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Cheddar Gorge (Getty Images/iStockphoto).

5 Places you Should Visit in Somerset: And What To Do When You Get There

Whether you want a relaxing walk, a free day out or an interesting place to take the kids - there are many beautiful towns and villages in Somerset to explore. We chose 5 worth a visit

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Education E-Edition

A+ Education South West Edition

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Education

The Royal High School Bath

The Royal High School Bath

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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Queens College

Queens College, Taunton

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

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Walks

Snowdrop Valley

Take a romantic walk

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

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Walking through a narrow rocky section of Ebbor Gorge

A Monarch in the Mendips

Explore Ebbor Gorge and enjoy the breathtaking views

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Recipes

Fresh veg at Rumwell Farm Shop

Serving up Christmas dinner

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

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Piping mousse

Christmas recipe designed for you

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

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Interiors

Creat a floral arrangement this Christmas

Creating a festive feel

Ston Easton Park’s florists, Jude White and Elly Bane, give us some tips on creating festive centre pieces.

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Celebrity interviews

Mary Berry is one of many celebrities home-grown in Somerset.

14 Celebrities you probably didn’t know are from Somerset

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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Bristol medical student Emily Macdonagh and Peter Andre.

10 Celebrities Who Went To Bristol Uni: Loads Of Them Are Comedians!

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

Mary Berry is one of many celebrities home-grown in Somerset.

14 Celebrities you probably didn’t know are from Somerset

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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Great British Holidays & Breaks




Great British Holidays & Breaks 2015
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Events

Counting down to a celebration of local food

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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The North Somerset Resident E-Edition

The North Somerset Resident

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E-Editions

South West Accommodation 2014 

This handy guide will help you decide accommodation and attractions to visit in the South West this summer.

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Great British Life Holidays

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Restaurant Reviews

The beef wellington was really tender

WIN: A cocktail masterclass and dinner

Located in the gorgeous Park Street in Bristol, visiting Goldbrick House is like stepping into another world away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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The sharing board was delicious

Review: The Battleaxes in Wraxall

This fine country pub, with its trendy décor and fantastically-presented food is a real treat for those of us who prefer quality and quantity at the same time.

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Gardens

Christmas Garland

A hedgerow Christmas

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

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Discover

The Queen's Arms

The Queens Arms

Somerset country pub with luxury accommodation

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The Oakhouse Hotel

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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Clavelshay Barn Restaurant

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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Enjoy fine dining at The Swan Hotel

Best Western Plus Swan Hotel

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

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Abbey Tea Rooms

Abbey Tea Rooms

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

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Showcase

An Equal T boiler near completion with computer control system fitted

Understanding biomass heating

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

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An Afgan rug in situ

How to Choose an Oriental Rug

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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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Enjoy high quality care in your own home

Get a helping hand from live-in care

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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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Hiho Silver

Five mistakes that people make when buying jewellery (and how to avoid them)

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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The Lauren handbag is perfect for work

Somerset handbag designers Peony & Moore

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

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