>South Petherton Area Guide

Two hours’ drive from London and situated in the southern fringes of Somerset, the beautiful and vibrant village of South Petherton features a fine array of local shops and amenities.

South Petherton is accessible by road via the A303 while in nearby Yeovil, commuters can travel by train to as far as Bristol, Weymouth, Exeter and London, with various bus services also available.
South Petherton is home to several schools, such as South Petherton Infant and Junior Schools. Huish Episcopi Academy and nearby Stanchester Academy fulfil secondary educational requirements.
There is a lot to see and do in the area, with East Lambrook Manor Gardens being a popular tourist attraction. Frogmary Cookery School offers culinary learning such as bread making. Meanwhile, Montacute House near Yeovil offers an Elizabethan mansion and garden for a more relaxing day out.
For dining out, why not visit The Brewers Arms, or the New Farm Restaurant? Alternatively, the Lopen Raj offers fine Indian cuisine, while the Provender Deli is an award winning café and popular with the locals.
Nearby Yeovil offers a range of leisure amenities such as a cinema and bowling alley, as well as theatres and the Quedam Shopping Centre.
The village has its own tennis and cricket club. Vaux Park Polo Club offers horse riding and polo taster days, while walking along the River Parrett Trail is a wonderful way to spend a leisurely afternoon.
For more information on the picturesque village of South Petherton, please contact Orchards Estates today.