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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Here are some things to do in Ilchester

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The east front of Montacute House, Somerset with the balustraded wall of the East Court garden. This Elizabethan Ham-stone house was built in the late sixteenth-century for Sir Edward Phelips. The east front is in the usual Elizabethan

This month’s Great Drive takes a journey from Dolebury Warren Hillfort to Montacute House,with its towering walls of glass and glow of locally sourced ham stone

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Education

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Royal High School Bath seeks to encourage each girl to persevere and grow in self-confidence in order to discover and fulfil her potential...

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Queens College

A brief history of Taunton’s day and boarding school, Queens College

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Walks

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Explore this nature reserve where dormice find sanctuary and plant life is abundant

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Friday, February 6, 2015
Snowdrop Valley

Words and pictures: Simone Stanbrook-Byrne and James Clancy.

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Recipes

Monday, December 15, 2014

Andrea Cowan looks at the seasonal fayre offered by Somerset’s farm shops.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Piping mousse

Somerset bakery Pullins has created a festive recipe exclusively for Somerset Life readers.

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Interiors

Friday, April 10, 2015

Great British Life is offering a beautiful double bedding set worth £165 to a lucky reader.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Interior of the Detached Grade 11 listed lodge.

Emma and Paul Carrett have used their artistic talent and love for design to create a stylish family home

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Celebrity interviews

Friday, February 20, 2015

One of the biggest British vloggers, 3 of the best UK comedians, a Formula One World Champion and an award-winning author – the towns and rural retreats of Somerset are a breeding ground for talent

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Friday, February 20, 2015
Bristol medical student Emily Macdonagh and Peter Andre.

Can the uni you go to determine if you achieve celebrity status at some point in your career? Here are 10 famous Bristol graduates who have done just that

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Life TV

Friday, February 20, 2015

One of the biggest British vloggers, 3 of the best UK comedians, a Formula One World Champion and an award-winning author – the towns and rural retreats of Somerset are a breeding ground for talent

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Jack Johnson and Ben Howard announced to headline brand new summercamp festival from “Mama & Company” at the beautiful setting of Castle Hill, North Devon. July 17 - 21 2014.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Climbing the hill near Bossington. Photographer Chris Spracklen, Somerset.

One of the joys of walking the South West Coast Path is stumbling upon a secluded beach on a remote stretch of coast and discovering that you’ve got it all to yourself.

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Events

Friday, January 30, 2015

Exmoor is lucky to be the home of many outstanding restaurants, a group of which has joined the first Exmoor Food Fest.

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Friday, October 24, 2014
The Fine Cheese Co. Festival will take place at Milsom Place on 25 October

The Great Bath Feast serves up a glorious menu this October. Nicky Hancock shares some of the highlights.

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Restaurant Reviews

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Charlotte Skidmore visits a country pub that is on the money when it comes to atmosphere

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Walton Park Hotel has some lovely views

Here are some places to go and things to do in Clevedon

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Gardens

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

WORDS: Maxine Morland

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A hedgerow Christmas

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Christmas Garland

Georgie Newbery of Commonfarm Flowers in Somerset shows us how to get creative with hedgerow ‘goodies’ this festive season.

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Discover

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Somerset country pub with luxury accommodation

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Friday, January 23, 2015
The Oakhouse Hotel

The Oakhouse Hotel, is a delightfully cozy boutique hotel, and award winning restaurant, in the heart of Axbridge.

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Thursday, December 4, 2014
Clavelshay Barn Restaurant

Clavelshay Barn Restaurant promises “a taste of the countryside” and the reality does not disappoint – offering unspoilt idyllic surroundings and serving quality local produce. The restaurant is within easy reach of Taunton, Bridgwater and the M5, set in a converted barn on a working dairy farm, nestled in its own secluded valley.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Enjoy fine dining at The Swan Hotel

The Best Western Plus Swan Hotel in Wells is perfect for every dining occasion.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014
Abbey Tea Rooms

Enjoy a traditional experience at The Abbey Tea Rooms, Glastonbury.

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Showcase

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Promotional Feature

Discover the benefits of using biomass heating systems in your home.

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Monday, October 27, 2014
An Afgan rug in situ

Promotional Feature

Oriental rugs make a stylish addition to your home but there are a few things to consider before making a purchase.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Enjoy high quality care in your own home

Promotional Feature

Home is not a place many of us would leave by choice but live-in care services provide the support and companionship you need, enabling you to stay in your own home and community as you get older.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Hiho Silver

If you’re looking to buy the perfect piece of jewellery, you’ll want to make sure you avoid commonly made mistakes

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The Lauren handbag is perfect for work

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British handbag designers Peony & Moore talk through handbag styles and trends for 2014/2015

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