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Attractions near Blackforest Lodge

This is a list of the attractions near this property that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this property.
Lytes Cary Manor (4 Miles)*
Lytes Cary Manor is the quintessential English manor house, surrounded by neat formal gardens of clipped yews and set amidst a wonderful Somerset landscape.
Sherborne Museum (6 Miles)*
Sherborne Museum, located in the heart of the town, is home to more than 15,000 items of local history. It's a fascinating treasure trove for anyone researching the town's past.
Sherborne Old Castle (6 Miles)*
Built by Bishop Roger of Salisbury in the 12th century as a strongly defended palace, Sherborne Old Castle became a powerful Royalist base during the Civil War.
Sherborne Castle (7 Miles)*
The present Sherborne Castle was built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594 and has been the Stately Home of the Digby family since 1617.
Tintinhull Garden (7 Miles)*
The delightful two-acre Somerset garden at Tintinhull is a fine example of how small can still be beautiful.
Montacute House (8 Miles)*
Montacute House is more than just another great stately home in the National Trust collection. It has some great unique features and human-interest stories in its history which deserve to be shared.
Glastonbury Tor (9 Miles)*
Visitors looking for a pleasant walk combined with a historic site which is possibly the resting place of the Holy Grail will enjoy a visit to Glastonbury Tor.
Glastonbury Abbey (10 Miles)*
The Abbey is set in 36 acres of beautifully peaceful parkland in the centre of the ancient market town of Glastonbury. It is traditionally the first Christian Sanctuary in Great Britain,
East Somerset Railway (11 Miles)*
Take a ride through the beautiful Somerset countryside in our original steam-hauled trains, and relax among the sights and sounds of an old-style country branch line.
East Lambrook Manor Gardens (11 Miles)*
These internationally famous Grade 1 listed gardens were the inspiration of Margery Fish who was the undisputed 'Leading Lady of Gardening' from the 1950's until her death in 1969.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Blackforest Lodge
Sparkford (< 1 Mile)*
Queen Camel (1 Mile)*
The Queen was Margaret of France, second wife of Edward Ist, who made the manor of Camel part of the marriage settlement in 1299.
South Cadbury (2 Miles)*
South Cadbury lies at the foot of Cadbury Castle, the iron age hillfort reputedly King Arthur's 'Camelot'. It is said that on midsummer's eve the hill turns clear as glass and inside can be seen Arthur and his knights of the round table.
North Cadbury (2 Miles)*
The attractive village of North Cadbury is set amidst orchards and contains many stone built cottages, the handsome Elizabethan Cadbury Court and fine collegiate church built in 1470 with splendid bench end carvings dating from 1538.
Sutton Montis (2 Miles)*
North Barrow (2 Miles)*
Marston Magna (2 Miles)*
At Marston Magna the ground still shows tell tale signs of this settlement's long and fascinating history. The church contains traces of Saxon herringbone work and has a Norman font. A charming village to be explored on foot at a leisurely pace.
Alford (3 Miles)*
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Yarlington (4 Miles)*
East Lydford (4 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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