Pictures of Somerset
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
a Picturesque Village in the county of Somerset
Often called 'Englands Grand Canyon' Chedder Gorge was carved out by a river that now runs underground...
a Historic Market Town in the county of Somerset
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.....
in the county of Somerset
Wells, situated at the foot of the picturesque mendip hills, is most certainly one of England's most delightful cathedral cities...Picturesque Villages in SomersetHistoric Market Towns in SomersetAll Somerset towns & villagesAll towns in England
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Bristol's graceful Clifton Suspension Bridge was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It spans the Avon Gorge some 245ft above.....
The high walls of Dunster Castle look down over the quaint village of Dunster from its imperious setting atop of a classically.....
Intimate manor house with Arts & Crafts-style garden. Tudor great hall and 14th-century chapel, this was home to medieval.....
Delightful formal garden. Particularly fine azalea garden, fountain garden and kitchen garden...
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