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New Homes in Bishops Lydeard

Live the life

Located in Somerset just a short commute from Taunton, Bishops Lydeard is a rural village surrounded by countryside yet within easy reach of towns and cities. Whether you’re walking up hills, taking the kids to wildlife parks or discovering times gone by at local museums, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Bishops Lydeard.

Things to see and do

The village itself is home to Bishops Lydeard Mill and Rural Life Museum, while other places of historical interest nearby include Sheppy’s Cider Farm and Museum, the Museum of Somerset and Somerset Cricket Museum in Taunton.

If you love getting out in the great outdoors, you can explore the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, walk through the gardens at the National Trust’s Fyne Court, or go on a cycle ride through Great Wood. Exmoor National Park is also within driving distance of the village, where you can go hiking and biking.

Other places of interest nearby include Tropiquaria Wildlife Park, Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool, Vivary Golf Course and The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre.


For families moving to the area, it’s good to know Bishops Lydeard is close to a number of excellent schools. Parkfield Primary School and The Castle School are both rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while Taunton Preparatory School, The King’s School and Taunton School are independent.

Taunton is home to Somerset College, which runs courses with Plymouth University and The Open University, while the University of Exeter is also within commuting distance by car.

Getting to Bishops Lydeard

Bishops Lydeard is well-connected by road, and although there’s no train station in the village, there is one nearby in Taunton. To get to Bishops Lydeard from Taunton, the journey takes just 15 minutes by car, while the journey from Minehead takes 35 minutes and the drive from Exeter takes around 50 minutes. From Bristol, the journey to Bishops Lydeard takes one hour 10 minutes.

Travelling further afield, the journey to London takes three hours by car or just two hours by direct train to Paddington from Taunton station. When it’s time for a well-earned break, you can get to Bristol Airport in just 50 minutes by car. 

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Northwalls Grange

Nerrols Drive, Taunton, SOMERSET, TA2 8QE
4.9 miles from search location
  • £ From £269,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
Gross rental yield: 3.49% - 4.36%

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Saxon Fields

Tiverton Road, Cullompton, DEVON, EX15 1LP
16.9 miles from search location
  • £ £209,995 To £319,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
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Braid Park

Post Hill, Tiverton, DEVON, EX16 4NE
15 miles from search location

Launching this Winter, Braid Park is a development of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes, next to Tiverton Golf Club, within the historic...

Waterside @ The Quays

Ffordd Y Mileniwm, Docks, BARRY, CF62 5AT
23.8 miles from search location
  • £ £115,995 To £248,995
  • 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes

The Orchard

Pinn Hill, Exeter, DEVON, EX1 3TH
25 miles from search location

The Orchard, Pinhoe will offer plenty of green open space, while still being conveniently located only 7 minutes away from...


Off Tithebarn Lane, Exeter, DEVON, EX1 3TX
25.3 miles from search location
  • £ £237,995 To £374,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Pinn Brook

Pinn Lane, Pinhoe, EXETER, EX1 3RG
25.7 miles from search location
  • £ From £379,995
  • 4 bedroom homes
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5B Station Road, Dinas Powys, VALE OF GLAMORGAN, CF64 4DE
25.8 miles from search location

Our brand new Barratt development, Scholars Park is coming soon to the sought-after location of Dinas Powys, Vale of Glamorgan....

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Great Mead, Yeovil, SOMERSET, BA21 5EG
26.3 miles from search location
  • £ £207,995 To £247,500
  • 3 bedroom homes
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Rook Close, St Athan, BARRY, CF62 4NA
26.5 miles from search location

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