Hoburne Blue Anchor in Minehead

Welcome to Hoburne Blue Anchor in Blue Anchor Bay, Nr Minehead offering a choice of 6 accommodations. On this page you can find information on Hoburne Blue Anchor including Hoburne Blue Anchor photo galleries, reviews, availability and booking information. If you like what you see, you can book your stay at Hoburne Blue Anchor online securely. Hoburne Blue Anchor is a great choice if you're looking for a holiday in Minehead or Somerset.

Set in Blue Anchor Bay, surrounded by cliffs and glorious Somerset countryside, Blue Anchor boasts stunning panoramic views and access to the sandy beach and rock pools. Add in a leisure pool, children’s playground and coastal walks and everything is in place for a peaceful and memorable holiday. Watchet and Minehead are nearby. Somerset’s fabulous family attractions, Exmoor and the Quantocks are easily accessible. Indoor pool. Sauna and steam rooms. Fitness suite. Wi-Fi access. New in 2018 – Cafe H with convenience store. Children’s playground. New in 2018 – 9 hole adventure golf course. Nature trail. Information centre. Launderette. Adventure golf and store – available Apr 5 onwards. All other facilities available for all dates.

A selection of comfortable two and three bedroom caravans.

  • Flat screen TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen including microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Shower
  • Bed linen and duvets
  • Towels (in Platinum 2 and 3 only)
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area
  • Double glazed
  • Electricity included
  • Cots and highchairs £14pw each
  • Babies must be included in party total
  • Pets free of charge (max 2) (in Superior 2 (Pet) only)
  • All non smoking accommodation

All guests to Hoburne Blue Anchor have access to the following facilities and amenities:

  • Wifi Internet
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Kid's Play Area
  • Crazy Golf / Putting
  • Shop / Supermarket
  • Launderette
  • Non Smoking

Accommodation at Hoburne Blue Anchor

Platinum 2 (Caravan)

Platinum 2 | Hoburne Blue Anchor, Blue Anchor Bay, Nr Minehead

Spacious, comfortable 12ft-wide caravan with one double and one twin. Additional WC. Central heating. DVD. Verandah with outdoor furniture. No pets.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Superior 2 (Caravan)

Superior 2 | Hoburne Blue Anchor, Blue Anchor Bay, Nr Minehead

Spacious comfortable 12ft-wide caravan with one double and one twin. No pets.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Platinum 3 (Caravan)

Platinum 3 | Hoburne Blue Anchor, Blue Anchor Bay, Nr Minehead

Spacious, comfortable 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Additional WC. Central heating. DVD. Verandah with outdoor furniture. No pets.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Platinum Plus 2 (Caravan)

Platinum Plus 2 | Hoburne Blue Anchor, Blue Anchor Bay, Nr Minehead

Deluxe 12ft-wide caravan with one double and one twin. Additional WC. Double glazed and centrally heated. Verandah with garden furniture. No pets.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Superior 2 Pet (Caravan)

Superior 2 | Hoburne Blue Anchor, Blue Anchor Bay, Nr Minehead

Spacious comfortable 12ft-wide caravan with one double and one twin.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms

Platinum Plus 3 VIP (Caravan)

Platinum Plus 3 VIP | Hoburne Blue Anchor, Blue Anchor Bay, Nr Minehead

Spacious 12ft-wide deluxe caravan with one double and two twin. Large open-plan lounge area. Shower only. Separate WC. Centrally heated and double glazed. Private gated decking with outdoor hot tub and garden furniture. No pets.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms

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Things to do near Hoburne Blue Anchor

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Dunster Beach, Minehead - 1.8 Miles away

Within walking distance of the medieval village of Dunster, the beach lies in the sheltered Blue Anchor Bay at the foot of Exmoor. It's sand and pebble with safe bathing and excellent fishing from the shore.

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Porlock Weir Beach, Minehead - 3.1 Miles away

Popular for swimming, fishing, surfing and sailing, the four mile long pebble beach of shingle ridge is of considerable archaeological and geographical significance. There is also some great marshland behind the beach which serves as a perfect habitat for the local birds.

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Kilve Beech , Minehead - 3.5 Miles away

A beautiful beach in the picturesque village of Kilve. The area is within a Site of Special Scientific Interest in which many different fossils and rock formations have been uncovered. There is also the ruin of an old Chantry which was once used to house smuggled spirits!

Location: Minehead

Blue Anchor Beach, Minehead - 3.6 Miles away

Hunt for fossils and get an ice cream on this expansive beach. It has good access, but for those with limited mobility take care as the surrounding areas are a little rocky.

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Minehead Beach, Minehead - 3.6 Miles away

The beach doesn't get any surf but can be good for windsurfing and kitesurfing. It's a mixture of sand and shingle and looks out across the Bristol Channel to Wales. If you want to sail, the best place to launch from is the Lifeboat Station.

