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Tel code: 01935 | code search
Postcode: TA12 | code search
Population: 3500
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White Hart Hotel
"The second visit for lunch by our lunch group,and there will definitely be a third. Friendly atmosphere, and the excellent food is very reasonably priced

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Situated on the edge of the Somerset Levels and seven miles north west of Yeovil, Martock is a large village with a population of almost 4500. It has easy access to the A303, the main trunk road running from Basingstoke in Hampshire to Honiton in Devon. Martock derives its name from 'Mart' and 'Oak', from a market once held under an oak tree in the centre of the town. A fluted column designed in imitation of the pillar of Trojan at Rome now stands on the site of the discontinued market. The village is worth visiting for its Hamstone buildings, including the Treasurer's House (dating from the 13th century) and the parish church, said to be the second largest in Somerset. The church has unique carved wooden statues in the eves. Also worth a visit are the many local arts and crafts businesses. Whilst in the area you might also like to visit the Burrow Hill Cider Farm and Bower Hinton Farm, whose farmhouse dates partially back to the 13th century, with 17th century additions. Martock offers a choice of pubs and inns including The Bakers Arms, The George Inn, The Nags Head and The White Hart Hotel.


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Places to Stay near Martock

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White Hart Hotel (0.08 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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Hollies Hotel (1.01 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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Ash House Country Hotel (1.16 miles)

Ash House Country Hotel

A Beautiful Georgian Country House located in the heart of the peaceful Somerset countryside. A family owned & run country hotel renowned for its idyllic location, yet just 1 mile from the main A303.

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Bladon House (2.29 miles)

Bladon House
Bladon House is more than just a B&B, it is an exquisite romantic retreat hidden in a peaceful corner of Somerset, where you can relax and do very little or if you are feeling active ... More | visit website
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Pieris (2.47 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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Kings Arms Inn (2.55 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 (2.64 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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The Phelips Arms (2.66 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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Montacute Country Tearooms B&B (2.72 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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The Masons Arms (3.57 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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