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About Somerset

The County of Somerset can be located in the South-West of England. Somerset boasts some beautiful market towns and villages. Taunton, the county town offers both beautiful countryside and excellent shopping and leisure facilities and is known to hold one of the largest cattle markets in the country. The small yet thriving market town of Glastonbury, famous for its annual pop festival - 'Glastonbury Festival' has a wide range of facilities and attractions including the remains of one of the greatest Abbeys in England, Glastonbury Abbey is set in 37 acres of beautiful parkland. The very unique 'Cheddar gorge', britains largest gorge, is steeped in fascinating historical and archeological
facts such as the discovery of a 9000 year old skeleton, Britain's oldest complete skeleton. Minehead, Somerset's largest seaside resort is set on the edge of Exmoor National Park and is a perfect place to visit for traditional seaside family fun. Somerset is also home to the smallest city in England - Wells, which has one of the most beautiful cathedrals in England. View the pictures of Somerset..

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Burnham -on-Sea


This invigorating Somerset coastal resort offers visitors a variety of experiences. It has a rich expanse of sand covering almost seven miles of coast, making it an idyllic resort for families with children...

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Market day at Glastonbury


This little town now enjoys world renown for its annual music festival which attracts thousands of visitors from all over the globe. None-the-less, this still remains very much a.....

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Langport in Somerset. All Saints church on the hill overlooking the town


This old town cradled at the heart of the Somerset Levels, sits bounded by the soft rolling Somerset countryside...

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A picture of Martock


The interior of Martock's Ham-stone church is perhaps the grandest in all Somerset, the startling effect of the golden stone against the most lavishly decorated of the county's great tie-beam roofs is simply overwhelming...

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Minehead is a quintessential English seaside resort on the beautiful Somerset coast whose mild climate has been a magnet for visitors since Victorian times. At the end of Quay.....

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Selworthy Green, Somerset

Selworthy Green

Selworthy Green is the start of a picturesque walk through steep woodlands to the gorse-gold and heather clad summit of Selworthy Beacon from which there are magnificent views over the undulating countryside...

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Wookey, Somerset



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Wookey Hole

Wookey Hole

It is a pleasant resort village made famous by the glittering limestone cavern known as "Wookey Hole" which comprises of several dramatic chambers...

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A picture of Bath Pump Rooms

Bath Pump Rooms

Bath is an important Spa and cultural centre, one of its most famous buildings is the elegant Pump Room of the baths built.....

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The Building of Bath Museum

Buildings of Bath Museum

"The Best Treat in Bath" - The Daily Telegraph Discover how the City of Bath was transformed from a small provincial spa town.....

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Inside the caves.

Cheddar Caves and Gorge

The mile or so of pale-grey limestone cliffs rising above the winding road through Cheddar is awesome in its untamed beauty, it.....

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Exmoor National Park

A castle perched high above the sea dominates the north-eastern corner of Exmoor. For hundreds of years Dunster Castle has stood.....

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A picture of Roman Baths

Roman Baths

Bath has some of the best preserved Roman remains in Britain, with the most spectacular of these being the Roman Baths - A Roman.....

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A picture of Sally Lunns

Sally Lunns

A one minute stroll from Bath Abbey you will find the oldest house in Bath - Sally Lunn's. Sally Lunn was a young french refugee.....

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Wild Orchid. The Blackdown hills in the county of Somerset, England

The Blackdown Hills

Fascinating scenic area where you can enjoy an extraordinary variety of scenery ranging from tiny coppices to vast woodlands, all.....

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Wookey Hole Caves, Wookey Hole village, Somerset.

Wookey Hole Caves and Papermill

These dazzling show caves offer a glittering experience in floodlit chambers deep underground. This is the spiritual home of the.....

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