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Holford lies in a peaceful wooded valley at the foot of the lovely Quantock Hills crowning the landscape where the county of Somerset sweeps towards the coast.
The village is most noted for its peace, perfection and rich array of picturesque thatched cottages. It remains very much as it was when the poet Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy stayed here for a year (1797-8).
This a fine walking area, on a ramble amongst the lush wooded combes you are likely to come across gentle roe and red deer, butterflies, birds and a host of other wildlife species. On fine days from the higher reaches of the hills there are excellent views towards the coast and across the surrounding area.
Nearby, at Nether Stowey, a large prosperous village is the cottage where Coleridge lived between 1796 to 1799 and wrote the "Ancient Mariner", this is preserved by the National Trust.
Holford makes an attractive place to stay for anyone wishing to explore the Vale of Somerset, the Brendon Hills and the stunningly beautiful Exmoor National Park.
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Combe House Hotel
Holford, Somerset, England (0.8 miles, 1.3 km)
In the heart of the peaceful natural beauty of the Quantock Hills, this lovely country house hotel has a convenient location, just off the A39, within easy reach of Bridgwater, Minehead and Taunton....
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Castle Of Comfort Country House
Nether Stowey, Somerset, England (1.1 miles, 1.8 km, direction SE)
This 16th century country house is on the slopes of the Quantock Hills, 15 miles from Exmoor National Park. It has quiet gardens, free Wi-Fi, free parking and a restaurant....
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Nether Stowey, Somerset, England (1.9 miles, 3.1 km, direction SE)
Located 37 km from Cardiff, Jacob'S Barn offers pet-friendly accommodation in Nether Stowey. It provides free private parking. The holiday home is composed of 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, fitted with ...
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The Old Cider House
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Nether Stowey, Somerset, England (2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction SE)
Quantock Hideaway is a holiday home set in Nether Stowey in the Somerset Region and is 38 km from Cardiff. The property is 27 km from Weston-super-Mare and free private parking is provided....
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|Bridgwater Station||(9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction E)|
|M5 Junction 23||(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction E)|
|M5 Junction 24||(10.1 miles, 16.2 km, direction SE)|
|Highbridge & Burnham Station||(10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction E)|
|Cardiff International Airport||(17.2 miles, 27.7 km, direction N)|
|Bristol International Airport||(25.9 miles, 41.7 km, direction NE)|
|Holford to London||(135.3 miles, 217.6 km, direction E)||
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