Somerset: The Jewel of the South West

AccomodationAt the heart of the West Country, Somerset is a destination of dramatic coastline, seaside resorts, epic English countryside, and historic places.

Things to do

Somerset is a county of captivating contrasts and Visit Somerset can help you plan the perfect day out, short break or holiday. On the Visit Somerset website you can get official Somerset tourist information.

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Discover South Somerset

Here in the heart of England's west country, you will find historic houses and beautiful gardens, world-class museums, bustling towns and pretty villages.

Best of all, this classic English countryside has perfect places to picnic, great spots for golf and fishing and miles of footpaths and tracks for walking, cycling and horse-riding.

South Somerset is easy to reach from London and Birmingham and some of Britain's most famous visitor attractions are only a day-trip away. Both Weymouth and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site are less than an hour by road or rail.

For events guides, accomodation listings and much more, visit the Discover South Somerset website.

Upcoming EventsUnwrapped and in the spotlight
Unwrapped and in the spotlight
23rd May 2017 - 31st August 2017 at Frome Museum

The majority of museums contain far more objects than they can possible display to the public. Frome Museum is no exception.... Read more

The Past in the Present Exhibition
The Past in the Present Exhibition
27th May 2017 - 24th September 2017 at Glastonbury Abbey

The abbey ruins have provided an exciting starting point for an exhibition of ceramics by two Somerset potters. The work of Elizabeth... Read more

Deborah Westmancoat
Deborah Westmancoat
5th June 2017 - 30th July 2017 at Bruton Museum

Deborah Westmancoat is a contemporary painter based in Somerset. Samples of site and weather specific waters – flood, rain,... Read more

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