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The Milking Parlour

(Ref. 967223)

Wookey, Somerset Show on map


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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74 Customer Reviews

  • "We enjoyed a lovely, relaxing week here in this comfortable and clean cottage."

    The hosts, David & Pauline were very helpful and friendly and left the most generous welcome pack. Thank you. Lots of wildlife around, deer, rabbits, stoat, bats and an owl in the garden. A kingfisher on the local stream, but we didn't see it. There are several RSPB sites around and we saw bittern, kingfisher, hobby, Gt White Egrets and Marsh Harrier. Wells was lovely to visit too.

    Reviewed by Audrey5.0Jun 2024

  • "Excellent setting, plenty of local activities and places of interest to visit."

    Wildlife, peace and quiet. Would happily return.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Jun 2024

  • "We had a great visit to Somerset from the Milking Parlour."

    The hosts were very helpful. Location amazing.It was spacious and comfortable, brilliant kitchen. I would be very happy to come again. The welcome pack was very kind.

    Reviewed by Anne4.7Jun 2024

  • "Lovely cottage, great welcome pack."

    We had a good briefing of the cottage on arrival which was very helpful. Great location, Wells is very nice, good pubs nearby and easy to get to places of interest. We definitely would go back, something we would never do in the past.

    Reviewed by Mick5.0Jun 2024

  • "Lovely,lovely place to stay could not fault anything about the milking parlour,even had visits from red dear at dusk."

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0May 2024

  • "Thank you, we had a wonderful time away."

    Thankful that the weather was kind to us. The Milking Parlour is beautiful! Like home from home. The beds were comfy, plenty of extra blankets in case you need one. 2 bathrooms which was useful. Wonderful high ceilings. Garden area is lovely, we saw bunnies, deer, bats and a woodpecker! The garden is silent at night and pitch black with no light pollution - perfect for star gazers! The lovely hosts live in a house just up from The Milking Parlour, not intrusive at all. Very friendly and very helpful. Cheddar Gorge is about 20 mins away by car as is Glastonbury Tor and Village. There is a local pub The Ring O' Bells that is a lovely 15- 20 minute walk down the back lane past the Ford and a small farm. The pub is very friendly and serve lovely food! I would definitely recommend this place to stay and relax. Thank you again.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0May 2024

  • "A fab property with everything you need."

    Very central to all locations and Dave and Pauline were so welcoming. Have already booked for next year A great holiday

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0May 2024

  • "So glad we chose the Milking Parlour for our accommodation on our holiday in the area."

    Great location and a nice and spacious cottage to return to after days out and some good pubs nearby. Lovely owners.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2024

  • "Great cottage dave and pauline lovely couple"

    Reviewed by George5.0Apr 2024

  • "Super property with everything you need, the kitchen is very well equipped, the wet room is ideal."

    The cleanliness was first class which is always a plus. Welcome pack was really good too; gave the right impression as it was very appreciative on arrival. Another great point is the games room; so if you have wet days you can have fun without having to go out. The hosts were perfect friendly and helpful. Hope to return.

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Nov 2023

  • "Well appointed cottage in the perfect location to explore Somerset and walks to the local pubs."

    The log fire is perfect for those cold and dark late afternoons and evenings. Ideal for couples and small families.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Nov 2023

  • "The photos on the website didn't do the property justice - It was much larger than expected."

    A great location for exploring the local area - Wells and Glastonbury just a short drive away. On the one day we had bad weather we made good use of the games room. Our friendly hosts provided us with a fantastic welcoming packet. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Oct 2023

  • "We found the property entirely to our satisfaction."

    It was our first stay in this property and we hope it won't be our last. The owners were very friendly and obliging and were extremely generous in their 'Welcome' gifts. The property was well appointed, clean and cosy, we can highly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely week at The Milking Parlour - well equipped, generous welcome pack, good base for visiting many places (must highlight the gem of Berrow beach where you can literally drive on the sand to park - £6."

    50/£3 disabled, well worth it to see horses galloping on the sand, kite surfing etc, cafe and toilets) and friendly, helpful hosts - Pauline and David.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Sep 2023

  • "This is the third time we've stayed here The reason we keep coming back is that it's lovely."

