The cottage is superbly located for touring in and around our beautiful county of Somerset and beyond. The following are some of the many attractions and activities that are within easy reach.

> Explore the magnificent Cheddar gorge and caves. Enjoy it’s spectacular walks and breathtaking views. Take an open top bus tour or sample the only Cheddar cheese that is now made in Cheddar.

> Visit the beautiful city of Wells, Wells Cathedral, Glastonbury Tor, or the beautiful Georgian city of Bath.

> Enjoy the sandy beaches of Weston Super Mare and take a look at the fantastic new Grand Pier which reopened in 2010.

> For those who fancy a little retail therapy why not try Clarks Village | Outlet Shopping Village near Glastonbury, the shopping centres of Cabot Circus or The Mall in Bristol.

> The National Nature Reserves of Shapwick Heath and Westhay Moor are a haven for wildlife and are fantastic for walking and bird watching. These fascinating wetlands are internationally important for wintering wildfowl and wading birds, and support at least 64 species of breeding birds.

> There is excellent walking and cycling on the Mendip Hills and on the Somerset Levels. Take a look at Walk4life – enter postcode BS26 2SW in the box and search to find some of the walks nearby.