Drink up thee zider! A tour of Somerset’s greatest cider farms

Despite competing claims from other counties, there is no question: Somerset is cider’s spiritual home.

Never stop wining: the best of England’s vineyards

These are some of the more unlikely locations for vineyards in England… hicc!

A spiritual retreat: 48 hours in Glastonbury

Magical, mysterious and full of classic English charm, this Somerset market town is the perfect choice for a weekend away.

Waterway wandering: England’s prettiest canal walks

Take it slow and savour these pockets of tranquility.

A walk in my home county: Burrington Combe, Somerset

Take in the rich views along wooded valleys, open moorlands and dramatic gorges on this 5-mile walk.

The best family days out in Somerset

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


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…

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. …


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…

A taste of Somerset

Check out our guide to some of the best flavours Somerset has to offer.

Best British churches

Some people go to church, others go to churches.