31 Jul

Somerset's Yeovil may provide ideal location

Somerset's Yeovil may provide ideal location

Anyone looking to relocate to may want to consider the town of Yeovil in Somerset.

With a population of 40,000, the town has great amenities and there is plenty to suit everyone.

For families looking for property for sale in Yeovil, it is worth paying a visit to the local schools, including four secondary establishments, to find out more information about catchment areas and which will most suit their offspring.

There is lots to do for local residents, especially as Yeovil has a strong historic past. With a mix of cultural and natural attractions, it is the ideal place to live.

Some of the highlights include the 14th-century Church of St John the Baptist, where visitors can find out about the social history of the region.

Yeovil was first mentioned in the Domesday Book as Givele, which possible means 'the river noble' from the Old English ea and aerel. The place-name is thought to have derived from the river name.

Those looking for outdoor pursuits should consider a visit to the nearby green spaces of Preston Park and Yeovil Country Park.

The latter is just five minutes' walk from the centre of Yeovil but offers a great way to enjoy some fresh air. Covering 127 acres, the park has a children's' play area and has been awarded a Green Flag in recognition of the good quality of upkeep and facilities.

Other attractions include a small railway museum, the Goldenstones Pool and Leisure Centre, a number of independent shops plus a mix of restaurants, pubs and bars.

Yeovil Pen Mill and Yeovil Junction are the two railway stations within the town and they offer regular services to Bristol, Weymouth, London and Exeter - perfect for those who need to travel for work or for people looking to enjoy a break away.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801738922-ADNFCR

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