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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of Somerset, England.

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)

in the county of Somerset

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

Porlock Bus service.

Porlock (49 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Somerset

Once, long before the 11th-century when the sea receded the village of Porlock was a Port....

Porlock Weir

Porlock Weir (57 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Somerset

The fickle seas of the Middle Ages caused neighbouring Porlock's harbour to dry up giving Porlock Weir the opportunity to open up as a small port. These day's Porlock Weir is.....

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Somerset

Montacute House

Montacute House (68 Pictures)

This is one of the most glittering of all the great Elizabethan mansions in England. It is built of glowing honey-coloured Ham.....

A picture of Sally Lunns

Sally Lunns (9 Pictures)

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.....

Stembridge Tower Mill

Stembridge Tower Mill (1 Pictures)

The last remaining thatched windmill in England, dating from 1822 and in use until 1910...

Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset

Tyntesfield (93 Pictures)

Tyntesfield is a spectacular Victorian country house and grounds, owned by the National Trust..

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