Somerset is a peaceful county that stretches from the fossil rich coast around the Bristol Channel through the Levels and Moors punctuated with Glastonbury Tor and the deep caverns of Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole. You can cycle, walk or trek around the countryside and spend the day on the beach or one of the traditional piers.
Somerset is full of wonderful villages and towns offering some lovely holiday cottages all within easy reach of the major cities of Bath and Bristol which offer heritage combined with a cosmopolitan lifestyle.
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A Roman town with Georgian style and a cosmopolitan feel.
A large city with waterside living, a zoo and excellent shopping.
Bruton is a characterful little town imbued with history.
Vintage seaside fun with amusements and fish and chips on the coast.
Chard sits in the countryside surrounded by parks and wildlife.
Cheddar is dramatic, picturesque and tasty.
Dulverton is in the wildly beautiful Exmoor National Park.
An ancient town presided over by a magnificent cliff top castle.
Ponies, green valleys that meet the sea and miles of open wilderness.
Traditional Somerset market town with arts and crafts at its heart.
Glastonbury and Street are opposites where ancient meets modern.
A pretty town surrounded by the lovely countryside of south west Somerset.
A historic village between the beautiful Quantock Hills and the north coast.
A hoard of prehistoric fossils makes seaside town Minehead special.
This ancient village offers a blissful escape on the edge of the Quantock Hills.
Porlock exudes charm and history in every corner.
A Somerset town which shoppers enjoy with the countryside close-by.
Watchet is a harbour town with a fossil rich beach.
A quintessential Somerset town close to the border with Devon.
A beautiful cathedral with beautiful shops and small cottages.
A fun town where donkeys patrol the sands and there are good shops.
A vibrant town with a large expanse of open green space nearby.
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