A treasure trove of history & heritage
Along with Abbeys, Priories and castles usually come superb gardens and Somerset claims its fair share as well as Walled Gardens, Botanic Gardens, Cottage Gardens and even Secret Gardens. These wonderful retreats have lakes, parterres, cascades, follies and in one case a viaduct. Several are designed by world famous names.
Somerset is still revealing some of its most amazing natural wonders whereas others have been recognised since the earliest times.
Michael Eavis CBE Founder of Glastonbury Festival
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Somerset towns and cities are boldly unique and quintessentially English, whether they’re on the low-lying Somerset Levels or perched on the soaring hills of North Somerset overlooking them. Today you’ll find everything you need - including shops, pubs, restaurants and hotels - all with a special local twist.
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At Lion Tours we specialise in small group tours, specifically for independent travellers.
Fun thing to do in Somerset for all ages, 18 hole crazy golf course in Cheddar, Somerset.
The speaker for the break is Bob Mizon, MBE,. FRAS, who is also an author and planetarium operator.
Taunton Farmers Market, Taunton High Street, every Thursday from 9am until 3pm, year round.
The Quantock Belle operates on the scenic West Somerset Railway between Bishops Lydeard (near Taunto
Places of interest for a long weekend away!
Somerset is literally packed with hidden treasures! Happy hunting ...
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