13 photos of the timeless and desirable village just 30 minutes from Bristol

It has a population of under 1,000 and many properties date back to the 17th century

With a population of under 1,000, Farrington Gurney is certainly a village that feels stuck in a timewarp.

Located at the foot of the Mendips, close to the city of Wells, it’s only 30 minutes from Bristol.

The village was once involved with the local coal mining industry and there was a small railway station there from 1927 until 1959.

With just one pub, a small Co-Op and a petrol station, the main road through the village covers the essentials for villagers and visitors.

But it’s the Farrington’s farm shop, cafe, playbarn and shopping village that has become the real hub of this delightful village.

As you can see from these 13 photos, Farrington Gurney is a tranquil and timeless village well worth a visit this summer.

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