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

About the county of Somerset

A county in England

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.

Or see below for all the magical places Somerset has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in Somerset

The Kennet & Avon Canal

Bath (781 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Somerset

Bath is an elegant city famous for its fascinating history, its beautiful Georgian architecture and its Roman remains...

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..

Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset

Ilminster (9 Pictures)

in the county of Somerset

Charmingly set in the favoured Somerset countryside is the pleasant little town of Ilminster...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Somerset

View of the Clifton Suspension Bridge. Clifton, Bristol, Somerset. Summer 2004

Clifton Suspension Bridge (39 Pictures)

Bristol's graceful Clifton Suspension Bridge was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It spans the Avon Gorge some 245ft above.....

Halsway Manor Children's Festival

Halsway Manor (4 Pictures)

Halsway Manor is unique residential Folk Centre set on the southern slopes of the Quantock Hills in West Somerset. Set in.....

Drain

Somerset Levels & Moors (6 Pictures)

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