Ford Farm Cottage
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Beautifully finished and convenient to many of the West Country's finest attractions - Wells, England's smallest cathedral town and Glastonbury, place of Arthurian legend and the Holy Grail?
Bath, Europe's finest Georgian City with it's Roman Baths and Cheddar Gorge and Caves.
Fully fitted kitchen with cooker, washing machine, fridge, dishwasher,microwave, toaster, kettle
Large bedroom with brass double bedstead
Wardrobe, drawers and bathroom with Victorian roll-top bath and shower
Sitting room TV with DVD and radio/CD player.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weston Super Mare 30 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4.8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol Airport 30.5 km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary 27 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The West Country region
HENTON, a hamlet in Wookey parish, and a chapelry partly also in Meare parish, Somerset. The hamlet lies near the Mendip hills, 4 miles W of Wells r. station. The chapelry was constituted in 1848. Post town, Wookey, under Wells, Somerset. Pop., 548. Houses, 128. Pop. of the Wookey portion, 501. Houses, 118. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £100. Patron, the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church was built in 1847. There is a chapel for Bible Christians.
The historic City of Wells is just a short 45 minute drive from the beautiful City of Bath (UNESCO World Heritage City). Wells makes an ideal destination for a short break or long weekend and has much to see in it as well as providing an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area.The 22 mile route heads over the Mendip Hills and opens up a gateway to the one of England's less explored gems - Somerset.
Wells is a medieval city nestling on the southern side of the Mendip Hills with the mystic Somerset Levels stretching away to the south and west. Wells gets its name from these springs which can today be found in the gardens of the Bishop's Palace.The history of Wells goes right back to Roman times when we know that there was a settlement, probably because of the springs that bubble up here.
Wells is the smallest city in England with about 12,000 inhabitants. It can call itself a city because of the famous 13th century Cathedral. It remains remarkably unspoilt and has many other historic buildings including the moated Bishop's Palace, Vicars' Close, St Cuthbert's Church and a good local museum. The Wells Market Place, with lively markets twice a week, the narrow streets and an eclectic mix of building styles all reflect on the continuing development of the town throughout the ages.
The beautiful variety of landscapes ranging from coastal scenery, the Mendip Hills and Somerset Levels provide a wonderful playground for all sorts of activities including, caving, abseiling, horse riding, walking, cycling and nature watching. Within 25 miles you can visit many attractions which include the famous caves at Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge & Caves, Glastonbury Abbey and Glastonbury Tor, Stourhead, Muchelney Abbey and the Fleet Air Arm Museum.
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12 Jul 2014
"A clean, comfortable cottage everything you need available,lovely welcoming on site owners"
The cottage is a five minute drive from the cathedral city of Wells. Steeped in history ,you can spend hours wandering the ancient streets, there is plenty to see and do . The park and ride is a must. to enjoy a day in Bath, .We have rented this cottage for the third year and highly recommend it.
3 Oct 2013
"Holidaying in Henton"
We needed a self catering hideaway for a week to allow some exploration of the Mendips and Wells - also we wanted to visit two National Trust properties at Barrington and Tyntesfield. Ford Farm Cottage provided an excellent base to do these visits and also a relaxing and very well appointed comfortable spot to relax.
25 Aug 2013
"Idyllic cottage - fabulous owners!"
We have stayed at Form Farm Cottage twice - both tomes for two weeks at a time. Gary and Tina were so friendly and genuinely wanted our stay to be perfect, which it was until Andy was ill. Gary and Tina looks after us both so well and their cottage was so idyllic that we returned the following year. the cottage was an ideal retreat but was close to lots of places of interest and a host of restaurants and pubs for good food. The only thing that could have made the cottage better would be somewhere to hang coats when coming in and perhaps a tumble drier to complement the washing machine. Fabulous holidays each time!
17 Aug 2013
Stayed 3 days at the cottage at Ford Farm. It is a lovely place, decorated and equiped to a very high standard. Tina the owner is friendly and helpful. She gave us lots of information about places to go and to eat. The location is ideal for exploring the area and we visited Wells, Glastonbury, Cheddar, Salisbury and Wedmore. Great little break! Would be great in any season.
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