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Wiveliscombe Town in Somerset

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Wiveliscombe is a small town in West Somerset. It lies about 9 miles west of Taunton and has a population of just under 3,000. There has been human habitation in the area since at least the Stone Age with the Neolithic hillfort of King's Castle just to the east of the town. Also nearby are the Iron age hill fort of Clatworthy Camp and Elworthy Barrows, actually an unfinished Iron Age hill fort. Just five miles from the Devon border, Wiveliscombe is situated at the foot of the Brendon Hills and acts as a gateway to Exmoor.

Tourist Information

The nearest source of local information is available from Wiveliscombe Tourist Information Point.

Events near Wiveliscombe

Sat, 21 Sep (ca. 24 km)

Money For Nothing

Sat, 21 Sep (ca. 24 km)

Griff Rhys Jones: All Over the Place

Thu, 26 Sep (ca. 24 km)

Don't Tell I, Tell 'EE

Fri, 27 Sep (ca. 24 km)

NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

Sat, 28 Sep (ca. 24 km)

Dave Johns: Byker to Baftas

Tue, 1 Oct (ca. 24 km)

Placido Domingo: 50th Anniversary Concert

Fri, 4 Oct (ca. 24 km)

Cloudbusting: The Music Of Kate Bush

Mon, 7 Oct (ca. 24 km)

NT Live: Fleabag (screening)

Thu, 10 Oct (ca. 24 km)

Paul Zerdin's Puppet Party

Fri, 11 Oct (ca. 24 km)

Jive Talkin' perform the Bee Gees

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Dining out near Wiveliscombe

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Wiveliscombe, Wellington, Watchet and Dulverton.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:







Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:






Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Wellington and Blue Anchor.

Nearby Attractions




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