Hestercombe House & Gardens, Taunton, Somerset

These beautiful gardens and grounds near Taunton are well worth a visit; with 50 acres to explore, you’ll find lakes, classical temples, cascading waterfalls, formal terrace, peaceful woodlands to wander through, wonderful views… there’s even a fully restored 17th century watermill. Spend an afternoon strolling around at your leisure and then find a table at the Stables Kitchen Café or in the courtyard for tea and cake. There’s a picnic area and a playground for younger children, and exciting events throughout the year – fungal forays, spooky Halloween trails, stargazing nights, and a wonderfully magical Christmas market.

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