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- Friendly park on the southern edge of the Quantock Hills
- Close to golf courses and a carp fishing lake
- Modern shower and toilet block, launderette and play area
Somerset views, Somerset strolls and Somerset fishing? Have the lot and more at touring park Somerset View, a nifty base for traversing Somerset and north Devon or for stopping off to and from Cornwall because of its convenience to the M5's Junction 24.
As it's on the southern edge of the Quantock Hills, miles' worth of public walking trails are easily reached from here; if you'd rather wield club or rod, several local golf courses are close by and a carp fishing lake is just across the road. Town time? Bridgwater and Taunton are four to five miles away and reachable by public transport if you want to leave the car behind.
Facilities at this scenic site include a play area; a modern toilet and shower block, close to the pitches; a launderette; a washing-up area and chemical disposal.
The village of North Petherton with shops, post office, pubs, eateries and a small supermarket is half a mile away. Site guests are welcome at the neighbouring rugby club bar.
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Just about OK for a one-night stopover, which is all i wanted.
Warm friendly staff on arrival, clean shower block and pitches tidy
Did not even stay on site as that bad looked like a traveller site
great team and lovely site. Already booked to go back.
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Tourer storage facilities
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Horse riding nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Medium (26-50 pitches)
- Coach stations
North Petherton (Somerset): Verriers Coach Stop — 0.7 miles
0.7 miles Bridgwater Coach Station — 3.5 miles
3.5 miles Taunton Bus Station — 6.0 miles
- Train stations
Bridgwater Rail Station — 3.4 miles
3.4 miles Taunton Rail Station — 5.5 miles
5.5 miles Bishop's Lydeard — 8.0 miles
- Ferry ports
Bridgwater Ferry Terminal — 4.4 miles
4.4 miles Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour — 18.6 miles
18.6 miles Minehead Harbour — 21.9 miles
Bristol International Airport — 24.9 miles
24.9 miles Cardiff International Airport — 26.0 miles
26.0 miles Exeter International Airport — 29.9 miles
Exit the M5 at Junction 24. Head south on the A38 through North Petherton towards Taunton.
400m past the village enter the layby on the left by the North Petherton Rugby Club. We are right next door.
You can use Somerset View as a stopover on your merry way to or from Cornwall, but as it's handily set for getting around Somerset and north Devon, it's a convenient base at which to stay put for a spell.
The Quantock Hills to the west of Somerset View's local town of Bridgwater were the first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England: as you'd expect, scenic hikes, hacks and bike rides aplenty are around here, for views towards local landmarks like Glastonbury Tor, the Mendips, Exmoor and as far as the Gower Peninsula to the north.
The Somerset coast at Burnham-On-Sea is 14 miles away, with neighbouring seaside spot Weston-super-Mare a bit further along the coast. Going in the other direction, the Devon end of the spectacular Jurassic Coast is reachable within about 35 miles.
Inland, famed Somerset and south-west highlights easily doable for day trips include Glastonbury Abbey and Glastonbury Tor, about 20 miles away; Cheddar Gorge and its caves, within 22, and the witchy caves of Wooky Hole, also 22 miles from base.
Another top option is county town Taunton about five miles away: if you want yet more Somerset hiking, it's surrounded by the Blackdown Hills as well as the Quantocks, and has the Bredon Hills to the south-west, all the way to Exmoor National Park.
- Clarks Village (12.3 miles)
- Glastonbury Abbey (13.7 miles)
- Glastonbury Tor (14.4 miles)
- Fyne Court (4.1 miles)
- Coleridge Cottage (7.8 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
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Somerset View Caravan Park cancellation policy
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.
The remainder is payable on arrival.