Ashton Windmill is an 18th-century mill on the Isle of Wedmore, above the Somerset Levels. The mill offers great views over the Levels, Cheddar Gorge, and the Mendips. The mill has all its original machinery in working order. Chapel Allerton, Wedmore, Somerset, England, BS26 2PP
The elegant Assembly Rooms were designed by John Wood the Younger from 1769 to act as a venue for social events and a public meeting place. If you were a member of high society visiting Bath during the Georgian and Victorian periods, then the Assembly Rooms were an essential stop on your daily social rounds. Bennett Street, Bath, Somerset, England, BA1 2QH
Perched on a headland extending far out into Bristol Channel is an 1865 Palmerston Fort, housing an exhibition on Brean's history. Steep but exhilarating walks take in an outstanding natural environment and a scenic peninsula pier extending 1.5 miles into the Channel. Brean, Somerset, England, TA8 2RS
Attraction Type: Historic Property - Military Site Heritage Rating:?
A historic 16th-century dovecote and watchtower high above the town of Bruton, situated on the Leland walking trail. Managed by the Stourhead Estate (National Trust). Stourhead Estate, Warminster, Somerset, England, BA10 0NS
The oldest working water mill in Somerset, dating to 1864, on a site that has had a mill for over 1000 years. See organic flour being made by hand from English wheat. Wookey, Wells, Mendip Hills, Somerset, England, BA5 1NJ
A memorial to the 18th-century industrialist Sir William Pynsent of nearby Burton Pynsent. The monument was erected by William Pitt the Elder, in gratitude after Pynsent left the estate at Burton Pynsent to Pitt in thanks for his opposition to a proposed tax on cider. The column rises to 140 feet. Stairs to the top were closed after a cow managed to climb to the viewing platform, and, unable to back down, fell to its death from the top. Heale Lane, Curry Rivel, Somerset, England, TA10 0PJ
One of the oldest and most complete watermills remaining in the country, on a site that has had a mill since at least 1257. The Grade-II listed mill features intact 1850s machinery and interior. Guided tours are available on special open days and by arrangement. Clapton, Crewkerne, Somerset, England, TA18 8PU
Coleridge Cottage was home for three years to celebrated poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the spot where he wrote some of his most famous works. The cottage is restored to the way it looked when Coleridge and his family lived here from 1797-1800. 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Somerset, England, TA5 1NQ
Cothay Manor is a romantic 15th-century manor on the water, open by arrangement for group visits and regularly during spring and summer to the general public. The manor is surrounded by 12 acres of superb gardens. Greenham, Somerset, England, TA21 0JR
The Dunster Butter Cross is the stump of a medieval stone cross, which used to be used as a meeting place for merchants and probably stood at the north end of Dunster's High Street. Alcombe Road, Dunster, Somerset, England, TA24 6RT
The George at Nunney has nine guest rooms, including the romantic four-poster Trafalgar Suite. Rated 3*** by the English Tourism Council, this is the ideal bed and breakfast hotel near Longleat Safari Park, Bath and Frome for exploring the West Country.