West Pennard Court Barn is a 15th-century barn with an unusual roof and upper floor made of compacted earth.
Somerset has a wide selection of things to do, with the open spaces of Exmoor National Park and the Somerset levels, a beautiful and varied coastline, caves at Wookey Hole and many historical places of interest and beautiful gardens.
Finding the right Somerset day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search at the top of the page to plan your next Somerset activity.
The American Museum in Britain is a beautiful collection of antiques covering American history from the late 17th to the mid 19th centuries. The exhibits are housed at the grade Read more [...]
The Bath Assembly Rooms are situated right at the heart of the Georgian city of Bath in Somerset. Designed by John Wood the Younger in 1769, the Assembly Rooms have Read more [...]
The Bath Postal Museum is located in central Bath in Somerset. Founded in 1979 by Audrey and Harold Swindells, the museum collection is now housed in the basement of the Read more [...]
The Grand Pier at Weston-super-Mare in north Somerset has an indoor pleasure park on the pier. Having been twice destroyed by fire, most recently in 2008, the pier underwent a Read more [...]
Birnbeck Pier is unusual in that it links the mainland with Birnbeck Island, a 1.2 hectares (12,000 m2) rocky island. The pier has been closed to the public since 1994. Read more [...]
The Herschel Museum of Astronomy is located in a grade II listed Georgian townhouse in central Bath, Somerset. It is a small independent museum which showcases the life and works Read more [...]
Bath Abbey, or to give it its formal name, The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, is an Anglican church of gothic architecture in central Bath, Somerset. The Read more [...]
Bath Golf Club is considered to be one of England’s finest inland golf courses. Located just one mile east of Bath city centre, members and visitors alike can enjoy stunning Read more [...]
Dunster Castle is an 11th Century castle on a wooded hill overlooking the town of Dunster. The castle has fine interiors and subtropical terraced gardens.
The Roman Baths is the site of the original public bathing house during Roman times, located in central Bath adjacent to Bath Abbey. Excavated during the 19th century, the Baths Read more [...]
Wookey Hole cave system has 25 chambers and was formed through erosion of the limestone hills by the River Axe. Before emerging at Wookey Hole the water enters underground streams Read more [...]