Sherborne – closest town with groceries; supermarkets; chemist; petrol station; take-aways and the historic Sherborne Castles for sight-seeing and walks.
Haynes Motor Museum – Sparkford
Teal Farm shop and cafe – South Cadbury
Cadbury Castle – Iron age Hill Fort (lovely walk, quite steep but with spectacular views)
Yeovil Town – Hospital
The Half Moon – great pub at Mudford, just 2 miles towards Yeovil
Have a look on the Dove Retreat FB page to as I pop them on there as well