Honeysuckle Cottage

“Handy for the Mendip Hills and Somerset Levels, this barn conversion is on a farm in rural Somerset” - AA Inspector



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On a traditional family farm with a small pedigree Dexter beef herd, sheep and turkeys in the heart of rural Somerset, this recent barn conversion maintains olde-worlde charm but offers of the amenities of a luxury holiday home. The beautiful city of Wells is only 2 miles away with the cathedral, Bishop’s Palace and historical Vicars Close. Mythical Glastonbury is about 6 miles away and the nearby Mendip Hills and Somerset Levels are ideal for cyclists, walkers and bird lovers. Centrally heated throughout, the cottage has 3 bedrooms – two doubles and a single – each with TV and one with en-suite facilities looking out over the rolling Mendip Hills and surrounding countryside. There is a large tiled bathroom upstairs, and a double sized shower room downstairs. The spacious dining/living room maintains a cosy and homely feel, with log-burning stove and old oak beams. Curl up and relax in front of the log fire during the darker months, or enjoy a glass of wine on the raised garden with stunning views overlooking the Mendip Hills.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

4 Star Self Catering

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Honeysuckle Cottage


  • Maximum occupancy: 5
  • Total units: 1
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Offsite pool
  • Offsite riding
  • Offsite fishing
  • Offsite gym
  • Private garden
  • Lawn area
  • Garden furniture
  • BBQ on site
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Sky or freeview
  • En suite
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Internet
  • Fireplace or wood burning stove
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Changeover day: Saturday in high season, flexible at other times

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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