Blue Ball

Bruton, Somerset

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The property is situated in the charming ancient town of Bruton in the heart of Somerset. The river Brue runs through the town and you can walk on a public footpath along the stream, and there are several shops and pubs in the town. From the property you are within easy walking distance of all the restaurants and the lovely features of the ancient town as well as a ten minute walk from Hauser and Wirth. It is ten minutes to drive to either Stourhead Gardens or the Bath and West showground.
    Nearby Points of Interest
  • Hauser and Wirth modern art gallery (1 mi)
  • The town itself has recently become the home of the new Hauser and Wirth modern art gallery with accompanying gardens by the renowned landscape designer Piet Oudolf.
  • Stourhead gardens (7 mi)
  • When Stourhead first opened in the 1740s, a magazine described it as ‘a living work of art’. The world-famous landscape garden has at its centrepiece a magnificent lake reflecting classical temples, mystical grottoes, and rare and exotic trees, and offers a day of fresh air and discovery.
  • Cheddar Gorge (22 mi)
  • Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills, near the village of Cheddar, Somerset, England. The gorge is the site of the Cheddar show caves.The Gorge itself is outstandingly beautiful and in the town are many attractions to visit.
  • Glastonbury (14 mi)
  • Glastonbury is so much more than the name attached to a festival seven miles away. It is a unique place with unusual shops & cafes and many attractions such as the Tor and Abbey.
  • Bath (25 mi)
  • Bath, a city so beautiful and special that it has been designated a World Heritage site.Independent, creative, unique and stylish, Bath is the only place in the UK where you can bathe in naturally hot spa water and original roman style baths, making it the ultimate spa break destination for thousands of years.In the city centre there are many stylish shops and places to visit.
  • Local Events
  • Antiques and Collectors fair Royal Bath and West (5 mi)
  • Weekend antiques fair with over 500 stalls both indoors and outside . Something to suit everyone.
  • South West Model and Hobby Show Royal Bath & West (5 mi)
  • The largest model and hobby show in the South with Outdoor flying, indoor flying, radio control trucks, boats, tanks & cars. Static displays of model boats, cars, trains. Railway layouts. Model engineering displays.Absolutely everything for all modellers and hobbyists.
  • The Packhorse Fair (0 mi)
  • he Packhorse Fair is held in Bruton, on the Lower Backway alongside the River Brue.It’s a great day out for the whole family, with live music throughout the day, great food, bars, farmers’ market, and a huge variety of stalls.
  • Local Amenities
  • Cash Machine (0.2 mi)
  • Athough there are no banks there are cash machines in the town, in the Londis store a three minute walk from Blue Ball
  • Petrol Station/ ATM (0.4 mi)
  • There is a small Budgens supermarket and a petrol station (not 24hrs) there is a cash machine outside
  • Bruton railway station (0.4 mi)
  • Bruton station is a handy five to ten minutes walk from the blue ball. you can get a time table from the information centre, or we have wifi if you have a smartphone or tablet. The station has an information button to press and train times can be accessed this way also.
(27.0mi, 43.5km)

Travelling from Bristol southwards. Follow the A37 past Shepton Mallet for a couple more miles and then turn left signposted Evercreech and then Bruton
(118.0mi, 189.9km)

Travelling from London on the M25/ M3/A303 take the turnoff for Bruton just before the junction for Wincanton.

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4 Stars Self Assessed Guest House

Guest Reviews

Overall rating: 4.9 out of 5
 I was in the area for an overnight stay. Nichola was very obliging and helpful. Super breakfast. Can't fault the room - beautifully appointed. 
Val / Sep 17
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