    Far enough from Wells to be in the country but close enough to have everything you need. The cycling is safe and easy and there's plenty to do nearby or a little drive away. The cottage itself is incredibly well looked after, very comfortable and well equipped. Although there's only a small amount of private outside space, the owners generously allow use of a large garden/orchard. The games room has ping pong and table football which is great on those wet days when you don't want to go out. We love it here and hope that we'll be back soon

    Reviewed by Miriam5.0Aug 2023

  • "A really fabulous property, we had a great week."

    The views from the patio are amazing. there was lots of lovely space for the children to play and enjoy the outdoors as well as the games room. The property is well laid out and well equipped, we felt very welcome.

    Reviewed by Chloe5.0Aug 2023

  • "Just returned from lovely week staying at The Milking Parlour."

    Fab place, clean, comfortable, and kids loved the games room, and seeing the bunnies running around. Best self catering place we have stayed in, had everything you needed. Great base, as spent days at Cheddar Gorge, Wookey hole, Weston Super Mare, Bristol, Bath, Burnham on sea all within easy driving distance.

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Jul 2023

  • "We enjoyed a great week at the Milking Parlour."

    It was comfortable, clean and very well equipped. Set in a lovely location with views over to the Mendips, it was well located for outings all over the region, with a lot to do and see locally yet was quiet and tranquil with a lovely patio for eating out, and a fantastic games room for children. The nearest town is Wells, which is charming, which has a choice of supermarkets and other shops, and there are local pubs for eating out if you choose to. A great holiday stay that lacks for nothing.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Jun 2023

  • "A lovely, well equipped and comfortable property in a countryside setting with super views of the Mendip Hills to the north especially from the patio."

    The games room is well equipped and an added bonus. Guests are able to stroll around the surrounding orchard with it's abundant wildlife. Within easy reach of Wells, Glastonbury and Wookey Hole. We would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Jun 2023

  • "It was without doubt the best holiday cottage ever, spacious for a family of 4."

    Two bathrooms was a bonus, kitchen/ dining room was lovely, enjoyed evening barbecues on the lovely patio, watching the wildlife & birds, fabulous games room for the more energetic types, beautiful villages and places to walk, it was just lovely.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2023

  • "David and Pauline very friendly and hospitable owners."

    Cottage beautiful with everything there anyone would need. Area very picturesque but within easy reach of places of interest. Great for walking. Would go again.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2023

  • "The cottage is a well equipped and a comfortable space to enjoy and explore the surrounding countryside."

    The owners are very welcoming and hospitable with welcoming goodies with local knowledge and recommendations. The games room is an added bonus as is the outdoor space surrounding the farm. Highly recommend and will definitely be back in the future. Thank you for a lovely week.

    Reviewed by Cheryl5.0Apr 2023

  • "We left feedback in the visitors book at the property."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and were made very welcome by the owners. They also left us some lovely local provisions.

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Mar 2023

  • "The Milking Parlour is perfect."

    In a great location and within easy walking distance to the Pheasant pub. Lovely welcome pack which included a bottle of wine, which was a bonus and was soon drank! Would recommend anyone to stay here.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Jan 2023

  • "Perfectly located to explore the surrounding countryside and towns of Somerset and the City of Wells."

    The cottage is very well appointed and comfortable. The central heating was efficient and made the place very cosy. We didn’t use the log fire but it is a nice addition if needed. The owners/hosts were lovely and not intrusive at all. We have booked for 2023 already.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Oct 2022

  • "Immaculate cottage, very comfortable, extremely clean with great facilities."

    Felt like a home from home.

    Reviewed by J5.0Sep 2022

  • "The Milking Parlour is a very comfortable cottage in a lovely setting."

    There are great views from the patio and a nice variety of walks close by. We found the welcome pack very useful. The owners were very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Sidney5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage and area to stay."

