Interesting places to visit near Brewers Cottage
Brewers Cottage is on the Northern edge of the village of Isle Brewers, near to the Somerset Levels and close to the Devon and Dorset borders. We are within easy reach of both the M5 and the A303.
This area of Somerset is unspoilt and great for exploring.
There are many open gardens and National trust properties nearby ( Please note: it may be necessary to check their website and to book prior to your visit) For keen birdwatchers we are very close to RSPB reserves, the West Sedgemoor reserve is literally just up the road and the Ham Wall reserve, one of the best locations for viewing Starling murmurations, is about half an hour away
( again please check their websites for accessibility)
If you enjoy walking, we are very near the Blackdown Hills, an area of outstanding beauty, with miles and miles of designated footpaths and fabulous views. A little further afield are the Quantocks, Exmoor and the Mendips and the South West Coastal Path
If you want to get out and about, the Cathedral City of Wells is less than an hour away ( Market days Wednesdays and Saturdays) more locally, there are many charming villages and market towns to explore.
If you fancy a day by the sea we are mid way between the North and South coasts, both are within easy reach by car.
In the immediate area, there is the Somerset Cider Brandy Company at Burrow Hill, where you can taste their wares and see how their brandy is made, or taste and buy fabulous smoked products at the Smokery at Hambridge , there are willow basket making course and willow products to buy at The Willow and Wetlands Centre at Stoke St Gregory and craft pottery and exhibitions at John Leach's Muchelney Pottery or Paul and Marion Jessup's pottery at Barrington Court . If you click on the headings above it will take you to their websites with lots of further information.
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Just a short drive from Brewers Cottage are the unspoilt Blackdowns with miles of ancient woodland to explore
We are close to many famous gardens. This is a view of one of the cleverly mowed lawns at the wonderful Midney gardens near Somerton
Looking out to sea at Burton Bradstock on the West Dorset Coast not far from Bridport. Easily reached from Brewers Cottage by car.
The cliffs and beach at West Bay. Just one of the many beautiful places to visit on the South coast.
Somerset offers a wealth of great locally grown foods and artisanal products. These are some locally foraged mushrooms.
There are many galleries in the area. This is a painting by Rosie Darrah http://www.rosiedarrah.com