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Haselbury Plucknett village, Somerset

Haselbury Plucknett is a village and civil parish on the River Parrett in Somerset, England, situated 6 miles southwest of Yeovil in the South Somerset district. The village has a population of 641 in 2002. It is the final resting place of 'Blessed' Wulfric, who was never formally canonised, and who died 20 February 1154.

The village has a small primary school, run by the Church of England. It did have a small village shop and post office, however this closed in September 2009. The only pub/restaurant in the village is The White Horse at Haselbury.

The first part of the village name means a hazel grove and the second part from the name of its medieval owners. It was one of the few manors which retained its Saxon owner, Brismar, after the Norman Conquest. A later Lord of the manor, Richard of Haselbury, rebelled against King John and was hanged at Sherborne. Saint Wulfric arrived in the village in 1125 and was visited by Henry I and other nobility. He died in 1154 and was buried in the east end of the north aisle of the church, which became known as St Wufric's aisle, but there is no trace in the current church. The parish was part of the hundred of Houndsborough.

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 Crewkerne, Yeovil, Langport and Ilminster.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

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

arrowChard

arrowSomerton

arrowLangport

arrowShepton Mallet

Hotels

Hotels

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

	arrowYeovil

	arrowCrewkerne

	arrowLangport

	arrowMartock

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Martock, Ilchester, Chard and Langport.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions

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

Montacute

	arrowMontacute TV, Radio and Toy Museum

	arrowMontacute House

South Petherton

	arrowEast Lambrook Manor Gardens

Ilminster

	arrowPerry's Cider Mills

	arrowBarrington Court

	arrowWarehouse Theatre

Ilchester

	arrowIlchester Museum

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