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Local scene

Explore our Local Area

Places to explore

Walk from the Campsite ...

- Quants Nature Reserve - walk from the campsite

- Buckland Woods - walk from the campsite.  Also other walks on this page ...

Blackdown Walks


The Blackdown Hills -


Quantock Hills (30 mins) and Exmoor (40 mins) are just a short drive away.

Beaches -  find fossils at the Jurassic Coast (Lyme Regis, Charmouth) about a 40 minute drive. Beaches on the north coast, at Minehead and Dunster are slightly further, about 50 mins. 

​Dog friendly beaches - (Parts of Devon/Dorset and Somerset would be accessible from  here)


The county town of Taunton is just a 15 minute drive.  Taunton is the home of Somerset Cricket Club. Here you will also find museums,  a cinema and shops.

Our local town of Wellington has all your day to day requirements – two supermarkets, Waitrose/Asda and a range of take aways. Wellington also has a sports centre if you would like to take advantage of their pool etc.


Days out

      ... and lots more too!


  • Wellington has a variety of  delicious take-aways to take advantage of

  • Family pubs  (5-10 mins drive             

  • Skylark, Chelston

  • Worlds End, Bradford on Tone

  • Traditional pubs  (10-15 mins drive)

  • White Horse, Bradford-on-Tone

        Catherine Wheel, Hemyock

        Blue Ball, Sampford Arundel

        Half Moon, Clayhidon

Local produce
  • The Milk Shed, Wellington – Self service milk vending machine (5-10 mins)

  • Robinsons Smokehouse – Smoked food and other goodies. Also, weekly takeaway pizza etc – in West Buckland, about a mile away.

  • Farmers Markets at Wellington (1st and 3rd Sat of each month) and Taunton (weekly - Thursdays)

  • Sheppys Cider, Bradford-on-Tone (5-10 mins)

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