Surrounded by splendid Somerset countryside, the pub dates back to the mid-1700s and prides…
Ashe Farm Camping & Caravan Site
“Sheltered park handy for Taunton and the M5” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
A well-screened site surrounded by mature trees and shrubs, with two large touring fields. The modern, facilities block includes toilets and showers plus a separate laundry room. This site is not far from the bustling market town of Taunton, and is handy for both south and north coasts; it also makes a good stopover for people travelling on the nearby M5.
Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes
Awards and ratings may only apply to specific accommodation units at this location.
Facilities – at a glance
Electrical hook up
- Ice pack facility
- Baby bathing/changing
- Total Touring Pitches: 30
- Total Static Pitches: 3
- Caravan Pitches Available
- Motorhome Pitches Available
- Tent Pitches Available
Also in the area
About the area
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.
Restaurants and Pubs
Recommended things to do
Why choose Rated Trips?
Your trusted guide to rated places across the UK
The best coverage
Discover more than 15,000 professionally rated places to stay, eat and visit from across the UK and Ireland.
Choose a place to stay safe in the knowledge that it has been expertly assessed by trained assessors.
Plan your next trip
Search by location or the type of place you're visiting to find your next ideal holiday experience.
Read our articles, city guides and recommended things to do for inspiration. We're here to help you explore the UK.