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Whitmore Bay, Barry - 15.4 Miles away

A blue flag sandy beach with volley ball courts. Visitors can walk along the seafront at Barry, get fish and chips or an ice-cream, play at the arcades or enjoy the funfair.

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Bucks Mills Beach, Clovelly - 17.2 Miles away

A lovely secluded and quiet beach, found in a rocky cove. Walk through the picturesque village of Bucks Mills to find it. It is also a great place for a spot of fishing.

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Brean Beach, Burnham-on-Sea - 17.7 Miles away

Recommended by the Good Beach Guide, Brean Sands lies below the National Trust headland of Brean Down. It forms the northernmost part of a seven mile stretch of sands, is ideal for walking and beach sports, and has plenty of rock pools to explore.

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Berrow Beach, Berrow - 17.7 Miles away

A lovely long sandy beach which although popular doesn't get as crowded as its neighbour in Weston-Super-Mare. There is also a great expanse of flats for playing cricket or having a family footie match!

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Burnham-on-sea Beach, Burnham-on-Sea - 17.7 Miles away

This beach is part of a seven mile stretch of sand from Burnham-on-sea to Brean Down. A considerable tidal range leaves mud flats at low tide but there are sandy areas and there's a wildlife reserve to visit. It's a good beach for windsurfing and canoeing.

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Lynmouth Bay, Lynmouth - 19.1 Miles away

Lynmouth Bay offers good if slightly hair-raising waves for the more daring of surfers. The little village is charming and full of character. Walk through historic streets and hear the stories of the local lifeboat crew.

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Weston-Super-Mare Beach, Weston-Super-Mare - 22.6 Miles away

A traditional sandy resort beach with excellent facilities for a family day out. Attractions include the miniature railway, sea-life centre, arcades and the famous Weston donkeys. The hard packed sand is ideal for kite-buggying, mountain-boarding and landsailing.

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Southerndown Beach, Bridgend - 27.1 Miles away

This west facing sand and pebble beach is backed by farmland. Popular for surfing, canoeing and bathing, it also has some rockpools. It is joined to the heritage coast path which leads to a castle along the cliffs.

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Exmoor cycle route, Porlock - 8.8 Miles away

At about 60 miles long it is mainly focused at experienced riders. Although challenging, it is a fantastic route which passes through Exmoor National Park. Keep an eye out for local wildlife as you ride through the beautiful scenery.

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Taunton circular cycle route, Taunton - 17.2 Miles away

Enjoy Somerset countryside at your own pace on a 33 mile circular route via Milverton, Whiteball and Pitminster. It starts and ends in Taunton and stays mainly on quiet roads; there are some difficult hilly stretches along the return half.

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Bridgwater to Bristol, Bridgwater - 17.3 Miles away

Journey through beautiful Somerset countryside from Bridgwater to Bristol. At 55 miles it is a long route and careful planning is required, but the scenery makes it all worth while.

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Monknash Walk, Monknash - 19.7 Miles away

Walking from Nash Point to Monknash is a fairly easy, mostly level walk of about 5 miles. There are two nature reserves en route and the Plough and Narrow pub at the half way point serves meals. Alternatively, stop for refreshments at Nash Point in the summer months.

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Grand Western Canal, Tiverton - 19.7 Miles away

Ideal for families with children, this is route is flat, easy and mainly off road. There are open views of superb landscape along the way, varying between the sheltered woodland and sweeping vistas of the Blackdown Hills.

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Somerset Levels, Langport - 26.7 Miles away

An enjoyable and relatively easy circular ride around the Somerset Levels. The route starts at Longport, heads west towards Wedge Sedge Moor and after a short, steep climb up to Red Hill there are some lovely views.

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Mendip Mountain Bike Trail 2, Shipham - 27.5 Miles away

This 36 mile route passes Cheddar. It's not an easy route as there are some steep hill climbs and lots of twists and turns but it does travel through woodland which offers a pleasant change of scenery and a chance to vary the sights and sounds of the trail.

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Honiton's Circular Route, Honiton - 27.9 Miles away

This circular 11 mile route straddles the border between Devon and Somerset, through the relatively unspoilt and forgotten landscape of the Blackdown Hills. Lots of wildlife and places of historical interest to see on the way.

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Cheddar Wells cycle route, Cheddar - 28.2 Miles away

Mostly on B roads and country lanes, this cycle route comes in at just under 9 miles. There are a couple of steep inclines so it can be quite tough going in places. However, the lovely setting makes it all worth while!

