Applebarn and The Farmhouse

“Experience the lovely countryside around Glastonbury from the comfort of this newly converted barn” - AA Inspector

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GLASTONBURY, SOMERSET

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Located approximately 3 miles from Glastonbury, this newly renovated barn with its own private garden is part of a working farm. It is an excellent holiday base from which to explore the diverse and unique county of Somerset. Glastonbury is steeped in folklore and legend, with its abbey and tor, and nearby Wells is England’s smallest city with a magnificent 13th-century cathedral and medieval buildings. This is a haven for walkers and cyclists.

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Applebarn and The Farmhouse
East Street Farm, West Pennard, GLASTONBURY, Somerset, BA6 8NJ
Phone : 01458 832962

Features

Rooms
  • Maximum occupancy: 6
  • Total units: 2
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
Leisure
  • Onsite tennis
Facilities
  • Private garden
  • Lawn area
  • Garden furniture
  • BBQ on site
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Sky or freeview
  • En suite
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Internet
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Changeover day: Saturday

About the area

Discover Somerset

Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.

Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.

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