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.

Longleat Wiltshire Sky Safari

24 wonderful things to do in the West Country this weekend

Afternoon tea with a real princess, hot air balloons, food festivals, medieval falconry and more; here’s our pick of the best events in the West Country this weekend, Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September 2016. Cornwall Newquay Fish Festival, Newquay … Read More
Red Barn Farm Shop Yeovil Somerset

Red Barn Farm Shop, Somerset

I stumbled upon the Red Barn Farm Shop purely by chance on my way out of Yeovil. Who knew such a gorgeous little shop was tucked away down a pretty country lane just 10 minutes from the A303? Opposite the … Read More
Tavistock heritage festival Devon

What’s on in the West Country this week (10-16 September 2016)

Get out and about with our essential guide to what’s on in the West Country this week (from Saturday 10 to Friday 16 September 2016). With festivals aplenty, celebrating everything from Agatha Christie to hot air balloons plus all manner … Read More
Frome Independent Market - flower stall

Frome Independent Market, Somerset

Frome Independent Market is a bustling pop up market on the first Sunday of the month between April and December. It is an incredible example of what happens when a community comes together to reclaim the high street. The whole of … Read More
Bridport Hat Festival Dorset

What’s on in the West Country this week (1 Sept 2016)

There is so much going on this week in the West Country including agricultural shows, festivals of local culture, cider, music, craft, food and even hats, outdoor theatre productions, cliff top shepherding and walking festivals in beautiful scenery. Here’s our … Read More
Kilver Court Somerset

Kilver Court, Somerset

Kilver Court is one of those rare destinations that really does offer something for everyone. For those who love to shop, there’s a designer outlet with clothing, homewares and gifts. Foodies will be impressed with the selection of quality light … Read More
Grand Pier Fireworks Weston super Mare Somerset

What’s on in Somerset, August 2016

Find out what’s on in Somerset in August 2016 with our selection of great days out for adults and children, including festivals, fayres and fireworks.   Tudor archery at Montacute House, Montacute 1 August 2016 Meet the specialist Tudor Archers … Read More
Beas Vintage Tea Rooms

Bea’s Vintage Tea Rooms, Bath, Somerset

To visit to Bea’s Vintage Tea Rooms in Bath is to take a step back in time, especially if you make a day of it and combine your visit with a stroll around the Assembly Rooms and Fashion Museum next … Read More
Romans Baths Somerset togas and tunics

Events in Somerset, July 2016

Here’s our round up of the best events in Somerset this July. With everything from a teddy bear picnic to a cider festival, you’ll find something for all the family to enjoy. Grand Pier Cider Festival 2 – 3 July … Read More

Royal Bath and West Show

I first heard about the Royal Bath and West Show a few years ago from my neighbour Judith, who helps out on one of the stalls in the ‘bee and honey’ tent at the show. With lots of local food … Read More