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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

Blue Anchor, Somerset

Blue Anchor (23 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Somerset

Blue Anchor in Somerset is a village dominated by the bay in which it is named after, and by the Hoburn Holiday Park, a quiet well kept park for holiday makers that sits just.....

Minehead

Minehead (148 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Somerset

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.....

Withypool Bridge

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

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.....

Clevedon Court, Somerset

Clevedon Court (7 Pictures)

The beautiful manor house known as Cleveden Court was built in the 14th century. It retains many original features including an.....

Coleridge Cottage, Nether Stowey

Coleridge Cottage (1 Pictures)

Home of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge...

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