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Railwayman's Cottage

Railwayman's  Cottage, Bridgwater, Somerset

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £250.00

This 1860s terraced cottage is set in a country lane in the Somerset Levels, near Bridgwater sleeps two people.

Railwayman's Cottage is an 1860s terraced cottage, set in a country lane in the Somerset Levels, five miles from Bridgwater and can sleep two people. The cottage has a double bedroom, a ground floor bathroom, a kitchen, a dining area in an alcove off the hallway and a sitting room with a woodburner. Outside there is a parking space on a lane outside the cottage, two cycles for guests to use, a front patio with furniture and a private, enclosed courtyard garden with furniture.

Railwayman's Cottage is a lovely base for your holiday.


Needs a good clean
very good location, motorway M5 minutes away, lovely walking area, nice cottage to stay in shame about the cleanliness very dusty and loads of cobwebs around most ceilings, wasnt any cleaning things (floor mop bucket etc) as we dont like to live with dirty floors.

The location of Railwayman's Cottage was fairly remote,but with easy access to other parts of Somerset. Ideally situated in an area that was both beautiful and peaceful,being one of seven others in this little hamlet you did not feel isolated. Only 150 metres from access to the canal and other lovely footpaths was ideal for walks with our dog. We would recommend this cottage to anyone needing a little rest and relaxation.
Mr Barnard

We love this cottage. The bedroom is so light and airy, whilst the living room is so warm and cosy; a great combination. The dog loves it too, the upstairs windows are just his height for watching the world go by. The canal on the doorstep is another plus.
Ms Prays-jones

Railwaymans's Cottage was very nice and very well equipped with everything you need. The log burner was very cosy and warm in the evening whilst watching TV. The location was very nice with the canal just around the corner where there was some wildlife to be seen. I would definitely go back again and recommend it to friends. Thanks to Sykes Cottages and the owner for a lovely holiday.
Mrs Noke

I liked how it was close to amenities so we could go further afield in the day. I also loved how cosy it felt sitting there of an evening with the log fire going while watching TV. The canal walk was very nice. Beautiful spot and beautiful surroundings. Have already recommended Sykes and will be recommending The Railwayman's cottage to everyone too.
Miss Howells



Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
WiFi WiFi


Double Beds


Electric heaters with woodburning stove
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs WiFi
Fuel and power inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Parking space on lane outside cottage
Front patio with furniture, enclosed courtyard with furniture
One well-behaved dog welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile
Note: Cottage is close to, but fenced off from, the canal and the railway which has a regular but not busy service, so some associated noise may be heard
Note - Network Rail have a bridge repair project in Somerset from February for 16 weeks which will temporarily change the directions for Railwaymans Cottage
You will be provided with the directions to the property prior to arrival

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Westonzoyland Pumping Station - 1.2 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Maunsel Lock Canal Centre - 2.2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

East Lyng, St Bartholomew's Church - 2.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Burrow Mump - 2.6 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Athelney Abbey - 2.7 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Bridgwater Museum - 3 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Willows and Wetlands Centre - 3.7 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Sutton Mallet Church - 4.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

North Curry, St Peter & St Paul Church - 4.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Hestercombe Gardens - 5.7 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

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