Get away from it all and unwind

or get the heart rate up with local activities!

Whether you have come to Dudmoor to escape the hustle and bustle of city life or to give the kids a chance to let off some steam in the wonderful countryside; South Somerset has it all. Here are our top tips for activities under an hour away.

‘Eat, Drink and Be Merry’

We are spoiled for choice locally with great food and drink producers on the door step, not to mention the cafes and restaurants. Here are a few of our favorites, some may have restricted opening hours so we would always recommend booking ahead.

The Wyndham Arms
Rose and Crown East Lambrook
Burrow Hill Cider Farm
Farm and Field Cafe at Frogmary Green
Pips Railway Carriage
Harry’s Cider
The Old Dairy Cafe
The Firehouse 

‘Outdoor Pursuits’

We are surrounded by beautiful countryside in South Somerset; the majestic quiet of The Levels, awe inspiring views from the top of Ham Hill and Cycle and Foot paths a plenty. Staying at Dudmoor you will be surrounded with lots of lovely outdoor activities to keep young and old enthused and entertained. Here are some of our favorites:

Walking routes
Cycling routes
Langport Boar Hire
National Trust sites: Montacute, Barrington, Lytes Cary Manor and Stourhead
Ham Hill Country Park
Beaches at Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Jacob’s Ladder,


‘Keeping the Kids Entertained’

We know that Happy Kids make for a more enjoyable holiday all round, so if you are traveling with Little ones and need some ideas for nearby entertainment here are some tried and tested options for you:

Hollywood Bowl
Flip out
Jungle Jungle
Monkey World
Crealy Theme Park

‘Local Arts and Crafts’

South Somerset is home to a diverse range of makers and artists many of whom have small independent shops alongside their own work-spaces. Some even run workshops and tours so if you are planning ahead inquire direct to see how you can try your hand at something new!

Muchelney Pottery
Coates English Willow Centre
Shakespears Glass
Barrington Court Artisans: Potter, Holland Chairs, Wood Turner, Jeweler.