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Wedmore in the Somerset Levels is a sizeable and well appointed village, with dental and medical provision, pubs, a first school, and shopping facilities for life’s necessities and a bit more. The settlement stands at a crossroads of two ‘B’ roads that lead to Cheddar, Glastonbury, Wells and Burnham-on-Sea, in a landscape dotted with many hamlets and smaller villages, the Mendip Hills just four miles or so north-east. The River Axe runs north of Wedmore, and the Brue south. Historically Wedmore’s claim-to-fame is the 9th century treaty accorded here by Alfred the Great with the Danes, whereby England was divided into territory in the South and West controlled by the Saxons, the North and East comprising the Danelaw. It is thought that Alfred may have had a royal hall or manor of some sort in Wedmore, one suggestion for the origin of the name being that it is derived from the Saxon for hunting lodge. Alternatively the name may have been a corruption of Wet Moor, before major drainage works were carried out in the district the ground said to have been frequently saturated. There are plenty of fine buildings in the village, including solid stone cottages around the green, a 14th century market cross, and several Georgian structures of which the Post Office is probably the most notable. Though the church, largely 15th century, is Grade I listed, it has a rival as the most striking edifice in Wedmore in the rococo Italianate house now home to the village pharmacy.


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The Swan (0.15 miles)

The Swan
Boutique style rooms in a bustling village pub set in the beautiful countryside of the Somerset Levels. The 6 en-suite bedrooms achieve the perfect combination of elegance and comfort, and offer luxurious divan beds, deep ... More | visit website
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Poplar Farm B & B (1.24 miles)

Poplar Farm B & B
Situated just 2 miles from the fashionable village of Wedmore, Poplar Farm is a working farm where we rear beef animals, sheep and poultry. The Farmhouse is a 17th century somerset longhouse offering good size ... More | visit website
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Hillview Farm (1.66 miles)

Hillview Farm

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Hillview Farm Bed & Breakfast is a working farm situated in a peaceful somerset setting which concentrates on rearing pedigree Limousin cattle.We are ideally located at the gateway to the ... More

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Harold's House B&B (3.21 miles)

Set in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and nestling at the foot of the Mendip Hills, the pretty village of Draycott offers an ideal base for exploring, walking and cycling.

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Arundel House (3.48 miles)

Arundel House

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Privately owned Regency building in the heart of Cheddar. With a friendly helpful service and a licensed bar lounge where a fire burns during colder periods.
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Burnt House Farm (3.50 miles)

Burnt House Farm
Welcome to Burnt House Farm Bed and Breakfast! This stunning property lies in 10 acres of beautiful countryside and offers fantastic views. Situated in the picturesque village of Mark, we are only 10 miles from ... More | visit website
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Wassells (3.56 miles)


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Pleasantly located by the reservoir on the fringe of the village of Cheddar - famous for its gorge, caves, and cheese - all within an ... More

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Tom Mogg Inn (3.98 miles)

Tom Mogg Inn

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Set in the Somerset Levels, an Area of Outstanding Beauty, a warm welcome awaits you at The Tom Mogg Inn. This family run establishment has so much to offer.Bar & ... More

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Oakhouse Hotel (3.98 miles)

Oakhouse Hotel

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The Oakhouse hotel is an 11th century building that sits proudly in the historical market square in the town of Axbridge. Only two miles away from Cheddar Caves the hotel ... More

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Spring Cottages (3.99 miles)

Spring Cottages
Three comfortable, single bedroomed, No Smoking cottages with twin or double beds in a converted barn on the sunny south side of the Mendip Hills. Two cottages have en-suite bathrooms (bath and shower) upstairs and ... More | visit website

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