Things to do in Somerset

Cheddar Cheese Company

1 The Cheddar Gorge Cheese company

The only Cheddar made in Cheddar! Visit their small factory visitor centre in Cheddar where you can watch them make, mature and pack the Cheddar cheese. The centre is child friendly, with lots of information and illustrations on the walls.  

Distance: 11 Miles

SS Great Britain

2 SS Great Britain

Step back in time when you board Brunel’s SS Great Britain. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life aboard for Victorian passengers and crew. Descend under water below the glass ‘sea’ to touch the world’s first great ocean liner.

Distance: 29 Miles

Puxton Park

3 Puxton Park

A fun filled, all-weather day out for the whole family. Whether you are looking for adventure, leisure or play, there is something for the whole family to enjoy! Visit the animal farm park or try the all-weather soft play area.  

Distance: 12 Miles

4 Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton

Europe’s largest naval aviation Museum which is home to over ninety aircraft, 2 million records and 30 thousand artefacts. It houses the first British Concorde which you can go on board, view the cockpit and visit the award winning Aircraft Carrier Experience.

Distance: 26 Miles

Brean Splash

5 Brean Splash

Brean Splash Waterpark boasts a 6 lane, 25m heated indoor swimming pool and indoor splash park. During the warmer months you can experience the thrill of the five mega waterslides. The Waterpark also has a splash area, with 3 mini slides and a huge splashing water bucket or alternatively, you can just find a place…

Distance: 5 Miles

5 Burnham-on-Sea Food Festival

26th May & 27th October 2018. The Burnham-on-Sea Food and Drink festival is a free, one-day festival with over 80 stalls showcasing the best food and drink from across Somerset. You will be able to buy everything from Caribbean Jerk Chicken, BBQ ribs and stone baked pizzas to festival staples such as ales, cheeses and…

Distance: 1.8 Miles

6 Roman City of Bath

A city so beautiful and special that it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Bath is the only place in the UK where you can bathe in naturally hot spa water and original roman style baths.

Distance: 34 Miles

7 Cider Farms

One of the areas deservedly famous for real cider is Somerset. Visit one of the local cider farms and try for yourself.

Distance: 2.5 Miles

Noahs Ark

8 Noahs Ark Zoo Farm

Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm is a 100-acre zoo developed on a working farm in Wraxall, North Somerset. The zoo has the largest elephant enclosure in northern Europe and has grown to become the largest zoo in the South-West welcoming over 200,000 visitors a year. They have a large range of exotic and endangered species, including African…

Distance: 21 Miles

9 Glastonbury Tor and Abbey

Take a trip back in time and visit these beautiful, ancient and mystical sites.

Distance: 15

Haynes Motor Museum

10 Haynes Motor Museum

The Haynes International Motor Museum is the UK’s largest collection of cars from around the world with over 400 amazing cars and bikes from the dawn of motoring in the late 1800s through nostalgic classics of the 1950s and 1960s. Located just off the A303 at Sparkford in Somerset the Museum offers 19 individual exhibitions…

Distance: 31 Miles

11 Mendip Hills

A stunning landscape of steep slopes and undulating plateau punctuated by spectacular gorges and rocky outcrops.

Distance: 14 Miles

12 Cheddar Gorge

Visit Britain’s biggest gorge, take in the dramatic cliffs rising up 450ft and explore the stunning stalactite caverns below.

Distance: 11 Miles

13 Wookey Hole Caves and Mill

Britain’s most spectacular caves and home to the legendary Witch of Wookey. Revamped, restored and totally remarkable, the new Wookey Hole Experience is an explosive mix of history, mystery & fun.

Distance: 16 Miles

14 Clarks Village, Street

Clarks Village has over 90 stores offering up to 60% off high street prices, nestled in the heart of Somerset just one mile from the world famous town of Glastonbury.

Distance: 17 Miles

15 Longleat Safari & Adventure Park

This is family fun at it’s very best! Drive-thru wild animal park, an Elizabethan house plus theme park amusements and events.

Distance: 40 Miles