Cossington Park

“Beautiful property with a long and fascinating history daying back over 300 years” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Cossington, Somerset

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Our Inspector's View

Nestled in rural Somerset sits Cossington Park, a beautiful house and cottage with a long and fascinating history. Home to the owner’s ancestors for over 300 years, the house (sleeps up to 16) is full of furniture and paintings that reflect the family’s history. The cottage (sleeps up to 6) with its ground floor bedroom and disabled bathroom can provide extra space if you need it whilst enjoying the history and character of this delightful residence.

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5 Star Self-Catering
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Gold Award
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Suitable for older and less mobile guests
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Suitable for part-time wheelchair users

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Cossington Park
Middle Road, COSSINGTON, somerset, TA7 8LH

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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