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To Rest A While: Seating area

General

  • Scenic adults-only site overlooking the Somerset Levels
  • A five-minute drive from Wells and 10 from Glastonbury
  • Secluded lanes, spectacular views, and welcoming cream tea on arrival

When all you need is a break from the chaos of daily life, trundle along to Somerset and snuggle up nice and cosy at To Rest A While, an adults-only site on a working dairy farm five minutes’ drive from the city of Wells.

This is a top spot for curing stress and overwork, with quiet and secluded lanes to wander along, soothing views over the fields of Somerset Levels towards the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and a real West Country cream tea waiting for you on arrival – not to mention a complete lack of kids scurrying around making noise…

If spending days unwinding in the silence of the site isn’t enough for a proper hol, maintain a sense of calm with explores and wanders nearby: join the Monarch’s Way walking route in Wells for lengthy rambles to Glastonbury (then saunter up to Glastonbury Tor on arrival), or take to the saddle for peaceful pedals along the West Country Way, which links Cornwall and the river Avon (and passes through Wells on the way).

On chilly evenings, cuddle up by the woodfired stove to warm aching bones and muscles after long days of adventuring, cook up a feast in the kitchen and then settle in for the night, with nothing at all to disturb your rest…

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Guests under the age of 18 are not allowed on site.


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9.6

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The owner was friendly and extremely professional and punctual.07/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRoberto L.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Everything, the attention paid to the details was great. There was nothing missing and the comfort and coziness provided was perfect. The owner also prepared cream tea for us at the arrival!

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wonderful stay, definitely recommend06/28/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRicky C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Anne is a wonderful host, she met me at the hut and explained everything. A very nice touch was the cream tea. Very clean and Cosy. Very peaceful, exactly what I needed. Walked into wells which took about 30 mins. Would definitely recommend.

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Great weekend stay, lovely welcome and cream tea. Peaceful and restful06/22/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMark G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Cosy shepherds hut.
    All facilities you could need.

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    Cobwebs and flies internally. (However being in the country, on a working farm, it is to be expected)
    Leaky shower control unit. ( Didn't prevent shower from working and being used)
    Poor phone signal and non existent WiFi.

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A great place to stay for a 'getting away from it all' weekend06/08/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomWilliam F.Confirmed

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    We really enjoyed our stay.

    Very cosy and convenient, and in beautiful surroundings.

    And a cream tea to welcome you too !

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Cream tea on arrival. Self-contained bathroom facilities. Well-equipped.08/19/2020

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    Cream tea on arrival.
    Self-contained bathroom facilities.
    Well-equipped.

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Really peaceful relaxing stay08/25/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSamantha M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    The shepherds hut was really well equipped and owner Anne was really helpful.

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Everything you need in a small space. Beautifully decorated. Great …08/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMandy M.Confirmed

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    Everything you need in a small space. Beautifully decorated. Great location for a base to travel to different places in Somerset. Anne could not have been more helpful!

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    WiFi poor.

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Had a fabulous stay, Anne was very welcoming07/15/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomclaire R.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Shepherd's hut, excellent location for Wells and Cheddar Gorge.

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EVERYTHING...TOTALLY DELIGHTFUL05/21/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomPauline R.Confirmed

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    EVERYTHING...TOTALLY DELIGHTFUL

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    NOTHING...

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Perfect Gem of a Place03/31/2019

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Features

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

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Amenities on park

Bath available

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Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

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Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

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Portaloo

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Restrooms

Shower available

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Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Adults only

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Camping 2.0

Shepherd's huts

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Hikers’ paradise

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Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

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No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 sites)

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Location

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  • Manor Farm, Woodford Lane, Wells, Somerset, England, BA5 1QS
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.1932°N 2.6602°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Wells: Princes Rd Bus Station — 1.1 miles
Glastonbury Coach Stop — 4.1 miles
Shepton Mallet: Rectory Rd Coach Stop — 4.9 miles
Train stations
Castle Cary Rail Station — 8.8 miles
Bruton Rail Station — 10.8 miles
Highbridge & Burnham-on-Sea Rail Station — 13.7 miles
Ferry ports
Bridgwater Ferry Terminal — 14.8 miles
The Cottage Ferry Landing — 17.6 miles
Nova Scotia Ferry Landing — 17.7 miles
Airports
Bristol International Airport — 13.6 miles

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Start hols with a jaunt into the city of Wells, five minutes’ drive away: the spectacularly stunning Wells Cathedral, Bishop’s Palace and Gardens, and the highly photographable Vicar’s Close are all worthy of explores, and there are shops and markets to pass more retaily days.

If credit cards are still begging to be swiped, there are more than 90 high street and designer shops at Clarks Village outlet centre 25 minutes away; otherwise stay in the car for a trip to Glastonbury where shopping can be complemented by a stop at the shoe museum, and non-shopaholics can opt for the Somerset Rural Life Museum or Glastonbury Abbey.

Those with their noses in the past have plenty to investigate round here: the stately piles of Montacute House, Lytes Carey Manor and King John’s Hunting Lodge give a taste of grandeur within 40 minutes, the Fleet Air Arm Museum and Haynes International Motoring Museum are both around 35 minutes away for the mechanically minded, and the site is 50 minutes from Bath, where Austen-themed strolls, Roman baths and architectural masterpieces entice.

For time in the great wide open, guests can flap along to RSPB Ham Wall to see some of the UK’s best starling murmurations, travel 40 minutes west to sandy beaches and the Brean Theme Park at Burnham-on-Sea, or travel 40 minutes east to Longleat Safari Park.

Must see

  • Wells Cathedral (1.4 miles)
  • Ebbor Gorge National Nature Reserve (2.2 miles)
  • Wookey Hole Caves & Papermill (2.4 miles)

National Trust

  • West Pennard Court Barn (4.3 miles)
  • King John's Hunting Lodge (9.4 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

On-park accommodation
Arrive:  2:30 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

To Rest A While cancelation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

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 cancelations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. To Rest A While will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Hired accommodation: £50.00 ($69.70) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted at the park

Bank transfer

Terms and conditions

Park booking terms and conditions

  • Does To Rest A While have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is To Rest A While dog friendly? No View all features
  • What attractions are near To Rest A While? Start hols with a jaunt into the city of Wells, five minutes’ drive away: the spectacularly stunning Wells Cathedral, Bishop’s Palace and Gardens, and the highly photographable Vicar’s Close are all worthy … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of To Rest A While?
    On-park accommodation
    Arrive:  2:30 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
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  • How much does it cost to stay at To Rest A While? From $213.36 (for 2 nights, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
Guests under the age of 18 are not allowed on site.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: £50.00 ($69.70) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

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