Somerset is a land of Kings such as Arthur and Alfred. Cradle of Christianity in Britain, stronghold of Alfred the Great and scene of bloody Civil War battles.
Famed for cider making and cider drinking, there are numerous cider farms, each with their own unique brew. Somerset’s cider traditions led to the birth to the Wurzels.
The mystical town of Glastonbury is close by with its world famous Tor, Abbey ruins and unique hippy culture.
Wells, a few miles further on, is Englands smallest city. It’s worth a visit to see its magnificent Cathedral, Bishops Palace and thriving twice weekly farmers market.
All around are the enigmatic and magical Somerset levels from which rise the Polden and Mendip hills to the north and the Quantocks and Blackdown Hills to the west.
Whether on foot, by bicycle or car there is much to do, places to visit and countryside to enjoy.
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