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Cheddar Gorge
Cheddar Caves and Gorge

One of Britain’s most spectacular landmarks. From the cliffs to its extraordinary stalactite caves.

** Discount available on entrance tickets **

  • Cheddar Gorge and Caves, The Cliffs, Cheddar, BS27 3QF
  • 01934 742343
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Wookey Hole
Wookey Hole

Famous caves and family adventures.

** Discount available on entrance tickets **

  • The Mill, High St, Wookey Hole, Wells BA5 1BB
  • 01749 672243
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East Somerset Railway
East Somerset Railway

Steam through the rolling Mendip countryside on a day out at the East Somerset Railway.

  • Cranmore Railway Station Cranmore, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4QP
  • 01749 880417
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Walking Tours
Wells Walking Tours

Wells Walking Tours offers city tours and countryside rambles in and around Wells – learn the fascinating history of Wells or go on the Hot Fuzz tour!

Wells Film Centre

Independent cinema in Wells with daily showings.

  • Princes Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1TD
  • 01749 673195
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Clarks Village Shopping

Clarks Village is home to over 90 designer and high street brands under canopies and along paved walkways. A great shopping experience!

  • Clarks Village, Farm Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 0BB
  • 01458 840 064
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Greenbank Heated Outdoor Pool

Open air and heated lido in Street. The perfect lazy sunny afternoon!

  • Wilfrid Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 OEU
  • 01458 442468
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West Lydford Wild Swimming

A pretty 100m stretch of river running alongside church lawns between old bridge and weir.

Mendip Shooting Ground

Some of the best clay target shooting in the West of England.

Burcott Riding Centre

Established in 1970, the school is B.H.S approved. The riding centre caters for beginners through to experienced riders on school or their own horses.

  • Burcott Riding Centre, Burcott Lane, Wells, BA5 1NQ
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Somerset Adventures
Somerset Adventures

Somerset Adventures offers a range of exciting adventurous activities for all the family.

Come caving, climbing or abseiling on the Mendips or join us for some kayaking or paddleboarding locally.

** Discount available on acitivities **

  • Somerset Adventures Ltd, 5 Galmington Road, Taunton, TA1 5NH
  • 07981 826919
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Haynes Motor Museum

International Motor museum holding the largest collection of international cars in the UK. It offers exhibitions, family fun and café.

  • Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH
  • 01963 440804
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Helicopter Museum

The World’s Largest Dedicated Helicopter Museum, located in Weston-super-Mare.

The award-winning museum holds over 100 Rotary wing aircraft gathered from all over the world representing a wide spectrum of technologies

  • The Helicopter Museum, Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS24 8PP
  • 01934 635227
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Fleet Air Arm Museum
Fleet Air Arm Museum

The Museum’s Reserve Collection, housed in Cobham Hall, is Europe’s largest naval aviation museum.

Somerset Rural Life Museum

The magnificent fourteenth-century Abbey Barn is the centrepiece of the Somerset Rural Life Museum.

  • Somerset Rural Life Museum, Chilkwell Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 8DB
  • 01458 831197
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Royal Bath & West Show

If you’re looking for a great family day out that offers something for all the family, then the Royal Bath & West Show will tick all those boxes!

The show is held over four days and takes place at the end of May / beginning of June and is one of the largest agricultural shows in the UK. Here you’ll see over 4,500 Livestock, Sheep Shearing, machinery from the past 100 years and the very latest farming technology.

  • The Royal Bath & West Society, The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN
  • 01749 822200
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Cycle Rides

Greenacres is just off National Cycle Route 3 and a popular stopping-off point for many cyclists on route from John-o-Groats to Lands End, and our surrounding area offers something for every cycling taste.

Mendip Hills

The Mendips are renowned for their natural beauty. They make an excellent playground for outdoor activities, from caving and climbing to horse riding and walking.

  • Mendip Hills AONB Unit, Charterhouse Centre, Blagdon, Bristol, BS40 7XR
  • 01761 462338
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Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza

Saturday 5th August 2023

Pack up your picnic basket, grab a couple of chairs and enjoy the thrill of this legendary open-air music event, set in the glorious Glastonbury Abbey grounds.

  • Glastonbury Abbey, Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9EL
  • 01458 832267
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Night at the Abbey

Friday 25th August 2023

Glastonbury Abbey’s annual spectacle of lights, music and entertainment is set among the ruins of this historic spot and plays host to bands from all over the UK as well as the finest local talent, across 5 stages.

  • Glastonbury Abbey, Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9EL
  • 01458 832267
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