to hold a private dinner, small conference or simply want to relax in the haven of the South West corner of England for a weekend break, ... More

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Pieris (1.68 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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