Meare Court Farm
“Idyllic barn conversions on a working farm with hot tub and infrared sauna” - VisitEngland Assessor
Meare Green, Somerset
Our Inspector's view
Beautiful converted barns in idyllic Somerset countryside on our working farm, with hot tub and infrared sauna included. Only 10 minutes from Taunton and the M5. Countryside walks to country pubs. On site options to book for your weekend or longer break include Spa treatments, clay pigeon shooting, archery, Murder Mystery evening, dance class. Our own traditional Somerset Bray’s cider is made here on the farm, also catering and chef available for your special break.
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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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