The traditional small town of Wiveliscombe is perfectly situated in between the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Exmoor National Park. The ideal location for walking, cycling and horse riding, it is only 18 miles from the popular seaside resort of Minehead with its flat sandy beach and seaside attractions and 11 miles from the bustling town of Taunton, great for a day out shopping and dining.
Why visit Wiveliscombe?
Wiveliscombe still retains many Victorian-era houses and shops, giving an insight into the interesting past of the town. It’s a great destination if you are interested in modern history with its involvement in the Blitz and it is on the doorstep of wonderful walking country.
Things to do in Wiveliscombe:
There are lots of pretty shops and traditional pubs to visit, and an interesting Historic Town Trail where you can find out about Wiveliscombe’s connection with the London Blitz. A creative area, the 10 Parishes Festival is a wealth of art, pottery and sculpture.
Why stay in a Wiveliscombe cottage?
Our collection of cottages in Wiveliscombe are the perfect place to return to after a day at the beach or surrounding countryside. From pretty traditional cottages to larger modern properties for all the family, we will have the perfect retreat for you.
Three must-see things in Wiveliscombe:
- The Wiveliscombe Heritage Arts Trail is a must for those looking for a little culture.
- The spectacular scenery around Clatworthy Reservoir is the perfect area for fishing, walking and wildlife spotting.
- Choose from the Quantock Hills AONB or Exmoor National Park for a day out walking or cycling.