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Somerset Levels & Moors

The Internationally important Somerset Levels and Moors stretch from the clay-based coastal plains across peat-based Avalon Marshes to the feet of the Mendip and Blackdown Hills.

The Polden Ridge cuts across them as do a handful of rivers and numerous smaller waterways.

Sudden and unexpected viewpoints rise mysteriously having once formed islands in a flooded plain.

The result is a unique patchwork landscape steeped in history and brimming with rare wildlife.

As well as supporting a huge array of plant and bird species, the Somerset Levels and Moors are dotted with quaint villages which bear witness to the fact they have been exploited by people since the earliest times.

The Avalon Marshes is home to the world’s oldest known wooden trackway and ancient lake villages.

The second largest haul of Roman coins ever found was discovered here.

In the middle ages the monks from nearby monasteries drained much of the land to farm it.

This is where King Alfred the Great lived and the legends of King Arthur still resonate.

Today the area is mostly grassland and arable with willow grown commercially.

It is a magnet for nature lovers and those with creative and artistic talents who have workshops and galleries here.

With its fabulously rich wildlife it enjoys special protection and supports a number of reserves.

It has the largest lowland population of breeding wading birds and is a great place to hear bittern, see starling murmurations and watch otters.

Often overlooked, the Somerset Levels and Moors offer the chance to relax and unwind; to see rare species of plant, bird and animals under a wide expanse of sky surrounded by tranquil waterscapes.

Off the beaten track it is well served by footpaths and cycle routes as well as outlets for local crafts and produce.

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  1. The Royal Hotel Weston

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    The Royal Hotel Weston

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    Weston Super Mare

    The Royal Hotel is a charismatic and elegant Georgian Building, is ideally located on the Seafront. Standing in its own extensive lawns, which extend to the Promenade, the Royal enjoys beautiful sea...

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    Price from £77.00 to £170.00 Per person (breakfast included)

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  2. DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House

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    DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House

    Congresbury, Nr Bristol

    Nestled in the rolling North Somerset countryside stands one of the region’s most popular destination spa hotels - DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House.

    Boasting stunning views across the South...

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  3. Warren Farm Holiday Centre

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    Warren Farm Holiday Centre

    Holiday Centre AA Holiday Centre

    Brean Sands, Brean, Nr Burnham On Sea

    Warren Farm is a large family-run holiday centre in Brean, near Burnham-on-Sea. The award-winning park caters for touring and camping, as well as having static caravans available for hire. There is...

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    Price from £11.00 per pitch (2 people) to £630.00 Per unit per week

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  4. Meadows Restaurant at Puxton Park

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    Meadows Restaurant at Puxton Park

    Hewish, Weston Super Mare

    Open Monday - Saturday 9.00am - 6.00pm (with last orders at 5pm) and Sunday 9.00am - 5.30pm, Meadows Restaurant and Tea Rooms offers locally sourced, great quality, home-style hot and cold food.

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  5. Wookey Hole Mendip View Luxury Lodges

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    Wookey Hole Mendip View Luxury Lodges

    Wells

    Revamped, restored and totally remarkable, the new Wookey Hole experience has burst onto the holiday scene in an explosive mix of history, fun and mystery.

    New for 2016 - why not stay in their...

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  6. The Royal Hotel Weston - Feathers Bar and Wine Bar

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    The Royal Hotel Weston - Feathers Bar and Wine Bar

    Weston Super Mare

    Feathers Bar

    Our Feathers Bar has been elegantly designed and refurbished with comfort in mind. Open daily for morning coffee, drinks, real ales, snacks, afternoon tea and cakes proving a...

  7. Sandy Glade Holiday Park

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    Sandy Glade Holiday Park

    Burnham On Sea

    Sandy Glade: Sandy Glade Holiday Park in Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset boasts plenty of open, green space for the kids to run free, a fantastic indoor pool with water jets and fountains and an adventure...

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    Price from £139.00 to £309.00 Per unit per week

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  8. Puxton Park

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    Puxton Park

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    Farm

    Hewish, Weston Super Mare

    Set within 40 acres of beautiful Somerset countryside, just off the M5 near Weston-super-Mare, Puxton Park is open 362 days a year, Mon-Sun 9.00am-5.30pm.

