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 [...]
Our Landscape and Nature 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 the countryside or coast path 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 countryside or coast path activity links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Somerset activity.
Wills Neck is the summit of the Quantock Hills and is one of the highest points in Somerset. Located about 8 miles north west of the county town of Taunton Read more [...]
The Royal Victoria Park is a municipal park in central Bath which stretches over 57 acres. Overlooked by the Royal Crescent, the Park was opened in 1830 and named after Read more [...]
The Georgian Garden is situated just behind The Circus in central Bath. It is a recreated garden from the period 1760-1770 and follows the position of flower-beds and paths which Read more [...]
Exmoor is loosely defined as an area of hilly open moorland in west Somerset and north Devon and is named after the River Exe. Exmoor was designated a National Park in 1954. Exmoor has 55 kilometres (34 miles) of Read more [...]
Cheddar Gorge is on the southern area of the Mendip Hills. A spectacular limestone ravine with rocks to a height of 100m (328 ft) and a winding road passes through Read more [...]
Holnicote Estate, within Exmoor National Park high heather moorland, ancient woodlands and dramatic cliffs, interspersed with picturesque villages and farms. Diverse and rare wildlife, including barbastelle bats and heath fritillary Read more [...]
Mendip Hills – gorges, distinctive peaks and ancient woodland rising above the Somerset Levels. Views towards the Quantocks and Bristol Channel with many natural landmarks, rock formations and caves created Read more [...]
Brean Down headland just to the south of Weston-super-Mare is a spectacular 97m high outcrop extending 2km into the Bristol Channel and one of the most dramatic landmarks on Somerset’s coastline Read more [...]
Prior Park, 18th-century landscape garden with an Ornamental Palladian bridge, one of only four in the world. Designed with advice from poet Alexander Pope and ‘Capability’ Brown.
The Tor dominates the surrounding countryside and offers spectacular views over Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire. At the summit of this very steep hill an excavation has revealed the plans of Read more [...]