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The South Somerset village of Culmhead is situated in a glorious location close to the Devon border. The area offers spectacular scenery and is perfect for those who enjoy the outdoors, whether that be exploring nature or indulging in more sporting activities. Between 1841-1875, the area was famous for its lime kiln which produced Slaked Lime. Slaked Lime was used in both the agricultural and building industries. Most of the old buildings in the surrounding areas would have had Slaked Lime used in their construction. The Holman Clavel Inn has stood in Culmhead since the 1500’s. It served as a stop off point for monks travelling to Glastonbury. The Inn is reported to be haunted, with visitors recounting stories of being woken in the middle of the night with the sounds of skittles being played in the skittle alley. “Charlie the ghost” Is described as a monk in a long, flowing white robe. In the splendid Blackdown Hills set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is the family run quiet and peaceful Holly Bush Park caravan and camping site. The 2 acre site has all the amenities required by guests and the woods nearby provide excellent bird watching opportunities.

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Culmhead House (0.75 miles)

Culmhead House

Culmhead House was built around 1850, and having been modernised over the years is now the home of the Rodgers family. The family live in the main house and are able to offer wonderful accommodation within ... More | visit website

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Little Royston (1.95 miles)

Little Royston

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Set in the beautiful Blackdown Hills, this delightful and well appointed cottage enjoys a superb location opposite Otterhead Lakes Nature Reserve, which offers glorious walks along its ... More

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Mow Barton (2.04 miles)

Mow Barton

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This striking stone barn conversion in the Blackdown Hills enjoys stunning views over rural Somerset and Devon. Honiton, famous for lace making and antique browsing, and Taunton ... More

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Days Inn Taunton (3.01 miles)

Days Inn Taunton
The Days Inn Taunton is only 6 miles from Taunton Town Centre. Local Attractions: Crealy Adventure Park Taunton Castle And Museum Taunton Racecourse Taunton Town Centre and Train Station - 6 miles Exeter Town Centre - 20 miles ... More | visit website
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Canonsgrove Farm (3.30 miles)

Canonsgrove Farm
Lovely 16th century farmhouse on a working farm with gardens and orchard. Spacious en suite accommodation, guests lounge. 2M from the popular town of Taunton. ... More | visit website
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Greyhound Inn (3.78 miles)

Greyhound Inn

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A 16th century Coaching Inn nestled under the Blackdown Hills,an area of outstanding natural beauty,offering a superb rural setting,yet centrally located just 4 miles south of Taunton and the M5 ... More

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Winchester Arms (4.06 miles)

Winchester Arms

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The Westcountry Inn ExperienceNestling at the bottom of the Blackdown Hills just one and a half miles from the centre of the county town of Taunton. The Winchester Arms is ... More

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The Cottage Marsh B&B (4.21 miles)

The Cottage Marsh B&B
The Cottage - Marsh Bed and Breakfast is a great place to rest during your visit to the West of England. We are on the main route through the West Country. Situated halfway between Honiton ... More | visit website
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Octon Lodge (4.43 miles)

Octon Lodge

Octon Lodge is a beautiful former 17thCentury coaching Inn set in over an acre of delightful gardens,situated in the vale of Taunton and only 1 mile to Taunton town centre. Wi-Fi internet access is available ... More | visit website

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The Farmers Inn (4.71 miles)

The Farmers Inn

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The Farmers Inn, just 4 miles outside Taunton, nestles in the glorious Somerset countryside with breathtaking views over the Blackdown and Polden hills. The inn boasts a fine dining 70 seater ... More

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