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Glastonbury to Cheddar, Glastonbury - 29.3 Miles away

The second greatest wonder in Britain, Cheddar Gorge can be seen in all its splendor on this ride. Starting in Glastonbury, keep an eye out for the caves and paper mill!

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Taff Trail , Cardiff Bay - 29.5 Miles away

Most of this cycle trail running from Cardiff Bay to the market town of Brecon has been designated as traffic-free. It runs along the former tramways, railways and canals of great historical interest and significance. Look out for the points of industrial archaeology along the way.

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The Star Inn , Watchet - 2.8 Miles away

A popular, CAMRA pub with a varied menu and a great selection of real ales. With its welcoming atmosphere and interesting decor, this charming little inn is the perfect place for a tasty bite to eat and a refreshing pint.

Location: Watchet

The Windmill Inn , Williton - 5.5 Miles away

Located overlooking St. Audries Church this lovely restaurant is a great place to grab a light bite or relax over a leisurely dinner. Often frequented by cyclists or walkers, it is also popular with locals and tourists alike. Children are well catered for and the carvery on Wednesdays and Sundays is well worth the trip.

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The Willow Tree , Taunton - 17.1 Miles away

A charming 17th century Grade II listed building, with cosy inglenook fireplaces and a delightful waterside terrace, is a delightful setting for a menu of classic English and French dishes, prepared by a highly skilled and imaginative chef.

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Sanctuary Wine Bar and Restaurant, Taunton - 17.2 Miles away

Fresh fish and where possible organic ingredients feature on the menu, which you can enjoy with a wide selection of fine wines from around the world to perfectly complement your meal.

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The Old Thatched Cottage, Weston-Super-Mare - 21.4 Miles away

A delicious menu of British and Mediterranean cuisine and the intimate ambiance of the oldest building in Weston-Super-Mare combine to make the Old Thatched Cottage the perfect choice for a romantic dinner.

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Weary Traveller, Cullompton - 22.2 Miles away

Hearty, country cooking is available daily at affordable prices, plus a nice selection of wines and beers. The Bar Menu and Specials Board offer freshly prepared food which they serve at lunchtime, seven days a week and evenings six nights a week. They put great emphasis on quality food produced from fresh local ingredients. In addition to their menu and blackboard specials, they also have a carvery. Entertainment: Most Saturdays there is some genre of live music, with the odd DJ mixing sounds into the early hours of a Friday night. From May to August, special weekend outdoor summer events are hosted, which include BBQs and music parties

Location: Cullompton

The Kings Head, Cullompton - 22.3 Miles away

Situated in the centre of Cullompton. Serving all of the traditional bar menu lunch options like Lasagne, Cod and chips, Baguettes and Jacket potatoes with various fillings. They also have an A La Carte Menu serving Mussels, Traditional Prawn cocktail, Tiger prawns and Brie etc or choose from their daily specials board.

Location: Cullompton

China Orchids, Cullompton - 22.4 Miles away

Traditional restaurant and takeaway specialising in Cantonese, Peking & Szechuan Cuisine. They do a wonderful Sunday lunch all you can eat buffet.

Location: Cullompton

The Fishermans Cot, Tiverton - 23 Miles away

The Fisherman's Cot, nestling on the banks of the River Exe at Bickleigh, is one of the most picturesque traditional inns in the south of England. It's superb location makes it an all-year-round choice for locals and visitors alike, situated between the city of Exeter and the old market town of Tiverton. It boasts beautiful gardens and areas where customers can enjoy the stunning river setting

Location: Tiverton

The Keepers Cottage Inn, Cullompton - 23 Miles away

This is one of our favourite local country pubs and restaurants! They have a wonderful menu of locally sourced food. A good range of both specials and what you would call normal pub food. You must try their Fillet Steak, it’s one of the best I have ever had! The staff are very friendly and helpful and there is a lovely relaxed atmosphere. This pub is both children and dog friendly. They also have a restaurant where you can order from a separate, more refined menu.

Location: Cullompton

The Merry Harriers, Cullompton - 24.6 Miles away

Another country pub that is only a short drive away from Upton Lakes. The Merry Harriers have a lunch time menu serving bar meals including many pub favourites. They also have a separate evening bar and restaurant menu. A traditional pub with wines and real ales. You can either sit in the cosy bar area with an open fire in the winter for more atmosphere or dine in their restaurant area for a little more intimacy. They also have a lovely beer garden both in front of the pub and a larger garden to the rear. Another favourite for children and dogs!

Location: Cullompton

The Five Bells, Devon - 26.1 Miles away

The Five Bells Inn at Clyst Hydon is located in the Devon countryside and is a delightful thatched 16th century building which was a farm until early in the last century. They serve traditional lunches and dinners in a cosy, atmospheric Inn, where you can be sure of a warm welcome. The extensive, well looked after gardens are colourful throughout the year, making a lovely setting for an outdoor meal.

