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Local Accommodation and Other Attractions

CAMPING

Stathe Bungalow Farm.  If you are a member of Camping and caravanning association, you can stay at the heart of all the crane action on the Levels and Moors on a peaceful site in the village of Stathe.

E-mail: andrew.hector2@gmail.com   Or telephone: 01823 698777 for details.

Mixed Coarse Fishing, and Ruby Red Beef boxes also a speciality.

Thorney Lakes Caravan and Camping Park near Muchelney has a seven acre campsite with two miles of nature trails and course fishing nearby.

http://www.thorneylakes.co.uk      01458 250811        enquiries@thorneylakes.co.uk

B & B

Cames Mead Bed and Breakfast at Meare Green Farm, Stoke St. Gregory will get you right near to where the cranes are often seen.  4 star accommodation www.mearegreenfarm.com

Contact Jane Pine on 01823 490759 or 07990 511477  or send a message to info@mearegreenfarm.com

'The Swallows Nest'  AirB&B at Underhill Farm, Curry Rivel.

Wonderful location at the edge of the RSPB West Sedgemoor Reserve - the heart of crane country.

https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/12002510

Burrow Hill Bed and Breakfast. Stay in peace and tranquility on the Somerset Levels and Moors in the beautiful village of Kingsbury Episcopi. www.burrowhillbandb.co.uk/default.aspx 

phone 01460 240288 / Email: burrowhillbandb@gmail.co.uk

Rosewood House beside the River Parrett in Burrowbridge has two en suite rooms.

www.rosewoodsomerset.co.uk   Email info@rosewoodsomerset.co.uk

or phone Katherine and Ken Tucker on 01823 698034; bookings 07866315992

Bartlett's Farm is a 4 star bed and breakfast on a 300 acre dairy farm in Isle Brewers

www.bartletts-farm.co.uk   01460 281423  E-mail: sandjpeach@tesco.net

Fairways Bed and Breakfast is on the edge of Crewkerne, just a few miles from the Somerset Levels and Moors.  

 www.fairwaysbandb.co.uk/  01460 271093  E-mail: info@fairwaysbandb.co.uk

Orchardleigh Bed & Breakfast is in Long Sutton on the edge of the Somerset Levels and Moors.

www.orchardleighbandb.co.uk/  01458 241616   enquiries@orchardleighbandb.co.uk

Studio Farrows is a quirky tranquil hideaway offering B&B or self-catering accommodation, next to Aller Moor where the cranes and other birdlife are often seen.

www.studiofarrows.com/  01458 252599  tracey@studiofarrows.com

SELF CATERING

Walkers Farm Cottages.  Four 4-star self catering cottages, situated in the heart of the Somerset Levels just outside Stoke St. Gregory. 1 cottage is M1 disabled friendly. The cottages have superb views over West Sedgemoor and the surrounding area.  

Suitable for group bookings too, with special winter-wildlife spectacle weekends available.

www.walkersfarmcottages.co.uk or call Naomi, Will or Di Tilley on 01823 698229  bookings@walkersfarmcottages.co.uk

Bere Farm Cottage.  Bere Farm, near Aller, offers two charming newly renovated detached stone barn conversions.

http://www.bere-farm.co.uk  Email bere-farm@hotmail.co.uk or phone 01458 250234

Rosewood House in Burrowbridge has a self-catering apartment in Hector's Barn with steps leading down to the River Parrett.

http://www.rosewoodsomerset.co.uk/  Email info@rosewoodsomerset.co.uk

or phone 01823 698034; bookings 07866315992

Cross Tree House is a stunning 17th century thatched farmhouse in Lopen, full of character and charm. It sleeps between 14 and 22 guests in the main house and a further 4 in an optional annexe.

john@crosstreehouse.com   01460 240476  http://www.crosstreehouse.com/

Holly Farm Cottages has four self-catering cottages in Stoke St Gregory, near an area where the cranes are often seen.  

info@holly-farm.com   01823 490828  http://www.holly-farm.com

Steel Suffolks have two spacious holiday lets in Hambridge.

http://www.steelsuffolks.co.uk/    01458 259741    ivan.steel@btinternet.com

LOCAL PUBS /FOOD AND ACCOMMODATION

Why not combine your visit to see the cranes with some wonderful local food, drink and company at one or more of the following:

The King Alfred Inn, Burrowbridge http://kingalfredinn.com   Tel: 01823 698379

The Royal Oak, Stoke St. Gregory  http://www.theroyaloaktaunton.co.uk  Tel: 01823 490602

The Rose & Crown, Stoke St. Gregory http://www.browningpubs.com  Tel: 01823 490296

Kitchen Langport, Langport Artisan bakeshop http://www.kitchenlangport.co.uk/  Tel: 01458 251000

The Potting Shed  teashop at Kelways Garden Centre, Langport 

Art Tea Zen, Cafe on Cheapside, Langport http://www.artteazen.co.uk Tel: 01458 250635

River Parrett Cafe, Bow Street, Langport http://www.riverparrettcafe.co.uk/ Tel: 01458 250512

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS:

The Willow and Wetlands Centre, Stoke St. Gregory  01823 490 249

Basket making, willow charcoal, exhibitions, tea room and more.....

http://www.englishwillowbaskets.co.uk/visitor-centre

Somerset Crafts, Avalon Marshes Centre, Westhay, 01458 860426

A unique Arts and Crafts Centre, exclusively stocked with Somersets finest creative work.

http://www.somersetcrafts.com

Steel Suffolks based in Hambridge run horse-drawn history and nature tours in the Langport area.

http://www.steelsuffolks.co.uk  01458 259741   ivan.steel@btinternet.com

Burrow Mump

Fantastic views across the moors from this historic monument http://www.visitsomerset.co.uk/site/things-to-do/visitor-attractions/burrow-mump-p787993

wellssomerset.com

For all your information needs for Wells and the surrounding area including accommodation, eating out, attractions, events, activities, nature reserves and really useful A4 sized printable maps. www.wellssomerset.com

The Somerset Cider Brandy Company & Burrow Hill Cider Farm

The farm has been pressing cider for the past 150 years and distilling the cider into Somerset Cider Brandy since 1989. www.ciderbrandy.co.uk

For Every Cloud Craft supplies, gallery, creative workshops in Langport

www.creativesomerset.com

Hambridge Antiques nr Langport

www.hambridgeantiques.com

 

NEARBY NATURE RESERVES:

Swell Wood RSPB Reserve, Fivehead.

http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/s/swellwood/about.aspx#

Greylake RSPB Reserve, nr Greinton.

http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/g/greylake/index.aspx

Hamwall RSPB Reserve, nr Ashcott.

http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/h/hamwall/index.aspx

Shapwick Heath NNR

http://www.naturalengland.org.uk/ourwork/conservation/designatedareas/nnr/1006131.aspx

Westhay Moor SWT Reserve

http://www.somersetwildlife.org/westhay_moor.html

Cattcott Lows SWT Reserve

http://www.somersetwildlife.org/catcott.html

Town Tree Nature Garden nr Martock

www.towntreenaturegarden.co.uk

You can view recent sightings of the cranes and share your sightings on the Somerset Sightings Map page.

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