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Tel code: 01761 | code search
Postcode: BS39 | code search
Population: 1500
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Clutton Hill in Somerset lies in the middle of a triangle made by the intersections of the A37, A39 and A368. It is about eight miles to the southwest of Bath, around the same distance south of Bristol and about 10 miles due north of Shepton Mallet. It has its own airstrip for light aircraft enthusiasts, which is the home of Wessex Aero Club. The airstrip was threatened with closure after some local residents complained about the noise, but it was decided that the airstrip did not constitute sufficient nuisance to warrant shutting it down. The most famous watering hole in Clutton Hill must surely be the Hunters Rest Inn, a beautiful country inn that was built around 1750 high on Clutton Hill. It boasts excellent rooms as well as a miniature steam railway a third of a mile long, which carries passengers through its landscaped gardens. The Inn was originally built as a hunting lodge for the Earl of Warwick. When a subsequent Earl sold off the estate in 1892, it became a tavern and smallholding, serving the thirsty miners in the area. When the mines closed, the Inn lived on and still serves travellers today. Visitors to Clutton Hill will be treated to stunning views of the Chew Valley, the Mendip Hills and nearby Bristol.


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Hunters Rest Inn (0.29 miles)

Hunters Rest Inn

Originally built as a hunting lodge for the Earl of Warwick, then converted into an Inn during the 19th century, this privately owned free-house renowned for its home cooking, warm welcome and excellent cellar offers ... More | visit website

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Hunters Rest (0.29 miles)

Hunters Rest
The Hunters Rest Inn was originally built around 1750 as a hunting lodge for The Earl of Warwick. The Earl picked his site perfectly, set in beautiful countryside high on Clutton Hill with commanding views over ... More | visit website
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Greyfield Farm Cottages (0.58 miles)

Greyfield Farm Cottages
Whether you enjoy walking and outdoor activities, visits to outstanding tourist attractions or just want a short break Greyfield is the perfect choice. You can relax in our Finnish sauna, luxuriate in the Spa Bath, ... More | visit website
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Mezzé at the Warwick Arms (0.91 miles)

Mezzé at the Warwick Arms
The Warwick Arms is a large and welcoming 19th century inn on the main A37 at Clutton in Somerset. It was formerly a coaching inn positioned on the main route between Bristol town and its ... More | visit website
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Willow Tree Court Guest House (1.11 miles)

Willow Tree Court Guest House

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A Charming 18th Century Home; ideally located for exploring the nearby beauty of the west country.Situated on the A39 our location enables easy access to the historic city of Bath; ... More

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The Old Court (1.20 miles)

The Old Court

The Old Court, near Bath, is a family-run Grade II listed guesthouse, offering all the pluses of a bed and breakfast with many of the amenities of a hotel. This imposing Gothic Victorian courthouse has been ... More | visit website

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Jenga Lodge (1.72 miles)

Jenga Lodge
Jenga Lodge is situated in a half-acre of landscaped gardens, close to Bath, in the pretty old village of Farmborough, with outstanding views of the surrounding countryside. There are 2 detached, very private rooms, ... More | visit website
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Carpenters Arms (1.90 miles)

Carpenters Arms
Overlooking the Chew Valley, the hamlet of Stanton Wick provides a tranquil and picturesque setting for the delightful Carpenter's Arms.
For visitors seeking an alternative to the bland unformity of many a modern town centre hotel, ... More | visit website
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Cameley Lodge (1.94 miles)

Cameley Lodge

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Set in beautiful countryside looking out over own private lakes just 10 miles from Bristol, Bath, Wells - just 8 miles from Bristol Airport. A small country hotel, family run. ... More

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The Old Parsonage (2.53 miles)

The Old Parsonage

Welcome to our beautiful 17th Century Grade 11* Listed house, situated off the A37 between Bath, Bristol and Wells on the edge of the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Old ... More | visit website

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