Well known for being the home of Paul Nicholl’s racing stables and also Barber’s farmhouse cheese, Ditcheat is a very popular and ancient village (mentioned in the Doomsday Book as belonging to Glastonbury Abbey) 10 miles south of Wells and 3 miles north of Castle Cary with its main line service to London. These and the other nearby towns of Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet and Street all offer ample facilities. The village has a primary school, church, a very good pub and restaurant.
There are good state and independent schools in the area including Ditcheat and other primary schools, Ansford, Hazlegrove, Millfield, All Hallows, Wells Blue School, Strode College, Crispin, St. Dunstans, and the Bruton and Sherborne schools. There are many footpaths and bridleways nearby giving access to the wonderful bordering countryside.