    An all-weather attraction, visitors can...

  9. Puxton Park Farm Shop and Butchers

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    Puxton Park Farm Shop and Butchers

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    Farm Shop

    Hewish, Weston Super Mare

    Open Monday - Saturday 9.00am - 6.00pm, Sunday 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Hosting a superb range of seasonal fruit and vegetables, freshly baked bread, cooking ingredients, off-licence and confectionery,...

  10. Wookey Hole Caves & Attractions

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    Wookey Hole Caves & Attractions

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    Adventure Park/Playground

    Wells

    The UK’s largest show caves system and home to the infamous Witch of Wookey. Wander through the prehistoric Valley Of The Dinosaurs and enter the 19th Century Paper Mill, which houses a variety of...

  11. Brean Theme Park

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    Brean Theme Park

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    Brean Sands, Brean

    Visit BREAN THEME PARK, the Pre-eminent Free Admission Theme Park in the South West.

    Just off the M5 junction 22 (near Weston Super Mare). 100 metres from the sand dunes and seven miles of...

  12. Wookey Hole Hotel

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    Wookey Hole Hotel

    Wookey, Nr Wells

    The Wookey Hole Hotel, located in the heart of the rolling Mendip Hills, Wookey Hole is a sleepy village with great, easy access, to the historic city of Wells, ancient town of Glastonbury, Bath and...

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    Price from £50.00 to £100.00 Per room (breakfast included)

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  13. The Royal Hotel Weston - Golden Jubilee Restaurant

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    The Royal Hotel Weston - Golden Jubilee Restaurant

    Weston Super Mare

    Our award winning Golden Jubilee Restaurant epitomises the elegant Regency style for which Weston was formally renowned. Open to both residents and non-residents this proves to be a very popular...

  14. The Beach House Weston

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    The Beach House Weston

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    Weston Super Mare

    WELCOME TO OUR BEACH HOUSE IN WESTON SUPER MARE WITH 5 BEDROOMS & 5 BATHROOMS

    Luxury Beach House overlooking Weston Super Mare Seafront

    The Beach House is a five-bedroom Victorian property,...

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    Price from £85.00 Per unit per night to £1,175.00 Per unit per week

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  15. The Windmill Bar and Bistro

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    The Windmill Bar and Bistro

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    Restaurant

    On Junction 22, A38, Edithmead, Nr Burnham On Sea

    The Windmill at Edithmead was possibly the last post mill to work in Somerset.  There was a farmhouse and barns also on the site, shown on the map below from 1809. The early spelling of ‘Edymead’ is...

  16. Brean Leisure Park

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    Brean Leisure Park

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    Adventure Park/Playground

    Brean Sands, Brean, Nr Burnham On Sea

    Brean Leisure Park in Somerset, is the perfect day out destination for all the Family! Brean Leisure Park boasts many facilities including The Home of CITV’s Sooty ‘Brean Theme Park’, Brean Splash...

  17. Weston Museum

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    Weston Museum

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    Weston Super Mare

    Weston Museum celebrates the history of Weston-super-Mare and its surrounding areas from prehistoric times to the present day using the distinctive historic building, the former Weston Gas Light...

  18. West Country Parks

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    West Country Parks

    Burnham On Sea & Surrounding Villages

    Welcome to West Country Parks, holiday parks situated in beautiful Somerset, ‘The South West’s Ultimate Retreat’. We are a well-established, family run business based in the heart of the West Country...

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    Price from £52.00 Per unit per week to £24.00 per pitch (2 people)
  19. Lakeside Holiday Park

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    Lakeside Holiday Park

    Burnham-on-Sea

    Lakeside Holiday Park in the favourite Somerset resort of Burnham-on-Sea, is an ideal place to enjoy a family holiday or short break, and always offers real value for money.

    • Private...

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    Price from £109.00 to £199.00 Per unit per week

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  20. Bucklegrove Holiday Park

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    Bucklegrove Holiday Park

    Rodney Stoke, Nr Cheddar

    Bucklegrove Holiday Park lies at the foot of the Mendip Hills, with far-reaching views across the Somerset Levels to Brent Knoll.  Our accommodation includes luxury lodges with hot tubs, woodland...

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    Price from £15.00 per pitch (2 people) to £195.00 Per room (room only)

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