Location of Folly Cottage 

Barton St David is situated in peaceful South Somerset. The village is surrounded by countryside perfect for walking, riding and cycling, and with marvellous views and yet is easy to get to! 

There are many places to visit, pubs to sample cider in, restaurants serving delicious local produce and things to do in the local vicinity, and we are centrally located for visits to Somerton, Street, Wells, Glastonbury and slightly further afield Bath and Bristol.

Somerset Levels photo by Jonathon Ross, Unsplash
The Barton Inn, Barton St David from pub's website

What's nearby?

Nearest pub - The Barton, 0.2 miles
Nearest shop - Sycamore Farm Shop, 0.4 miles
Nearest beauty treatments - The Barn, 0.4 miles
Nearest railway - Castle Cary, 6 miles
Nearest airport - Bristol Airport (BRS), 35 miles   

Wells - photo by krisztina-papp Unsplash

Tourist Attractions

Somerton - 5 miles
Street - 5 miles
Glastonbury - Abbey, Town, Challice Well  & Tor - 6 miles
Somerset Rural Life Museum - 6 miles
Haynes Motor Museum - 5.3 miles
Clarks Village Shopping - 5 miles
Wells - 6 miles
National Trust - Lytes Cary Manor & Gardens - 5 miles
Bath - 30 miles
Bristol - 31 miles

Somerset countryside - photo by Hayden Curteis Lateo on Unsplash

Local Activities

Walking - from front door!
Riding - Naydon Equestrian, 1.2 miles
Swimming - Strode Swimming Pool & Fitness Centre, 4.4 miles
Fishing - Viaduct Fishery, 3.6 miles
Golf - Wheathill Golf Club, 2.8 miles
Cinema - Wells Film Centre, 12 miles 

and many more!

Please note: All distances above are approximate.  In these uncertain times we cannot guarantee that the visitor attractions nearby will be open.  It's best to call to check before heading out. 

How to find us

By car:

Barton St David is easily accessible from the London area by either the M4 via Bristol or the M3 then A303. For guests travelling by road from other parts of England, the closest motorway is the M5. Barton St David is 25 miles (40km) from junction 23 of the M5. We are easily reached from the A39, the A361 or the A37. Once you reach Barton St David turn into Church Street.

By train:

Many services run directly to Castle Cary station from Paddington. Castle Cary station is well served by local taxi companies and is approximately 6 miles from Folly Cottage B&B.

By air:

The closest airport is Bristol International, approx 35 miles away. There are many taxi services and car hire companies operating from the airport.

Folly Cottage, Church Street, Barton St David, Somerset TA11 6BU      Click here to email      Telephone:  01458 850275