As well as the the lakes and gardens, Cricket St. Thomas isn’t far from forests, beach and cliff top walks and exquisite Lyme Regis. Even the Eden Project is within reach for a day out
The Gardens at Cricket St. Thomas - within the Grounds
Forde Abbey & Gardens - 10 minutes
Cistercian monastery filled with treasures, surrounded by 30 acres of carefully tended gardens.
Perry's Cider Mills & Museum - 15 minutes
Watch the cider-making process in action, then sample and purchase the results!
Neroche Forest - 25 minutes
Great venue for a picnic.
Fleet Air Museum - 30 minutes
Only British Museum sited next to an operational military airfield.
Lyme Regis - 40 minutes
Exquisite picture-book fishing village, with charming tea rooms and shops. Where The French Lieutenant's Woman was filmed.
Beach and Clifftop Walks - 45 minutes
Views of some of the most dramatic coastal scenery.
Heritage Beach - 45 minutes
Along the Dorset coast from Portland to Lyme Regis.
Eden Project - 2 hours
Based in Cornwall, well worth a visit.
Northcott Theatre, Stocker Road, Exeter Devon EX4 4QB
Box Office: 01392 493493 (see attached list of productions)
Cinema and 10 Pin Bowling
The Odeon Taunton 08705 050 007
Hollywood Bowl 01823 444144
– Available at an additional cost
Abseiling - outdoor
Clay pigeon shooting
Donyatt indoor bowls club
Fishing - deep sea
Rock climbing - indoor
Please see http://www.swandown.net/location/attractions for more inforamtion.