Somerset Holiday Activities

Please check with individual attractions for details of opening times.

 Somerset and the Local Area

Cheddar George
Cheddar Gorge

The history of Axbridge stretches back to prehistoric times with evidence of people living in the caves of the Mendip Hills. Later the Romans settled and mined in the area. However, it is with the medieval period that Axbridge is most closely associated. The town was recorded as a borough as early as the 10th century when it operated its own mint with coins showing the town’s symbol – the lamb and flag. More…

Things to do on holiday

Cheddar Caving
Cheddar Caving

There are so many things with which to fill a holiday in Somerset that we can only give you a flavour of them here; from outdoor activities with amazing views in the Mendip Hills to those underground in the caves at Cheddar and Wookey Hole, or the architectural achievements of medieval builders through those of Victorian engineers to cutting edge aerospace technology that is a major part the local economy today. More…

 What’s on in Somerset

Axbridge Market
Axbridge Market

There are lots of local events throughout the year from literary and music festivals to open gardens and arts weeks. For the more sporting there is premiership rugby in Bath and county and international cricket in Bristol and Taunton. Here we provide a sample of what is on, however, if you have a specific interest then please get in touch and we’ll try to advise of the best time to visit. More…