Things to do

5 of the best Frome markets

Frome Independent Market - Snowdrop Cottage

Frome markets have everything you could possibly desire, from local fruit and veg, to vintage fashion and contemporary jewellery. Well known for having a huge variety of markets throughout the year, Frome markets are the among the best places in...

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10 gorgeous photo spots in the South West

There are absolutely loads of places to take stunning photos in the South West, but for a truly magical memory, try one of these picturesque locations. Brixham Harbour, Devon Image credit: Chris Slack Photography A striking white lighthouse sits on...

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Hot air ballooning in Somerset

Hot air ballooning in Somerset with Bath Balloons

Nothing can quite prepare you for hot air ballooning in Somerset. From seeing the hot air balloons being inflated and the anticipation of taking off, to holding onto the basket as you gently soar into the air, rising high above...

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Five of the best cookery schools in Cornwall

From absolute beginners to serious foodies and even children, these fabulous cookery schools in Cornwall cater to every taste. Fat Hen: The Wild Cookery School, Penzance Get back to nature with this wild and rugged cookery school where you can improve...

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Buckfast Abbey, Devon

Buckfast Abbey Devon

Just half a mile from the A38, midway between Exeter and Plymouth in Devon, is Buckfast Abbey, a working monastery nestling close to the River Dart and Dartmoor itself. It is a tranquil retreat from the busy tourist hotspots that...

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7 places to go cider tasting in Somerset


Cider tasting in Somerset is a real treat at any time of year. Whether you time your visit for the spring blossoms, the autumn harvest or anything in between, the most important part of a visit to one of Somerset’s...

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