Welcome to South Somerset

Perfect for days out, weekend breaks or longer holidays, the opportunities are endless here.

Autumn – ‘the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’, as the poet John Keats famously quoted, is a fantastic time to visit South Somerset. 

The apple orchards are rich with the smell of ripening fruit and the tang of fermenting cider. The mist hangs low over the Levels and the weather is often kind.   

It is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy South Somerset’s numerous gardens open to the public.  Look out for Halloween events that may be taking place too.  Check out our latest autumnal top tips here

Don't miss..

The wild and natural beauty of Somerset’s River Parrett Trail, a stunning, tranquil 50 mile walk traversing source to sea.

Ham Hill Country Park, a wildlife haven centred around an Iron Age hillfort, offering fantastic dog walks, walking and spectacular scenic views.

History and heritage in our characterful market towns and villages and lose yourself in magical landscapes.

Incredible local menus and fantastic eateries for all budgets.

Boutique hotels and characterful cottages to gorgeous camping and glamping sites, there is something for everyone here

Click on the South Somerset map for a more detailed view of where you are visiting. 

** We still suggest to check websites directly or call where you would like to go in advance to check latest opening times. **

South Somerset offers endless opportunities

Things To Do

Relax or get active, there is something for everyone. 

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Discover timeless beauty and incredible wildlife and nature.  

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What's On

Join in and enjoy festivals, events,  celebrations, carnivals and local traditions.

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Top Tips Guides

Blessed with award winning country parks, museums, unique attractions and a great range of activities, our free guides will help you make the most of your time here. Bringing the dog? Check out our Dog Friendly Days Out Guide too.  

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South Somerset's Secrets

Enticing Itineraries

Discover and share the secrets of South Somerset with our enticing itineraries. Walkers, naturalists, cyclists, foodies, garden enthusiasts, historians and fans of all things quirky - you'll be happy here. 

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Guides, Trails & Maps

Brochures, Trails & Maps

Enjoy your time in South Somerset by downloading these handy maps, walks, brochures and more.  Planning ahead just got a whole lot easier. 

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