Around Queen Charlton, Somerset

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📍 Coordinates: 51.40172°N 2.5284°W ≈ 51° 24′ 6.2″N 2° 31′ 42.2″W ≈ OS National Grid ST 63247 67152.
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🚉 The three nearest railway stations:
Keynsham station (code KYN, 2.9km/1¾mi), Bedminster station (code BMT, 6.2km/4mi) and Bristol Temple Meads station (code BRI, 6.4km/4mi).
🏘 The dozen nearest places:
Whitchurch (2.4km/1½mi) · Keynsham (2.5km/1½mi) · Woollard (2.6km/1⅔mi) · Compton Dando (2.7km/1⅔mi) · Publow (2.8km/1¾mi) · Norton Malreward (3.5km/2¼mi) · Burnett (3.6km/2¼mi) · Pensford (3.6km/2¼mi) · Brislington (3.8km/2⅓mi) · Belluton (3.9km/2⅓mi) · Huntstrete (4.6km/2¾mi) · Saltford (4.8km/3mi). You can also see all places in Somerset or use the automatic location tool to find where you are.

Seeing and doing

👾 Hackspaces
Bristol Hackspace (👾 · 6.4km/4mi away in Bedminster)
🏺 Museums
Bristol Aquarium (🏺 · 7.3km/4½mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Big tanks with tunnels containing fish, rays, sharks and an octopus.
We the Curious (🏺🧩 · 7.3km/4½mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Science museum with interactive exhibits and a planetarium
Bristol Museum and Art Gallery (🏺🆓 · 8.1km/5mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Collections of art, nature and history.
Beautiful views
Cabot Tower (🆓 · 8.0km/5mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Climb up the narrow steps for the view. Set in Brandon Hill Nature Park.
Leigh Woods (🚶🚵🆓 · 9.8km/6mi away in Leigh Woods) · Tranquil broadleaf woodland on a plateau above the Avon Gorge.
Ebbor Gorge (🚶🆓 · 22km/14mi away, 2.1km/1⅓mi from Westbury-sub-Mendip) · A steep walk up a gorge will reward with with great views at the top.
King's Wood (🚶🐶🆓 · 24km/15mi away, 1.6km/1mi from Sidcot) · Ancient woodland rich in wildlife on the Strawberry line cycle trail.
Crook Peak (🚶🆓 · 27km/17mi away in Compton Bishop) · A Mendip peak with a mountainous appearance giving views for a long way.
📽 Cinemas
Cube Cinema (📽 · 8.0km/5mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Community-owned, volunteer-run, shows cult/world films and hosts gigs.
Axbridge Roxy (📽 · 24km/15mi away in Axbridge) · One of the smallest cinemas in England.
🚵 Mountain biking
Leigh Woods (🚶🚵🆓 · 9.8km/6mi away in Leigh Woods) · Tranquil broadleaf woodland on a plateau above the Avon Gorge.
🚶 Walking and hiking
Leigh Woods (🚶🚵🆓 · 9.8km/6mi away in Leigh Woods) · Tranquil broadleaf woodland on a plateau above the Avon Gorge.
Tyntesfield (🚶🌳 · 14km/8¾mi away, 2.1km/1⅓mi from Failand) · Victorian Gothic Revival house with gardens and woodland.
Ebbor Gorge (🚶🆓 · 22km/14mi away, 2.1km/1⅓mi from Westbury-sub-Mendip) · A steep walk up a gorge will reward with with great views at the top.
King's Wood (🚶🐶🆓 · 24km/15mi away, 1.6km/1mi from Sidcot) · Ancient woodland rich in wildlife on the Strawberry line cycle trail.
Crook Peak (🚶🆓 · 27km/17mi away in Compton Bishop) · A Mendip peak with a mountainous appearance giving views for a long way.
🌳 Gardens
Tyntesfield (🚶🌳 · 14km/8¾mi away, 2.1km/1⅓mi from Failand) · Victorian Gothic Revival house with gardens and woodland.
The Bishop's Palace (🌳 · 23km/14mi away in Wells) · Beautiful landscaped gardens to wander around in.
Chalice Well Trust Gardens (🌳 · 31km/19mi away, 1.1km/⅔mi from Glastonbury) · Relaxing, peaceful gardens surrounding an ancient spring.
🏋 Gyms
Kings Fitness and Leisure (🏊🏋 · 23km/14mi away in Cheddar)
Wells Sport and Fitness Centre (🏊🏋 · 23km/14mi away, 1.1km/⅔mi from Wells) · Swimming pool with an area for small children and 'rapids'.
🏊 Swimming pools
Kings Fitness and Leisure (🏊🏋 · 23km/14mi away in Cheddar)
Wells Sport and Fitness Centre (🏊🏋 · 23km/14mi away, 1.1km/⅔mi from Wells) · Swimming pool with an area for small children and 'rapids'.
🛶 Kayaking and canoeing
Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club (🌊🛶 · 23km/14mi away, 1.5km/1mi from Axbridge) · Bring your equipment to windsurf, paddleboard or kayak at the reservoir.
🌊 Watersports
Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club (🌊🛶 · 23km/14mi away, 1.5km/1mi from Axbridge) · Bring your equipment to windsurf, paddleboard or kayak at the reservoir.
🛹 Skate parks
Clevedon Skatepark (🛹 · 24km/15mi away in Clevedon) · A back and forth run with a quarter-pipe and flat bank either side of a funbox.
🐦 Birdwatching
Westhay Moor Nature Reserve (🚶🐦🆓 · 29km/18mi away, 2.1km/1¼mi from Meare) · Big reed-beds, lakes and pools, wet woodland, raised bogs, and ponies.
Ham Wall Nature Reserve (🐦🚶🆓 · 32km/20mi away, 2.0km/1¼mi from Meare) · A wetland reserve with views over the marshes, famous for birdwatching.
Shapwick Heath Nature Reserve (🚶🐦🆓 · 33km/21mi away, 1.8km/1mi from Westhay) · Explore meadows, woods and reedbeds with bitterns, otters and starlings.
🪁 Kite spots and kite shops
UFO (🪁 · 32km/20mi away in Weston-super-Mare) · Bike, scooter, kite and skate shop with lots of fun stuff.
Brean Down (🚶🪁🆓 · 35km/22mi away, 2.1km/1⅓mi from Uphill) · A natural pier and a beach providing a great place to walk.
🎵 Live music
Loves (🎵🌱🐶 · 32km/20mi away in Weston-super-Mare) · A laid-back vegetarian café with live music and independent films.
🏍 Motocross
Grandfields Motocross Track and Learner Driver Area (🏍 · 42km/26mi away, 1.5km/1mi from Middlezoy) · £5-7/visit for cars, motorbikes, dirtbikes, quads, etc. Closed Tue/Thu.