Location: Devon

French's Bistro, Chumleigh - 27.7 Miles away

French bistro cooking using the best of local produce, much of it free range and organic, with meats from Devon, and fish from local lakes and coasts. Even the butter and milk are locally sourced to ensure the best quality.

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62 The Bank, Barnstaple - 29.5 Miles away

At 62, local produce is used whenever possible, to create classic and contemporary dishes that are influenced by exciting flavours from around the world. Try the barbecue rack of ribs, homemade burgers or sizzling fajitas.

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Jack in the Green, Nr Exeter - 29.8 Miles away

Expect good local brews on tap and a crystal clear philosophy to serve only the best Devon produce. Both restaurant and pub, The Jack in the Green is Good Food Guide 'Devon Recommended'. Seasonality comes through in every dish. As a restaurant in Devon, the Jack wants to serve food that is a million miles away from your average pub food but that is still priced affordably.

Location: Nr Exeter

Exmoor National Park, Minehead - 4.6 Miles away

A tranquil landscape with beautiful moorlands and impressive coastal views. Explore this rich landscape and admire the lovely rivers, waterfalls and charming towns and villages. Keep your eyes peeled for wild red deer and a whole host of other wildlife.

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Wimbleball Lake, Wimbleball - 8.7 Miles away

374 acres of water await you at Wimbleball Lake. Perfect for watersports, fishing, bird watching or just simply enjoying with a picnic. The stunning Exmoor scenery makes this a great place to visit throughout the year. There are also a number of local clubs that offer tuition in sailing and other watersports.

Location: Wimbleball

Greencombe Gardens, Porlock - 9.4 Miles away

Greencombe is a 60 year old 3.5 acre garden, bordering ancient woodland. Careful planting has resulted in a stunning collection, however it also has a natural quality as if it has just been stumbled upon.

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Cothay Manor and Gardens, Nr. Wellington - 14.3 Miles away

Surrounding a medieval manor, virtually unchanged in 500 years, are 12 acres of magical gardens. There are many garden rooms, each garden in itself linked by a 200 yard yew walk. In addition there is a bog garden with azaleas and drifts of primuli, fine trees and a river walk.

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Quantock Hills , Bridgwater - 14.3 Miles away

A beautiful environment in which to take a walk, do some cycling or simply sit back with a picnic and enjoy the view. Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (the first in Britain), this stunning site encompasses a mixture of varying landscapes from rolling farmland, heathland and charming villages.

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Porthkerry Country Park, Porthkerry - 14.6 Miles away

A peaceful woodland with plentiful streams and beautiful wildlife. There is a pebbled beach where you can stop off for a picnic and let the children run around on the playground while you take in the fantastic views from the cliff above.

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Hestercombe House, Taunton - 16.3 Miles away

Hestercombe's 50 acres of Grade I listed gardens cover three centuries of garden history, including 20th century formal gardens and a Georgian pleasure ground. Completed in 1906, the formal gardens were designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and planted by Gertrude Jekyll.

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Watersmeet House, Lynmouth - 17.9 Miles away

Set in a valley at the confluence of the East Lyn and Hoar Oak Water, there has been a tea-garden here since 1901. There is loads of wildlife to spot on a walk alongside the tumbling woodland streams and waterfalls. The house now serves as an NT shop/information centre.

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Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Penarth - 18.9 Miles away

Cosmeston Lakes Country Park offers diverse areas of landscape which are home to wildlife including swans, foxes and squirrels - to name but a few. There is also a medieval village which archaeologists discovered in the 1980s where visitors can now see costumed villagers.

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Heddon Hall Gardens, Barnstaple - 22 Miles away

In the picturesque Heddon Valley, on the western edge of Exmoor National Park, Heddon Hall Gardens are now open on a regular basis and will appeal to every gardener as well as anyone who just enjoys delicious home made cream teas in lovely surroundings.

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Marwood Hill Gardens, Barnstaple - 30 Miles away

Marwood Hill is a beautiful 20 acre valley garden, very colourful in spring, and with three small lakes, a large bog garden and a rock and alpine scree. The National Collections of 'Iris ensata' and tulbaghias are held here.

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Tropiquaria Animal and Adventure Park, Watchet - 2.6 Miles away

At Tropicquaria you can get up close and personal with the animals and even hold snakes and spiders in the tropical hall. Visit the puppet show, aquarium or even play in the indoor play castle and full size pirate ships.

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West Somerset Railway, Minehead - 3.6 Miles away

Experience the thrill of being in control of a steam locomotive when you take a day course in train driving, or simply sit back and relax as you travel along one of Britain's best and longest heritage railways.