    Pauline and Dave were very welcoming. Lovely welcome pack to. The flowers were a nice touch. Everything about heating etc were explained to us. The cottage was well equipped, comfortable and clean. For once it was great to have separate side tables and not just one big coffee table. We didn’t use the games room but looked it. A dart board would be nice lol Enclosed patio was nice, had table and chairs, lounger style chairs , bar b que looking over orchard and me Mendip hills. Will hopefully be back

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Aug 2022

  • "The milking parlour is set in a beautiful location, breath taking sunsets and sunrises!"

    The orchard which is part of the experience has lots of rabbits hopping about which isn't something you see every day and was lovely to observe. The cottage itself was clean and functional with everything you need to make a home from home, The hosts Pauline and Dave were very friendly and on hand if you needed anything but to be honest everything was just perfect, The welcome pack was handy and the fresh flowers were a nice touch, I had a chat to the hosts who were both interested in any feedback as they are keen to ensure everything about the property is up to expectations, My feedback to them was as above and the only thing I could say that wasn't positive for me personally was that the sofa although very nice and in excellent condition was to soft for me as I have a back problem but was perfectly fine for both my husband and son, I brought my folding garden chair with me which is my regular go to in such situations and so we were all happy, Overall a beautiful place in a wonderful location with friendly hosts what more could you ask for!

    Thank you for your lovely feedback we hope to see you again sometime Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Aug 2022

  • "Great property, really comfortable and well equipped."

    It is in a beautiful location and convenient for visiting local tourist attractions. For the week we stayed there it just felt like home and the owners are friendly and helpful, highly recommended.

    Thank you for your feed back glad you would recommend us. Hope to see you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by David4.7Aug 2022

  • "The property was comfortable and owners are a lovely couple very friendly but their are a few minor issues ."

    .... cobwebs not only high but around door frames and radiators and the small patio garden needs a little tidying, sorry this ain’t a complaint as such but it would be such and improvement to the place.

    Thank you for your feed back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert4.1Jul 2022

  • "Can’t speak highly enough of the cottage ( Milking Parlour) and the owners."

    The welcome package was wonderful and the cottage was so comfortable and well equipped you could have moved straight in and lived there. Good position for visiting a range of diverse areas and the wildlife surrounding the cottage was fascinating. We had lovely meals in 2 of the village pubs. There was also a cafe which we didn’t have time to visit but which was very popular and sold fruit and vegetables.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jul 2022

  • "The layout of the propriety is ok and functional."

    However the double bed is not full size so someone over 5ft 5 will hang off the end of the bed and the mattress did not aid a good nights sleep being very soft . The sofas are old and uncomfortable and need updating , and overall there was dust and cobwebs accumulated from some time. The games room is also unclean especially underneath the sofa. I would recommend taking your own cot if taking a young child as the mattress is behind the sofa in the games room dirty and dusty. The kitchen is functional and clean and had most things you need. The welcome goods was much appreciated and useful when arriving for tea and toast.

    Thankyou for taking the time to give feed back. I would just like to clarify a few points. Firstly the mattress stored in games room is not the cot mattress, as we had explained. The cot mattress is kept in the main house. The mattress in the games room is a full sized single which has been used by a regular guest who likes to camp out for a night. The bed is a standard double bed, as described in brochure. We may have missed some dust/ cobwebs behind the settee in games room. It's not often guests need to pull this out. I will endeavour to check. The barn conversion has very high beams which are regularly checked. As you can see from our reviews no guest has ever complained and we are always complimented on our cleanliness. The sofas are not old however we will look at them to check the suitability. Thank you for your stay with us Pauline And Dave Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gavin2.5Jun 2022

  • "This is a lovely place with very friendly hosts."

    Our daughter was entranced with the rabbits in the garden and we saw a kingfisher, a fox and bats over our 6 night stay. There are wonderful things for families to do and see in the area and walks directly accessible from the property. The games room is a great idea although we had little time to use it as the weather was so good.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. Hope to see you again soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris4.7Jun 2022

  • "Well equipped property, perfect location for visiting the levels."

    Comfy beds. Friendly hosts.

    Thank you for your feedback Hope to see you again soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Judi5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at the milking parlour."

