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Shipham village, Somerset

Shipham is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England on the western edge of the Mendip Hills near the A38, approximately 15 miles south of Bristol. It is in the local government district of Sedgemoor. The parish includes the village of Rowberrow and the hamlet of Star. The parish population, according to the 2001 census, is 1,136.

Shipham was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Sipeham, meaning 'The sheep home' from the Old English scip and ham. The tenant-in-chief is shown as being Roger de Courcelles. The parish was part of the Winterstoke Hundred.

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 Axbridge, Blagdon, Cheddar and Nailsea.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

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

arrowCheddar

arrowAxbridge

arrowWeston-super-Mare

arrowWells

Hotels

Hotels

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

	arrowAxbridge

	arrowNailsea

	arrowHighbridge

	arrowCheddar

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Sidcot, Cheddar, Castle Cary and Axbridge.

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