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Cannington Park Paintball, Bridgwater - 13.5 Miles away

A family run business, which offers a friendly welcome and a day of tactics, team playing and warfare. A great place to have fun with friends, family or colleagues; Cannington Park offers both laser battles and paintballing. Will you stand your ground or run and hide?

Location: Bridgwater   More Details »

Task Force Paintball, Cowbridge - 16.2 Miles away

Try your hand at paintballing, archery, team building activities, laser tag and clay pigeon shooting at Task Force Paintball.

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Welsh Hawkings Centre & Wildlife Park, Barry - 16.5 Miles away

The park is set in 25 acres of parkland and has over 200 species of birds including eagles, owls, hawks, falcons and buzzards. Visitors can watch flying demonstrations and feed the farmyard animals. The park also has an adventure playground, cafe and gift shop.

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Brean Leisure Park, Somerset - 18 Miles away

With over 40 rides and attractions, Brean Leisure Park a great day out, whatever the weather. Don't miss the Shock Wave Super Looper rollercoaster, the biggest ride in the South West. There are pony rides, lazer quest and lots of other indoor activities, too.

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Alstone Wildlife Park, Higbridge - 18 Miles away

This is a family run park and zoo with camels, pigs, emus, deer, owls and llamas. Children will love Colin the Green Squirrel Monkey or talking to Angel the Lesser Sulphur Crested Cockatoo.

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Animal Farm Adventure Park, Burnham on Sea - 18.7 Miles away

With its winning combination of all weather play area, friendly pets, delightful countryside and some of Somerset's biggest slides, the Animal Farm is guaranteed to be a great day out for all the family. It's also home to the regions biggest outdoor play area.

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Lynton and Barnstaple Steam Railway, Parracombe - 21 Miles away

Let the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway carry you on a nostalgic steam train ride in Exmoor National Park, from Woody Bay Station, North Devon – the first phase in rebuilding one of the world’s most famous and picturesque narrow gauge railways. (Wheelchair access, but those whose chair is wider than 30” should contact with the company prior to journey to make arrangements.)

Location: Parracombe   More Details »

Seaquarium, Rhyl - 21 Miles away

Visitors can journey through tranquil fresh waters to the cold depths of the oceanic abyss and encounter sharks, moray eels, piranhas and six of the most venomous fish in the world. This aquarium is an all-weather attraction with a full programme of feeding demonstrations, talks and special presentations.

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Quince Honey Farm, South Molton - 22.2 Miles away

Britain's largest honey farm has a visitors' centre renowned worldwide for its unique living honeybee displays. Watch the bees in complete safety, without disturbing their natural behaviour, and view the honey processing plant, with its honey extracting, bottling, and candle making rooms.

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Exmoor Zoological Park, Barnstaple - 23 Miles away

As well as providing 'natural' living spaces for many smaller creatures no longer seen in city zoos, the zoo is now home to larger animals such as cheetah, blackbuck, maned wolves, sitatunga and of course the 'Exmoor beast'!

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Court Farm Country Park, Weston-Super-Mare - 24.8 Miles away

Enjoy loads of country fun with animal feeding shows, big cat rides, pony rides, tractor rides, ferret shows and two large indoor adventure playgrounds. Try and find your way around the maize maze, which is harvested at the end of the season.

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Puxton Park, Weston-Super-Mare - 26.4 Miles away

A giant 3 storey playbarn for adults and children, there's an indoor and outdoor play area, with a massive 'bouncy bull' outside and a soft play area for the under fives. There's also a petting area with rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters, a Falconry Centre and Hairy Highland Cattle.

Location: Weston-Super-Mare   More Details »

Combe Martin Wildlife and dinosaur Park, Ilfracombe - 26.7 Miles away

Life size, roaring and spitting animated dinosaurs lurk in 30 acres of subtropical vegetation, and the museum houses genuine dinosaur eggs. With rides and a chance to swim with sealions in a specially built pool, this is an attraction not to be missed.

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Cheddar Caves and Gorge, Cheddar - 28.2 Miles away

See how our ancestors used to survive in the caves and discover a magical underground world of mirror pools and colourful calcitite formations, a crystal quest and dark fantasy adventures. (Wheelchair access to museum and cafe, but not other areas)

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Dunster Working Water Mill, Minehead - 2.2 Miles away

See how flour is produced as the wheat grain is fed down to the grinding stones before being bagged up for local shops. Built in 1680, Dunston is the West Country's finest working water mill and sits in magnificent surroundings alongside the River Avill overlooking Exmoor National Park.

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Dunster Castle, Minehead - 3.2 Miles away

Many turrets and towers lend this ancient castle an air of romance, and its dramatic hilltop location affords magnificent views over Exmoor and the Bristol Channel. It boasts fine interiors and its subtropical gardens are home to the National Collection of strawberry trees.

