“A great place to spend quality time with family and friends.” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Sleeping up to 18 and with eight bedrooms, Coat Barn surrounds a grassy courtyard, and is like a little village or neighbourhood to itself. Fill this with your friends and family, and you have the perfect opportunity to reconnect and refresh some special relationships. The dining table is big enough for everyone, so good times can be guaranteed.
Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 18
- Onsite pool
- Washing machine
- Sky or freeview
- En suite
- Linens provided
- Open all year
- Changeover day: Friday
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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.
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