Blue Anchor Area
Blue Anchor itself
West Somerset Railway – take the steam trains as far as Bishop’s Lydeard near Taunton, or to Minehead. Cream tea specials, Gala weekends and loads more.
2 pubs –
Driftwood Café – really lovely home-
Indoor swimming pool, plus crazy golf & kids’ playground, at the Hoburne caravan park a few minutes’ walk away.
A well stocked Costcutter general store selling everything from milk and newspapers to beach toys, also on the Hoburne site. Seasonal opening times. Within a few miles, you also have a Tesco and Morrison’s, in Minehead, a Co-
Watchet – 3 ½ miles away, port town with 1000 years of history, famous for links with the Ancient Mariner. A variety of small shops. Lovely esplanade and Marina from where you can go out on a fishing boat.
Watchet Carnival here in July and August. Excellent pubs and cafes, children and dogs welcome in most of them.
Dunster – medieval village and castle. Picturesque gem. With lots of lovely little shops, pubs and cafes.
Minehead – old Victorian seaside resort, lovely views and harbour as well
as shops, cafes, pubs, Butlins and amusement arcades.
A little farther out…
Exmoor, the Quantocks, Brendon Hills – great for exploring on foot or by car.
Porlock, Lynton & Lynmouth –
Taunton, Exeter –
North Devon – Barnstaple, Ilfracombe, Bideford.