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Fonmon Castle, Rhoose - 14.5 Miles away

Fonmon Castle is one of the few medieval castles still inhabited. It was built in the early 13th century, and has many areas open to the public including the gardens, hall, drawing room, library and kitchen.

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Knighsthayes Court, Tiverton - 18 Miles away

Enjoy a glimpse into grand Victorian country house life at Knightshayes: rich interiors, lavishly decorated – the smoking and billiard rooms, elegant boudoir and drawing room are particularly enjoyable. And the grounds are lovely too.

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Knightshayes Court, Tiverton - 18 Miles away

One of the finest surviving Gothic Revival houses, built in the lush landscape of mid-Devon, Knightshayes Court is a rare example of the work of the eccentric and inspired architect William Burges.

Location: Tiverton

Beaupre Castle, Cowbridge - 19.1 Miles away

Old Beaupre was a medieval castle and later a Tudor manor house, built around two courtyards. Etched in a panel above the doorway is the Bassett family motto 'Better death than dishonour'. The impressive three-storey outer gatehouse was the result of the great Tudor rebuilding, when the family lived here.

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National Museum of Wales , Cardiff - 23 Miles away

From moon rock, meteorites and volcanoes to dinosaurs and woolly mammoths (up close!), journey millions of years through time from the Big Bang to present day. See our basking shark, hump-backed whale and the world's largest leatherback turtle in our natural history collection, plus amazing paintings in our art galleries.

Location: Cardiff

Caerphilly Castle, Conwy - 26.9 Miles away

A magnificent 13th century castle which was the birthplace of King Edward II. It has a formal purpose as the place where the Prince of Wales receives his crown from the Queen.

Location: Conwy

Harlech Castle, Harlech - 26.9 Miles away

This fortress was built in 1283 and amazingly, its inner walls and towers still stand almost to their full height. Its best feature is the stairway that plunges 200ft down to the foot of the castle rock. Don't miss the views over the sand dunes below to the Lleyn Peninsula and Snowdonia.

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Killerton, Exeter - 27.1 Miles away

A family home famed for costumes and comfortable living, this elegant 18th century house boasts wonderful views and period rooms displaying over 9,000 outfits of the 'Paulise de Bush' costume collection. There are some lovely walks in the park and a great tea room/restaurant.

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Barrington Court, Ilminster - 27.8 Miles away

Set in enchanting gardens, influenced by Gertrude Jekyll, this fine Tudor house was purchased by the National Trust in 1907, the first sizeable house to come into its possession. Unusually, its main rooms display antique and reproduction furniture for sale.

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Glastonbury Abbey, Glastonbury - 29.5 Miles away

Steeped in 2000 years of history, Glastonbury Abbey was the first Christian sanctuary in Great Britain and was once the richest abbey in England. Today, its awe-inspiring ruins are set in 36 acres of parkland, ponds, orchard and wildlife areas.

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Rhondda Heritage Park Museum, Pontypridd - 29.5 Miles away

The reconstructed village street and three period shops give visitors a taste of life over the last 150 years. The art gallery contains displays of contemporary jewellery and unique gift ideas. Stop for something to eat in the restaurant and enjoy the views of the lower Rhondda Valleys.

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Dunsford Woods Nature Reserve, Dunster - 2.2 Miles away

The varied habitats at Dunsford support a wide range of plants and wildlife. In the Spring it's filled with wild daffodils, and butterflies, otters, mink, woodpeckers, deer and dormice can also all be seen.

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Mount Fancy Farm Butterfly Reserve, Taunton - 16.9 Miles away

You should be able to spot Wood Whites, Brown Hairstreaks, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Silver-washed Fritillary at Mount Fancy Farm Butterfly Reserve. It's a site of varied habitats set on the Blackdown Ridge with magnificent views over south Somerset.

Location: Taunton   More Details »

Thurlbear Quarrylands Butterfly Reserve, Thurlbear - 19.5 Miles away

Visit this Site of Special Scientific Interest and admire the 8 hectares of wildflower grassland and the beautiful butterflies. Keep your eyes peeled for rabbits and nightingales alongside the numerous species of butterfly.

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Shapwick Heath National Nature Reserve, Shapwick - 24.5 Miles away

Encompassing over 390 hectares of wetland reserve, Shapwick Heath NNR forms a significant section of the Avalon Marshes area. Its large variety of habitats includes rich grasslands, wet woodlands, scrub and fen.

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Mascalls Wood Nature Reserve, Cheddar - 27.7 Miles away

An expansive site, covering 14.5 acres of semi-natural broadleaved woodland, situated close to the grasslands of the Mendip Hills. There is a badger sett, field voles, common shrew, wood mouse and lesser horseshoe bats.

