Welcome to South Somerset

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Please check visitor details with the venue or attraction before visiting. 

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

Easy to get to...

  • Arrive in South Somerset by train from London in just over 2 hours 
  • Easy to reach from North, South, East and West, making it one of the most accessible places to holiday in South West
  • A great base to explore city life with Bristol and Bath only a short distance away 

Don't miss...

Incredible local menus and fantastic eateries for all budgets. Check out South Somerset's new foodie film to tempt the taste buds..


The wild and natural beauty of Somerset’s River Parrett Trail, a stunning, tranquil 50 mile walk traversing source to sea. Find a taster of what to expect here in this beautiful film...

The South Somerset 80-mile Cycleway - a greener way to explore this fantastic region; discover hedge-lined sleepy country lanes, pretty market towns and villages and the stunning Somerset Levels. 

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; lose yourself in magical landscapes.

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. 

Planning ahead just got a whole lot easier! Enjoy our free guides to help make the most of your time here...

Things to Do Guide 2023  

Dog-friendly Days Out 2023

Accessibility 2023

** 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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What's On

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

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Food & Drink

Discover rustic cider orchards, delicious pub grub, incredible local produce and inspiring menus.

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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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