Local Area

Local Area

700 Westport is perfectly located to explore the best that the Somerset Levels have to offer! Literally on the doorstep, the stone bridge takes you to the surrounding countryside with views across the levels and of Burrow Hill.

The Visit Somerset site has a wealth of information on local attractions, events and historic houses.


The nearest village to the cottage just under 2 miles away, Hambridge has a lovely pub – The Lamb and Lion, a village post office and shop and on the outskirts you will find the Brown and Forest Smokery shop and restaurant.


The village of Barrington is just over a mile away, with the National Trust’s Barrington Court with gift shop and Barrington Pottery

Curry Rivel

The village of Curry Rivel has a petrol station, small shop, Living Pretty Tea Shop and an award winning pub The Firehouse Somerset – all just 4 miles from 700 Westport


Langport is a small town in the heart of the Somerset Levels. With many shops, including butchers, bakers, clothes shops, cafes, craft shops and a fantastic Fish and Chip Shop – Pendra’s.

There is also a Tesco supermarket for stocking up!

During the summer months The Duchess of Cocklemoor – a community boat offers trips up and down the river. There is also a bicycle hire business Parrett Trail Bikes – so you can explore the area on two wheels!


The town of Ilminster is just 5 miles from the cottage at 700 Westport – with a wide ranges of shops, supermarkets and banks.