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Bruton Town in Somerset

Photograph of Bruton

Location

Bruton is a small town situated on the River Brue in southeast Somerset. It lies seven miles south-east of Shepton Mallet and ten miles north-west of Gillingham, Dorset. The town currently has a population of about 3,000 people. Bruton railway station lies on the Bristol to Weymouth line. The town's name is thought to derive from 'Briw-tor - Fast Flowing River' and has had several watermills on its banks over the centuries. The town is an excellent base from which to explore the whole of Somerset and Dorset. The city of Bath is just 45 minutes away.

Tourist Information

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

Events near Bruton

Sat, 15 Sep - Sun, 25 Nov (ca. 16 km)

'Human Nature' Sculpture Trail

Thu, 1 Nov (ca. 15 km)

FMTC Showstoppers

Fri, 2 Nov (ca. 15 km)

FMTC Showstoppers

Sat, 3 Nov (ca. 15 km)

High Jinx, Magic and Illusion Show

Fri, 9 - Sun, 11 Nov (ca. 16 km)

The Christmas Artisan Markets

Sun, 11 - Sun, 25 Nov (ca. 16 km)

The Somerset Poppies

Sat, 24 Nov (ca. 15 km)

That'll Be The Day Christmas Show

Fri, 7 - Sun, 09 Dec (ca. 16 km)

Deck the Halls: A The Bishop's Palace

Sat, 8 - Sat, 22 Dec (ca. 16 km)

Christmas at the Palace

Sat, 8 - Sat, 22 Dec (ca. 16 km)

Father Christmas at the Palace

arrow All Somerset events

Dining out near Bruton

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The Natterjack Inn, Shepton Mallet

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The Camelot, Yeovil

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Goodfellows, Wells

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Beah, Wells

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Abbey Tea Rooms, Glastonbury

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Glencot House, Wookey Hole

Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Wincanton, Shepton Mallet, Castle Cary and Midsomer Norton.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

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

arrowShepton Mallet

arrowSomerton

arrowWells

arrowBath

Hotels

Hotels

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

	arrowCastle Cary

	arrowShepton Mallet

	arrowWincanton

	arrowFrome

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Shepton Mallet, Yeovil, Glastonbury and Frome.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions

There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Bruton

	arrowGants Mill and Garden

Castle Cary

	arrowCastle Cary Museum

Shepton Mallet

	arrowEast Somerset Railway

Yeovil

	arrowHaynes International Motor Museum

	arrowFleet Air Arm Museum

	arrowCineworld, Yeovil

	arrowSwan Theatre

	arrowOctagon Theatre

	arrowTintinhull Garden

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