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About the county of 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.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Somerset

Culbone Church (St Breuno's)

Culbone (1 Pictures)

A small hamlet that is not accessible by car. St Culbone's Church is the smallest parish church in England...

Thatched houses in the village of Holford on the edge of the Quantock hills, Somerset

Holford (4 Pictures)

Holford lies in a peaceful wooded valley at the foot of the lovely Quantock Hills crowning the landscape where the county of Somerset sweeps towards the coast...

Minehead Station.

Minehead (117 Pictures)

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.....

Cottage in Selworthy Green, Somerset

Selworthy Green (26 Pictures)

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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A picture of Jane Austen Centre

Jane Austen Centre (1 Pictures)

Jane Austen, the famous novelist is perhaps the best known and best loved of Bath's many famous residents. She paid two long.....

Quantock Hills

Quantock Hills (216 Pictures)

This beautiful range of hills is a part of England where stags and deer can still be seen roaming freely. In many ways the.....

Chalice Well Entrance

The Chalice Well Gardens (11 Pictures)

There are many associations with Chalice Well covering countless centuries; it is a timeless and sacred place, full of legend,.....

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