Yew Tree House

“Friendly house a short walk from the beach” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Berrow, Somerset

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Yew Tree House is a charming old property located in a quiet lane close to the main road connecting Burnham-on-Sea with Brean, and only ten minutes from J22 of the M5. Seven individually designed bedrooms include three ground-floor garden rooms with doors opening out to a patio. The cooked-to-order breakfasts are excellent.

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Yew Tree House
Hurn Lane, Berrow, BURNHAM-ON-SEA, Somerset, TA8 2QT
Phone : 01278 751382

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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