Somerset

Your guide to the summer solstice and Stonehenge
Discover why humans have celebrated the solstice for thousands of years, and why you need to visit the prehistoric monument on this important day. Taking a GWR train is one of the most eco-friendly ways of reaching the ancient attraction. more >
17th June 2019
What to see at Cheddar Gorge
Stunning views and cathedral-like caves await you at England’s largest gorge, where the country’s oldest complete skeleton was discovered in 1903. Find out how the Cheddar Man used to live 10,000 years ago. more >
27th August 2018
See adorable baby badgers in Somerset
Born in the winter, badger cubs come out to play in spring and Folly Farm has the perfect setup for letting the public share in this delight. more >
6th March 2018
Enjoy a Christmas walk in Clevedon
A Christmas constitutional along the seafront of this Somerset seaside town has been a popular tradition since Victorian times, and more recently the town's pier was featured in a One Direction video. more >
23rd December 2017
Walking in the footsteps of Jane Austen
How better to enjoy one of the country's most stunning cities than with a right good old walk, taking in the Roman Baths and a very fine Georgian crescent? more >
9th July 2017