A fine selection of holiday cottages, hotels, B&Bs, Inns, Lodges, Travelodges, Premier Inns etc around the Blackdown Hills AONB and Devon/Dorset/Somerset.
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Blackdown Hills AONB, Visitor & Tourism Guide



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Counties: Devon, Somerset
Nearby National Parks: Exmoor, Dartmoor
Nearby AONBs: East Devon, Dorset, South Devon, Quantock Hills

South West England AONB
In east Devon and south west Somerset. The fast moving A303, a major route into South West England cuts through the Blackdown Hills.

Relatively unspoilt rural area used mainly for dairy farming. An elevated plateau dissected by narrow valleys. To the north of the AONB is a long north facing and wooded escarpment. A history of farming and small-scale industry, such as lime kilns, marl pits and mills.

Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1991 and covering 360 square km. Highest point is Staple Hill at 1035 feet (315 metres) above sea level and close to Wellington Monument. This is located to the far north east of the AONB.

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Wellington Monument

Located in Hemyock, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 2.5 miles away.

Built to celebrate the Duke of Wellington's victory at Waterloo. On the highest part of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Completed in 1892 and 175ft high. The Dule of Wellington died in 1852 and th...

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Cothay Manor and Gardens (copyright Christopher Simon Sykes)
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Located in Greenham, Somerset, South West England, England

Approximately 5.9 miles away.

A fifteenth century medieval manor in Somerset. 'One of Somersetís finest historic houses, Cothay is surrounded by twelve acres of magically romantic gardens that are open to the general public Wed, Thurs, Sun and B/Hols...

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The Farm House
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Approximately 2.7 miles away.

Rates: £863 - £2,059 Per Week

Nestling in the beautiful Blackdown Hills this spacious and luxuriously appointed farmhouse as well as enjoying its own blissful hot tub and attractive garden (pictured) shares exceptional facilities with visitors to fiv...

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Lakeview Manor, Honition
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Approximately 3.7 miles away.

Total Rooms: 17; Rates: £59 - £130 Per Night

Nestled amid 45 acres of picturesque parkland with 3 fishing lakes, this charming hotel boasts a tranquil and relaxed environment within the natural beauty of Dunkeswell, Devonshire...

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Marshalls Farm Barn
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Approximately 3.7 miles away.

Rates: £270 - £593 Per Week

In an ideal location for exploring Devon's myriad delights this lovingly converted barn stands in beautiful countryside close to the Grand Western Canal Park with its horse-drawn barge rides. To the north lie the coa...

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