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In our special series Andrea Cowan takes a look at village life in Somerset

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Laurence McJannet reveals 10 things you may not know about this diminutive city in Somerset

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Memories of childhood holidays flood back when Stephen Roberts takes a walk down the beautiful piers of Somerset loved by many

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A tranquil walk round Nynehead

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Take a peaceful walk round Nynehead, where the landscape has some old tales to tell, with Simone Stanbrook-Byrne

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Somerset is home to some of the country’s most breathtaking coastlines, and the landscape is a simply stunning place to enjoy a ramble. We pick seven stretches of coastline ideal for a walk (and the charming cafes to stop off at on the way)

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The arrival of bluebells truly marks spring, providing a gorgeous sea of blue across the Somerset countryside. We pick 9 places to admire a beautiful display of this delicate flower in the county

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Village life: Porlock

Monday, April 30, 2018

This month Andrea visits the village that’s a haven for walkers

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Bursting with flora and fauna and pretty in bloom throughout the year, Charles Williams picks the best of Somerset’s glorious open spaces to explore

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From prime-time shopkeeping shows to prison ghost hunts, Shepton Mallet’s popularity is on the rise

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Take a walk with picturesque and an enticing shingle beach on the Exmoor coast

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Gather family and friends, a selection of tasty treats, a gingham blanket and a bottle of something refreshing and head off to some of Somerset’s top picnicking spots. We pick 10 picture-perfect spots to enjoy a good old fashioned picnic!

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Boasting some of the prettiest coastline in the country, it’s always a pleasure to spend a day at the beach in Somerset. From the dramatic landscape of Porlock Weir to the peaceful sands of Sand bay, these pictures will have you running to the seaside!

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This month Andrea Cowan visits South Petherton – a village that ticks all the boxes

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Andrea Cowan takes a look at the heritage and cultural highlights that make the city of Wells so unique

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A love affair at Montacute House

Friday, March 23, 2018

Sophia Moseley looks at the love story amongst the history of one of Somerset’s finest mansions

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Whether you’re a sun worshipper hoping to catch up on your tan, an avid walker wondering where to take a detour on The South West Coast Path or maybe you just fancy dipping your toes in the calming waves that lap the sand, we have found 12 of the most gorgeous seaside spots for you to visit.

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Yeovil is a town with heritage aplenty - the hallmarks are there, waiting to be discovered

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Bridgwater: A diamond in the rough

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Often overlooked in favour of its more illustrious neighbours, Bridgwater has a wealth of riches too, just waiting to be discovered, says Laurence Mcjannet

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Simone Stanbrook-Byrne seeks out a varied selection of things to do and see in the south of the county

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Although Somerset is wonderful all year round, there’s something special about the county when the weather gets warmer, daffodils start to bloom and we can enjoy a cider in the sun

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