At the heart of Somerset’s local communities exist a number of cultures, customs, arts and crafts that you will find fascinating.
The low flood plains of the Somerset Levels & Moors provide the perfect conditions for Willow growing, and the making of cricket bats, baskets and more.
The Somerset Guild of Craftsman and others have used many traditional trades such as Ironmongery, pottery, thatching and carving to establish creative businesses. Visit many of them during Somerset Art Weeks in September.
Enjoy a modern twist on a traditional activity every Autumn at the Somerset Carnivals and find out more about the famous people and TV/film producers that have taken inspiration from the area.