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Hinkley Point power station is located in the rural and picturesque county of Somerset. 

Just 11 miles (25 minutes) from the bustling town of Bridgwater, where you'll find a wide range of amenities, shops, entertainment and restaurants.

If you're looking for great nearby pubs be sure to checkout the Greyhound Inn in Stogursey (3 miles) or the Combwich Anchor, located in Combwich (5 miles) and just a stones throw from the Steart Marshes (WWT), one of the UK’s largest wetland reserves. Here you'll find hundreds of hectares of saltmarsh and freshwater wetlands, providing habitat for a rich mix of wetland wildlife including otters, egrets, owls, waders and wildfowl.

Further afield you'll find the large town of Taunton, the city of Bath and Exmoor National Park.