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Coates English Willow

(5 reviews)

Based on the Somerset Levels, find out about our 200 year old traditional family business of willow growing and basket making. While here, take a stroll on a Willow Walk with your dog and explore the countryside and visit our unique Courtyard with tearoom and independent shops.

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Come and see the willow industry … from the Withy Bed to the Basket at Coates English Willow Visitor Centre … the Centre is owned and run by the Coate family, who have been growing willow on the Somerset Levels since 1819. Entry to the Visitor Centre is free to include the Willow shop, Willow Walks, and Retail Courtyard - For a small charge, you are invited to learn about the history and art of willow growing and basket making by watching an informative DVD and visiting our unique museum. Dogs on leads are welcome to all areas. www.coatesenglishwillow.co.uk

(5 reviews)

Alison Fletcher, November 2022

Really welcoming and keen to include our dog

Liz Fothergill, August 2022

I love the combination of wooded walks and open fields, and frequent willow sculptures along the way! The cafe welcomes me too. Love Poppy the Golden Retriever

Roslyn Wassell, August 2022

Such a lovely place to take your dog for a walk, a mooch round the shops or a coffee.

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Listing Updated: 19/02/2024


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Listing Address

Meare Green Court
Stoke St Gregory

Listing Details

Opening Times

Monday -Saturday 9.30am -5pm

Where are dogs allowed?

In all areas of the Visitor Centre

Car Parking


Miscellaneous Notes

Check our website for winter opening times

Park, Gardens or Nature Reserve


House, Castles or Museum




Water Activities


Dog Show


Enclosed Field or Play Area


Farm, Sanctuary or Zoo


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