Photo: Ian Brodie
The Land of the Summer People
Described by the ancient Welsh Celts and the Saxons as the Land of the Summer People, Somerset is a county of captivating contrasts.
Its coast takes in long sweeping sandy beaches, seaside resorts, harbours and marinas, and the dramatic Exmoor coastline.
Venture inland to an epic countryside of protected landscapes, rolling hills, wild moorlands, ancient woodlands and wetland habitats, dotted with historic towns and villages.
At the heart of what makes Somerset tick is its' distinctive culture and history that includes willow and cider making, great local food & drink, the legends of Kings Arthur and Alfred and much more.
Late medieval house with large Gothic hall windows, originally residence of priests...
A fine Victorian country house created by one of England's richest commoners,...
Dating from 1822 and in use until 1910, the Mill is prominently situated overlooking...