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Woodpecker Lodge

Henley near Langport, Somerset (Ref. 968754)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Excellent lodge in a beautiful rural setting, perfect for a couple with a dog!”

    Very warm & friendly reception from Fiona & he dogs! When we got into the lodge, we found that not only had she provided milk & bread rolls, but she had also baked us cakes & biscuits! We will definitely returning to this lovely place.

    Very warm & friendly reception from Fiona & he dogs! When we got into the lodge, we found that not only had she provided milk & bread rolls, but she had also baked us cakes & biscuits! We will definitely returning to this lovely place.

    - Mr Mottram, August 2021

The property

Woodpecker Lodge is a sumptuous, newly renovated wood-clad barn conversion situated in the hamlet of Henley on the edge of the Somerset Levels.

Henley is found near the welcoming Somerset towns of Langport and Somerton.

Resting within luscious countryside and with attractions to suit all tastes at your fingertips, this is a splendid bolt hole for a getaway with your partner, family or friend.

The living area of Woodpecker Lodge is open-plan and excellently appointed, boasting a well-stocked and high-quality kitchen, a romantic dining table set for two and snug leather seating paired with a Smart TV - the perfect setup to relax and spend your downtime.

Recharge those batteries before each relaxing or adventure-packed day in the wonderful super king-size bedroom, it comes with a flexible zip/link bed and a lavish en-suite with a walk-in shower to complete the accommodation in exquisite style.

Surrounding Woodpecker Lodge is a peaceful private courtyard garden; enjoy the refreshing country air with a calming glass of wine to fully unwind.

The nearby towns and villages of Langport, Somerton and Ashcott provide a lovely spot to base your break, Langport prides itself on being one of the smallest towns in the Uk with a fascinating history, hosting a decisive battle in the English Civil War.

A finalist in 2016 Great British High Street competition, Langport boasts an thriving independent foodie scene.

The historic town of Somerton offers an ideal base to relax, enjoy lovely food, beautiful scenery and old town charm and elegant architecture.

The work of local artists and crafts people is exhibited in the old Town Hall, and celebrated with the annual Summer Arts Festival in mid-July.

Ashcott hosts no less than five pubs, along with its own brewery, as well as a shop.

You may even want to book your break in alignment with the annual beer festival.

The well-known town of Glastonbury sits just over eight miles away from the hamlet of Henley, Wells is 14 miles away; from places packed with character and well worth a day of exploration.

If you fancy a day at the beach, the charming seaside town of Burnham-on-Sea is within easy reach reach as well as a variety of beaches on the north and south Devon coasts; many of which are dog-friendly.

Treat you and your loved one to that much-needed country getaway with a stay at Woodpecker Lodge.


  • All ground floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x super king-size (zip/link, can be twins on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV, DVD, WiFi, docking station, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Gravel courtyard garden with furniture
  • 1 or 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles
  • Note: Please do not allow dogs on the bed and furniture.

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About the location


Street 6 miles; Glastonbury 10 miles; Burnham-on-Sea 15.5 miles; Exmoor 30 miles; Bath 33 miles, Lyme Regis 32 miles

The ancient market town of Langport lies at the heart of the Somerset levels, at the crossing point of the River Parrett, mid-way between the county town of Taunton and Yeovil. Its central location makes it a thriving hub for local villages and an ideal base to explore the surrounding area, as well as the Somerset Levels, one of England’s most unchanged Landscapes. The ancient beauty and diverse wildlife of the area makes it one of the landscapes that have inspired many artists and photographers as well as drawing visitors from all over the world. The surrounding countryside teeming with pretty villages and quiet country lanes with footpaths and cycle trails to explore the picturesque Somerset Levels. Somerset is rich in wildlife and is one of the country’s top areas for birdwatching. It also offers a heritage railway, where visitors can take a trip on longest standard gauge line in the country. This is an excellent touring base for the area, with the stunning town of Glastonbury just over ten miles away, noted for its famous music festival, it also benefits from an array of superb amenities and displays a stunning abbey, Clarkes Shopping Village at Street, Wells Cathedral, Wookey Hole and Cheddar Gorge all within an easy drive. If a day at the beach is what you're after, the seaside town of Burnham-on-Sea is easily reachable and offers a range of amenities as well as its wonderful sandy beach. Avid walkers can make the most of the nearby Mendip Hills AONB and features magnificent walking and cycling country. Travelling slightly further afield; to the south you'll find many places of interest; the beautiful fishing port of West Bay, the Jurassic Coast with Lyme Regis and the artisan town of Bridport with its markets and music venues or the historic cities of Bath and Wells.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas