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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Curry Mallet’s celebrations to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta have been hailed as a great success.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015
A geophysical survey is taking place near the church in Curry Mallet

A vibrant Somerset community has produced a splendid variety of art and craftwork to mark its links to one of the country’s most important historical events

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Walks

Somerset is home to the largest gorge in the UK - an incredible location steeped in the history of our ancestors.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Sunset from Coram Wood

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

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Recipes

Monday, June 22, 2015

Mulberry founder Roger Saul has come up with a different set of marvellous creations

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Monday, June 22, 2015
PHOTO: Lara Holmes

Mulberry founder Roger Saul has come up with a different set of marvellous creations

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Interiors

Monday, June 22, 2015

Vintage finds, family heirlooms and a unique talent for putting them all together helped Cathy and Michael Hay transform their simple cottage

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Cothelstone Manor

It’s not everyone who gets to live in their very own mini ‘Downton Abbey’, but since moving here eight years ago Nigel and Finny Muers-Raby - with their three sons and two lively Sealyham Terriers and Cocker Spaniel - have worked hard to restore a manor to its former glory.

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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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Events

Monday, June 29, 2015

Miloš Karadaglić, the award-winning classical guitarist from Montenegro, is better known simply as Miloš.

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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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Restaurants

Friday, June 5, 2015

The Oakhouse in Axbridge knows what works and it sticks to doing that well, says Charlotte Skidmore

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Red  Lion Inn

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

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Gardens

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

The experts at Monkton Elm say that a rose is a beautiful and versatile flower for your garden

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How to get Chelsea in your garden

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Alliums are often seen at Chelsea

The experts at Monkton Elm Garden Centre show you how to get a bit of prestige in your garden this spring.

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The Babbling Brook

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
Cafe Culture

This lovely little coffee shop is situated on the high street in Taunton close to Vivary Park with inside and outside seating...

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
The Martlet Inn

This cosy, 17th century, village pub has always been popular with locals and visitors alike. A classic pub/restaurant where you will always be assured a warm welcome from landlords Bruno and Terena.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
The Monkton Inn

The multi award winning Monkton Inn is set in the beautiful village of West Monkton.

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Monday, April 27, 2015
The Coleridge Restaurant

Set in the stunning Exmoor National Park with majestic views towards Dunkery Beacon, the Coleridge Restaurant is to be found within the graceful Dunkery Beacon Country House.

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