Bruton is a small country town near the Somerset Levels. Home to a 16th-century watchtower and King Alfred’s Tower, an iconic local landmark. Woodland walks to the top of the hill are a must for visitors. Further afield you could visit superb attractions like Glastonbury Tor, Abbey, Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge, the Somerset coast, and the Quantock Hills. Bruton also has a useful railway station.
Why visit Bruton?
Feel inspired by the open countryside of the Somerset Levels and the contrasting hill ranges to the west. Bruton offers an authentic taste of Somerset country life as it’s lived today. You will find an idyllic escape far away from the busy hurly-burly of the cities.
Things to do in Bruton
Bring your walking gear or your bicycle as there is a number of trails that cut across or originate in Bruton. Whether you are looking for a romantic escape or a holiday in the great outdoors, Somerset is a great choice. There are several landmarks to walk to and explore Bruton, as well as easy access to the attractions in the wider area.
Why stay in a Bruton cottage?
Bruton is well-situated for those getting to know eastern Somerset. We offer couples’ cottages that are the best for hiding away from the world; large farmhouses for extended family breaks, and modern homes with lots of storage space for your bikes and kit.
Three must-see places to visit
- King Alfred’s Tower - A local landmark at the head of a gorgeous woodland trail.
- Glastonbury – The centre of all things ancient and mystical in Somerset, a great day out.
- Cheddar Gorge – Whether you love driving, walking, or cycling Cheddar Gorge is one of the South West’s best-loved beauty spots.