Bruton is a bit of a one off, even more so than every Somerset town.Miles from anywhere, it’s a tiny and intense place, with shops, houses and chapels crowded close together even though it stands in the middle of tracts of rolling hills, and this gives it a very special character.
Chard is geographically the highest town in Somerset and nestles in a corner of South Somerset between Dorset and Devon.
Castle Cary - one of the most attractive of Somerset's market towns.Tucked away in a secluded spot a few miles off the A303, the golden stone of Castle Cary and Ansford exudes a warm glow complemented by its glorious setting in the South Somerset countryside and its friendly inhabitants.
Most people have heard of Judge Jeffreys and the Bloody Assize but perhaps not so many know that the decisive events leading up to the mass hearings and executions took place near the tiny village of Westonzoyland.
As classically Somerset as you can find, Somerton evokes memories of country life at its most quintessential. It’s conveniently walkable: start at the historical heart of Market Square and take in the town’s many landmarks like the rare octagonal-tower Church of St Michael and All Angels.