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Black Rock Nature Reserve, Cheddar - 27.7 Miles away

Home to many species of animals including dormice, shrews, badger, rabbits, adder, lizards, and grass snakes, the Black Rock Nature Reserve's 181 acres encompass woodland and limestone grassland with conifer plantations now being replaced by broadleaf trees.

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Stoke Camp Butterfly Reserve, Draycott - 28.4 Miles away

Look out for Small and Chalkhill Blues, Grayling, Brown Argus and Dark Green Fritillary on this ancient hillfort. With commanding views on top of the Mendip Hills this reserve is covered in wildflowers and is the popular home of numerous species of butterfly.

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Collard Hill Nature Trust, Compton Dundon - 29.2 Miles away

Visit the Large Blue Butterflies at Collard Hill. It really is a unique opportunity to see them in flight over specific summer months.

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Escot Park Beavers, Fairmile - 29.2 Miles away

Spend an evening watching wild caught Bavarian beavers in their two acre enclosure encircling ponds, woodland and a section of stream within Escot Park. The beavers have built the first dam in the South West in 800 years.

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Minehead Golf Course, Minehead - 3.1 Miles away

This wonderful course is the second oldest in Somerset, originally established in 1882. The site has been impressively maintained and developed ever since attracting locals, tourists and societies alike. Whatever your ability or experience, this course will offer something for you.(Booking is essential)

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Red Park Equestrian Centre, Williton - 3.8 Miles away

Whether you’re a novice or just want to improve your skills, Red Park is the perfect place to visit. Providing excellent facilities for all ages and abilities, the centre hand picks the best horses and matches them to the riders according to temperament and performance. The centre not only teaches riding, but also how to care for the animals.

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Scuba Scene , Taunton - 17.2 Miles away

Choose your location for a diving lesson, in a pool, the ocean, a lake or quarry and, with all equipment provided, you'll be in the safe hands of trained instructors. Scuba Scene is able to offer a full range of PADI courses, see website for details.

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Kelly's Charter Rib Rides, Highbridge - 17.9 Miles away

Take an exhilarating ride on the Firebrand II ribcraft just off the coast of Somerset in Burnham-on-Sea. Designed as a commercial foul weather boat, and exported all over the world, it's sure to provide a fun filled exciting day.

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Glamorganshire Golf Club, Penarth - 18.9 Miles away

Glamorganshire Golf Club is the second oldest golf course in Wales. An 18 hole parkland course on the edge of Cosmeston Lakes, it offers a challenge to golfers of all abilities.

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Middlemoor waterpark, Woolavington - 20 Miles away

From beginners to experts, there are courses for all abilities at this purpose built lake in rural Somerset, including waterskiing, wakeboarding, jetskiing and karting. You'll also find fun aquatic rides, as well as speed boat rides for children.

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Drakes Farm Riding School, Ilminster - 25.9 Miles away

Whether you are 4 or 74, everyone can enjoy riding lessons. Tuition is provided by a team of skilled instructors in private or group sessions, so lessons can be tailored to individual requirements and all abilities.

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Black Rock , Cheddar - 27.8 Miles away

Try some kayaking or have a go at archery. Black Rock has a great selection of activities to pick from and offers a fantastic opportunity to get active in the great outdoors! Choose between a half or full day and have fun with your group.

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Sedgemoor Splat, Nr Street - 28.1 Miles away

Sedgemoor Splat is the perfect choice if you're want to experience the adrenaline rushing thrills of paintballing. The course is set in a beautiful rural setting so is the perfect destination to sit back and relax after your exertions.

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First Flight Balloon Rides, Glastonbury - 29.3 Miles away

Celebrate a special occasion with a hot air balloon flight, sipping a glass of champagne as you glide across the Somerset countryside. It promises to be a safe, enjoyable and memorable adventure.

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Tarka Tennis, Barnstaple - 29.7 Miles away

The Tarka Tennis Centre runs an extensive tennis programme for all ages and standards. There are 12 courts, 6 indoors and 6 outside, you don't have to be a member, and training sessions are available.

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Dunster Dolls Museum, Dunster - 2.1 Miles away

The museum displays 900 dolls from all over the world based on the unique collection of the late Mollie Hardwick. Dolls furniture and crockery are also exhibited.

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The Bakelite Museum, Williton - 3.6 Miles away

A museum for bakelite – the world's first and most successful synthetic plastic, the material with a thousand uses. Toasters, radios, egg cups, televisions, telephones, gramophones, hairdryers and electric heaters are all on display.

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Aquasplash Leisure Pool, Minehead - 3.6 Miles away

Aquasplash has four lanes, and doubles up as a fun pool at weekends. There's a beach style entrance which is perfect for children learning to swim. They also run aqua fitness classes and a health suite.

