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

In 1400 this Welsh landowner's private dispute with neighbour Reginald de Grey sparked a Welsh rebellion



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This Day in British History

24 September, 1930

Noel coward's Private Lives opens

First performance is held at the Phoenix Theatre, London. Coward would go on to be one of the most popular dramatists and lyricists of the 20th century

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch dissolved all the monasteries in his realm as part of a split from the Catholic church in Rome



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Shepton Mallet (Self catering)
Croft Cottage, Shepton Mallet

Croft Cottage

A wonderful, detached stone barn set near the villages of Binegar and Gurney Slade can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
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Burnham-on-Sea (Self catering)
Cottage: HCWATEF, Burnham-on-Sea

Waterfront Farm Cottage

A PRIVATE RETREAT FOR ADULTS WHO ENJOY THE PLEASURES OF COUNTRY LIFE REGRET NO BABIES IN ARMS AND REGRET NO TODDLERS Waterfront Farm Cottage is situated in the rural …
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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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