With the Blackdown Hills on the doorstep of the pub, you won’t be short of things to do during your visit to The Greyhound Inn.

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Blackdown Hills AONB

The Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a tranquil and relatively isolated landscape, on the border of Devon and Somerset. The area is rich in wildlife and heritage. For many, it epitomises the English countryside, with hedgerows and copses, small farms with intricate field patterns, deep valleys and narrow, winding lanes.

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Taunton Racecourse

Set in the heart of the Somerset countryside is England's youngest jumps racecourse, which stages around fifteen race meetings each season. Visitors enjoy national hunt racing featuring some of the biggest names in the sport; but not just about racing, the racecourse boasts excellent facilities for conferences, meetings, parties, events and wedding receptions.

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Housed in Taunton’s historic castle, the Museum of Somerset tells the county's fascinating story from prehistoric times to the present day. Within the 12th century castle walls you’ll find contemporary gallery spaces and great family visitor facilities, all situated within the vibrant town centre. With an amazing nine themed galleries, each with its own distinctive character, there’s something for everyone to discover.

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Taunton & Pickeridge Golf Club

Taunton’s best Golf Club, offering wonderful views across Somerset and challenging play for golfers at every skill level.

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Hestercombe House & Gardens

Discover Somerset and lose yourself in fifty acres of lakes, temples, cascades, tranquil woodland walks, formal terraces, vivid colours and views that take your breath away…

Hestercombe House and Gardens offers a unique combination of three centuries of garden design: Coplestone Warre Bampfylde’s Georgian landscape garden, the Victorian terrace and shrubbery and the stunning Edwardian formal garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll and Sir Edwin Lutyens.

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