Attractions in Somerset
Gants Mill Lane, Bruton, Somerset, BA10 0DB
Gants Mill is a unique place. A restored watermill, set in magnificent gardens. It is one of the last working watermills in Somerset, and documents for a mill here date back to 1290 when the Lord of Castle Cary granted a John le Gaunt, after whom ...
WATCHET BOAT MUSEUM
Harbour Road, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0AQ
Displays of flatner boats, plus nets and other items associated with their use, maps, knotwork and boards showing the various uses of withy. Activities include a small rope making machine for making skipping-ropes, plus block and tackle where e...
Stately Homes & Gardens
COTHAY MANOR & GARDENS
Greenham, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 0JR
Nowhere evokes the charm of the past more than Cothay, one of the best examples of small classic medieval manors to survive in England. Hidden for centuries it has remained virtually untouched since it was built in 1485. The formal gardens were la...
Muchelney, Langport, Somerset, TA10 0DQ
The monastery was first established at Muchelney by Ine, a 7th-century King of Wessex. It did not survive the Viking invasions, but the abbey was refounded about AD950 and lasted for nearly six centuries. The present remains date largely from the ...
Museums & Galleries
HAYNES INTERNATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM
Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH
The Haynes International Motor Museum is the UK's largest exhibition of the greatest cars from around the world. A living and working museum, with over 400 amazing cars and bikes from nostalgic classics of the 50's and 60's glorious Bentleys an...