Midsomer Norton: A place on nature's doorstep
Having the great outdoors right next to your house is an attractive
prospect for many. In fact, getting out into nature can be a huge
factor for some people who are looking to move. A drastic change
from urban living, rural towns in England are fast becoming hot
spots for relocators.
Property for sale in Midsomer Norton could provide people with the
opportunity to live right on nature's doorstep.
The Somerset town is situated close to the foot of the Mendip
Hills, a range of limestone peaks which provide breathtaking views
of the surrounding countryside. An Area of Outstanding Natural
Beauty, the hills provide a plethora of leisure activities for
those who love the outdoors. As well as being a national centre for
caving, the range is also popular with climbers, walkers and
On the south side of the town, you can find the Silver Street Local
nature Reserve. This area of broad-leaf woodland contains an
abundance of flora and fauna for residents to enjoy.
Midsomer Norton’s natural merits are obvious for all to see,
however, the town also has fantastic links with near by cities Bath
and Bristol. The proximity to both means that professionals who
still work in the city can enjoy a straightforward commute.
For a relatively small town, Midsomer Norton also has its fair
share of entertainment and leisure. A number of local music venues
can be found throughout the centre, and the town also hosts the
West Country Carnival in November, every year.
South Wansdyke Leisure Centre has a wide range of facilities that
range from swimming to zumba. The town also has various football
teams and its own cricket
Those looking to move into the area with a family may also be happy
to hear that Midsomer Norton is home to a number of schools. A
stand out establishment in the town is the Norton Hill School,
which received outstanding ratings in all areas from Ofsted.