Ilchester

The small town of Ilchester dates back to around Saxon times and was also a Roman fort and a walled town in medieval times. There are Georgian houses and the St Mary Major church has a 13th century tower. A popular spot for cyclists with the South Somerset and Leland Trail both passing through the town. Visit the Ilchester Museum or the nearby Fleet Air Arm Museum.
17 Results In Or Near Ilchester
0.2 miles from the centre of Ilchester
Liongate House B&B is just 5 miles from the busy shopping centre of Yeovil and just over 5 miles from Haynes Motor Museum. RNAS Yeovilton and the Fleet Air Arm Museum with its many event days is just a 5 minute drive away. Convenient accommodation location for RNAS Yeovilton and Augusta Westland contracted workers. A selection of good eating establishments are within a three minute flat, lit walk with a pavement.
2.0 miles from the centre of Ilchester
Explore the enchanting Tintinhull Garden Tintinhull Garden is a classic 20th century English garden surrounding a 17th century manor house, of high formality overlaid with an opulent yet carefully contrived planting. With varied borders, attractive kitchen garden and secluded lawns all neatly enclosed within walls and clipped hedges. The long vista down from the house is famous, as is the pool and cedar court with its ancient Yew tree. There is a white garden, and a fine pair of oppos...
2.2 miles from the centre of Ilchester
Discover the beautiful Lytes Cary Manor and Gardens The impeccable topiary that lines the path leading to Lytes Cary Manor in Somerton, Somerset, says it all about this simple, beautiful Arts and Crafts garden. The house was once the home of medieval herbalist Henry Lyte who used the Niewe Herball book on herbal remedies as inspiration for his plantings and is now a delightful mix of shrubs, roses and perennials, thanks to a restoration project by Sir Walter Jenner. The herbaceous bo...
2.2 miles from the centre of Ilchester
Discover the beautiful Lytes Cary Manor The home of medieval herbalist Henry Lyte, the limestone house that is Lytes Cary Manor has been inhabited since the 14th century. It was passed through a succession of generations of the Lyte family until the 18th century and has been expanded and improved upon until the family were forced to sell in 1755. Highlights include the wonderful little chantry chapel used to hold masses to pray for the souls of family members, the Great Chamber ceil...
3.7 miles from the centre of Ilchester
Explore the stunning grounds of and Elizabethan House Montacute House and gardens is a simple, elegant, Elizabethan garden comprised largely of green spaces, of lawns and processions of clipped yews. Most memorable is the formal sunken lawn beside the house, fringed with borders of rich pinks and purples and backed by balustraded, pinnacled walls and fine pavilions.
3.7 miles from the centre of Ilchester
Step inside a masterpiece of Elizabethan Design Montacute House is an Elizabethan house adorned with elegant chimneys, carved parapets, heraldic glass and other Renaissance features. The magnificent state rooms include the Long Gallery which is the largest of its type in Britain, and is full of furniture and Tudor and Elizabethan portraits on loan from the National Portrait Gallery. Also tapestries, hangings and an exhibition of 17th century samplers from the Goodhart Collection. The f...
4.9 miles from the centre of Ilchester
This idyllic Dorset country inn dates back to the 14th century. The inn has many original features such as a thatched roof, beams, open fire places and flagstone floors. A large garden overlooking the local countryside...it’s truly an old-fashioned village local. The en-suite bedrooms are situated in the old cow byre and have recently been renovated to the highest standards. All in all, the inn provides the perfect country escape.
6.5 miles from the centre of Ilchester
The Mitre Inn is a traditional Freehouse serving a range of real ales and ciders. The pub dates back to 1851 and has kept its charm with flagstone floors and woodburning stoves. Throughout the year, you can enjoy extensive views across the valley of Sandford Orcas and relax in the beer garden. The pub is dog friendly but unfortunately we are not able to accommodate dogs in the letting rooms. We have two newly refurbished letting rooms both of which have ensuite shower rooms.
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