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Barry , Barry - 16.3 Miles away

Barry is a historic coastal town with plentiful shops, restaurants and pubs. It is renowned as the location for the hit TV series 'Gavin and Stacey'.

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Cowbridge, Cowbridge - 18.9 Miles away

Cowbridge is an elegant market town famous for its arts & crafts and antiques. The high street is lined with fashionable shops, bars, restaurants and chic boutiques.

Location: Cowbridge

Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum, Uffculme - 19.2 Miles away

A rare example of surviving Georgian architecture, industry and enterprise, set in the tranquil village of Uffculme, Coldharbour Mill was built in 1799 to spin woollen and later worstead yarns.

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Tiverton, Tiverton - 19.5 Miles away

A bustling, historical market town in the heart of Mid Devon, Tiverton has a wide range of attractions to interest the visitor. The castle was occupied by the Earls of Devon up to the 16th Century and the restored canal with a horse drawn passenger service follows a glorious route through unspoilt countryside. The town itself has a lively market with a farmers market the third Wednesday of every month as well as a number of shops, tearooms and restaurants. A church trail exploring many of the outstanding churches in the area, as well as a local town trail, are available, enabling you to discover the hidden historic and architectural gems of the town and offering a fascinating insight into their history. The recently restored historic pannier market holds regular events including antiques and farmers markets. Canal walks and horse-drawn boat cruises take place on the Grand Western Canal with an amazing 24 bridges along its 11-mile stretch! Take a trip to Tiverton Castle, built in 1106 by Richard de Redvars on the orders of Henry I.

Location: Tiverton

Pebble, Cowbridge - 19.5 Miles away

Pebble is a boutique featuring designer clothing for both men and women such as French Connection, Diesel, Duck and Cover. The boutique also sells handmade bags, home ware and jewellery.

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The Playhouse Theatre, Weston-Super-Mere - 21.5 Miles away

This 500 seat theatre was Weston's second theatre after the popular Knightstone Pavilion. The programme of events at the theatre includes comedians, musicians, dance, plays and films.

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Bickleigh, Devon - 23.4 Miles away

Picturesque village in the Exe valley on the main road between Exeter and Tiverton. It has lovely thatched cottages, a railway museum, gardens, a 14th century bridge, a working water mill, shopping and crafts centre. Today’s Mill blends the traditions of a bygone age with contemporary living and offers out of town shopping and dining in the most idyllic of settings.

Location: Devon

Ashton Windmill, Axbridge - 24.7 Miles away

Legend has it there has been a windmill on this site since 1317. The 18th century flour mill stands on the 'Isle of Wedmore' a ridge giving commanding views of Cheddar Gorge, the Somerset Levels and Brent Knoll. Although it hasn't worked since 1927, the mill has been carefully restored.

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Allhallows Museum of Lace, Honiton - 27.9 Miles away

Dating from around 1327, the building housing the museum is the oldest in Honiton. As well as the 100,000 year old bones of the Honiton Hippos, the area's earliest known inhabitants, the museum holds one of the most comprehensive collections of lace in the world.

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Honiton, Honiton - 28 Miles away

Honiton is a pleasant, busy market town with a growing population of over 12,000. Historically, the town was one of the centres of the medieval West Country cloth trade and later became famous for its lace. There is an excellent museum containing the main collection of Honiton Lace, while the High Street hosts specialist shops for both lace and pottery. Indeed just about everything is on the High Street, wide enough to allow parking on both sides and lined with Georgian buildings, many of which are former coaching inns which became favourite resting places for travellers. Small courtyards and alleyways immediately off the High Street provide compelling market places in their own right with a variety of small shops. Renowned for its antiques, Honiton's world-wide reputation is justified by the large number of antique shops and centres situated on or near the High Street itself, together with one auction house. With more than 30 dealers to choose from, the sheer number and range of antiques available attracts collectors, dealers and visitors from all over the world to visit what has become the major antiques centre in the south-west of England.

Location: Honiton

Chard and District Museum, Chard - 28.4 Miles away

Giving an insight into the life of the area over the centuries, the museum exhibitions contain several collections of national importance. there is even a display of 1960s costumes and accessories, including items by Christian Dior and Mary Quant.

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Clarks Village outlet shopping, Street - 28.7 Miles away

Clark's village has established itself as one of the premier shopping destinations in the country. There's over 90 outlet shops to choose from, offering up to 60% off the retail price on clothing, electricals, homeware and cosmetics.

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Barnstaple Heritage Centre, Barnstaple - 29.6 Miles away

Bringing the history of Barnstaple to life through a combination of touch-screen computer interactives, information panels and atmospheric mock-ups, the town's Heritage Centre is housed in a Grade I and II listed building on the riverfront.

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