Ilminster is a civil parish and a town in the southwest Somerset countryside in England, with population of 5808 residents.

Bypassed in the year 1988, the town is located east of A303 junction and A358. The parish covers the hamlet of Sea and village of Peasmarsh.

Things to See and Do

  • Shops like Dyers to indulge in great shopping experience
  • Meeting House Arts Centre to explore the modern art with cake and coffee or lunch
  • 15th century Minster to find modern and ancient art with engraved glass doors for the Millenium.
  • The Warehouse Theatre to explore the latest production.
  • Perry’s Cider Mill to feel cider and find out how it’s made in Dowlish Wake
  • Dillington House to learn something more where you can find exclusive range of concerts, courses, and events
  • In Stopline Way, walk from the Information Centre

Best Hotels to Stay

Church Farm Barn

It is a striking barn conversion which is facing St. Peter village church dates back to the early 14th century. Church Farm Barn is really very beautiful in its unique features along with all the world-class and modern facilities. It is also a luxury B&B to explore the South West in Podimore, Somerset. It is the best place for weekend breaks for both families and couples.

It has two en-suite rooms with quality furnishing and seating areas and you can relax and soak up your nearby areas. South Somerset has a lot of places to enjoy and visit and Church Farm Barn is one of them.  It has exotic Montacute Lytes Cary gardens and historic houses of National Trust, Tintinhull and Barrington. It is also stone throw away from the Fleet Air Arm Museum.

It is also short drive from Haynes Motor Museum with several amazing villages, including Somerton, Sherborne, the Roman town of Ilchester, and Castle Cary with its innovative and interesting museum. It is well located one mile from Podimore roundabout for business guests and it can provide relaxing break from it at the end of the day.

The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa

The Mt. Somerset Hotel & Spa is located in Taunton, Somerset. It is a striking Regency county hotel which is spread over four acres of lush green landscapes. This giant dame of building is located high on her mount and it is cradled between Blackdown and Quantock Hills to accommodate guests with breathtaking views of Somerset.

It has sweeping spiral staircase, high ceilings, calm and soothing elegance, and sweeping curved staircase. Mount Somerset has all the features of English Regency mansion. It is fully established as one of the best restaurants and hotels in the area. It has won several awards, including four red AA stars and three AA Rosettes for utmost hospitality and comfort, making it an ideal venue for weekend, dinner or destination wedding.

Holy Farm Cottages

These are converted from typical Somerset Barns to high-end hotel. The exposed beams and original blue lias have all the modern comforts and have been retained well.

Why Ilminster is the favorite town.

Driving Lessons in Ilminster for a 1st time pass.