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

Mary, Queen of Scots was moved here following the failure of the Babington Plot to free her from captivity in 1586



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This Day in British History

23 November, 1887

Bloody Sunday

Protesters in Trafalgar Square demanding free speech, unemployment action, and Irish rights clash with police

Monarch Mayhem

He was married to Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen



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Watchet (Self catering)
Cottage: HCTLIMP, Watchet

FCH8061

WALKING DISTANCE TO THE VILLAGE AMENITIES AND PEBBLED BEACH

This well-appointed terraced cottage is in a quiet location a few minutes' walk from the heart of the popular holiday destination of …
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Penselwood (Self catering)
The Old Bull Stall, Penselwood

The Old Bull Stall

This property provides comfortable, well-furnished accommodation for five people over two bedrooms – one first floor double, and one ground floor twin with additional fold out bed - as well …
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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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