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Historic Towns & Landmarks


Dunster is a picturesque village located on the fringes of Exmoor. Characterised by thatched cottages, a unique octagonal yarn market and the romantic, turreted, Dunster Castle, the village is steeped in history and contains in the region of two hundred listed buildings.


The mystical town of Glastonbury is just a 45 minute drive from the Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa. Glastonbury is home Glastonbury Tor which affords some of the best views over Somerset as well as the infamous Glastonbury music festival.


Taunton is Somerset’s principle town. An historic market town set on the banks of the River Tone between the Quantock, Blackdown and Brendon Hills. It has a bustling and diverse shopping area, a thriving cultural scene, and excellent educational and health services.