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Goldhorn | Luxury Self-Catering Country House | Ilminster, Somerset


  • On the Map Goldhorn is 4.5 miles from Ilminster and not far from Taunton, Lyme Regis and the Exmoor National Park.
  • By CarThe property is just 3 hours from London, an hour from Bristol and 45 minutes from Exeter.
  • By TrainTaunton train station is 15 miles from the property. There are directline trains from London Paddington with a journey time of approximately 2 hours. The Waterloo line from London stops at Yeovil and Crewkerne, both of which are approximately 25 minutes away.
  • By AirThe area is served with two airports; Exeter (34 miles) and Bristol (46 miles) both have regular flights to main destinations.

Please note the property location is approximate only, in order to protect the owners privacy.


Between Taunton and Yeovil, this petite market town is well placed to house guests keen to potter through tiny country towns, set off across the rugged greens of the Blackdown Hills, or take a short drive to the coast.

Ilminster holds a handy position in a verdant patch of Somerset right down in the south west of England, pretty much halfway between two coasts. Because it's also easily accessible by road, the location is perfect for weekenders hoping to relax with a good book, or potter along the local walkways. Community spirit in Ilminster runs high, and there are events happening throughout the year, such as the Midsummer Experience, with exhibitions, concerts, vehicle show, family dog show and obligatory rock bands.

In winter the town shows off its twinkly best with an excellent display of Christmas lights: a proper country winter wonderland. In summer, beach-goers can take the short drive south to Lyme Regis and Weymouth, two major coastal towns book-ending the sweeping West Dorset Heritage Coast, itself a magnet for fossil-hunters and shell-gatherers. For a local treat, walk or drive the short distance to Perry's Cider Mills, a craft business in a sweet thatched building, selling several different delicious flavours.

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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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