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A made to measure willow bike basket
White willow drying
Flooded willow crop
Flossie having fun
Willow basket making
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Take a rest while on a Willow Walk
View from Willow Walk
Enjoy a Willow Walk on the Somerset Levels
Willow shoppers made on site
Coates English Willow
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.Read More
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
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.
Listing Updated: 19/02/2024
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