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Catash Inn
Catash Inn

Cary Road, Yeovil BA22 7DH

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (23 reviews)

Situated in Yeovil, this inn is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Cadbury Castle and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Haynes International Motor Museu …

£65
Walnut Tree Hotel
Walnut Tree Hotel

Fore Street, Yeovil BA22 7QW

3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in a rural location, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Fleet Air Arm Museum, Haynes International Motor Museum, an …

£80
The Willows Bed & Breakfast
The Willows Bed & Breakfast

Lattiford, Somerset, Wincanton BA9 8AF

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Wincanton, this bed & breakfast is within 9 mi (15 km) of Cadbury Castle, Mill on the Brue, and Hauser and Wirt …

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The Cross Keys Inn
The Cross Keys Inn

Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerton TA11 7HA

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (13 reviews)

Situated in East Lydford, this inn is within 6 mi (10 km) of Lytes Cary Manor, Avalon Vineyard, and Fleet Air Arm Museum. …

£70
Toomer Farm
Toomer Farm

Sherborne Road Henstridge, Templecombe BA8 0PH

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (31 reviews)

Situated in Templecombe, this bed & breakfast is within 6 mi (10 km) of Sherborne Steam and Waterwheel Centre, Sherborne Ol …

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Blue Ball
Blue Ball

Coombe St, Bruton BA10 0EP

4.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (30 reviews)

Situated in Bruton, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Mill on the Brue and Hauser and Wirth Somerset. Roya …

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The Terrace Lodge Hotel
The Terrace Lodge Hotel

South Western Terrace, Yeovil BA20 1NB

2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Yeovil, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of St John's Almshouses, Tintinhull House Garden, and Sherborne Abbey …

£40
The Preston Hotel
The Preston Hotel

64 Preston Road, Yeovil BA20 2DL

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (99 reviews)

Situated in Yeovil, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Montacute House, Tintinhull House Garden, and St John's Almshouses …

£50
Key Farm House
Key Farm House

Dorchester Road, Yeovil BA22 9RD

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (46 reviews)

Situated in Barwick, this bed & breakfast is within 9 mi (15 km) of Montacute House, St John's Almshouses, and Tintinhull …

£90
The Helyar Arms
The Helyar Arms

Moor Lane, Yeovil BA22 9JR

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (13 reviews)

Located in East Coker, this inn is within 9 mi (15 km) of Montacute House, St John's Almshouses, and South West Survival. …

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Pocket Guide: United Kingdom Cadbury Castle Hotels

Cadbury Castle in Somerset crowns an isolated hill just off the A303 near Sparkford. It has four separate ramparts with external ditches and covers an area of 18 acres. Used continuously from the Iron Age to the time of Ethelred the Unready, the site has been excavated many times, most recently in 1970 by the Camelot Research Committee. This identification of Cadbury with Arthur's Camelot is one good reason to visit it from your Somerset hotel or guesthouse while you're in the region.

Somerset Hotels for King Arthur's Camelot at Cadbury

The regular excavations at Cadbury have often been tinged with the romantic hope that Camelot was a real castle and King Arthur a real historic figure. The more accurate assumption, however, is that he was a post-Roman chieftain that fought a series of successful campaigns against the Saxon invaders who swarmed in from the Continent to fill the power vacuum left by the retreating legions. From this original grain of truth sprang all the subsequent medieval stories, myths and legends about the magical court and its knights and ladies. It all makes a fascinating tale and moreover a great day out in the Wessex countryside from your base at a local Somerset hotel or B&B, of which there are many to choose from in the area.

Visit Cadbury Castle from a Somerset Hotel or Guesthouse

Apart from being the supposed site of fabled Camelot, the hill on which Cadbury Castle stands is according to legend the one under which King Arthur and his faithful knights are sleeping. They await the day when the English nation they were instrumental in forging needs them again. This is a familiar myth that has its parallels with Drake's Drum and other popular tales of heroes coming back to the rescue long after their death, but it is undeniably charming. Most scholars are, however, agreed that Arthur was a real chieftain of some sort, and that Cadbury Castle may well be the site of Camelot. Decide for yourself on a visit to the region when you book in to a Somerset hotel or B&B. It's a magical landscape that's well worth exploring.

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