Somerset is an exciting county mixed with rural, rolling hills, vibrant cities and the seaside. From the beautiful scenery of Exmoor National Park to the Mendip Hills containing well-known landmarks such as Cheddar Gorge, a vast expanse of land is there for you to explore. Alternatively enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the Quantock Hills - an area of ‘outstanding natural beauty’, offering superb opportunities for cyclists, horse riders and walkers.
The stunning spa city of Bath with its eclectic range of shops and cafes sat amongst stunning architecture is easily accessible from anywhere within Somerset. Iconic tourist attractions such as the Roman Baths and art galleries make this a beautiful place to explore. Enjoy a performance at the Theatre Royal, or relax and take in the views from the Thermae Spa’s rooftop pool. Discover the vibrant nightlife, with a great assortment of pubs and bars serving up locally-brewed delights. Bristol is also within easy reach. The city’s distinctive culture and music scene promise a great night out. Alternatively, experience the independent delis and waterfront restaurants, or head to Cabot Circus for your high-fashion favourites.
The county town of Taunton has developed into a busy hub offering a wide choice of high street brands, restaurants and bars, together with sports and leisure facilities including the Somerset County Cricket Ground.
Somerset has a good range of transport links; the A38, which provides good links to Taunton and Bristol from across the county. Direct trains to London can be caught from many mainline stations, or take the M5 to Exeter and Bristol, each with their own international airports.
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