Wells Cathedral is a cathedral for the Church of England, situated in Wells in Somerset. The present cathedral building dates between 1175 and 1490 and is modest in size. The Read more [...]
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Somerset day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Somerset activity.
The Royal Crescent is a street of 30 Georgian terraced houses which are laid out in a grand sweeping crescent. Situated in central Bath and built between 1767 and 1774, Read more [...]
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 [...]
Pulteney Bridge is an iconic landmark in central Bath which crosses the River Avon. Designed in a Palladian style by Robert Adams for William Pulteney and opened in 1774, it Read more [...]
Nunney Castle is a 14th Century french style castle surrounded by a moat within the village. Built for Sir John Delamare in 1373 A veteran of the Hundred Years’ War, Read more [...]
Nettlecombe Court is a country mansion house near the village of Williton in Exmoor National Park in Somerset. Part of the house originates from medieval times and has been added Read more [...]
The Museum of Bath at Work tells the story of the commercial development of Bath over the last 2,000 years and is located at Camden Works on Julian Road in Read more [...]
The Jane Austen Centre is a museum dedicated to the life and works of one of Bath’s most famous residents, the 19th century writer, Jane Austen. Situated in Gay Street Read more [...]
The International Helicopter Museum features a collection of more than 80 military and civilian helicopters housed on a former RAF base in Weston super Mare in Somerset. Established in 1958 Read more [...]
The Holburne Museum of Art is an art collection situated in Sydney Gardens in central Bath, Somerset. Housed in a grade I listed building designed by Charles Harcourt Masters, the 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 [...]
Glastonbury Abbey is a ruined monastery situated in the town of Glastonbury in Somerset. First founded in the 7th century and expanded in the 10th century, the Abbey was destroyed Read more [...]