Stilegate offers a unique opportunity to stay in a garden with fabulous views towards Exmoor National Park, the Somerset coast and beyond.
The Quantock Hills are minutes away on foot, or explore the Jurassic coast at St Audries Bay, look for Exmoor ponies on the open moorland or nightjar birds in summer.
We are ideally situated for mountain biking in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Nearby attractions and activities
There are good public transport links via the A39 next to the site.
A public house is within walking distance.
The beach at St Audries Bay is within walking distance.
We live very close to 200-million-year-old ammonites, nautilus, shells and other marine creatures which can be found frequently on the beach in our village.
Within a short drive are Dunster Village with its castle, West Somerset Railway (Williton is the nearest station), Hestercombe House Gardens, Clarke's Retail Village, Glastonbury Abbey and Tor, Wells and its beautiful Cathedral, Cheddar Gorge and Caves, Wookey Hole caves, Watchet and the marina, St Audries Bay, Minehead and Exmoor National Park.
Other places of interest nearby include Torr Cider Farm, Wimbleball Reservoir, Fleet Air Arm Museum and Haynes Motor Museum at Yeovil, Snow Drop Valley near Wheddon Cross, Somerset County Cricket at Taunton, Taunton Race Course, Brewhouse Theatre at Taunton, Bridgwater Carnival, Somerset Willow Craft Industry, Bakelite Museum, Watchet Boat Museum, fishing at Watchet or nearby lakes, badger watching on Exmoor or deer watching on the Quantock Hills. There are also well known walking routes passing virtually through the village including the Coleridge Way, Macmillan Way and Somerset Coastal Path.
Attractions near Stilegate
- Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (17.4 miles)
- Millennium Stadium (21.9 miles)
- St Fagans: National History Museum (22.0 miles)
- Coleridge Cottage (5.2 miles)
- Dunster Castle (7.4 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Activities near Stilegate
Holford and the Quantocks (2.8 miles) Walking
Blue Anchor West (5.4 miles) Beach - Excellent Water Quality Beaches
Minehead Terminus (8.9 miles) Beach - Excellent Water Quality Beaches
Overall rating based
jenbet29 (Solo traveller-female, 1 review, 0 photos)
Liked: Fantastic site in Heidi's garden which is flat, so a good nights sleep! Loved it. Heidi made me welcome with a cuppa when I arrived (hot and bothered, carrying a heavy rucksack, after day one of walking 'The Coleridge Way').Facilities are excellent, as is the view, which I was able to take in from the comfort of one of Heidi's garden chairs :) Would definitely go back to stay again...maybe when am ...
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The best site in Somerset, with amazing views and great facilities.
Sheena93 (Mature couple, 1 review, 0 photos)
Liked: We had a fabulous stay at Stilegate, we were lucky with the weather, the facilities are very good and very clean with spacious pitches. We took the easy option and took advantage of eating an amazing cooked breakfast in the house, this was well worth the extra cost and saved us the work. The owners of Stilegate where very knowledgable about the local area. One of our best days out in this area was on ...
Disliked: There is no on site shop.
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Commercial vehicles allowed
Leave the car at home
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
Ordnance Survey maps (GB and Northern Ireland only) are available at lower levels via the drop-down menu.
- Coach stations
Williton: The Egremont Coach Stop — 2.0mi
Watchet: Railway Station Coach Stop — 2.5mi
Dunster: Dunster Steep Bus Stop — 7.3mi
- Train stations
Bishop's Lydeard — 8.6mi
Taunton Rail Station — 12.5mi
Bridgwater Rail Station — 12.7mi
- Ferry ports
Minehead Harbour — 9.1mi
Bridgwater Ferry Terminal — 12.4mi
Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal — 16.0mi
Cardiff International Airport — 16.1mi
Bristol International Airport — 28.8mi
We are off the main A39 Bridgwater to Minehead road approximately 15 miles from junction 23 of the M5. Enter the village of West Quantoxhead and turn left immediately past the Windmill pub, towards Bicknoller. Take the second right into Staple Lane, the first right into Staple Close and the house is situated in the far left corner, down a short driveway.
The nearest railway station is Taunton, approximately 15 miles away.
Permitted arrival time
Please contact us if you need to cancel. Full payment required if cancellation within 24 hours.
Please note that your deposit paid to Pitchup.com is non-refundable.
Payment of balance
Payable on arrival.
Cards accepted on the parkMaestro
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
Dogs must be kept on lead and cleared after.
Check availability at Stilegate…
For a 2 night stay, between Tue 25 Jun - Thu 27 Jun, for 2 adults
Non-electric grass pitch for small tent (1/2 man tent). No gazebo or pup tent. Car must be parked in the car park.
Max. persons: 2x
Non-electric grass pitch for small tent (1/2 man tent).
No gazebo or pup tent.
Car must be parked in the car park.