Countryside attractions in Somerset

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Badgworthy Water
The heart of Lorna Doone country - Badgworthy Water offers excellent walking trails deep into Exmoor National Park.

Exmoor 
a huge sandstone plateau split by deep coombes, or wooded valleys, Exmoor is home to some of the most varied and beautiful scenery in England. Somerset is home to about 2/3 of Exmoor, with the remainder lying in Devon, to the west.

Exmoor Heritage Coast
England's highest coastline, with striking "hog-back" cliffs towering over the Bristol Channel.

Mendip Hills
A high limestone ridge in northeast Somerset, riddled with caves such as Cheddar Cave and Wookey Hole. Below the Hills are the Somerset Levels, marshy ground that was under water in the Middle Ages.

South West Coast Path
the longest and, occasionally most arduous, of England's National Trails runs from Minehead along the coast and into Devon on its way to Lands End and the south coast.




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British History Quiz

This Archbishop of Canterbury authored two Books of Common Prayer and helped Henry VIII divorce Catherine of Argagon



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This Day in British History

27 February, 1841

Tract XC published

Newman's Tract caused an uproar by interpreting the Thirty Nine Articles in a Catholic fashion

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This king led his troops at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743, the last English king to lead his men in battle



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Wincanton (Self catering)
Cottage: HCLLANE, Wincanton

Love Lane Cottage

DETACHED STABLE CONVERSION SET ON 200 ACRE WORKING FARM WITH COWS SHEEP & A LARGE LAKE This stylish and well converted stable provides welcoming first class accommodation in this most …
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Ilminster (Self catering)
The Mill, Ilminster

The Mill

Small hall and utility room. Spacious and attractive dining room with flagstone floor. Well equipped kitchen. Bathroom/WC. Steep stairs to first floor: Two twin bedded rooms one with sloping ceilings. …
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Castle Cary (Hotel)
The George Hotel

The George Hotel

It has managed to preserve many historic features of the town, such as the round house, horsepond and many other local buildings, dating back to the 16th century. The hotel is owned and managed by Daniel Patrick along with family and staff. Our aim is to provide our guests with … more >>

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Glastonbury (Hotel)
The George and Pilgrim

The George and Pilgrim

Built in the 1400s The George and Pilgrim is the oldest purpose-built pub in the South West of England. Situated in the heart of Glastonbury it is steeped in history and old folk law. The building has a paneled stone frontage mullion windows and old oak beams. All 14 … more >>

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