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Somerset Travel Guide

Places to Visit in Somerset

Bath

Bath ranks amongst Europe's most beautiful cities due to the vision of three inspired architects in the 18th century. A great base for seeing England, there are plenty of attractions in Bath including the Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, the Jane Austen Centre and the Holburne Museum of Art.

8 out of 10 stars (7 votes)

Dunster

Popularly known as the Jewel of Exmoor National Park, Dunster is a charming, historic town. Attractions here include the fairytale Dunster Castle, the octagonal yarn market, a working watermill and speciality shopping.

9 out of 10 stars (2 votes)

Glastonbury

Glastonbury is a mystical town lying in the center of the Isle of Avalon, a region renowned for mystical events in the past. The region and the myth are closely associated with Christianity, as according to early Christian legend, it is said that Jesus visited the area when still a young man.

7 out of 10 stars (3 votes)

Minehead

The busiest seaside resort in Somerset, Minehead has a great sandy beach and charming Victorian architecture. Minehead is also the start of the South West Coast Path and the end or start of scenic and historic tours on the West Somerset Railway.

10 out of 10 stars (2 votes)

Porlock

Scenically sheltered in a hollow protected by three hills, Porlock is a wee coastal village in Exmoor National Park. Walk in the footsteps of Wordsworth and Coleridge and visit the smallest church in England, Culborne Church and the Ship Inn, one of the oldest inns in the country.

9 out of 10 stars (4 votes)