To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies

Street

Add Street to your Itinerary

Flower display at Clarks Village

Address/Location

Tourist Information Centre
Clarks Village
Street
Somerset
BA16 0BB

Contact

Tel: 01458 447384

Street stands just over a mile from Glastonbury, across the River Brue. In comparison with the other Mendip towns, Street has a modern appearance, but its story dates back to the Dark Ages, when it was just a cluster of huts on the edge of the Polden Hills.

For centuries it was dependent on agriculture and quarrying, but a turning point in Street's development came in 1825, when a local farmer and devout Quaker, Cyrus Clark, set up a sheepskin and shoe-making business. Street became internationally-known as the home base of C & J Clark Ltd, whose headquarters still border the High Street. Clarks were benevolent employers, and have made significant contributions to cultural provision in the area.

Street now boasts a major factory outlet shopping complex - Clarks Village - which attracts visitors from far and wide. It was the first purpose-built outlet shopping scheme in Britain (1993), and now offers over 75 individual shop units, many of which are household-name companies, selling quality goods at discount prices. The attractive setting of Clarks Village, with its pedestrianised shopping and many other facilities, is much appreciated.

One of Street's other 'institutions' is Millfield, founded in 1935 and now one of England's largest public schools.

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Within miles

Search Destination

Type:
Area:
Keyword: (OPTIONAL)

What's Nearby

  1. Rear view of Blue Lias Cottage near Glastonbury.

    Add Blue Lias to your Itinerary

    Blue Lias

    Victorian detached fully equipped stone cottage. Open fireplace and gas central heating....

    0.67 miles away
  2. Burcott Mill

    Add Burcott Mill Guesthouse to your Itinerary

    Burcott Mill Guesthouse

    Grade II listed Miller's House adjoining a working Victorian watermill. Ideal location...

    5.98 miles away
  3. Mowbarton

    Add Mowbarton to your Itinerary

    Mowbarton

    Mowbarton is a traditional, stone-built conversion with plenty of living space inside and...

    5.99 miles away
  1. Bowdens Crest Caravan & camping

    Add Bowdens Crest Caravan and Camping Park to your Itinerary

    Bowdens Crest Caravan and Camping Park

    Tranquil countryside park overlooking Somerset levels & Moors. Children & Pets welcome...

    6.44 miles away
  2. Wells Holiday Park

    Add Wells Holiday Park to your Itinerary

    Wells Holiday Park

    Wells Holiday Park is exclusively for adults (over 18) purely to offer a relaxed...

    6.47 miles away
  3. Bagenham

    Add Bagenham Farm Cottages to your Itinerary

    Bagenham Farm Cottages

    Two well equiped 3 bedroom single storey cottages set in 6 acres surrounded by beautiful...

    6.91 miles away
  4. The Swan Hotel

    Add BEST WESTERN PLUS Swan Hotel to your Itinerary

    BEST WESTERN PLUS Swan Hotel

    A 15thC coaching inn facing West Front of Wells Cathedral, with log fires and 4-poster...

    6.97 miles away
  5. The Red Lion Inn

    Add The Red Lion Inn to your Itinerary

    The Red Lion Inn

    The Red Lion Inn, Babcary - a beautiful thatched country pub in the heart of this...

    7.35 miles away
  6. Wookey Hole Hotel

    Add Wookey Hole Hotel to your Itinerary

    Wookey Hole Hotel

    Come and stay at The West Country’s newest hotel. Great value family breaks all year...

    7.36 miles away
  7. The George Inn

    Add The George Inn to your Itinerary

    The George Inn

    A little bit of luxury in the beautiful Somerset village of Wedmore.
    Our Grade II Listed...

    7.43 miles away
  8. Westbury Cross House

    Add Westbury Cross House to your Itinerary

    Westbury Cross House

    With 300 years of history, Westbury Cross House has been renovated and decorated to a...

    7.52 miles away
  9. Bucklegrove Caravan & Camping Park

    Add Bucklegrove Caravan & Camping Park to your Itinerary

    Bucklegrove Caravan & Camping Park

    We are a small family friendly holiday park nestling in the heart of the beautiful...

    7.96 miles away
  10. The Cross at Croscombe

    Add The Cross at Croscombe to your Itinerary

    The Cross at Croscombe

    Located just a couple of miles from Wells, The Cross at Croscombe provides the perfect...

    8.18 miles away
  11. Greenmount Cottage

    Add Greenmount Cottage to your Itinerary

    Greenmount Cottage

    Set on the fringes of Wells, within easy reach of superb walking in the Mendip Hills,...

    8.31 miles away
  12. Dairy Cottage

    Add Walkers Farm Cottages to your Itinerary

    Walkers Farm Cottages

    Spacious barn conversions, 1 wheelchair friendly. Tranquil picturesque position...

    8.57 miles away
  13. Clanville Manor Tallet and Lone Oak Cottage

    Add Clanville Manor Tallet and Lone Oak Cottage to your Itinerary

    Clanville Manor Tallet and Lone Oak Cottage

    Accommodation on a farm with free Wi-Fi & outdoor pool. Large Georgian Farmhouse...

    8.76 miles away
Previous Next

Search Destination

Type:
Area:
Keyword: (OPTIONAL)

Our Sponsors

Don't Miss...