Dating back to 1708, Pound Farm is a traditional Somerset farm house, situated on the edge of the sleepy village of Bishops Lydeard, not far from the county town of Taunton, and just a short drive from the beautiful Quantock Hills. You'll love your stay here, whether it's with friends, family or colleagues; with a heated indoor pool, sauna, hot tub and games room, Pound Farm has all you need to relax and soak up the blissful vibe of country living, in peaceful surroundings, with miles and miles of glorious countryside all around.

Still used as a working sheep farm, Pound Farm is a set within a walled garden with a cluster of barns and outhouses made from the warm red stone that is typical of this part of Somerset. Right from the doorstep you can wander out to explore the picturesque surroundings; there's a lovely short walk along footpaths to the village where you'll find a convenience store, a paper shop, a butchers, Daisy Cottage Tea Rooms, and two pubs - the Lethbridge Arms is perfect to stroll there and back for a bite to eat. Or try Podshaver's Barn restaurant for Sunday lunch or an evening meal - just a ten minute walk through the narrow country lanes.

It's only about half an hour's walk, or a ten minute drive to the wild beauty of the Quantock Hills where you can explore on foot, by bike or on horseback. Why not pack a picnic and climb to Cothelstone Hill to enjoy the panoramic views, or to Wills Neck, the highest point in the Quantocks? Shopaholics can head into Taunton or Wellington, both have some quirky independent shops, a cinema and a range of eateries to choose from. Have a day out on the West Somerset Railway where you can catch a good old fashioned steam train to the seaside - perhaps Blue Anchor, Watchet, or Minehead on the North Somerset coast, or if you venture further afield, the world famous Jurassic coast is within easy reach, where you can visit Regency Sidmouth or the quaint fishing town of Lyme Regis.

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