Attractions

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Clarks Village

Clarks Village

Clarks Village is the UK’s first and foremost outlet shopping centre and has established itself as one of the premier shopping destinations in the country. With over 80 outlet shops to choose from, all set within a unique village environment, you have all the ingredients for a great day out!

Ashton Windmill

Ashton Windmill

Ashton Windmill is just over a mile away. This unique 18th century flour mill stands on the “Isle of Wedmore”, a ridge giving commanding views of Cheddar Gorge, the Somerset Levels and Brent Knoll. A windmill is mentioned on this site as far back as 1317. Although it last worked in 1927, the mill has been carefully restored.

Glastonburry, Somerset

Glastonbury

Some 11 miles away lies Glastonbury – unique, sacred, spell-binding. It is a small town steeped in folklore and magical fantasies. Nearby are: the Tor, a whaleback hill formation with a tower on top, once part of a church dedicated to the Archangel Michael; and the ruins of a great medieval abbey.

Royal Bath and West show

Bath & West Showground

The nearby Bath & West Showground is the venue for host of major show events throughout the year, culminating in the Royal Bath and West Show in early June.

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Illuminated Guy Fawkes Carnivals

November Illuminated Guy Fawkes Carnivals; a centuries-old tradition of Illuminated Carnivals. There is nothing to beat the spectacle and scale of these dazzling illuminated processions parading through the streets of the local towns and comprising as many as a hundred giant floats, each one pulsating with music and aglow with the lights from thousands of coloured light bulbs, fantastically coloured costumes and special effects to create a magical evening of entertainment.

Local pubs

Restaurants

There is an excellent range of eating establishments, from traditional pub food to ‘A La Carte’ restaurants within a 10 minute drive of Poplar Farm.

Fishing

Fishing

Freshwater and fly-fishing is available on many local lakes and rivers all within easy reach.

Somerset levels

Somerset Levels

The Somerset Levels are an ornithologist’s paradise; an internationally recognised wetland environment. Only two miles away is the site of the historic battle of Sedgemoor, which was waged in 1685 during “Monmouth’s Rebellion”. The area is criss-crossed with footpaths and public rights of way for the enjoyment of walkers and lovers of the countryside. See the “Angel of the South”, a 20 foot-high wicker sculpture.

Wookey Hole, Somerset

Wookey Hole

Wookey Hole – Britain’s most spectacular showcaves and home to the infamous Witch of Wookey. A guided tour is followed by a visit to the Victorian papermill where visitors can watch papermakers making handmade paper.

Cheddar, Somerset

Cheddar

Cheddar is famous not only for cheese; it lies at the mouth of a spectacular gorge in the Mendip Hills with panoramic views from the cliff-top walk. Within the gorge are equally spectacular caves. Artifacts have been found in the caves back to stone age times. The caves are now illuminated and are open to the public.

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