    It was very spacious and comfortable. Set in a beautiful location. The owners were so lovely. Thank you for our lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Alexis5.0Apr 2022

  • "Fantastic place, great hosts, so we would thoroughly recommend it to anyone."

    Thank you for your lovely feedback Hope to see you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a really enjoyable and relaxing holiday at The Milking Parlour."

    Everything was just as we expected, clean, bright and airy. We loved the log burner made things extra cosy. The location is just perfect for popping into Wells and exploring Cheddar, Glastonbury and we even went to the coast. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Mar 2022

  • "The property was very comfortable and cosy with central heating and a log fire."

    The owners had made our arrival very welcome with basic supplies provided, Xmas tree and decorations and a surprise gift under the tree. They were very hospitable and friendly and made our stay very enjoyable.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Dec 2021

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Milking Parlour."

    Warm , Cosy and tranquil and excellent hosts on hand with helpful information. Best thing we could say about it ...... We didn't want to leave !!! Thank You my Lovelies .

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Nov 2021

  • "What a delightful cottage."

    We received a very impressive welcome pack which was much appreciated. The cottage is delightful and so peaceful. The beds were really comfy and the kitchen was well equipped. The wet room was ideal for my husband who has Parkinson's. The outside patio area was secluded and ideal for sitting and enjoy the sunshine. The food in the local pubs was of a good standard. The cottage is ideally situated for exploring the area.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Oct 2021

  • "Absolutely lovely."

    Spotless and in a beautiful setting. If we had any gripes. It would be. The two sofas. Extremely low and need replacing. With arthritic hip problems. Getting up from them was a struggle. Other than that. It’s class all round. Plus the hosts were wonderful . A very high standard.

    Reviewed by Marilyn4.7Sep 2021

  • "The Milking Parlour is a lovely cottage with everything we needed."

    Sitting outside was most enjoyable. Would certainly recommend.

    Reviewed by Marie5.0Sep 2021

  • "This is the second time we've stayed here."

    The children love the games room and the trampoline. Really appreciated the bread, fruit, wine and milk. Will definitely stay again if we can get the cheaper week at the end of summer!

    Reviewed by Miriam5.0Aug 2021

  • "We spent an enjoyable week at the well equipped and comfortable milking Parlour."

    Nice sitting in the courtyard for meals when weather suitable. Lovely views. Probably only comment we found the settee too low and soft for our age group. We found plenty of local places to visit. Also places to eat not too far away if u didn’t want to cook in. Would recommend and would book again if wanting to be In that area.

    Reviewed by Geraldine4.7Jun 2021

  • "Stunning location, peaceful, yet only a 5 minute drive into Wells."

    The games room was an added bonus. The outdoor space is wonderful for cricket, football, and running around with the kids. Lovely loop walk right out the back gate. Patio space was perfect. We were lucky with the weather and had breakfast outside every morning with that magnificent view. Indoors, the space is large too, with two bathrooms, it is the perfect family getaway.

    Reviewed by Diana5.0May 2021

  • "The cottage is much nicer than the pictures present."

    It is a very homely place with a nice feel to it, and met all our needs. The location suited us perfectly and the owners - Pauline and David - are such lovely people. Without being intrusive, they made sure that we knew they were there if we needed anything. What a lovely couple. We would recommend The Milking Parlour to anyone looking for a peaceful stay in beautiful surroundings, with many interesting attractions within an easy drive. Thanks again to Pauline and Dave for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Joy4.7May 2021

  • "The cottage was spotlessly clean and very spacious."

    The photos did not do it justice. The welcome pack including wine was very well received. The owners were friendly but unobtrusive. The patio and orchard gave us a brilliant outdoor space. The games room was an added bonus which allowed me to have the space to take myself off to do yoga each morning. One of the best cottages we've stayed in. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Apr 2021

  • "The cottage was very comfortable in a lovely area."

    It was like a home from home. It was lovely to go back in the evenings and relax in front of the log burner which kept us nice and warm. We thoroughly enjoyed the welcome pack which was a nice touch. There were lots of things to do in the area. Wells a short distance away was beautiful. The coast was about 40 minutes away. And clarkes village was worth visiting. Didnt have enough time to visit everywhere but will return very soon.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Oct 2020

  • "We enjoyed our time at The Milking Parlour a lot."

