Category Archives: Somerset

National Trust vs English Heritage: Which Membership to Buy

A clear day at Stonehenge, Somerset

If you are based in the UK and want to explore more historical sites, you might be wondering National Trust vs English Heritage – which is better?  Both of these heritage organisations celebrate Britain’s history, and membership at either gives you the chance to visit their sites free of charge.  You could purchase both memberships, […]

National Trust Review: Is Membership Worth It?

A view of the outside of Trerice, an Elizabethan manor house and one of the best National Trust places in Cornwall

If you’re searching for a full National Trust review, look no further! This blog post will detail all the information that you need. If you’re interested in travel, history, architecture, horticulture or nature and are based anywhere in the UK or visit the country often, a National Trust membership could be a fantastic investment. Having […]

Full English Heritage Review: Is Membership Worth It?

Stonehenge in Wiltshire, South West England

If you’re interested in history, you’ve got to read this English Heritage review! English Heritage membership is a fantastic investment for archaeology or history lovers – or for people who just want to see more of the UK in a cost-effective way. With it, you can enjoy unlimited access to all of their wonderful castles, […]

Guide to Pumpkin Picking at Farrington’s Farm (near Bristol)

pumpkin picking

If you’re looking for somewhere to go pumpkin picking near Bristol, I recommend Farrington’s Farm.  This pumpkin patch has everything you could want – activities, refreshments, a carving area, and of course, a pumpkin field full of pumpkins! Whether you’re visiting Farrington’s as a family or without kids in tow (my boyfriend and I went […]

Porlock Weir to Lynmouth Walk: All you need to know

Coast path going downwards with sea in background

The Porlock Weir to Lynmouth walk takes in some of the most amazing views of Exmoor National Park. You’ll be able to enjoy the forest, coastal cliffs and the two settlements of Porlock Weir and Lynmouth. This is usually the second day of the South West Coast Path (if starting in Minehead). It is a […]

Minehead to Porlock Walk: SWCP Day One

Cliffs with moors in background

The Minehead to Porlock walk is the first (or last, depending on what way you’re doing it!) part of the South West Coast Path, one of the most famous long-distance walking routes in the UK.  It encompasses 630 miles from Minehead in Somerset to Poole in Dorset, and passes through countless beach towns, epic coastal […]

12 Places to Stay in Somerset and Hotel Recommendations

Pretty village of Porlock, Somerset

Are you looking for places to stay in Somerset? This blog post focuses on some of the best towns, villages and cities in the county, with plenty of hotel recommendations.  Somerset is a stunning region with rolling hills, a dramatic coastline and charismatic towns. It’s famous for Cheddar Gorge, the biggest gorge in the country, […]

35 Incredible Places to Visit in Somerset

Close up of Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, South West England

From the historic city of Bath to the epic Cheddar Gorge, there are countless amazing places to visit in Somerset. This county is home to some of the most picturesque countryside in all of England, two cities (Bath which is a popular tourist hub and Wells which is the UK’s smallest city), a gorgeous coastline […]

Places to stay near Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Are you looking for places to stay near Cheddar Gorge? This natural phenomenon, located near the Mendip Hills, is one of the most popular tourist sites in England, and it’s the perfect destination for adventurous travellers, families, and groups wanting a trip to the countryside! The Somerset town of Cheddar is famous for being the […]

15 Fun Things to do in Cheddar, Somerset

Cheddar Gorge 1

If you’re on holiday in Somerset, you might be wondering what the best things to do in Cheddar are. Most famous for Cheddar Gorge, which is arguably the most impressive gorge in the country, this is a popular Somerset tourist town that is great for a staycation any time of year! Cheddar Gorge’s inland limestone […]