The historic town of Wellington is located in the valley between the Quantock Hills and Blackdown Hills, both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Lending its name to the famous Duke whose army won the Battle of Waterloo, it is the perfect holiday location for keen historians. It is also a foodie destination, having recently undertaken various initiatives to celebrate local produce and it is just 25 miles to the beach.
Why visit Wellington?
Not only is Wellington in between two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and just 25 miles from the coastal resort of Minehead, it is a great place to take a holiday as you can combine walking and sunbathing with visits to various interesting historical attractions and museums.
Things to do in Wellington:
As the town has connections with the Battle of Waterloo and the Duke of Wellington, much of the area is dedicated to them, such as the 175ft illuminated column on the edge of the Blackdown Hills and the Wellington museum and quirky shops, all great places to spend an afternoon.
Why stay in a Wellington cottage?
If you are looking for a holiday where you can combine the beach, lots of walking or cycling, and history, our cottages in Wellington are the perfect place for you. Choose from a romantic hideaway for you and a significant other, to larger properties ideal for a break with family and friends.
Three must-see things in Wellington:
- Visit the beautiful Churches in the town including the Grade I listed 15th century Church of St John the Baptist.
- Take a day visiting the Quantock Hills AONB and its pretty villages and coastline.
- Pop into the Wellington Museum to discover the town’s connections to the Battle of Waterloo.