Yeovil originally referred to as Gifle meaning "forked river" is a civil parish and town within the local government district of South Somerset, shire county of Somerset, South West Region, England, United Kingdom. It lies on the southern part of the county around forty-miles from Bristol
and primarily experiences a temperate climate all year round. Its earliest known history dates back Paleolithic Age. The town is famous for its cultural heritage, abundant economy and shopping destinations. Its sports and leisure facilities and nightlife also forms part Yeovil's most sought after assets that must never be missed.
Top Attractions within and nearby YeovilAbbey Barn
can be found within Preston Plucknett, Yeovil, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. The building dates back the year 1420. It is a Grade I listed building and is one of the oldest and longest of its kind within the town that makes a good example of an English thatched barn. The venue currently serves as a store and showroom. Cadbury Castle
refers to the Iron Age hill fort that lies within the town of Yeovil, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. Visitors are welcome to the ancient architecture. The site features exhibits that tell a lot about the historical complex as well as the live of the borough's locals throughout time. Haynes Motor Museum
stands within the area of Sparkford of which, is in proximity with the town of Yeovil. The museum's highlights include an adventure playground for children, restaurant, interesting gift shop and one of the country's largest collections of vehicles from around the globe that dates since the year 1886 and up to the present day. For more information about the venue kindly visit www.haynesmotormuseum.com
. Ilchester Museum
can be found within the Ilchester Town Hall that sits along High Street, Ilchester, Yeovil, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. The venue honors the town's culture and heritage as it features large number of archaeological findings, documents, pictures and many other historical items that are connected to the area's history and development. Museum of South Somerset
is a museum and tourist information centre in one that is located at Hendford, Yeovil, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. The museum's collections include items related to the area's local industries, items dating back from the prehistoric times, touring exhibitions, costumes, glass wares, artworks and remade Roman mosaics and kitchen. Quedam Shopping Centre
is one of the the most popular retail destinations in the south west due to it's mixture of large well known high strret names, smaller independent shops, cafes and good parking facilities. The centre attracts around 100,000 visitors a week and the is well sign posted in the town centre. Yeovil Pen Mill Railway Station
sits in proximity from the centre of the town of Yeovil in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. The station is one of the town's prime railway stations. Its history dates back the year 1854. It is currently managed by the First Great Western Ltd. and is popular with both locals and tourist for its distinct classic look and impressive service.