Things to doThere is so much to see and do on our doorstep – you’ll be spoiled for choice.
Wookey Hole Caves is well worth a visit if you have young children. They will be enthralled by the enchanting tales of its famous Witch.
Longleat – the UK’s number one safari park.
Cheddar Gorge where attractions include Gough’s Cave, Dreamhunters, The Museum of Prehistory, Rocksport activities and Escape Room Games.
Shepton Mallet Prison – from ghost tours to laser games and archery wars, there’s lots to keep you busy here.
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Historic Homes & Gardens
National Trust properties nearby include:
Stourhead – a Palladian house with a world-famous landscape garden.
Barrington Court with beautiful gardens full of vibrant colours and intoxicating scents as well as playing fountains.
Dunster Castle is an ancient building, now a comfortable country home with dramatic vistas and subtropical gardens.
Montacute House is a masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture and design, featuring towering walls of glass and beautiful surrounding gardens.
Kilver Court Gardens are an unexpected and quirky delight for visitors to the area. Featured on BBC’s Gardeners World there is lots to explore in the three and a half acre gardens.
Brunel’s SS Great Britain – discover the ship that changed the world!
American Museum & Gardens – a unique American experience set in 125 acres of outstanding natural beauty.
The Fleet Air Museum – representing the flying arm of the Royal Navy, where its history is preserved for the benefit of today’s and future generations.