    The owners were very friendly and met us shortly after arriving. The property was very clean and the photos on the website do not do it justice. Our children specifically enjoyed the games room and large garden. Great location for exploring the local area we especially liked Cheddar and Wells Cathedral. Looking forward to when we can visit again.

    Reviewed by Vicky5.0Oct 2020

  • "The property was accurately described, but in reality it was beautifully finished and equipped, and the proprietors cleaning routine was very comprehensive and thorough."

    We really enjoyed staying there, were made welcome, and also felt safe. Would happily return.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Oct 2020

  • "Apart from terrible weather at the beginning,we enjoyed our stay"

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Oct 2020

  • "Pictures of the property do not do it justice."

    We were pleasantly surprised on arrival .The property was much bigger and better than expected.

    Reviewed by Mandy3.8Sep 2020

  • "The cottage itself is setback off a minor road behind the farm, leading to a very quiet and beautiful location."

    The owners Pauline and Dave were excellent hosts, we have been self catering since the late sixties with some wonderful memories and this holiday is up there with the best, would highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2020

  • "The rooms were perfect - cosy, warm and well maintained."

    Mr and Mrs Collins provided everything we needed for our stay, and were very helpful with information on local restaurants and pubs. Would definitely stay again!

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Jan 2020

  • "Look no further."

    This property is homely, clean, comfortable and spacious and is perfect for a base to visit all that Somerset offers. We loved the Milking Parlour and would recommend it to anyone. Tucked away for a quiet time but so near Wells and Cheddar etc. The owners are so kind and helpful if you require.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Oct 2019

  • "Excellent accommodation."

    Apart from the step to the front and back door, the property is all one level which was great for my walking with crutches. I particularly appreciated the wet floor shower which I have not got at home. Once out on the patio there is a nice view of the orchard and Mendip hills which is very relaxing. There were a few essentials provided by Mr & Mrs Collins including bread, milk, eggs and a bowl of fruit. There was also a bottle of wine in the fridge. All very thoughtful. The games room is also an added bonus leadingto a daily game of table football. Definitly one of the best properties that we have stayed in.

    Reviewed by Jason5.0Oct 2019

  • "Although the weather was't brilliant we had a lovely time."

    The cottage was very well equipped with lovely views. The owners were so helpful and friendly. Lots of things to do nearby.

    Reviewed by Dena5.0Sep 2019

  • "Mr and Mrs Collins were very kind and accommodating, helpful."

    Lovely cottage with excellent facilites. Recommended. Full disability access for mobility impaired people.

    Reviewed by Grace5.0Jul 2019

  • "The milking parlour was superb &the hosts were really nice , there were little touches that made all the difference , a really nice place being remote & quiet but close to loads of stuff ."

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Jul 2019

  • "Very friendly hosts, clean and comfortable accommodation with everything you could need."

    Thoroughly enjoyed our stay there with our children.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Feb 2019

  • "Skyes made whole process easy from the straightforward booking,friendly customer service and answering efficiently the queries I raised."

    The Milking Parlour accommodation ticked all the boxes for our Xmas getaway - spacious ,great facilities for cooking on the big day, log burner,peaceful setting, close to nearby places of interest as well as country walks and great food in local pubs. Loved the games room and super comfy sofas and beds. The owners welcomed us and then left us to it but were contactable should we have needed anything( which we didn't as everything is well maintained and organised). They also provided a generous welcome pack,bottle of chilled wine and fresh flowers. The apple orchard provided mistletoe and holly to add to the decorations and Xmas spirit!

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Dec 2018

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our weeks stay in the Milking Parlour which is situated in the heart of Somerset and surrounded by apple trees and wildlife."

    The owners were very welcoming and friendly and we would love to go back again.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Aug 2018

  • "A really lovely place to stay."

