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Somerset is a county in the south-west of England. The county town is Taunton. Somerset is a rural county of rolling hills such as the Mendip Hills and Exmoor National Park, downland, and large flat expanses of land including the Somerset Levels. Somerset has traditions of art, music and literature. Along with the rest of South West England, Somerset has a temperate climate which is generally wetter and milder.

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• Bath

Bath Hotels, Somerset, England

Bath was first made famous as a resort spa town by the Romans. Later revived in the 18th century, Bath underwent a major Georgian development as evidenced in the fine architecture still today. Set in beatiful green and rolling hills of the Avon valley, the old town is full of character …

• Bristol

Bristol Hotels, Somerset, England

Bristol, in Avon, is a city which has been a port for a thousand years, and certainly has nautical rhythms in its blood. Alongside the echoes of seafarers past are the sounds of a young city, the bands and bars, the clubs and cafes. It's hip and historic, dynamic yet laid back …

• Taunton

Taunton Hotels, Somerset, England

Taunton is the county town of Somerset. The town name derives from Town on the River Tone - or Tone Town. It still holds a weekly market. There was perhaps a Romano-British village near the suburb of Holway, and Taunton was a place of importance in Saxon times …

• Yeovil

Yeovil Hotels, Somerset, England

Yeovil is a town and civil parish in south Somerset. The town is situated at the southern boundary of Somerset, 130 miles from London, 40 miles south of Bristol and 30 miles from Taunton. It has palaeolithic remains, was on an old Roman road and was recorded in the Domesday Book …

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» Clevedon

Clevedon Hotels, Somerset, England

Clevedon is a town and civil parish in the unitary authority of North Somerset. The town is situated amongst a group of small hills alongside the River Severn estuary, including Churchill, Wain's hill (which is topped by the remains of an iron age hill fort), Dial hill, Strawberry hill, Castle hill …

» Frome

Frome Hotels, Somerset, England

Frome is a medium-sized town in Somerset, near the Mendip Hills. From AD 950 to 1650, it was larger than Bath, 13 mi to the north. The town originally grew due to the weaving industry, and weavers' cottages can still be found, contrasting with Georgian terraces …

» Glastonbury

Glastonbury Hotels, Somerset, England

Glastonbury is a small town in Somerset, situated at a dry point on the low lying Somerset Levels, south of Bristol. Glastonbury is less than 1 mile across the River Brue from the village of Street. Evidence from timber trackways such as the Sweet Track show that the town has been inhabited since Neolithic times …

» Keynsham

Keynsham Hotels, Somerset, England

Keynsham is a town between Bristol and Bath in south west England. It was listed in the Domesday Book as Cainesham, meaning St Keyne's home. It is believed that Saint Keyne lived in the 5th century. Keynsham is scattered with Roman remains, such as the Roman villas at Somerdale and Durley Hill …

» Minehead

Minehead Hotels, Somerset, England

Minehead is a coastal town in West Somerset. The town's major tourist attraction is Butlins holiday camp. Other attractions include the West Somerset Railway station, Blenheim Gardens, and the Minehead & West Somerset Golf Club, Somerset's oldest golf club, established in 1882 …

» Redhill

Redhill Hotels, Somerset, England

Redhill is a village in the parish of Wrington, Somerset, on the A38 Bridgwater Road about 10 miles south of Bristol and close to Bristol International Airport. The earliest record of the name Redhill that has been found is on Day & Master's map of Somerset from as late as 1782 …

» Shepton Mallet

Shepton Mallet Hotels, Somerset, England

Shepton Mallet is a small rural town in Somerset, five miles to the east of Wells and just south of the Mendip Hills. Rich in history, the market cross in the town centre dates back to the 1500s. National treasures such as the Domesday Book were kept safe here in World War II …

» Sparkford

Sparkford Hotels, Somerset, England

Sparkford is a village in south Somerset. It is situated near the junction of the A303 road from London to Exeter and the A359 from Frome to Yeovil. The population is about 500, mostly living along the old A303 and Church Road, which runs down to the former water mill and the church …

» Wells

Wells Hotels, Somerset, England

Wells is a small cathedral city and civil parish in Somerset, nestling in the Mendip Hills. The name Wells derives from the three wells dedicated to Saint Andrew, one in the market place and two within the grounds of the Bishop's Palace and cathedral - thought to have curative powers …

» Weston-Super-Mare

Weston-Super-Mare Hotels, Somerset, England

Weston-super-Mare is an English seaside resort town in North Somerset. The town is situated on the Bristol Channel approximately 18 miles south west of Bristol and has spread along the coast between the bounding high ground of Worlebury Hill and Brean Down. It is well known for its sandy beaches …

» Wincanton

Wincanton Hotels, Somerset, England

Wincanton is a small town in south Somerset. The town lies on the A303 road, the main route between London and South West England, and has some light industry. Windmill Hill was the site of a Bronze Age Beaker culture burial, and contemporary artefacts have been found on the Selwood Ridge …

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Traditionally, the South West of England has been well known for producing Cheddar cheese, which originated in the Somerset village of Cheddar, for Devon cream teas, and for cider. It is now probably equally well known as the home of the Eden Project, Aardman Animations, the Glastonbury festival, the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, trip hop music, Cornwall's seafood restaurants and surfing beaches …


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