The best family days out in Somerset

Seeking a fun and inspirational day out in Somerset? Here are some of our favourites.

Glastonbury

Glastonbury is a town quite unlike any other, a place where folklore and legends thrive. Whatever your preconceptions of Glastonbury, they’re probably true. Ordinarily this’d be a fairly mundane little market town, were it not for a high street teeming with psychedelically painted shops, cafés and healing centres bearing names like Man, Myth and Magik,…

Wells

Wells is England’s smallest city by virtue of its resplendent cathedral, which presides over a neat kernel of time-skewed medieval buildings.  After the City of London (which let’s face it doesn’t really count), Wells is England’s smallest city by virtue of its resplendent cathedral, which presides over a neat kernel of time-skewed medieval buildings. The…

Cheddar Gorge

A true river gorge, Cheddar was formed millions of years ago by glacial meltwater, the resultant river creating the massive fissure you see today.  Cheddar Gorge is often rated one of Britain’s finest natural phenomena, a claim that’s not without substance. If nothing else, it’s certainly England’s largest canyon – an impressive fact for starters.…

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