Things to do in Somerset

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There are plenty of things to do in Somerset, whether you’re interested in exploring the great outdoors, learning about the local history, or simply enjoying the relaxed pace of life.

Some popular activities include hiking the scenic Mendip Hills, visiting the historic city of Bath, and exploring the beautiful Somerset countryside. There are also many beautiful beaches to choose from, including Burnham-on-Sea and Minehead.

Cheddar Gorge Somerset

Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

If you’re looking for an incredible destination to explore in Somerset, then Cheddar Gorge is the perfect place for you. Nestled in Somerset, it’s a hidden gem that promises stunning views, fun experiences and plenty of opportunities for adventure. Let’s … Read More
Frome Independent Market - Snowdrop Cottage

5 of the best Frome markets

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 … Read More
Hot air ballooning in Somerset with Bath Balloons

Hot air ballooning in Somerset

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 … Read More

7 handcrafted Somerset gins to add local flavour to your G&T

If you love a good gin, take a look at these fantastic handcrafted Somerset gins, lovingly created at small artisan distilleries using local ingredients. Still Sisters, Frome Sisters Hannah and Tori create a range of gins in their bespoke copper … Read More

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 … Read More
Apple trees at Cogges Manor Farm

24 things to do in the West Country this weekend

This week there’s a chill in the air and autumn is most certainly here. We’re getting excited about the promise of glorious colours at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum in a few weeks – the leaves are starting to change and … Read More
Circus Cafe Bath

The Circus Cafe, Bath

The Circus Cafe and Restaurant in Bath is a real hidden gem. In fact, it was voted number 4 in The Times 20 secret restaurants that foodies love. You’ll find it just round the corner from the Assembly Rooms, between two more of … Read More
Berkeley Castle Gloucestershire Harvest Celebration

24 autumnal things to do in the West Country this weekend

October in the West Country is a magical time of year, with celebrations to mark the Harvest and the abundance of incredible food and drink this area has to offer. The farmers are busy in the fields and the leaves … Read More
Clare Balding

20 fun things to do in the West Country this weekend

This weekend is jam-packed with things to do in the West Country; meet Clare Balding at her exclusive book signing, go ghost hunting, watch ploughing championships and horse-boarding (a new one even for me!) and celebrate the best of local … Read More
West Somerset Railway steam train

A steam train trip on the West Somerset Railway

My three-year-old son loves trains so taking him on for a ride on the West Somerset Railway, the longest heritage railway in England, was a real treat. We started at Bishops Lydeard near Taunton, and took the steam train to Dunster, … Read More
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