Yeovil is a large, yet pleasant Somerset town with a country park at its heart. Yeovil Country Park is one of two great outdoor venues; the other is Ham Hill Country Park. The former is within walking distance of the town centre and is split into five different themed habitats, along the banks of the River Yeo and beyond. Other local attractions are Fleet Air Museum, Cheddar Gorge and Westonbirt Arboretum.
Why visit Yeovil?
Yeovil is perfect if you wish to holiday in a town with every amenity you could need that also has ready access to open countryside and lots of attractions. Yeovil offers evening entertainment, good shops, a cinema, and a very wide choice of eating establishments to enjoy on your visit.
Things to do in Yeovil
Explore the Iron Age hillfort and 164 hectares of hilly grasslands at Ham Hill Country Park or take a long walk of discovery into Yeovil Country Park, all within sight of the River Yeo. Fleet Air Museum, a few miles outside the town is a perennially popular all-weather attraction for all.
Why stay in a Yeovil cottage?
Staying in a large rural town like Yeovil should present you with a wide choice of potential holiday homes from the very new to the very old; to the very large to the cosy and romantic. The towns characteristic blend of town and country means we have holiday homes and cottages in Yeovil of all sorts to inspire your next break in Somerset.
Three must-see places in Yeovil
- Yeovil Country Park – This country park is at the centre of town and is accessible to all with meadows and pathways that follow the river’s course.
- Fleet Air Museum – With one of the country’s largest collections of civil and military aircraft down the ages, this is one of the areas most popular family attractions.
- Yeovil town centre – Yeovil has some lovely independent shops and excellent restaurants to cater to all tastes.