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Following yesterday’s announcement, The National Trust is continuing to work hard to keep open spaces accessible to people while it closes houses, shops and cafes to restrict the spread of coronavirus.
Some good news from The Bishop’s Palace in Wells today – Grace, the female of the pair of famous Palace Swans, has finally chosen a nest to use and has laid her first two eggs.
The Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare has reluctantly cancelled the Fireworks at Sea spectacular scheduled for Saturday, 4 April, in the wake of the Coronavirus crisis.
The Board of Directors of three major agricultural events in the South West - Devon County Show, The Royal Bath & West Show and The Royal Cornwall Show, have today announced the postponement of their events due to the increased threat of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Bishop’s Palace in Wells has announced that it is now offering a fully “No Contact” experience at its famous attraction.
Anyone going away over Easter might want to carry a supply of mugwort (artemisia) – it was reputed to prevent weariness on a journey, according to a 16th-century medical text that is the inspiration behind a new herbal border at the National Trust’s Lytes Cary Manor.
To celebrate Easter and the zoo being open for the first time on Easter Sunday, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm is having a Bristol and North Somerset Easter Egg Hunt.
The Bristol Hippodrome has announced that the much-loved actor, singer, presenter, author, judge and all-round showman John Barrowman will headline this year’s spectacular family pantomime as the Wicked Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs from Saturday 5 December for a strictly limited four-week season.
10 APRIL – 27 SEPTEMBER 2020
In a unique partnership with Great Western Railway, The Newt in Somerset unveils a glorious, fully hosted first-class day trip
from London to the West Country
More than 50 apple trees have been planted at Montacute House, expanding orchards that provide vital habitat for wildlife in the south west.