Things To Do

A short walk from Bridge Cottage

There are local walks right from the door, no need to use the car!  And just a few miles away there are glorious ridge walks with expanding views across the Somerset countryside.

The Iconic Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor is just 17 miles from Bridge cottage and well worth a visit. This iconic and evocative landmark offers magnificent views of the Somerset Levels, Dorset, Wiltshire and Wales.

Sherborne Castle

Is a magnificent Stately Home of the Digby family since 1617 and originally built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594.  It has a fascinating history of over 400 years.

Market Town of Shaftesbury

Lovely Market Towns to see, such as Shaftesbury.  Glastonbury Tor  is just a 40 minute drive away with all it’s mystic and history.  The Somerset Levels, Street with it’s Shopping Village of Clarks Shoes and much more…

Haynes International Motor Musuem

A must for all the family is the All Weather Family fun at Hayes International Motor Museum. The largest exhibition of the greatest cars from around the world.

Stunning Stourhead Gardens and House

Well worth a visit is the beautiful Stourhead Gardens and House, just a 25 minute drive from Bridge Cottage, with it’s 18 Century landscape gardens. Wonderful walks around the Estate, Gift Shop, Cafe and a lot more.

Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Musuem

A fantastic attraction for all the family. Go on board the first British Concorde! Aircraft Carrier experience, Triple screen Flight Deck experience, Merlin Helicopter interactive, Super X flight simulator and much more! How exciting can it get!

Golden Gateway to the Dorset Jurassic Coast

With the stunning golden glow of the majestic sandstone cliffs and the shimmering radiance of Golden Cap, West Bay, Dorset is the Golden Gateway to the Jurassic Coast.

Food and Eating Out

Marston has it’s own local Public Inn where lovely dishes are served.  There are also Pubs in villages a short distance away too, all serving food.  Local Farm Shops, takeaways.  Plus Market Days in Sherborne and Yeovil..