South of Bristol and the International Airport and close to Cheddar – world renowned for its Gorge and cheese – lies lovely Axbridge, on the sunny side of the Mendip Hills just inside the Somerset boundary.

The Old Angel

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The Old Angel: 51.287376, -2.817199

Although there’s so much to do and see in and around, many of our guests simply choose to stay and enjoy the Old Angel in its Medieval Square.  It’s easy to stay local especially as right on the doorstep there’s:

  • Two good food serving pubs
  • An award-winning tearoom / café
  • The National Trust’s King John’s Hunting Lodge Museum
  • Reservoir popular for waterside walks and jogs
  • Walks from the door
  • The national Strawberry Line cycle and walkway track (SUSTRANS Route 26)
  • Co-op store which opens early/closes late
  • Farmers’ Market: First Saturday of every month in the Square
  • Weekly Sunday Cheddar car boot / flea market