Animals, trains, caves and cider

Enjoy animal encounters at Tropiquaria and Secret World, ride the longest heritage railway in the country, or explore amazing caves and tunnels at Wookey Hole. Take a trip to the cider brandy at Burrow Hill, the history of Barrington Court and Wells Cathedral, and the creative cocktails at Zinc.

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Big Days Out

Find some inner peace at Barrington Court, a fragment of old Somerset: an empty Tudor manor house, beautifully restored, with farm buildings, abundant flowers and orchards. Keep serene and keep on to Wells Cathedral, the earliest English cathedral built in the Gothic style.

Get a little more shallow and shop yourself silly at The Orchard Centre in Taunton, for brands including Waterstones, Panache, Bills and Ernest Jones. Or pop to Burrow Hill Cider, where they’ve revived the ancient art of Somerset cider brandy production. Find out why they call it the water of life.

Follow the jump racing at Wincanton or National Hunt racing at Taunton. Lower your handicap at Oake Manor. Hack over the hills with Quantock Trekking. Watch the cricket at Taunton. Or see the largest colony of breeding grey herons in south-west England at Swell Wood Nature Reserve.

Up the culture content with a trip to the Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre.

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Enjoy the pleasure of some extra luxuries to make your stay at HOUSE even more enjoyable and relaxing. You can hire in a mobile casino, or a bartender to keep the drinks flowing. Spend the evening sipping the finest wines from around the world with a wine tasting party from Thirty Fifty Wine. Anything is possible.

Capture the magic with a photography session, letting a top local photographer take formal and informal photos of your celebration.

If you would like to indulge in some beauty and health pampering our expert beauty therapists offer a full range of treatments. Get all the luxury of a visit to a five star spa in the comfort of your own seaside getaway.

We’ve top class chefs available to create and serve a special three course dinner on the big day, drop off ready meals when you arrive, or serve a classic brunch on Sunday morning.