Welcome to The Apple Tree Hotel Blog. Here you can find our latest news and information on staying in Somerset and exploring the local area.

Things to Do in Bridgwater

Bridgwater is an eclectic town with a rich industrial heritage. The town itself is somewhat a mixed bag but it is well worth an explore and offers some great walks. Bridgwater has a long and interesting history and was once a bustling port town. Alfred the Great purportedly hid out in the marshes nearby. In […]

Exploring Glastonbury – Town of Legend and Myth

Famous for its namesake festival Glastonbury is a wonderful Somerset town just a short drive from the Apple Tree Hotel. The town is a haven for alternative lifestyle and culture with a plethora of alternative shopping opportunities and an eclectic mix of alternative culture night life and typical English town pubs and restaurants. Today we […]

Apple Tree Hotel Refurbishments

A hotel is constantly evolving with new features, redesigns and of course a continuous flow of new guests and personalities through our doors. As part of this change we have been upgrading and refurbishing our hotel over the last 6 months to update our offerings and décor for customers. Over the years we have completely […]

Retail therapy at Clarks Village

Whether you are looking for some well deserved retail therapy or looking for a day out, Clarks Village boasts over 90 different top brand shops at highly reduced prices. Located in the heart of Street, with beautiful sculptures scattered around, traditional paved walkways, child’s play area for parents to relax and plenty of places to […]

Medieval Dunster

On the northern edge of Exmoor you can find a picturesque village, a long-stretched beach, medieval Dunster castle along with a variety of other things to explore. Suitable for all the family, Dunster boasts everything you would desire for a fully loaded day out. Some might think that Dunster has been locked in a time […]