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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

Looking down to the road.

Bristol (311 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Somerset

Bristol Zoo is not this great city's only claim to fame..

Burnham -on-Sea

Burnham-on-Sea (32 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Somerset

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...

St Andrews Church, Withypool

Withypool (5 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Somerset

R.D.Blackmore wrote part of Lorna Doone in the bar of the Royal Oak in Withypool and the famous artist Alfred Munnings had a studio in the loft..

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Somerset

Barrington Court, Somerset

Barrington Court (49 Pictures)

Barrington Court is an attractive 16th-century house built in the engaging "E" shaped style of the period in mellow Ham Hill.....

A picture of Bath Theatre Royal

Bath Theatre Royal (4 Pictures)


Bristol Cathedral

Bristol Cathedral (11 Pictures)

The great, stirring building of Bristol Cathedral was initially given cathedral status by Henry VIII, at this time it was a.....

Twisted roots

Fyne Court (1 Pictures)

Nature reserve and visitor centre. Headquarters of the Somerset Wildlife Trust...

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