Cannington Walled Garden is based around the restored remains of Cannington Priory, a medieval nunnery for Benedictine nuns. The garden features colour-themed garden areas, glasshouses for arid plants, a Victorian fernery, and a garden planted with varieties mentioned in the Bible. Church Street, Cannington, Somerset, England, TA5 2HA
Near the base of Glastonbury Tor, on the southern slope of the hill, a small chalybeate spring rises to the surface. Near the head of the spring is a well, cut 9 feet down into the earth, protected by a wooden well-head, itself reinforced with a fanciful pattern of wrought-iron braces that form a distinctive shape. The well is built with stone blocks lining the sides of two chambers. 85-88 Chilkwell Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, England, BA6 8DD
Garden: Garden: 12 acres of gardens surrounding a lovely 15th-century manor house. A yew walk leads to a variety of garden rooms, with a bog garden, cottage garden, river walk, and lovely old trees. Cothay received the top rating in the Good Garden Guide. Greenham, Somerset, England, TA21 0JR
Perhaps the best example anywhere of an English cottage garden; the informal planting scheme was developed by Margery Fish in the period from 1940-1960. A 17th-century malthouse stands within the garden.
A Victorian pleasure grounds and nature reserve that now acts as the official visitor centre for the Quantock Hills AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). Fyne Court was established by electrical pioneer Andrew Crosse. The landscape park features an 'eyecatcher' folly, a serpentine lake, boathouse, and several small lakes and ponds. Broomfield, Bridgwater, Somerset, England, TA5 2EQ
Attraction Type: Garden - Landscape Park Heritage Rating:?
A mix of three historic gardens, Hestercombe is the happy result of a collaboration by Sir Edwin Luytens and Gertrude Jekyll who created a formal Edwardian garden in the larger landscape of a 40-acre Georgian landscape garden created by Copelstone Warre Bampfylde. Enjoy woodland walks, classical temple, waterfalls, and breathtaking views across the Vale of Taunton. Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset, England, TA2 8LG
Developed on 2.5 acres, this delightful modern garden surrounds an 18th-century farmhouse and features innovative elements like an octagonal summerhouse with a "green" roof of Sedum, and a giant living Dogwood basket, as well as traditional borders and island beds. Crewkerne, Somerset, England, TA18 7NX
A terraced garden high on the Mendip Hills, begun in 1900. See yew hedges and mixed borders, old roses, and an 18th-century arboretum on the other side of the Old Bristol Road. Old Bristol Road, Wells, Somerset, England, BA5 3AQ
Alexander Pope and 'Capability' Brown were instrumental in designing this 18th-century landscape garden close to Bath city centre. A series of lakes follow a deep, green valley; of special note is a Palladian bridge on the valley bottom. Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, Somerset, England, BA2 5AH
The George at Nunney has nine guest rooms, including the romantic four-poster Trafalgar Suite. Rated 3*** by the English Tourism Council, this is the ideal bed and breakfast hotel near Longleat Safari Park, Bath and Frome for exploring the West Country.