Museums in Somerset

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This cartoon character humourously reprsented the essence of an Englishman


This Day in British History

25 October, 1154

Death of King Stephen

Stephen is succeeded by Henry Plantagenet, son of Empress Matilda (Queen Maud)

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was buried in three places; her entrails at Lincoln Cathedral, her heart at Blackfriars in London, and her body at Westminster Abbey


North Petherton (Self catering)
The Hen House , North Petherton

The Hen House

Set on the lower slopes of the Quantock Hills which are, an area of outstanding natural beauty, along narrow winding lanes but only 10 minutes from Junction 24 of the …
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Watchet (Self catering)
Causeway Cottage, Watchet

Causeway Cottage

This lovely terraced cottage in Watchet sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
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Castle Cary (Hotel)
The George Hotel

The George Hotel

A 15th century country town hotel at the centre of historic Castle Cary, nestling in the hills of South Somerset.Two bars the George Bar with an original inglenook fireplace and the snug for non smokers offer bar meals with tasty chefs specials and a selection of real ales.The elegant panelled … more >>

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Shepton Mallet (Hotel)
Charlton House

Charlton House

A luxury country house with a unique story- built in 1630 and opened as a hotel in 1996 by Roger Saul the creator of the British design label, Mulberry and his wife Monty. Nestling peacefully on the edge of an English market town, this atmospheric country house hotel has retained … more >>

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