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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

Near Royal Crescent, Bath, Somerset.

Bath (799 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...

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...

Stoney Street

Luccombe (4 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Somerset

There really could be no finer example of the perfect English village than Luccombe....

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Somerset

Bristol - Cabot Tower

Cabot Tower, Bristol (8 Pictures)

One of two towers dominating the Bristol skyline, and not far from Brunel's Suspension Bridge, Cabot tower stands 100ft high.....

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.....

Forde Abbey, nr Chard, Somerset. A former Cistercian foundation. Photo taken September 1991.

Forde Abbey (12 Pictures)

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