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

  • Oake, nr. Taunton   (2.9 miles from the centre of Wellington)
    Sleeps 4
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    £186
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
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  • Taunton   (3.5 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £72
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    When you stay at Days Inn Taunton in Taunton, you'll be within the vicinity of County Cricket Ground. This hotel is within the region of Diggerland and Admiral Blake Museum.Room...
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  • Whipcott   (4.4 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £359
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 2-5
     
    Hoseasons Holiday Lodges in Holcombe Rogus in Somerset with great saver deals available. Lots of leisure activities nearby
     
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  • Wiveliscombe   (6.1 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £389
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 2-9
     
    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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  • Washford   (10.5 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £40
    Per person B&B (2 sharing)
     
    A traditional Inn offering bed and breakfast in Exmoor National Park. Also available for wedding parties/ receptions, golf breaks, children's parties
     
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  • Hockworthy   (7.3 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £220
    Per Week (Seasonal)
     
    Holiday cottages set in acres of unspoilt countryside near Wellington rural Somerset. Tennis court and games room available to all guests.
     
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  • Lydeard St Lawrence   (6.2 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £80
    per room, per night B&B (2 sharing)
     
    Old stone farmhouse. Grade II listed. Two en-suite rooms. Traditional farm buildings. Pretty garden. Great for walkers, cyclists and families. Bike storage. Optional evening meal
     
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  • Hockworthy   (7.3 miles from the centre of Wellington)
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    £220
    Per Week (Seasonal) Sleeps 4-6
     
    Self catering Devon holiday cottages set in acres of unspoilt countryside near Tiverton. Tennis court and games room available to all guests.
     
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