    The owners were very welcoming, leaving some goodies for our arrival which were most appreciated. The Milking Parlour is in a great location and a great base for exploring the surrounding area. The games room was a big hit with our 7 year old and we all had fun with the table tennis. It's only short walk to the Ring O'Bells pub (make sure you're hungry as portions are very generous!). Can recommend Puxton Park near Weston for those with children - a great day out.

    Reviewed by Vicki5.0Aug 2018

  • "We loved the cottage and the superb garden."

    The photos do not do the layout or situation justice. Everything was comfortable, clean with well equipped kitchen and large sunny lounge. A larger double bed would have added to the luxury. The owners were really friendly and local pubs welcoming with nice menus and the location was perfect for Wells, Glastonbury and the RSPB reserves in the area.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Jun 2018

  • "The hosts are so kind and helpful, it's a really lovely home."

    Reviewed by James5.0Jun 2018

  • "The cottage was very well sited for exploring the local area,countryside and Wells,which was what we wanted."

    A most enjoyable week.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0May 2018

  • "Lovely cottage with very friendly owners."

    Nice location with lots of things to see and do and close to some good pubs. The children loved the gamesroom.

    Reviewed by Paloma5.0May 2018

  • "Booking and payment process simple and straightforward."

    Accommodation just as described. Exceptionally well serviced and fitted out. Tranquil and beautiful setting. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Apr 2018

  • "Met by owners and made feel very welcome."

    Cottage was nice and clean, well equipped, warm and cosy. Location was in the middle of nowhere and was very quiet and peaceful, sat out most evenings with a glass of wine listening to the owls. Perfect location for visiting Bath, Wells and the caves at Wookey and Cheddar. Only little problem was because of location Wi-Fi kept dropping out. Would fully recommend for a quiet retreat and escape from everything else.

    Reviewed by David5.0Apr 2018

  • "Beautiful property in a great location, very well equipped."

    Owners were very nice. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Dean5.0Mar 2018

  • "The Milking Parlour was lovely, warm and clean."

    The owners were very welcoming and friendly. There was lots of space outside for our young daughter to play and also a very large trampoline! We would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Mar 2018

  • "An excellent location for exploring the Mendips and Somerset Levels"

    Reviewed by John5.0Feb 2018

  • "Pauline & David really made this holiday for us."

    So kind and helpful. The kids loved the paddock, and trampoline, and we loved the wood burner and games room. Thanks very much for our stay, hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed by James5.0Dec 2017

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  • Ground Floor: Lounge
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Wet Room with shower, WC and washbasin
  • Bedroom 1 with double bed
  • Bedroom 2 with twin beds
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, WC and washbasin.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, washing machine
  • TV/DVD, WiFi
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Bed linen and towels included free of charge
  • Off road parking for three cars
  • Large patio and shared use of owners orchard BBQ
  • No smoking
  • Games room
  • Shop 2 miles
  • Pub 1/2 mile
  • Beach 15 miles
  • Suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: Travel cot available on request and situated within the twin room.

The property

Wookey is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, nestled between the Mendip Hills and Somerset Levels, just two miles from the cathedral city of Wells.

The stunning landscape is home to a diverse range of wildlife with excellent walks and cycle routes.

Within easy reach are many beautiful sandy beaches, stretching along the North Somerset coast and numerous visitor attractions.

All on one level, The Milking Parlour is an attractive, detached property; thoughtfully converted using local materials.

Lots of lovely original features remain, including wooden beams, colourful 200 year old Glastonbury roof tiles and stone drinking troughs; now transformed into interesting plant holders.

Inside, the lofty lounge with high raftered ceiling is flooded with light from the full height windows which run the length of the room.

The kitchen/diner opens onto the sunny patio at the side of the property, overlooking the owners' orchard; the backdrop to which is the stunning Mendip Hills.

Two bedrooms and two bathrooms, one a wet room complete the living accommodation.

Converted from a further barn, the neighbouring games room with table tennis and table football is great fun for all ages.

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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!

Note: Children must take care in the orchard due to the leat.

Note: For any holiday starting between 16th September and 27th May, a heating supplement of £20.00 will be added to the cost of your holiday.