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Somerset Countryside

A Simply Inspiring Landscape

Discover why Somerset has been an inspiration for poets such as Samuel Taylor Coleridge, authors including R.D Blackmore and films like Hot Fuzz and Elizabeth 1 - The Golden Age.

Explore the timeless beauty of rural Somerset.

With some dramatic natural features such as Cheddar Gorge and a remarkable coast, you will find everything you hoped for and more!

There is so much that is special about Somerset.

Did you know for example that the majority of Exmoor National Park (two thirds to be precise) is actually in Somerset not Devon?

Somerset is home to the Somerset Levels & Moors and three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) - Quantock Hills, Blackdown Hills and Mendip Hills.

In addition, Somerset has a whole host of Nature Reserves run by the RSPB, English Nature and Somerset Wildlife Trust as well as other protected areas recognised for their national and international importance.

If that's not enough then there are some great market towns and places to shop, as well as our superb Cider Farms! Start exploring now.

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  1. Chard

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    Chard

    Fore Street, Chard


    Chard is geographically the highest town in Somerset and nestles in a corner of South Somerset...

  2. Meare

    Meare

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  3. Portishead marina

    Portishead

    Portishead is a beautiful coastal town in North Somerset that overlooks the Severn Estuary and just...

  4. Clevedon pier

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    Clevedon

    Clevedon

    Clevedon is a beautiful Victorian seaside town overlooking the Severn Estuary.

    The town, by...

  5. Camerton

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    Camerton

    Bath

    Camerton is home to about 600 people living in 258 dwellings spread over a large geographical area...

  6. Farrington Gurney

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    Farrington Gurney

    Bristol

    Farrington Gurney is a small rural village and a great place to live. Situated in the north east of...

  7. Market cross

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    Shepton Mallet

    Shepton Mallet


    Nestling in a fold of the Mendip Hills, the historic town of Shepton Mallet dates back to Roman...

  8. Porlock and Porlock Weir

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    Porlock and Porlock Weir

    Porlock

    Porlock is an attractive village with old thatched cottages and a good selection of shops, cafes,...

  9. Chelwood

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    Chelwood

    Bristol

    Four parishioners of Chelwood went to and returned safely from  World War I, therefore Chelwood has...

  10. Flower tubs outside the market House

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    Castle Cary

    Castle Cary


    Castle Cary - one of the most attractive of Somerset's market towns.
    Tucked away in a secluded...

  11. High Littleton

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    High Littleton

    BRISTOL

    The village of High Littleton and its hamlets of Hallatrow and Amesbury form a civil parish and are...

  12. Wincanton

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    Wincanton

    Market Place, Wincanton

    Two hundred years ago as many as seventeen stage coaches a day would pass through Wincanton. ...

  13. Peasedown St John

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    Peasedown St John

    Bath

    Peasedown St John is a large village and is well provided with services; having doctors, dentists...

  14. Whitchurch

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    Whitchurch

    Bristol

    Whitchurch village is a small parish of just over 500 properties and just over 1000 electors,...

  15. Ubley

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    Ubley

    Bristol

    Ubley Parish sits in the Yeo valley at the west end of the Chew Valley.  It is bordered to the...

  16. Axbridge Church and square

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    Axbridge

    Axbridge

    Half-timbered buildings lean towards each other across a narrow street leading from the medieval...

  17. Wellow

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    Wellow

    Bath

    The Parish of Wellow lies three miles south of the city of Bath and five miles north east of...

  18. Watchet

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    Watchet

    Watchet

    The maritime history of Watchet colours every part of the town while the wild beauty of its...

  19. Cameley and Temple Cloud

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    Cameley and Temple Cloud

    Bristol

    Cameley dates back to Anglo Saxon times when it was part of the ‘Hundred of Chewton’. It is...

  20. Paulton

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    Paulton

    Bristol

    Paulton is a large village with approximately 2,620 homes, located to the north of the Mendip Hills...

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