places to visit
Bath (5 Miles)
A UNESCO World Heritage Site packed with things to see and do. Museums, architecture, restaurants and shopping galore.
Frome (10 Miles)
A personal favourite, stroll up St Catherine’s Hill and explore the many independent and artisanal shops and cafes. Don’t miss the monthly Frome Supermarket that sees the town centre filled with the best creative wares Frome has to offer.
Glastonbury (20 Miles)
With a unique culture and vibe, this town has an eclectic offering of shops and cafes. Druid sites, the chalice well and history of paganism all combine to give this place a magical, other worldy feel. Climb the tor for the best views of the Somerset Levels.
Hauser and Wirth, Bruton
Not to be missed, Hauser & Wirth Somerset is a pioneering world-class gallery and multi-purpose arts centre, which acts as a destination for experiencing art, architecture and the remarkable Somerset landscape through new and innovative exhibitions of contemporary art. Cultural landmark winner 2017.
Kilver Court Secret Gardens, Shepton Mallet (11 Miles)
The rural home of style. Experience Somerset’s leading designer outlet with 70% off all year round. And don’t miss the Mulberry factory shop right next door. Stay for lunch at the organic, seasonal restaurant.
Stourhead (20 Miles)
For a more traditional cultural experience, visit Stourhead – a Palladian House and world famous landscape garden. Climb King Alfred’s tower, the site where King Alfred the Great rallied his troups against the Saxons in 878, and experience 360 degree views of Somerset.
The Colliers Way (2 Miles)
Walk or cycle along the renovated old railway lines that link the towns of North Somerset. Originally routes used by the Romans, these pathways are some of the best ways of experiencing the Somerset countryside.
Westonbirt Arboretum (28 Miles)
Another personal favourite, the Arboretum is historic Victorian landscape which hosts 15,000 types of trees and 17 miles accessible pathways. The cafe serves delicious traditional food. Magical in autumn.