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Martock is a thriving village and one of the largest parishes in Somerset. The parish includes Hurst, Bower Hinton, Coat, Stapleton and a part of Highway.

Martock is governed by the Martock Parish Council and falls within the South Somerset District Council.

As of the 2011 census, the population of Martock was 4,766.

Things to do near Martock

Situated 7 miles north of Yeovil, Martock lies on the other side of the A303 – the main road spanning from Exeter to London. Thus, giving visitors the opportunity to explore Blackdown Hills, Mendips, Qantocks, Exmoor, Jurassic Coast in Dorset, Bath, Bristol and Wells.

Whether you’re driving, cycling or walking, Martock provides an ideal base for a holiday, with a variety of interesting and fun days out.

Our Information Centre in The Market House at the junction of Church Street and North Street is open 10 am – 1 pm Tuesdays and Fridays, and every alternative Wednesday.

View upcoming events in Martock.

History of Martock

Amongst Martock’s attractions are The National Trust’s Treasurer’s House, which is one of the oldest domestic dwellings in England, as well as an outstanding 13th century parish church.

For more information, visit the History of Martock page.

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