Local Places of Interest


Westonzoyland Museum of Steam Power and Land Drainage

Westonzoyland Museum of Steam

A collection of restored pumping engines formally used to drain the low-lying Levels and Moors.

Limited opening times.
Address: Hoopers Lane, approximately 1 mile from Westonzoyland village centre (signposted).
Tel: 01275 472 385


Willows & Wetlands Visitor Centre

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Basket ware made by highly skilled local people from willow grown in 85 acres of willow beds.
Guided tours available, tea rooms and plenty more.
Address: Meare Green Court, Stoke St. Gregory, near Taunton. Signposted off the A361 & A378
Tel: 01823 490 249


Musgrove Willows

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Family firm of willow growers and producers of willow products. Open for sales all year.
Site tours by appointment.
Address: Willow Fields, Lakewell, Westonzoyland, (near pumping station).
Tel:01278 691105


Greylake Nature Reserve

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A wet grassland reserve managed by the RSPB and home to wetland birds and other wildlife.
Board walk and viewing hide accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs.
Open all year, free entry.
Address: On the A361 between Othery and Greinton.


Burrow Mump

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A dramatic outcrop crowned with the ruins of a Chapel offering outstanding views over the landscape.
Occupied by the Royal Army in 1685.
Open all year, free entry.
Address: Near Burrow Bridge Village on the A361.


Walking & Cycling

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The flat terrain is ideal for easy walking and cycling. Options include sections of the National Cycle Network, the 50mile River  Parrett Trail and many Public Paths on the
ancient droves that criss-cross the country side.

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