Marston Magna village, Somerset
Marston Magna (also known as Broad or Great Marston) is a village and civil parish, situated 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Yeovil in the South Somerset district. The village had a population of 431 in 2002.
The name Marston Magna means 'larger settlement by a marsh'.
It was held as nine separate estates before the Norman Conquest. The parish was part of the hundred of Horethorne. The site of the medieval manor house survives as a moat and fish ponds south of the village. In the early 18th century the estate was held by Sir John St Barbe and was passed on through the Ashington and Sydenham families.
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:
There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby: