Places

From playtime and pastimes, to ephemeral and esoteric, We look at 30 reasons why we love being at the seaside in Somerset

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From Yeovil to Weston-super-Mare, here are some great places to get your tree this festive season while you’re out for your daily exercise

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A positive outcome of the pandemic is the significant rise in community spirit; people are coming together to help each other in these challenging times. One way people have shown their support is by buying from local, independent businesses.

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We search out some of the best family days out in Somerset and Bristol in 2020

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By the time August came around, CHARLOTTE SKIDMORE and family felt the need for a change of scenery – but what would a holiday in the ‘new normal’ look like?

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Life in a Somerset Village: Wellow

Friday, October 2, 2020

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

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From fossil hunting and walking in the autumn sunshine, to a trip around the solar system, Rachael Sharpe suggests a host of unforgettable outings in Somerset

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Take a walk on the wild side this month on one of many rambling routes that crisscross Cheddar Gorge

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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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