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Clare Groom picks her top events for 2017 that highlight the importance and beauty of the Blackdown Hills

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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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Spend a weekend in Yeovil

Friday, March 17, 2017

Chris Gladstone discovers plenty of reasons to visit this bustling market town

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10 Secrets of the Somerset Levels

Friday, March 17, 2017

Chris Gladstone discovers some fascinating tales from across the ages

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No one knows their town better than those who live there, so Clare Gladstone asks residents who tell us their favourite things about Ilminster

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There’s nothing more appealing than a row of picture-perfect properties in some of Somerset’s most beautiful locations. Which street is your favourite in the county?

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Taunton: events to enjoy in 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Clare Gladstone looks at what’s going on in Taunton in the year ahead and suggests a few reasons to visit

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Swathes of delicate white snowdrops bring joy to many by signifying the end of winter and the beginning of spring. We pick 6 of Somerset’s prettiest locations to admire the beautiful flower

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17 Bath attractions to visit in 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017

World famous for its wonderful architecture, iconic sights and fascinating history, there’s plenty to see and do in the wonderful city of Bath throughout the year, says Rachael Sharpe

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Exploring the Quantock Hills

Monday, February 13, 2017

Chris Gladstone discovers fact, fiction and a few tall tales in the Quantocks

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The largest gorge in the UK, and a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest, Somerset’s Cheddar Gorge is a truly remarkable sight to see. We pick 15 times the Gorge and caves looked utterly mesmerising

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Rich in history and legend, National Trust’s Glastonbury Tor is a pleasure to trek up and admire St Michael’s Tower. We choose 12 pictures that will make you want to visit Somerset’s iconic monument immediately

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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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Boasting iconic landmarks, dramatic landscapes and idyllic scenery, it’s no surprise that Somerset has played a starring role in a variety of films. We pick 10 of the county’s famous film locations you might like to explore

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A small journey from Yeovil and 24 miles south of Bath sits Castle Cary, a small medieval market town on the edge of gorgeous rolling countryside between the Somerset Levels and Penselwood. With plenty to see and do, we’ve assembled a guide to help plan your trip to this charming Somerset town

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Magnificent architecture, rich in history and truly stunning, stately homes and gardens provide a delightful day out for visitors. Somerset boasts plenty, and we bring you 8 of the most special locations to visit this Christmas

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As we head towards the festive season, Exmoor towns and villages are getting ready to entertain you, as Clare Bourke discovers

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Exploring local football in Somerset

Monday, November 14, 2016

Stephen Roberts developed a fondness for local football on a trip to our fair county

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Somerset’s secrets of the quarry

Monday, October 31, 2016

Pick your way through a moonscape of rocks and crags and you’ll find some amazing wildlife at Ubley Warren Nature Reserve

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Expect a lot of ‘oooohs and ahhhhhs’ as Guy Fawkes Night is nearly upon us and the Somerset skies will be lit up with dazzling displays of fireworks on November 5. We pick 11 of the best Bonfire Night celebrations in the region

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