Things to do in Somerset
Churches & Cathedrals
Cathedral Offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset
The highlight of any visit to the small city of Wells, Wells Cathedral has intricate Gothic carvings, one of the earliest mechanical clocks in the UK, a unique scissor arches, a marvellous chapter house and the splendid vicars' close - the oldest ...
CLATWORTHY RESERVOIR FISHERY
Milltown Farmhouse, Clatworthy, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 2EJ
Clatworthy Reservoir is situated in the Brendon Hills on the edge of the Exmoor National Park in west Somerset. It impounds the head waters of the River Tone and the surrounding rolling hills provide a picturesque setting for walking and fishing. ...
BURTON SPRINGS FISHERY
Burton, Stogursey, Nr Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1QB
Burton Springs Fishery offers coarse and fly fishing over three lakes set in stunning peaceful countryside in the Quantock Hills region of Somerset. Test your skills with and catch carp on the fly! A really pleasurable and challenging opportunity....
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...
HUNTERS LODGE INN
Leigh Common, Wincanton, BA9 8LD
1 Four Poster, 3 Family, 10 Double - All En-suite
The Hunters Lodge Inn is a newly re-furbished, traditional 17th century coaching inn, family run pub and restaurant with 14 luxury en-suite rooms. Accommodation has large LCD Televisions with Freeview, Internet access and hospitality trays. ...
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...
MENDIPS RACEWAY LTD
Warrens Hill Road, Shipham, Somerset, BS40 7XU
Situated above Cheddar on the Mendips Hills this oval racing circuit is home to some of the most exciting stock car, banger and caravan racing in the UK. The tarmac track and unique up and down hill section makes for fast and thrilling racing,...
Royal Bath and West show ground, Shepton Mallet, BA4 6QN
For thrills and excitement try a fun filled day at Xtreme Off-road Motorsports! Your driving skills and judgement will be tested with our top of the range 400cc Honda Quad-bikes. Descend heart-stopping slippery slopes in our specially prepared...
Steam & Miniature Railways
WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY
Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5BG
Enjoy a 20-mile heritage steam train ride through stunning Somerset coast and countryside between Bishops Lydeard (nr. Taunton) and Minehead. Highlights on this journey include the historic fishing town of Watchet, Cleeve Abbey (Washford) and m...
Near Brompton Regis, Dulverton, Somerset
Explore Exmoor's largest inland water. Learn to sail, windsurf or kayak. Hire a fishing boat for a day's trout fishing! Try our new activities: high rope courses, climbing walls and archery.