Selby House and the Ropemakers Cottage is situated a mile from the town of Wellington, with its award winning floral park and displays and many specialist shops.
Seven miles east of Wellington lies Taunton, the county town with many architectural gems and home to Somerset County Cricket Ground. Taunton offers an excellent museum, galleries, theatre, restaurants, bars, cinema and leisure activities.
Local places of interest include:
Sheppy’s Cider, with its rural life museum, orchard trails and shop selling award winning ciders
Cothay Manor Garden, with its restored 200yd yew walk and variety of garden rooms
Coldharbour Woollen Mill, which holds regular ‘Steam Days’
West Somerset Railway, Travel from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead on the scenic steam railway, or stop off and explore one of Somerset’s unspoilt villages en route.
Visit Dunster’s magnificent Castle, or explore Exmoor National Park, with miles of scenic walks and stunning views
The Somerset Levels offer a different landscape; visit the willow workshops and historic Glastonbury Abbey
We are situated on the edge of the beautiful
Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Enjoy walking in the peaceful tree lined country lanes, explore footpaths, go pony-trekking and take in breathtaking views from the landmark