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The Paddock

Wookey near Wells, Somerset (Ref. 1138970)


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • Colum

    “Great little cottage basic but just what you need when visiting the area.”

    Peaceful location great hosts friendly and very helpful. Wonderful little village easy access to wells and other great locations.

    Peaceful location great hosts friendly and very helpful. Wonderful little village easy access to wells and other great locations.

    - Colum, April 2024


  • 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
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 0.1 miles

The property

Wells 1.9 miles.

The Paddock, a charming, single-storey cottage is perched on the banks of the Lower River Axe in Wookey near Wells, Somerset.

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.

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 double 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.

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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!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Last minute
  • Christmas