Little Barwick House lies close to the Somerset/Dorset border and is ideal for exploring both counties.
The lovely Dorset coast can be reached within a thirty-minute drive.
Many glorious historic houses and gardens are located in the surrounding area these include: Minterne, Mapperton House and Gardens, Sherborne Abbey, The Cobb at Lyme Regis, Lulworth Castle, St Catherine's Chapel at Abbotsbury, Montacute, Forde Abbey, Athelhampton, Kingston Lacey, Stourhead and Hardys Cottage. The historic towns of Sherborne and Dorchester lie close by and the city of Bath is within easy reach.
If you want somewhere to stay to break a long journey to/from Cornwall or whilst you visit the local private schools around Dorset, Somerset and Devon Little Barwick provides an ideal stop before and after. The historic towns of Sherborne, Dorchester, Glastonbury, Taunton and Wells lie close by whilst the cities of Bath, Bristol and Exeter within easy reach.
Country sports including Clay Pigeon Shooting can be enjoyed at Southern Counties Leisure, while Go Karting is available at the Clay Pigeon Raceway near Evershot and Henley Hillbillies for outdoor safaris on quad bikes.
To tempt you to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside please take a look at the stunning images below kindly provided by award winning local Somerset landscape photographer Graham Mcpherson www.grahammcpherson.com