Wellington Tourist Information

St John the Baptist's Church, Wellington, Somerset

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.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.