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Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in or near Frome

Frome is a charming historic town with its winding streets and an abundance of beautiful old buildings. With more listed buildings than any other town in Somerset it is renown for its thriving Arts & Crafts community. Dating back to AD685, Frome has managed to avoid the insensitive mass redevelopment that so many other towns have been blighted with. An ideal touring base for surrounding countryside and attractions. Places to Visit in or near Frome Archangel and Longleat Grounds & Gardens are listed below.
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0.1 miles from centre of Frome
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Located right in the centre of Frome, the Archangel has an excellent reputation for its vibrant, warm hospitality, top quality restaurant food and quirky but first class accommodation. First recorded as an Inn in 1311, The Archangel despite extensive renovations still reveals its medieval history with ancient beams and walls. Modern touches have been added such as suspended glass mezzanine cube, Italian-made mustard yellow chairs and zinc-topped bar. The Archangel serves classic seasona...
3.5 miles from centre of Frome
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The grounds and gardens at Longleat cover 900 acres of parkland designed by Capability Brown, as well as formal gardens by George London. The stables and Orangery were designed by renowned architect, Wyatville, and the Secret Garden is the work of Russell Page.
3.5 miles from centre of Frome
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Longleat is characterised by its Elizabethan architecture and is surrounded by 900 acres of ‘Capability' Brown landscaped grounds. It is home to the UK's original Safari Park and a wealth of impressive attractions including Jungle Kingdom and Animal Adventure. Here, guests can get up-close and personal with truly amazing animals.
3.5 miles from centre of Frome
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Take a look at a time gone by at Longleat House, a superb example of Elizabethan architecture, and one of the country's finest stately homes. Home to sixteen generations of the Thynn family, the 7th Marquess of Bath is perhaps one of Longleat's most famous residents.
7.4 miles from centre of Frome
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To be found within a leafy walled garden, Homewood spa features a hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room and heated outdoor swimming pool and is the ideal space in which to unwind and re-discover your balance. Take some time out with a revitalising spa day or indulge in a luxurious treatment using all natural and organic ila products.
7.8 miles from centre of Frome
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The Halcyon Spa at Bishopstrow House is nestled in the heart of Wiltshire, near the town of Warminster. The spa is renowned for its range of facilities, treatments and customer care. Guests will love the heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, which are open all year round, and the wide variety of treatments on offer.
8 miles from centre of Frome
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Traditional Farmhouse Cuisine With A Gastro Twist. Using only the finest, freshest local ingredients, sourced from local independent suppliers, The Kitchen promises to offer diners a wealth of gastronomic delights. Our menu has been lovingly and thoughtfully created by World Champion Head Chef, Sandor Szucs, making use of the hotel's freshly planted herb garden, which boasts herb troughs, herb banks and herb wheels.
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8.5 miles from centre of Frome
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Explore Stourhead House and Gardens Stourhead is a fine example of English landscape gardens from the 18th century, re-planted in the 19th century with Conifers, flowering trees and shrubs. Follow a route anti-clockwise around the lake to gradually experience the sequence of arcadian images. There is always another vision to attract the eye: the Temple of Flora, Temple of Apollo, rock bridge or a Gothic rustic cottage and grotto to name but a few. From the late 1700s new plants were i...
8.5 miles from centre of Frome
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Discover Stourhead House Stourhead House is a Palladian mansion built in the 1720s, which was home to the Hoare family, who are the owners of Britain´s only surviving private bank. The entrance hall has a large collection of Hoare family portraits. The interior includes an outstanding Regency library designed by Colt Hoare in 1792 and decorated with paintings of classical scenes and furniture by Chippendale the Younger. In the gardens are classical temples, including the Pantheon and Te...
9.4 miles from centre of Frome
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Prior Park is a stunning landscaped garden in Bath, which dates back to the 18th century. Originally created by Ralph Allen, a local entrepreneur, the garden design was also influence by ‘Capability' Brown and also the poet, Alexander Pope. It contains one of only four Palladian bridges of this particular design in the world.
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