hawk house logo 4 STAR
01935 851804
Email us:


Facebook Page Twitter Page
Tour Button


Rooms and Facilities

Tariff and Terms


Guest Comments

Local Information

How to Find Us

Access Statement

Contact Us

Book Online

Wayne's Bar & Bistro

360° Tour

Subaru Rally Experience

Local Information – Places to Visit/Local Attractions

Farm Adventure Park - Burnham-on-Sea Somerset
The key attraction here, apart from the animals, has to be the all-weather play barn which attracts many local families and holiday makers, giving children the opportunity to play whatever the weather

Barrington Court - Ilminster, Somerset
Beautiful Jekyll-inspired gardens, working kitchen garden and Tudor manor house let to Stuart Interiors

Bishop's Palace and Gardens - Wells, Somerset
More than simply an historic house and garden, this splendid medieval Palace has been the home of the Bishops of Bath and Wells for 800 years

Bison Centre - Mere, Wiltshire
See Bison, Elk, Raccoons, Prairie Dogs at Bush Farm Bison Centre an attractive south Wiltshire farm with lakes and 30 acres of old oak woodlands

Cheddar Caves and Gorge - Cheddar, Somerset
A major tourist attraction for over 200 years, with plenty to do above and below ground

Dinosaur Museum - Dorchester, Dorset
The only museum on mainland Britain dedicated to dinosaurs. The award-winning Dinosaur Museum is a treat, especially for children

Dorset History Centre - Dorchester, Dorset
The Dorset History Centre brings together two services: the Dorset Record Office and Dorset Council Local Studies Library to preserve and make available the archives and written heritage of the people

Dunster Castle - Minehead, Somerset
Ancient castle with fine interiors and subtropical gardens

Eden Project - St Austell, Cornwall
Here you will find crops, landscapes and wild plants which reflect the amazing diversity of our planet. There's also internationally famous architecture and art which draw inspiration from nature

Fleet Air Arm Museum - Yeovil, Somerset
The Museum has the largest collection of Naval aircraft anywhere in Europe together with the first British built Concorde which you can go on-board and visit the cockpit

Glastonbury Abbey - Glastonbury, Somerset
Once the greatest and richest Abbey in England. Now awe-inspiring ruins set in 36 acres of parkland, ponds, orchard and wildlife areas. Visit and be moved by its tragic history

Haynes Motor Museum - Sparkford, Somerset
The Haynes Motor Museum holds over 340 amazing cars and bikes from nostalgic classics of the 50's and 60's glorious Bentleys and Rolls Royces to exciting super cars like the Jaguar XJ220

Keep Military Museum - Dorchester Dorset
The artefacts, weapons, uniforms, medals and of course the stories of the soldiers and their families and much more are on display over three floors. Computer and digital presentation, realistic battle environments, together with exhibitions, tell the tales of courage humour and sacrifice of the soldiers and their families who have served in the regiments of Devon and Dorset for over 300 years

Rich's Cider Museum - Highbridge, Somerset
Cider has been produced at Richs Cider Farm at Watchfield for over 50 years. There have been many changes since Gordon Rich started pressing cider apples at Mill Farm although essentially the production of the juice is still traditional

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum - Sailsbury, Wiltshire
You can find Salisbury Museum in the glorious setting of the Cathedral Close. The Museum houses extensive collections relating to the history of Salisbury, and the archaeology of south Wiltshire, including Old Sarum

Sheppy's traditional cider farm - Taunton, Somerset
Gone are the days when every farm made its own special cider, but down in the Vale of Taunton Deane, in the Cider County of Somerset, there still remains one of the true Farmer Cidermakers - Sheppy's of Bradford-on-Tone

Somerset Rural Life Museum - Glastonbury, Somerset
The magnificent fourteenth-century Abbey Barn is the centrepiece of the Somerset Rural Life Museum. The barn and the farm buildings surrounding the courtyard contain displays illustrating the tools and techniques of farming in Victorian Somerset

Stonehenge - Salisbury, Wiltshire
The great and ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is one of the wonders of the world. What visitors see today are the substantial remnants of the last in a sequence of such monuments erected between circa 3000BC and 1600BC

Subaru Rally Experience here you will learn the techniques used by professional rally drivers, you will also experience the thrills of getting it right and the frustration of getting it wrong!!!

You will drive our fully rally prepared Subaru Impreza's which have been professionally converted to Rear Wheel Drive to enable you to master the art of POWERSLIDES, THE SCANDINAVIAN FLICK and HANDBRAKE TURNS around our purpose built tarmac rally stage. (Sometimes slippery but always demanding!!)

Teddy Bear Museum - Dorchester, Dorset
The Dorset Teddy Bear Museum is Dorchester's unmissable family museum, with Edward Bear and his family of people-sized bears, in Teddy Bear House

Terracotta Warriors - Dorchester, Dorset
This small but inspiring exhibition on the Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor of China's famous Terracotta Army brings together all the wonder of the discovery of these amazing treasures of ancient China

Thomas Hardy Society - Dorchester, Dorset
The Thomas Hardy Society aims to promote the British novelist and poet’s works for both education and enjoyment. It is for scholars, students, readers, enthusiasts and anyone with an interest in Thomas Hardy

Tropiquaria - Watchet, Somerset
Tropiquaria Animal and Adventure Park is a great day out for adults and children of all ages. Hold a snake or creepy crawly in the Tropical Hall, visit the amazing puppet show and the strange fish in the aquarium. For a nostalgic experience see the Radio Museum. Outside play for hours on the full-size pirate ships or in the Indoor Play Castle, and don't forget the animals all around our grounds. Hours of fun, rain or shine!  

Tutankhamun Exhibition - Dorchester, Dorset
This World Heritage Exhibition, currently shown in Dorchester, is the original Tutankhamun Exhibition established following the success of the Treasures of Tutankhamun Exhibition at the British Museum London

West Somerset Railway - Minehead, Somerset
Take a journey of discovery, relive your childhood, or simply sit back and relax as you travel along one of Britain's Best and longest Heritage Railways

< Back to Local Information


'The Fleet Air Arm Museum'
  'Haynes Motor Museum'
  'Stonehenge' (Copyright English Heritage Photo Library)
  'Dorchester Teddy Bear Museum'
Hawk House, Camel Cross, West Camel, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7RA
maintained by Hawk House Ltd
©2011-2012 Hawk House
Site Map / Privacy Policy / Terms