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The Paddock

Wookey, Somerset (Ref. 1086330)



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  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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Reviews & Ratings

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "Nice wee cottage, washing machine would have been handy."

    Reviewed by LuayDec 2021

  • "Very comfortable and would recommend"

    Reviewed by JackyNov 2021

  • "Great little cottage with very friendly and helpful hosts."

    Location less than 2 miles from Wells. In walking distance of 3 pubs.

    Reviewed by NickyNov 2021

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The property

Perched on the banks of the Lower River Axe rests this charming, single-storey cottage, The Paddock.

Benefiting from countryside pubs on its doorstep and a plethora of wonderful walks, this one-bedroom holiday home is perfect for a couple looking for a countryside escape.

Be welcomed by private parking on the drive, where you can easily load and unload your belongings into your home-from-home.

Step into the delightful open-plan living space, well-presented with a plush sofa to unwind on after a day of exploring Somerset, with a TV to do the entertaining.

There is a compact kitchenette tucked away at the rear of the property, perfect for rustling up hearty meals with the use of the electric hob or microwave/oven.

Settle down with your loved one at the dining table to enjoy a feast and toast to a splendid getaway.

On warmer evenings, make use of the communal gardens to meet like-minded holidaymakers, and lounge on the furniture to bask in the last of the sun.

As the sky grows darker, discover the pretty bedroom, with a dash of poppy red for a sweet look, as well as matching furniture to house your belongings.

In the morning, wake up with a refreshing rinse in the shower room, which benefits from a level-access shower for those with limited mobility.

Get better acquainted with your surroundings and take a short walk to the Burcott Inn pub, where you can indulge in a delicious home-cooked meal within a friendly atmosphere, or choose from a variety of tasty pastries at the nearby Wookey Hub café.

Jump in the car and visit the fantastic attraction of Wookey Cave, where you can tour the limestone caves hidden deep below the Mendip Hills, or delve into towering limestone cliffs of Cheddar Gorge, followed by a visit to the on-site café to fuel your excursions.

A scenic drive will lead you to the charming city of Wells, home to a magnificent gothic Cathedral, and adjacent is The Bishop's Palace & Gardens to tour.

Discover the spiritual wonders of Glastonbury, with its ruined Abbey, the ancient Chalice Well and The White Spring for more fascinating nature.

For memories you will cherish, secure your stay at The Paddock.


  • Single-storey
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with a kitchenette, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric hob, combi microwave/oven, fridge and small freezer
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking
  • Communal front garden with furniture and lawn
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Wookey Hole 2.2 miles; Wells 2.6 miles; Glastonbury 5.8 miles

Nestled on the banks of the River Axe in the Mendip region of Somerset is the village and civil parish of Wookey. Nearby are the hamlets of Yarley and Bleadney and the sister village of Wookey Hole is also within easy reach. 'Wookey' is derived from Old English, which means animal trap. The village is home to a 12th century, Grade I listed building, St Matthew's church, a quality coffee shop, a post office and three pubs serving home-cooked meals. The area boasts a wealth of fantastic walks with its nearby sites, including Ebbor Gorge Viewpoint, the beautiful Kilver Court Gardens and Westhay Moor National Nature Reserve. Explore the limestone caves of Wookey Hole Caves, which is also close to Pirate Island Adventure Golf or venture round Huntfun Wells. Further afield there is Cheddar Gorge for more deep caves and wonderful cafes to enjoy. Be sure to spend the day at the charming city of Wells for more fantastic attractions and amenities.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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