Draycott Village

  • Close to Cheddar on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the village of Draycott is listed in the Domesday Book and has probably been occupied since the Iron Age. The area is rightly famous for its strawberries – we’re surrounded by strawberry fields – and the disused ‘Strawberry Line‘ railway runs right through the village.

    On our doorstep is Draycott Sleights, a site of special scientific interest and home to numerous species of butterfly, including Adonis Blue (Lysandra bellargus), Silver-studded Blue (Plebejus argus) and Small Blue (Cupido minimus).

    The village church, St Peter’s, was built in 1861 by the architect C.E. Giles and is Grade II listed. The majority of the stonework is that known locally as ‘Draycott Marble’, which was quarried quite close by at Draycott quarry. It is famous for its stained glass east windows, the fine wrought-iron rood screen, and the neo-Norman font by William Burges.

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Tue 28

Swimming lessons Year 1 – 4

November 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Foundation Stage Unit Nativity Play

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Christmas Jumper Day

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Christmas Play Years 1 – 4

December 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Christmas Play Years 1 – 4

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