Places to go, near Leigh Farm

Leigh Farm is approximately half a mile away from the village where you will find a General Post Office and several Public Houses. The nearest shopping centres are at Whitchurch or Keynsham, each about four miles away. Also four miles away is the larger village of Chew Magna and the Chew Valley Lakes.

The nearest Bus Stop (A37) is approximately half a mile from the farmhouse. Buses run into Wells, Glastonbury, Street and Bristol.

 

View a list of some of the local attractions below:-

City of Bath

City of Bath

Bath and the stunning countryside surrounding it is one of England's most beautiful places to visit.

 

Bath, England, is a unique city; its hot springs, Roman Baths, splendid Abbey and Georgian stone crescents have attracted visitors for centuries. Set in rolling Somerset countryside, it is a beautiful and unforgettable place to visit.

 

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City of Bristol

City of Bristol

Bristol is a vibrant and exciting city, the major city in the South West of England and the economic powerhouse of the region.

 

Some of Bristol's attractions are as follows:-

Bristol Zoo, Clifton Suspension Bridge, The S.S Great Britain, Theatres, Shopping, Ice Rink, Water buses, Observation Tower, the home of Aardman animation and much more...

 

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Longleat

Longleat

Set within 900 acres of Capability Brown landscaped parkland, Longleat House is widely regarded as one of the best examples of high Elizabethan architecture in Britain and one of the most beautiful stately homes open to the public.

As well as the house there is the safari park and surrounding attractions, such as pets corner, longleat's world famous hedge maze and many others.

 

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Wookey Hole

Wookey Hole

A whole new look of history, mystery and fun for 2006. Revamped, restored and totally remarkable, the new Wookey Hole experience is bursting onto the 2006 holiday scene in an explosive mix of History, Fun and Mystery. Situated under 10 miles away from tor farm itself, its an ideal day trip for all the family.

 

 

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Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge

A major tourist attraction for over 200 years. With plenty to do above and below ground. Cheddar gorge is a place of outstanding natural beauty where you will find many rare species. The Cathedral-like Caves and Britain's biggest Gorge are million-year-old Ice Age river beds.  Your ancestors have lived here for 40,000 years, and world-famous Cheddar Man is Britain's oldest complete skeleton.

 

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Stone Henge

Stone Henge

One of the most important historic landmarks in britain, stonehenge is a must see to all visitors in england. How was it built? Why was it built? Luckily stonehenge is only a very short distance from Leigh Farm Holidays so any guests can visit it with ease.

 

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Chew Valley Lake

Chew Valley Lake

Chew Valley Lake is a semi-natural reservoir ten miles south of Bristol, and is the largest lake in south-west England.

 

The various leisure and recreational facilities the lake has to offer are:- fishing, sailing, eating out, nature walks and bird watching.

 

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Bowood House and Gardens

Bowood House and Gardens

Bowood House is set in one of England's finest parks and you can find something for all ages and tastes.

There is so much to see at "Beautiful Bowwod", some visitors go for the adventure playground or summer events, others the house and gardens.

 

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Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle is one of the most remarkable buildings in Britain and possibly the most outstanding example of Mediaeval domestic architecture in the country. It has been lived in by the same family for over 900 years.
It is where Edward II was murdered, where the Barons of the West gathered before Magna Carta and where Queen Elizabeth I hunted and played bowls.

 

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Thatchers Cider

Thatchers Cider

Thatchers has made fine cider in Somerset for over 100 years. Crafted using freshly pressed English apples many of our traditional ciders are based on authentic recipes and matured in oak.

 

Thatchers farm shop offers a wide choice of products where you can taste the cider before you buy!

 

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Weston-super-Mare

Weston-super-Mare

With almost 200 years experience of seaside holiday traditions Weston-super-Mare is proof that the traditional seaside holiday is alive and well, and here to stay. With all the right ingredients for a great holiday, whatever your age. From the beach with its miles of golden sand, sea, the Grand Pier; The Prom, colourful seafront stalls, boat trips around the bay, decks chairs and not forgetting those famous donkeys.

 

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Avon Valley Adventure Park

Avon Valley Adventure Park

There's a combination of nature, attractions and stunning scenery ensures that the hours of fun are endless at one of the West's most popular family destinations. You can climb aboard the 'Strawberry Line' - the longest five-inch miniature gauge railway in the West Country, stroll along an interesting walk around the winding river (with challenging obstacles for the children), have fun in a boat and many other exciting activities.

 

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Wells

Wells

Wells in Somerset is an unspoilt market town of outstanding beauty, located in rolling countryside, at the foot of the Mendip Hills.

Steeped in history, it is England's smallest city, and one of the most beautiful. Although much of the glory of Wells lies in the past, it is very much a city of the present day, a busy market town, and an educational and commercial centre.

 

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Sherborne

Sherborne

Sherborne is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful towns in England. With its abundance of medieval buildings, superb Abbey, world famous Schools, picturesque Almshouse, two Castles and the wonderful "Worldlife and Lullingstone Silk Farm", Sherborne has much to offer visitors. Ideally located on the Dorset and Somerset border it has excellent transport links enabling the town to flourish.

 

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Fleet Air Arm Museum

Fleet Air Arm Museum

The Museum has the largest collection of Naval aircraft anywhere in Europe together with the first British built Concorde which you can go on-board and visit the cockpit.

 

Outside, there is a children's adventure playground, a licensed restaurant and a shop, ample free parking and excellent disabled access.

 

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