Category Archives: Somerset

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 […]

20+ fun things to do in Somerset

Birds eye view of the road leading through Cheddar Gorge, Somerset, South West England

Are you looking for fun things to do in Somerset? This list has over 20 attractions for history buffs, nature lovers, families with kids and luxury travellers! With rolling countryside as far as the eye can see, compelling and fascinating market towns and ancient cities, family-friendly attractions and a beautiful coastline – there are so […]

Cities in South West England to Visit

If you want an urban break, why not visit one of these cities in South West England? This part of the country isn’t famed for its metropolises, but there are a few smaller, historic cities to visit. From Bristol, the biggest city in the region but still somewhere that feels comfortably liveable, to the tiny […]

30+ Awesome Places to Visit in South West England

Cornwall in Spring

If you’re looking for places to visit in South West England, here are over 30 suggestions! This day trips in South West England guide will show you some of the best days out in the region. Mainly focusing on Bristol, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, there should be a range of places that are accessible from […]

10 Exciting Day Trips from Bath

Glastonbury Tor Sunrise, Somerset

Bath is one of the UK’s most famous and visited cities. However, for all its appeals, it’s not a huge place – you could easily see all of its attractions in a weekend in Bath. If you’ve got a bit longer in the area, why not check out some of its amazing surrounding spots?  Bath […]