Eating

Cafés
Mezzaluna (🇮🇹 · 6.6km/4mi away in Bedminster)
We the Curious (🏺🧩 · 7.3km/4½mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Science museum with interactive exhibits and a planetarium
Bookbarn (📚 · 10km/6⅓mi away in Hallatrow) · The largest used bookseller in the UK.
The Good Earth (🌱🛒 · 23km/14mi away in Wells) · Wholefood store and restaurant.
The Almshouse Tea Shop ( · 24km/15mi away in Axbridge) · A tiny café with good cake and soups.
🇮🇹 Italian
Mezzaluna (🇮🇹 · 6.6km/4mi away in Bedminster)
Renato's Taverna dell'Artista (🍕🇮🇹🍻 · 7.2km/4½mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Cosy, relaxed, friendly and cheap pub that serves fresh pizza.
🇮🇳 Indian
Raj (🇮🇳 · 7.2km/4½mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Good curry served in underground vaults.
Urban Tandoor (🇮🇳 · 7.6km/4⅔mi away in Bristol City Centre) · One of Bristol's busiest and best Indian places.
🍕 Pizza
Renato's Taverna dell'Artista (🍕🇮🇹🍻 · 7.2km/4½mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Cosy, relaxed, friendly and cheap pub that serves fresh pizza.
🇵🇱 Polish
Sophie Cafe and Pub Tatra House (🇵🇱🍻 · 7.7km/4¾mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Generous portions of Polish food and Goral music on Saturday night.
🌱 Vegan and Vegetarian
Flow (🌱 · 7.8km/4¾mi away in Bristol City Centre)
The Good Earth (🌱🛒 · 23km/14mi away in Wells) · Wholefood store and restaurant.
Rainbow's End (🌱🐶 · 31km/19mi away in Glastonbury) · Vegetarian café serving home-made food with a garden at the back.
Replenish Weston (🌱🛒 · 32km/20mi away in Weston-super-Mare) · Shop concentrating on natural food and reducing packaging waste.
Ebisu (🇯🇵🌱 · 32km/20mi away in Weston-super-Mare) · Good, filling, umami-rich Japanese food with a dozen vegan options.
🇨🇳 Chinese
Mayflower (🇨🇳 · 7.8km/4¾mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Well-known Cantonese restaurant open until 3am.
🇯🇵 Japanese
Ebisu (🇯🇵🌱 · 32km/20mi away in Weston-super-Mare) · Good, filling, umami-rich Japanese food with a dozen vegan options.
Yo-Ji (🇯🇵 · 32km/20mi away in Weston-super-Mare) · Watch Japanese food being prepared or try one of the bento boxes.
🍰 Cakes and bakeries
DusiCake (🍰 · 37km/23mi away in Burnham-on-Sea) · The café and shop of a cake designer.

