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Dale Barton

Priddy near Wells, Somerset (Ref. 1003461)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • 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/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • “Fantastic cottage in a wonderful location.”

    Cottage was perfect in every way. Would thoroughly recommend as a great base for visiting that area of Somerset

    Cottage was perfect in every way. Would thoroughly recommend as a great base for visiting that area of Somerset

    - Sharon, September 2021

About the property

Wells 6.5 miles.

A stone-built barn conversion set on a working farm resting in the rural village of Priddy in the heart of the Mendips, Dale Barton is a four bedroom cottage offering a family of eight the perfect spot from which to explore this Somerset location.

Enjoy walking through the landscape from your doorstep, visiting the many nearby attractions including Cheddar Gorge, and returning to the homely comfort of Dale Barton.

Discover a lofty and spacious open-plan living and dining room where you can relax on the sofas as the conversation flows with some wine, before taking your seats at the dining table to enjoy a family meal, with the warmth from the woodburning stove set in the large stone fireplace filling the room.

Prepare your meals in the contemporary kitchen, complete with all you need for a self-catered stay, with an induction hob, electric oven and a dishwasher among the appliances, with a handy cloakroom off the kitchen too.

Begin your day with a fresh breakfast and morning coffee out in the garden, with a picnic bench here to sit at and the benefit of an enclosed space so it's child and pet friendly.

One of the four excellent bedrooms rests on the ground floor, with some steps still to access this king-size bedroom and the adjacent ground-floor shower room, it offers an easier layout for those less mobile.

Head upstairs to the first floor to find the remaining bedrooms, including a king-size with an en-suite shower room, a lovely twin bedroom and a fabulous king-size, which can be a twin on request to suit your group's needs, served by a gleaming family bathroom complete with a bath and overhead shower.

The village of Priddy is surrounded by beautiful scenery and is home to a local pub, The Queen Victoria Inn.

Priddy Folk Festival is a main event each year here too, taking place in July, it sees a variety of folk bands, workshops and dancers flock to the village for a wealth of fun.

Nearby England's smallest city of Wells offers plenty of attractions steeped in heritage to explore, from the stunning Wells Cathedral to England's only complete medieval street Vicars' Close, all Grade I listed properties still housing the Vicars Choral choir since the the 14th century, it makes a fascinating stop on your tour of Wells.

Home to the Bishops of Bath & Wells for over 800 years is Wells Bishop's Palace and Gardens, uniquely moated with a drawbridge and resident swans, it's a picturesque setting to enjoy, whilst you can learn about the techniques of modern cavers and the the geology of the area in Wells and Mendip Museum.

Head over to the incredible Cheddar Gorge and Caves, purchase an Explorer ticket and see all eight excellent attractions, including the cathedral-like Gough's Cave and Cox's Cave, views from the Lookout Tower and many more, with a Clifftop Gorge Walk to really experience the beauty of this natural landmark.

Search for the Witch of Wookey in the Wookey Hole Caves, enjoy a tour of The Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company, delight in a wine tasting at Wraxall Vineyard Tours, and visit the mythical Glastonbury Tor.

As well as within easy reach of Bath, Weston-super-Mare and Bristol, Dale Barton makes a wondrous location for an action-packed family holiday.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size, 1 x first floor king-size 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living room/diner with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor oil central heating with wood-burning stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • One basket of logs included, further logs available
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio, seating area and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.6 miles, pub 0.7 miles
  • Please note: Property set on working farm
  • Please note: The hens paddock is available to exercise dogs
  • Please note: Friday or Monday changeover preferred, please contact us if you would like to arrive on an alternative day
  • Please note: no hens, stags or similar
  • Please note: the Hens Paddock will not be available from the 31/12/2021

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About the location


Coxley 2 miles; Shepton Mallet 6 miles; Glastonbury 6 miles; Cheddar 9 miles.

Wells, England’s smallest city, is named after the springs which still bubble up today in the grounds of its splendid Bishop's Palace with its famous moat. Adjacent is the beautiful 12th century cathedral situated within a most attractive cathedral close and green. Nearby, Vicars Close is home to the oldest complete medieval street in Europe, and the quaint market square offers an array of interesting shops, boutiques and restaurants, and a colourful twice-weekly market. The surrounding Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty provides a wealth of scenic footpaths and rugged landscapes, and is a superb base for caving and rock climbing, and for road, biking and mountain biking. Nearby are the attractions of Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole Caves, both offering great days out. The picturesque Somerset Levels, as well as mystical Glastonbury are also situated an easy drive away. The beautiful city of Bath, with its Roman Baths, Thermae Bath Spa, The Theatre Royal and wonderful shops, is under 30 miles away, as is the vibrant city of Bristol, which boasts a multitude of attractions, including The Zoo, Theatres, the Aquarium, the Arnol Fini Art Gallery and many more. All in all, this beautiful city makes a convenient and ideal touring base. With so much to see and do, there is something to keep everyone entertained!

Region Information

Please note: Friday or Monday changeover preferred. Please contact us if you would like to arrive on an alternative day

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas