Many of Somerset’s key attractions are within easy driving distance of Chard, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Barrington Court and Dinosaur Land are amongst the popular places to visit. If time permits, be sure to also visit Philpot Museum and the Lyme Regis Beach.
There are some unique cultural highlights in and around Chard. Discover the various museums and galleries of the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovil and the Admiral Blake Museum in Bridgwater.
To surround yourself with nature, visit the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax and unwind. If you are up for a walk drive out to a beach, for example the West Bay Beach in Bridport and Sidmouth Beach in Sidmouth. There are some great green escapes, so why don’t you go out and enjoy Escot Park in Exeter.
Grab your camera and explore the sights Somerset offers. Start your tour of nearby historic attractions by visiting the Stembridge Tower Mill in Glastonbury.
See Somerset favourites, the Somerset County Cricket Club, do battle in the nearby County Cricket Ground, Taunton. On game days follow the river of white and maroon, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local cricket lovers in the nearby pubs for a few post-game beers.
After discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Chard, relax for the night in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Take your pick from the Holiday Inn Taunton, the Holiday Inn Express Taunton M5, Jct. 25, or the Days Inn Taunton.