Lime Tree Barn serves as an ideal base for exploring the many attractions Somerset has to offer. From historic landmarks to stunning natural landscapes, there is an abundance of experiences awaiting you.

Visit the mystical Glastonbury Abbey, marvel at the awe-inspiring Wells Cathedral, or venture into the breathtaking Cheddar Gorge and Quantock Hills.

Glastonbury Abbey

Places to Visit

Outdoor enthusiasts can partake in hiking, cycling, or simply revel in the beauty of the surrounding countryside. In addition to these wonderful attractions, Lime Tree Barn also offers convenient access to several other notable destinations. Here are some additional places to visit during your stay.

The Newt

The Newt is a captivating country estate that boasts stunning gardens, woodlands, and orchards. Explore the beautiful grounds, visit the Roman villa and indulge in delectable food and drinks at the estate’s restaurant and café.

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Just a short drive away, Stourhead is a renowned National Trust property famous for its breathtaking landscape garden. Take a leisurely stroll around the enchanting lake, wander through the meticulously designed gardens, and visit the historic Palladian mansion that sits at the heart of this picturesque estate.

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The Roman Baths

Walk in the footsteps of the Romans & explore one of the finest spas of the ancient world. The Roman Baths, one of the world’s finest historic sites.

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Alfred’s Tower

Situated in the charming woodlands of the Stourhead Estate, Alfred’s Tower is an iconic landmark worth visiting. Climb to the top of this 49-meter-high tower for panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, and immerse yourself in the history and beauty of the area.

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Hauser & Wirth

This renowned contemporary art gallery founded in 1992. With locations worldwide, it showcases diverse artworks from established and emerging artists. They promote artistic innovation through exhibitions, collaborations, and projects while engaging in public events and educational initiatives.

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Longleat in Wiltshire, England, is a splendid stately home and wildlife park. The Safari Park, home to diverse exotic animals, offers an immersive drive-through experience. Inside, opulent interiors boast priceless antiques and art, appealing to history enthusiasts.

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Coastal attractions

If you’re looking to explore the coastline, Lime Tree Barn is conveniently located within an hour’s drive of the stunning Dorset coast. With Lime Tree Barn as your base, you’ll have the opportunity to explore many of Somerset’s & Dorset’s captivating attractions. Here are some coastal destinations that you can easily reach:

Jurassic Coast

Stretching along the Dorset and East Devon coast, the Jurassic Coast is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its spectacular cliffs, stunning rock formations, and fossil-rich beaches. Discover unique geological features, walk along picturesque coastal paths, and soak up the beauty of this remarkable coastline.

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A popular seaside town in Dorset, Weymouth offers a beautiful sandy beach, a charming harbor, and a bustling waterfront. Enjoy a day at the beach, explore the quaint streets lined with shops and cafes, and indulge in fresh seafood at one of the local restaurants. Voted The Times & Sunday Times Beach of the Year 2023.

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Lulworth Cove & Durdle Door

These iconic landmarks on the Jurassic Coast are a must-visit. Marvel at the natural beauty of Lulworth Cove, a horseshoe-shaped bay with crystal-clear waters, and take a short walk to witness the stunning rock arch known as Durdle Door, a breathtaking sight that has become an emblem of the Jurassic Coast.

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