Real Family Holidays in Somerset, England UK

Explore this beautiful dramatic landscape and have a spectacular family holiday.

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Nettlecombe Court sits in a secluded magical valley on the eastern edge of Exmoor National Park. The Centre is a striking example of a Tudor and Georgian country mansion. It has a range of spacious dormitory rooms and six single or twin rooms.  It has extensive private grounds suitable for children playing outdoor games and don’t worry if the weather isn’t on your side as we have TV in both the common room and games room which also includes a pool table, arcade games, table football and lots of board games. The centre is easily accessible by road and is a fifteen minutes drive from Taunton station. 

Look around the Nettlecombe Court location: 

Virtual tour of Nettlecombe Court Centre 

Drone footage of the area

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Explore the Surrounding Area

Venture out from the centre and you will find yourself surrounded by breathtaking views of hills and woodlands.  Walk or bike around the Exmoor National Park seeking out wildlife and plants or just sit back and enjoy the stunning views.  Visit The Quantocks Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and enjoy horse riding, bird watching and see if you can spot the impressive red deer. Don’t forget to bring your binoculars! Head to Taunton to discover the shops, pubs or just enjoy the old historic county town.  Check out Dunster Castle a perfect day out.  Take a twenty minutes drive down to Minehead's glorious sandy beach and view the picturesque views across to south Wales.

See the Exmoor Visitor 2020 magazine for free here to find out more about things to do in the area.

Our staff will be able to advise you of the best places to go in the area and give you directions to any of the places mentioned above.

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Free Activities

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2020 Activities

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide the activity programme during your stay. As an alternative, to enable you to make the most of the great outdoors during your stay as well as back at home, you will get a free adventure pack when you arrive. This will include an FSC fold-out nature guide, equipment and activities as well as suggestions on local places of interest.

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