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Bath - the Roman city
Learn everything about Bath from its historic landmarks like the Roman Baths and Pump Room to its unique blend of traditional and modern culture, like Thermae Bath..
With a history rich in exploration and an ancient harbour at its beating heart, Bristol has grown into an exciting, modern city that wears its recently acquired status as a 'green' capital..
In Somerset you will find a wonderful mixture of heritage, countryside and coast...
Nestling in the Mendip Hills is Wells - England's smallest city with a beautiful cathedral. Further..
The area has been a destination of travellers and holidaymakers for centuries, each one curious to view the magnificent limestone gorge carved into the southern slopes of the Mendip hills..
This historic town has given birth to a number of notable pioneers: James Stringfellow, inventor of steam-powered aeroplanes, James Gillingham, creator of the worlds first artificial..
Wells lies sheltered beneath the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills, and combines a wealth of historic interest and beautiful architecture with its role as a thriving business and..
Yeovil has been a traditional market town for centuries.Nowadays its bustling streets are lined with a mix of conventional high street stores and independent retailers, selling everything..
Carved out under the limestone Mendip Hills over millions of years by the mysterious River Axe, Wookey Hole Caves have become a popular visitor attraction, featuring magnificent underground..
Bridgwater is a bustling town, with a wonderful history.A community has existed here for over 1,000 years and the many examples of fine architecture throughout the town reflect its..
Street stands just over a mile from Glastonbury, across the River Brue. In comparison with the other Mendip towns, Street has a modern appearance, but its story dates back to the Dark Ages..
Somerton grew to be the capital of Wessex in the 7th century until Alfred the Great established Winchester as the new seat of government.
Somerton is a lovely mellow town with a wide 17th..
Bruton is a picturesque, little town on the river Brue, founded in Saxon times.It retains many intriguing glimpses of its past including Jacobean almshouses, abbey remains and an attractive..
Burnham-on-Sea is a traditional seaside resort, famous for its unique nine-legged lighthouse and miles of sandy beach.
With its trade-mark lighthouse the resort has all the ingredients for..
Castle Cary is a vibrant market town with a beautiful winding main street of thatched cottages built of the local golden ham stone.
On Bailey Hill, in the heart of the town you will see the..
A Victorian seaside town of unspoilt charm. An ideal place to explore all year, offering recreational amenities, beautiful gardens and places of historic interest to visit.
TheCotswold Way National Trail is a long distance walk of approximately 100 miles that runs along the Cotswold escarpment between Bath and Chipping Campden.On the trail you will experience..
Crewkerne is an attractive market town with many fine buildings; shops and a striking 15th-century church made from the locally quarried honey colored ham stone.
The town's history is..
Taunton lies in the spectacular Vale of Taunton Deane between the Quantock and Blackdown Hills. It combines relics of its dramatic past with the buzz and efficiency of a modern county..
Situated only 20 miles or so from the famous city of Bath, the Mendip Hills area is steeped in history and legend associated with Roman and Iron Age remains, and features some of Somerset's..
A friendly town set in the wide valley between the Brendon and Blackdown Hills, Wellington gave its name to the famous 'Iron Duke', victor of the Battle of Waterloo. The 175ft column built..
Weston-super-Mare is a great seaside resort. The wide sweep of Weston Bay has miles of clean sandy beach, traditional seaside attractions and beautiful countryside and coastline to..
Wincanton is a charming hillside market town, equidistant between London and Plymouth and the north and south coast.
Elegant Georgian houses and coaching inns record the towns importance as..
Situated at the foot of the Brendon Hills at the gateway to Exmoor, 'Wivey' is a thriving local centre surrounded by attractive countryside that is never far away.It contains numerous..
For those that know it, Exmoor is a truly unique and special place.
First time visitors are always surprised at the undisturbed tranquillity of its heather-clad moorlands, not to mention..
The fine Minster church that gave the town its name towers above the multitude of small shops, market square and narrow streets crammed with mellow architecture. The church has a..
This ancient market town is noted for its houses on Bow Street which lean gently backwards, possibly because the front had the benefit of the foundation of the Roman causeway.
Known as the 'Gateway to Exmoor', the traditional seaside resort of Minehead features a wide promenade and long sandy beach, perfect for building sand castles. The colourful, popular..
Nether Stowey is a picturesque village set at the foot of the Quantock Hills. The village itself is referred to in the Domesday book and has many surviving medieval buildings.
Portishead is magnificently situated with sweeping views of the Severn Estuary, the Welsh coastline, both Severn bridges, Flatholm and Steepholm to one side and the beautiful and scenic..
Nestling in a fold of the Mendip Hills, the historic town of Shepton Mallet dates back to Roman times. The Fosseway (now A37) passes through the town, and there have been many significant..
The Somerset Levels and Moors are a quiet and distinctive landscape valued by those who visit as a place to relax and unwind.
The area is packed with heritage and local traditional..
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