Drinking

🍺 Breweries
Moor Beer Company (🍺 · 6.5km/4mi away, 1.6km/1mi from Bristol City Centre)
Dawkins (🍺 · 7.1km/4½mi away in Easton)
Arbor Ales (🍺 · 7.2km/4½mi away in Easton)
Fierce and Noble (🍺 · 8.0km/5mi away in Easton)
Wiper and True (🍺 · 8.3km/5¼mi away in Easton)
🍻 Pubs
The Barley Mow (🍻 · 6.7km/4¼mi away, 1.4km/¾mi from Bristol City Centre)
The Kings Head (🍻 · 6.9km/4⅓mi away in Bristol City Centre)
The Bridge Inn (🍻 · 7.1km/4⅓mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Little cosy pub with outdoor seating.
The King William Ale House (🍻 · 7.2km/4½mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Old (1670) but roomy Sam Smith's pub with an open fire.
Renato's Taverna dell'Artista (🍕🇮🇹🍻 · 7.2km/4½mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Cosy, relaxed, friendly and cheap pub that serves fresh pizza.
🍎 Cider farms
Wilkins Cider Farm (🍎 · 28km/17mi away, 1.2km/¾mi from Theale) · A working farm with a cider barn, where you can sit and drink cider.
Westcroft Cider (🍎 · 34km/21mi away in Brent Knoll) · Traditional and natural farmhouse cider.

Practicalities

🧩 Autism-friendly
We the Curious (🏺🧩 · 7.3km/4½mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Science museum with interactive exhibits and a planetarium
🆓 Free or very cheap
Cabot Tower (🆓 · 8.0km/5mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Climb up the narrow steps for the view. Set in Brandon Hill Nature Park.
Bristol Museum and Art Gallery (🏺🆓 · 8.1km/5mi away in Bristol City Centre) · Collections of art, nature and history.
Leigh Woods (🚶🚵🆓 · 9.8km/6mi away in Leigh Woods) · Tranquil broadleaf woodland on a plateau above the Avon Gorge.
Ebbor Gorge (🚶🆓 · 22km/14mi away, 2.1km/1⅓mi from Westbury-sub-Mendip) · A steep walk up a gorge will reward with with great views at the top.
King's Wood (🚶🐶🆓 · 24km/15mi away, 1.6km/1mi from Sidcot) · Ancient woodland rich in wildlife on the Strawberry line cycle trail.
🐶 Dog-friendly
King's Wood (🚶🐶🆓 · 24km/15mi away, 1.6km/1mi from Sidcot) · Ancient woodland rich in wildlife on the Strawberry line cycle trail.
Rainbow's End (🌱🐶 · 31km/19mi away in Glastonbury) · Vegetarian café serving home-made food with a garden at the back.
Loves (🎵🌱🐶 · 32km/20mi away in Weston-super-Mare) · A laid-back vegetarian café with live music and independent films.
Brean Down Bird Garden (🐶 · 35km/22mi away, 2.1km/1⅓mi from Uphill) · A small parrot aviary and café selling ice cream, cakes and hot food.
🛏 Accommodation
The Brent Knoll Inn (🍻🛏 · 32km/20mi away in East Brent)
The Fox and Goose (🍻🛏 · 34km/21mi away, 1.3km/¾mi from Brent Knoll)
🖥 Internet access
The Engine Room (🌱🖥 · 45km/28mi away in Bridgwater) · Friendly café with lots of vegan options. A hub of creative arts.

For children

🐮 Country parks
Puxton Park (🐮🧒🛒 · 24km/15mi away, 1.2km/¾mi from Puxton) · Adventure park with soft play and many attractions.
Court Farm Country Park (🐮 · 25km/16mi away, 1.3km/¾mi from Banwell)
🧒 Soft plays
Puxton Park (🐮🧒🛒 · 24km/15mi away, 1.2km/¾mi from Puxton) · Adventure park with soft play and many attractions.

Buying

📚 Second-hand bookshops
Bookbarn (📚 · 10km/6⅓mi away in Hallatrow) · The largest used bookseller in the UK.
🛒 Food shops
The Good Earth (🌱🛒 · 23km/14mi away in Wells) · Wholefood store and restaurant.
Puxton Park (🐮🧒🛒 · 24km/15mi away, 1.2km/¾mi from Puxton) · Adventure park with soft play and many attractions.
The Ploughman's Farm Shop (🛒 · 29km/18mi away in Rooks Bridge)
SM Pickles (🛒 · 31km/19mi away, 2.6km/1⅔mi from West Pennard) · My favourite producer of pickled onions.
Brent House Farm Milk Store (🛒 · 31km/19mi away in Edingworth) · A farm shop with a vending machine outside that sells fresh milk.
🧸 Toy shops
Little Imps (🧸 · 31km/19mi away in Glastonbury) · Old-fashioned, high quality toy shop, with good wooden toys.
🛡 Viking shops
Shield-Maiden (🛡 · 31km/19mi away in Glastonbury) · Viking store and armoury, stocking a selection of good meads.

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