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County - Somerset | Map
Tel code: 01823 | code search
Postcode: TA4 | code search
Population: 250
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The village and parish of Fitzhead are situated in the picturesque English county of Somerset, about six miles North West of Taunton, in the Taunton Deane district. The area around Fitzhead boasts two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Blackdown and the Quantock Hills. There's also the surrounding Somerset Levels and Moors, the Brendon Hill and close by is Wiveliscombe which is known as the gateway to Exmoor. Fitzhead boasts a great deal of stunning countryside, tourist attractions and quality accommodation. Options for lodgings include the Fitzhead Inn, with its cosy open fire, oak beams, friendly atmosphere and seven luxury en-suite rooms. The local church is St James' which plays an active role in the community. The old Tithe Hall has been converted to a venue to host parties and events. Fitzhead Court was once the principal residence of Lord Ashburton, who built the Town Hall in nearby Wiveliscombe in the late 19th century. Fitzhead is part of the hub of ten villages, which has Wiveliscombe as its head. Outdoor activities in the area include fishing for trout on the peaceful waters of Clatworthy Reservoir or Wimbleball Lake, horse-riding or simply taking a long walk through the idyllic countryside.


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The New Inn (1.19 miles)

The New Inn

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Nestling between the Quantock Hills and Exmoor National Park, The New Inn is an 18th century former coaching inn offering the complete Country Village Pub experience.Situated in the quaint village ... More

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White Hart Hotel (2.62 miles)

White Hart Hotel

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Set within a former coaching inn dating back some 350 years, the hotel is set in the old town of Wiveliscombe, at the foot of the Brendon Hills and close to ... More

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Cedar Falls Health Spa (2.87 miles)

Cedar Falls Health Spa

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Welcome to Cedar Falls Health Spa: Somerset's Natural Antidote to Fatigue. Nestled in the foot of the Quantock Hills and close to Exmoor, Minehead and Taunton.

The magnificent forty-four acres of secluded ... More

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Farrington (2.90 miles)


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You will be sure of a warm welcome at the 16th century thatched cottage Farrington all rooms have characterful beamed ceilings and en suite facilities. Bishops Lydeard is the gateway ... More

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Bindon Country House Hotel (2.94 miles)

Bindon Country House Hotel
Enjoy our house as we do, with family, friends and colleagues... Centrally located in the heart of the West Country, Bindon is an ideal venue for friends and family to enjoy anniversaries, reunions, celebrations or ... More | visit website
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The Old Stag's Head (3.55 miles)

The Old Stag

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A warm friendly welcome awaits you in our home with Guest Lounge.Approx:15-20 mins: from Taunton Ideally situated for working or relaxing in or around Taunton. We are with-in easy reach ... More

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The Anchor Inn (3.63 miles)

The Anchor Inn

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The Anchor Inn is a family run, freehold country inn, situated in the village of Hillfarrance between Taunton and Wellington. It prides itself on being a home away from home. ... More

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Ramscombe (3.67 miles)

Ramscombe is a delightful luxury self-catering holiday home offering comfortable and stylish accommodation for up to 14 guests. There are 6 en-suite bedrooms, a spacious kitchen/diner/lounge and a game room which means there is plenty ... More | visit website
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Wick House (4.03 miles)

Wick House

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Wick house is an excellently appointed and family run 3 room bed and breakfast situated in a country location that is just minutes from the centre of Taunton, Somerset. Being ... More

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Cider Barn (4.10 miles)

Cider Barn
Our historic barn has been sympathetically converted by our family, retaining the original character whilst using modern technology we have an air-source heat pump, underfloor heating and internet plug-in connections in all bedrooms. There is ... More | visit website

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