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.

Open Farm Sunday at Rowdefield Farm tractor tyre

Open Farm Sunday at Rowdefield Farm

I first learned about Open Farm Sunday from Martin Howlett at Deer Park Farm in Cornwall. Every June, farmers across the country open their gates to the public, letting us see where our food comes from and meet the people … Read More
Visitors in the garden at Dunster Castle, Somerset.

What’s on in Somerset, June 2016

Find out what’s on in Somerset this June with our round up of everything from family-friendly festivals to night time walks, country shows and picnics. The Royal Bath and West Show, Shepton Mallet Wednesday 1 – Saturday 4 June 2016 … Read More
Wookey Hole Caves Somerset

Wookey Hole Caves, Somerset

Wookey Hole Caves, near Wells in Somerset, are a great day out for all the family, no matter what the weather or time of year. Just a couple of miles from the beautiful city of Wells and 20 miles from … Read More
Baby animals in Somerset - lambs

7 places to see baby animals in Somerset this spring

From chicks and ducklings to lambs and piglets, nothing says spring like baby animals in Somerset. After entertaining the kids indoors all winter, take advantage of the warmer weather to get out in the fresh air and discover the new … Read More
Fleet Air Arm Museum

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Ilchester, Somerset

We arrived at the Fleet Air Arm Museum before the doors even opened, that was how excited my son and husband were about our visit. Before we arrived I had no idea of the size of the site and the … Read More