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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

Bridgwater

Bridgwater (38 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Somerset

Bridgwater emerged from a village of the Middle Ages to become a prosperous river-port. Later, it became known as the place where Monmouth proclaimed himself King...

Hamlet

Nimmer (1 Pictures)

in the county of Somerset

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Wookey Hole

Wookey Hole (10 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Somerset

It is a pleasant resort village made famous by the glittering limestone cavern known as "Wookey Hole" which comprises of several dramatic chambers...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Somerset

Bath Abbey - Western aspect (main entrance) - November 2003

Bath Abbey (139 Pictures)

Bath Abbey is a beautiful building. The building is sited on the remains of a Norman Cathedral which itself replaced an 8th.....

Reflection of the Gatehouse in the moat. The Bishops Palace, Wells.

Bishop's Palace, Wells (2 Pictures)

The Bishop's Palace in the enchanting tiny cathedral city of Wells where there is a predominance of beautiful buildings, is.....

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.....

The source of the Exe

Exmoor National Park (102 Pictures)

A castle perched high above the sea dominates the north-eastern corner of Exmoor. For hundreds of years Dunster Castle has stood.....

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