Famed for its cider and Cheddar cheese as much as for its greenery, Somerset is classic rural England. Think peace and quiet, traditional market towns, areas celebrated for their outstanding natural beauty, and amazing seashores a little further south in neighbouring Dorset and East Devon. Plan a few days of relaxation with fine food live shows and music. Explore our fabulous valley setting with lakes, gardens and many interesting walks or stay for longer to discover even more of the pretty neighbouring countryside and coast.



Summertime events in the area

Somerset offers a variety of different tourism hot spots, areas of outstanding natural beauty and lots to do

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Cricket St Thomas library

Relaxing at Cricket St. Thomas

This is the place where BBC TV series ‘To The Manor Born’ was filmed. More than 30 years later, the hotel still extends an invitation to enjoy the good life. Beautiful Historic rooms make it easy to wind down, while the lounges offer a traditional backdrop for afternoon tea. The 160-acre grounds are lovely too for rambles, with signposted walks through the formal gardens, woodland, and around the lakes.