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Exmoor’s Dunkery Beacon is the highest point in Somerset. So where better to head to on a cycling adventure in search of unparalleled views, writes Laurence McJannet

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Rare Plant Fair - and a welcome return to its beautiful Somerset venue

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Stephen Roberts dons colourful trousers and takes the train to a Somerset railway station where a special anniversary is taking place this year

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A new book by a Somerset author takes readers on a journey into Britain’s prehistoric past, including the ancient sites of Exmoor

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From riverside rambles to coffee and croissants, Catherine Courtenay suggests seven reasons to visit Langport

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Catherine Courtenay

Simone Stanbrook-Byrne finds glorious views and wildlife reserves - and even spots signs of an elephant - in a walk around Bishopswood

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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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More than 80 artists will be bringing their work to the Bath Pavilion this month for the third Bath Art Fair

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Their very existence has been threatened on more than one occasion, but iconic moorland signposts now have a fresh coat of paint and a new lease of life, as Philip Dalling discovers

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Village Life: Winscombe

Monday, February 18, 2019

In our special series Andrea Cowan takes a look at village life in Somerset. This month she visits Winscombe

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Our county may be known worldwide for Michael Eavis’ three day music and culture extravaganza at his Pilton Farm, however, there are plenty of other vibrant festivals to enjoy in Somerset. From food to music, skateboarding to meditation, we pick 21 of the best to attend in 2019

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Kirby Everett from Somerset Wildlife Trust reveals the hidden secrets of the county’s unique coastline, and explains why the fight is on to protect it

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A bright future for Bridgwater

Monday, February 11, 2019

It’s not had the best reputations but Bridgwater is fast building a bright future, discovers Chrissy Harris

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Frome may be known as cultural hotspot but its cherished sense of community is what really sets it apart, writes Laurence McJannet

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From beautiful gardens to iconic attractions, fascinating museums to family-friendly theme parks, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to a family day out in Somerset

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Village Life: Croscombe

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

This month Andrea visits Croscombe

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Village Life: Holford

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

In our special series Andrea Cowan takes a look at village life in Somerset. This month she visits Holford...

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Simone Stanbrook-Byrne takes a look at a long-distance path that has just celebrated its 40th birthday

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The city of Bath will be celebrating wellness and wellbeing with events taking place across the city

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Stepping out in Street, Somerset

Friday, January 11, 2019

It may be famed for its shoemaking history and a certain discount shopping outlet, but there’s a lot more going on in this Somerset village

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