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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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Learn more about Jane Austen and her books by retracing her steps and discovering her favourite Bath haunts

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Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Bath is a remarkable city, home to some of the finest architectural sights in Europe and more museums per square mile than any other city in the UK

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The festival will take place over two weekends on Dartmoor and Exmoor

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HOLLY LOUISE EELS shares 19 great things to see and do in our county after lockdown

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WIN a luxury spa break in Bath Spa

Monday, August 17, 2020

Enjoy the many delights of Bath on a trip for two

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Its annual festival may have been cancelled this year, but Frome remains at the heart of art, discovers CATHERINE COURTENAY

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In our special series Catherine Courtenay takes a look at village life in Somerset

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Bath has long attracted directors and producers eager to feature the city on both the big and small screen. See if you can spot it next time you watch the television shows and films below

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Author Mike Dean reveals some of the lesser-known Somerset secrets that appear in his latest book - did you know them?

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Have a change of scenery and take advantage of inspirational, local tours and activities that have been put online, says HOLLY LOUISE EELS.

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ThereWithYou

With more people staying at home in recent weeks the lower levels of light pollution make it easier to see things in the night sky. So Somerset astronomer and photographer JOSH DURY picks a few things to look out for if the weather is on your side

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Local group set up fundraising campaign to artwork in the heart of the city.

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In our special series Catherine Courtenay takes a look at village life in Somerset

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Our county has leant its name to a variety of different items and places that are now recognised across the world. HOLLY LOUISE EELS highlights some - a few might surprise you

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Glastonbury’s premier shopping thoroughfare double award winners of the 2008 mendip Built in Quality award.

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The city of Wells relies heavily on tourism to support its economy, but a strong community is rising to the challenge of coronavirus, as the Dean of Wells Cathedral tells CATHERINE COURTENAY

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Take a virtual tour of Bath

Monday, June 1, 2020

While all the city’s attractions and museums remain closed as we went to print, Visit Bath highlights the ones which have virtual tours which can be explored from the comfort of your home.

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In our special series Catherine Courtenay takes a look at village life in Somerset

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A city that had its beginnings more than 2,000 years ago has many secrets and mysteries. CHARLES NEVIN reveals 12 he has written about in a new collection of stories.

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