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Tel code: 01460 | code search
Postcode: TA19 | code search
Population: 4600
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New Inn
"Lovely and cosy pub stayed two nights in July 2010. Staff and food were great. Across the road from the famous apple cider producer Perrys.

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Square & Compass
"As a guest at a friends wedding in July, I can honestly say I am surprised at the previous post as I found the staff to be pleasant and more ..." More

New Inn
"We enjoyed our stay in this country inn full of character. Nicky and Rich were very welcoming. Rooms were comfortable and breakfasts and evening meals good. The village is ..." More

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Ilminster is a rural town set in the English county of Somerset. The town lies a little to the east of the intersection of the A303 London to Exeter road and the A359 Taunton to Axminster road, having been bypassed a few years ago. The town gets its name from the River Isle and its large church dedicated to St Mary but also know as The Minster. Ilminster is mentioned in documents dating from 725 and in a Charter granted by King Ethelred in 995. The church is made from Hamstone, a colloquial name for stone quarried from Ham Hill in Somerset. Construction of St Mary's originally started in the 15th century. You can visit the nearby National Trust house at Barrington Court. This is a restored Tudor manor house with beautiful Gertrude Jekyll inspired gardens. It also has a working kitchen garden. Ilminster Grammar School was founded in 1549 and served the town for 422 years until 1971. In 1819 Queen Victoria (then a baby) spent the night at The George Hotel, Ilminster's principal coaching inn, now converted to private housing. The Unitarian Meeting house built in 1719 is now called The Meeting House and serves as an art gallery, concert hall and café. It also hosts the Ilminster Tourism Information Centre.


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Ilminster Town (Amateur Football)
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Woodleigh Bed and Breakfast (0.09 miles)

Woodleigh Bed and Breakfast
Chris and Dee Mooney would like to welcome you to their family run 4 star bed and breakfast in the heart of the historic and picturesque South Somerset market town of Ilminster. We offer high ... More | visit website
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Best Western The Shrubbery (0.15 miles)

Best Western The Shrubbery

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The Best Western Shrubbery Hotel is located in Ilminster in Somerset. A perfect venue for Weddings, Conferences and that Special Occasion. The Best Western Shrubbery hotel in South Somerset is an elegant ... More

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Bell Inn (0.17 miles)

Bell Inn
This grand old country Inn offers a warm welcome, super food local cider and ale. Our chef specialises in Seafood , local Steak and Game, in season. Situated near to the roundabout at the junction ... More | visit website
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Dillington House (0.74 miles)

Dillington House
Dillington House, just outside of Ilminster, was formerly the home of George III's Prime Minister, Lord North. The house is one of the most beautiful in Somerset and is included in Simon Jenkins' England's 1000 ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Ilminster (1.13 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Shave Farm (1.58 miles)

Shave Farm

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Shave Farm is an early 19th centuary farmhouse set within beautiful countryside and just 2 minutes from the A303.15 minutes from the M5 and Taunton and 30 minutes from the ... More

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New Inn (1.87 miles)

New Inn
Welcome to The New Inn, each of our rooms are tastefully decorated and furnished with antique wardrobes and dressing tables and are situated in our sunny pleasant garden on the ground floor in a separate ... More | visit website
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The Five Dials Inn (2.20 miles)

The Five Dials Inn
The Five Dials Inn - Horton. Bar, Restaurant and B & B in a contemporary country inn. Recently refurbished, the Five Dials offers excellent food and spotless accommodation in a warm & friendly environment. ... More | visit website
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Five Dials Inn (2.27 miles)

Five Dials Inn

The Five Dials Inn - Horton. Bar, Restaurant and B & B in a contemporary country inn. Recently refurbished, the Five Dials offers excellent food and spotless accommodation in a warm & friendly environment.

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Hornsbury Mill (2.95 miles)

Hornsbury Mill
Welcome to Hornsbury Mill hotel & wedding venue in Chard, Somerset. A charming example of an early 19th century corn mill set deep in the heart of Somerset on the A358 between Taunton and Chard.

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