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a Historic Market Town in the county of Somerset

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Chard is a small market town in somerset

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Church at Axminster, Devon

Axminster (40 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Devon

(6.0 miles, 9.7 km, direction S of Chard)

Famous for its carpets often likened to Turkish, Axminster was one of the first West Saxon settlements formed along the River Axe in Devon...

Charmouth, Dorset

Charmouth (87 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset

(9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction S of Chard)

This pretty resort grew up in a gap of cliffs overlooking picturesque Lyme Bay. In the days prior to the motor car it was a fashionable coaching stop. One illustrious visitor of.....

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Lyme Regis (265 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset

(9.9 miles, 16.0 km, direction S of Chard)

Almost the first thing you notice about this pleasant seaside resort, is the spaciousness of the town. The second, and nothing can prepare you for this, is the sheer scale of Lyme Bay with its splendid views towards the rugged sandstone cliffs west of Eype Mouth...

Axmouth Harbour, Devon. Winter sunset.

Axmouth (11 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction S of Chard)

This quiet resort of colourwashed cottages sitting at the edge of the River Axe was once an important south Devon port...

A picture of Martock

Martock (20 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Somerset

(11.2 miles, 18.0 km, direction NE of Chard)

The interior of Martock's Ham-stone church is perhaps the grandest in all Somerset, the startling effect of the golden stone against the most lavishly decorated of the county's great tie-beam roofs is simply overwhelming...

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Forde Abbey, nr Chard, Somerset. A former Cistercian foundation. Photo taken September 1991.

Forde Abbey (12 Pictures)

(3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction SE)

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Loughwood Meeting House, Dalwood, Near Axminster, Devon. Owned by the National Trust

Loughwood Meeting House (13 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.2 km, direction SW)

17th-century thatched Baptist meeting house, constructed approx 1653...

Barrington Court, Somerset

Barrington Court (31 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.6 km, direction NE)

Barrington Court is an attractive 16th-century house built in the engaging "E" shaped style of the period in mellow Ham Hill.....

A view of the Marine Aquarium on the old Cobb with Lyme regis, Dorset, in the background.

Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium (1 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction S)

Where better to see and learn about the creatures of the deep than in an aquarium suite set tantalizingly beside the sea. Well,.....

Snowdrops at Otterhead. The Blackdown hills in the county of Somerset, England

The Blackdown Hills (21 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.5 km, direction NW)

Fascinating scenic area where you can enjoy an extraordinary variety of scenery ranging from tiny coppices to vast woodlands, all.....

Taunton Castle, Taunton, Somerset

Taunton Castle (1 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction NW)

The turbulent past of historic Taunton Castle, is masked by its transformation into a luxurious comfortable hotel with an award.....

Montacute House

Montacute House (68 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction NE)

This is one of the most glittering of all the great Elizabethan mansions in England. It is built of glowing honey-coloured Ham.....


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