St John the Baptist's Church, Wellington, Somerset (Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/21678559%40N06/3769175625)

St John the Baptist's Church, Wellington, Somerset

Wellington sits close to Somerset's border with Devon, and by the Blackdown Hills. The town is a perfect base for walkers. Enjoy a traditional countryside stay, and visit the Runnington Fruit Farm where you'll have the opportunity to pick your own produce including strawberries, raspberries, currants, gooseberries, blackberries and rhubarb. Surrounded by countryside, the Wellington area has a number of nature reserves, and provides the ideal location for peaceful breaks or walking holidays.

The Wellington Museum is free to visit, and has exhibits relating to the town's history and local businesses that were based in the area, with some of the most interesting displays including an Armada Chest, artefacts from Wellington's twinned towns and educational information about the Duke of Wellington. You can watch one of the latest films screened at the Wellesley Cinema, which is a 1930s art deco picture house, or visit the award-winning Wellington Park for a family picnic.

Wellington places to stay include B&Bs, caravan parks, holiday cottages and hotels. The town has traditional inns, and barn conversions perfect for a self-catering break. Compare prices and find Wellington accommodation to suit all budgets and tastes.

Accommodation in Wellington

  • Wiveliscombe   (6.1 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £389
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    Self catering holiday cottages & lodges in delightful wooded hillside location close to Exmoor National Park. Sleeping from 2-9 people, pet friendly
     
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  • Near Wiveliscombe   (7.7 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £357
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
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    A semi-detached cottage in a village location in Huish Champflower in Somerset, this property sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
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  • Wellington   (2.4 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £229
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    The Retreat is a detached barn conversion situated in Sampford Moor, just three miles from Wellington. It sleeps four across two bedrooms.
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  • Wiveliscombe   (7.4 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £66
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    Farmhouse B&B in Wiveliscombe, near Taunton, close to Exmoor and the Quantock Hills. Hearty full English breakfasts served. Wi-fi access and parking. Plenty of walking routes.
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  • Burlescombe   (4.0 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £267
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4
     
    Modern self-catering cottage providing accommodation in Tiverton, with on-site parking, easy access to the M5 motorway, and with an enclosed garden ideal for summer stays.
     
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  • Oake, nr. Taunton   (2.9 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £185
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  • Runnington   (1.4 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £85
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    Set in the tranquil Somerset countryside, 2 miles from Wellington town centre, Cider Barn offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and free parking. The old market town of Taunton is a 20-m...
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  • Greenham   (3.8 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £80
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    Scenically located Wellington B&B with original stone and timber features. On the Somerset/Devon border. Free Wi-Fi and parking. Breakfast included. Families and couples welcome.
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