Somerset has so many special places where lasting childhood memories can be made.
Kilver Court secret gardens are a stunning attraction and the previous home of the famous Mulberry Factory. The gardens are beautiful and nestled below a stunning viaduct. The destination now boasts true desinger outlet shopping and a fabulous restaurant.
Wells is a short 7 mile drive or bus ride from Glastonbury. Wells is a true medieval town with a famous and spectacular Cathederal which is a must see for visitors to this wonderful city. Other attractions include The Bishops Palace, Vicars Close and the Market Place.
Ebbor is a dry limestone gorge on the southern sides of the Mendip Hills. Its a protected conservation area with its own humid microclimate that is perfect for the hundreds of species of Ferns and Lichens. A lovely but challenging walk with some beautiful views over the Mendips.
Spectacular scenery and awesome caves await visitors to this local attraction. Don’t forget to pick up some of the worlds most famous cheese too!
No visit to Somerset would be complete without a visit to the famous house and Safari Park of Longleat. Go and pick up your “I’ve seen the Lions at Longleat” stickers!
The Railway runs from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead on an old branch line. The trip takes you through the rolling quantock hills all the way to Minehead with stops along the way. There is a stop at the famous town of Dunster with its fabulous castle. Its a great day out for all the family and a reminder of the age of steam.
Challice Well is one of Great Britains oldest wells, people have visited this well for thousands of years. It is a Holy Well and said to be where Joseph of Arimethea washed the cup used at the last supper.
In the Abbey farmhouse, the story of Victorian life both social and domestic are portrayed. There is a fantastic historic Barn and a wonderful tea rooms. A great stop off on the way to Chalice Well.
Glastonbury Abbey was founded in the seventh century and extended by Dunstan who became Archbishop of Canterbury in 961. The abbey finally succumbed to downfall during Henry VIII’s dissolution of the monasteries between 1536 and 1541.