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Explore Voltereta

Rodeando Pueblos

Los pueblos locales que rodean Cookswood están llenos de tesoros escondidos que esperan ser descubiertos. Mells, a solo 5 minutos, es conocida por sus hermosos jardines amurallados, cabañas con techo de paja, elegantes pubs y el festival anual de narcisos. El pintoresco Castillo de Nunney, un castillo del siglo XIII bien conservado y abierto al público durante todo el año, se encuentra en el encantador pueblo de Nunney.


En Cranmore, visite la torre Cranmore para disfrutar de impresionantes vistas panorámicas de Somerset y los condados circundantes. Estos son solo algunos ejemplos de las muchas maravillas que esperan ser exploradas cerca de Cookswood.

Experience Hauser & Wirth

Nestled on a former farmstead in Bruton, Hauser & Wirth Somerset offers a unique blend of contemporary art and pristine landscapes. This globally recognised art centre is a vibrant space where art interacts with nature. Visitors can enjoy thought-provoking exhibitions, sprawling gardens designed by Piet Oudolf, and a rich variety of workshops and events. It's a gathering spot for art lovers and those who appreciate the serene beauty of nature, making it a compelling visit during your time in Bruton.

Join The Newt in Somerset

The Newt in Somerset stands as the crown jewel of Bruton's attractions. This country estate is an immersive experience of the lush English countryside, offering its members access to extraordinary gardens, compelling exhibitions, and delectable dining options. Whether wandering through the meticulously curated gardens, exploring the woodland, or enjoying a meal sourced from the estate, The Newt captivates and charms all who visit. Membership here is about becoming part of a community that cherishes nature and culture.


Discover Bruton Dovecote

Overlooking Bruton lies the historic Bruton Dovecote, a testament to the town's rich past. This 16th-century structure invites both locals and tourists to explore its beauty and imagine life centuries ago. Maintained with great care, the Dovecote stands as a symbol of Bruton's heritage, offering breathtaking views of the town and a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle. The tower is an essential stop for history enthusiasts and those seeking a moment of tranquillity.

Explore Bruton Museum

Immerse yourself in the stories of Bruton through the ages at the Bruton Museum. This charming museum encapsulates the town's history, from its earliest settlers to the vibrant community it is today. With fascinating collections and illuminating exhibits, the museum offers insights into the people, industries, and events that have shaped Bruton. It's a compact gem filled with knowledge, ideal for history buffs and curious minds looking to understand the essence of Somerset life.

Nature Walks by River Brue

Bruton is surrounded by the stunning landscapes of Somerset, and there's no better way to experience them than on foot. The banks of the River Brue serve as the perfect starting point for numerous nature walks, offering everyone from casual strollers to avid hikers a chance to enjoy the countryside. These scenic routes provide magnificent views, wildlife spotting opportunities, and tranquil spots for picnics. It's an invitation to breathe in the fresh air and discover the natural beauty of Bruton and beyond.

Stop off at nearby Castle Cary

Why not include a visit the nearby Castle Cary – only a ten-minute drive from Bruton. This small, but charming country town has plenty to see and offers free parking throughout for two hours, with a few spots for longer stays (Millbrook Gardens and Catherine’s Close). Cary provides plenty to do, ranging from scenic walks along its various trails, visiting it’s beautiful buildings such as the 19th Century Market House and of course a stroll along Fore Street where you will find restaurants, cafes, shops and more. For more information, visit the Castle Cary visitors information page.

Visit Bruton and Castle Cary from London by Train

Accessible via Great Western Railway lines departing from both London Waterloo and London Paddington, Bruton and Castle Cary are both easily accessible from London. Sometimes requiring a change at Salisbury, Westbury or Bath Spa, you can expect the journey to take between two to three hours.

Castle Cary & Bruton’s Charm – A Short Distance From Cookswood

Bruton and Castle Cary encapsulate the charm of Somerset with their rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant community. From the art aficionado to the nature enthusiast, there's something for everyone in these enchanting towns. Experience the best of Bruton and Castle Cary during your peaceful Cookswood retreat and experience firsthand why they are beloved destinations among those who know them well.

Your luxurious holiday home awaits. Contact us today and discover your sanctuary within Cookswood’s expansive, natural splendour.

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