We are 15 minutes drive from the M5 motorway and a few
minutes drive from the Quantock Hills and the renowned Hestercombe,
a popular wedding venue and famous for its gardens which is viewed in the image on the right from the patio of the apartment.
We are also close to Somerset County Cricket Ground and the West
Somerset Railway. Cheddon Fitzpaine village is a short walk away
and boasts the lovely 17th century St Mary’s Church.
Cheddon Fitzpaine’s proximity to the Quantocks offers plentiful
opportunities for walking, relaxing and picnics. It is a haven of
peace and tranquillity for those wishing to enjoy the surrounding
Click here to download directions to The Garden Retreat.
Taunton is famous for the Somerset County Cricket Ground which is
about 10 minutes drive away and is close to the West Somerset Railway
which offers steam train travel from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead
passing through through picturesque Quantock villages. It is possible
to break your journey at Dunster which is full of interesting and
historical buildings including the famous Dunster Castle and gardens
owned by the National Trust.
A little further afield are opportunities to explore Exmoor National
Park, Sedgmoor and Dartmoor and we are less than 2 hours drive from
The Eden Project to the south and Cardiff to the north and west
over the Severn Bridge.