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Carnival season returns to Somerset

Friday, October 6, 2017

Forget Rio and Notting Hill, we believe the Somerset Carnival Circuit is the best show of its type in the world. Here Laura Briggs takes a closer look at some of the places it visits

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Tony Jackson visits Fearne Animal Sanctuary in South Somerset

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Ad Feature: Finding the right waterproof jacket

Monday, October 2, 2017

Make sure you’re protected against the elements our beautiful landscape throws at us this autumn and winter with a waterproof jacket. Taunton Leisure talk us through what to look for before buying...

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Village Life: Montacute

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

This month Andrea Cowan visits Montacute - think a National Trust property, a unique museum and residents with the longest life expectancy in England

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During the bicentenary year of Jane Austen’s death learn more about the novelist and her books by retracing her steps and discovering her favourite Bath haunts

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What’s on in wonderful Wells

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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

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Crunchy leaves under foot, bracing walks in beautiful countryside and along the coast, cream teas in cosy tea rooms and charming pubs with roaring fireplaces – what’s not to love about autumn in the Somerset?

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Bath: Going down in history

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Being listed as a World Heritage Site opens the door to a wealth of opportunity, as Peter Naldrett discovers in the historic city of Bath

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Andrea Cowan reveals her favourite spots in the county to have a break - where the dog can come too

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Somerset is home to some of the UK’s most breathtaking coastline, and the landscape is a simply stunning place to enjoy a ramble. We pick six spots ideal for a walk embracing the county’s beautiful beaches

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Village Life: Mells

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

This month Andrea Cowan visits Mells - a village in the Mendips which is full of character

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Simone Stanbrook goes on a journey through this vibrant, creative and historic part of South Somerset and discovers some lesser known facts about it

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Summer is the perfect time to visit Bath, as the sun shines on the glorious honey-coloured stone and the elegant Georgian streets are brought to life with a golden hue and fabulously fun things to do

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Somerton: A growing spirit

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Laura Briggs discovers that as Somerton expands with new residential and commercial development, the community is pulling together to create a ‘destination town’ with people at its heart

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In search of an adventure, but short on time? Let us introduce some Bristol micro-breaks - downsized versions of the mini-break!

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Are you planning a wedding or know someone who is? Bride: The Wedding Show returns to Westpoint Exeter from October 7-8 for a bigger and better event than ever before...

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Village Life: Priddy

Monday, July 24, 2017

This month Andrea Cowan visits Priddy - think circles, barrows and Mendip wallfish. Not forgetting the folk festival

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From playtime and pastimes, to ephemeral and esoteric, Simone Stanbrook-Byrne looks at 30 reasons why we love being at the seaside in Somerset

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Bath may be steeped in history but the city’s gardens show that this World Heritage Site is still as fresh as a daisy

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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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