Somerset is an unique County covering 1,333 square miles, steeped in folklore and legend.
The County has a diversity of landscape including part of the Exmoor National Park, long sandy beaches, family resorts, intriguing follies, historic villages and market towns. There are many Somerset Tourist Information centres throughout the County to help you plan your visit.
Five ranges of hills, the Levels and Moors (the flatlands of the County), sign posted trails such as the South West Coast Path, the Parrett Trail, Two Moors Way and the Taunton to Bridgwater Canal towpath make Somerset an attractive destination for families, walkers and cyclists. Children will love to ride the donkeys on the beaches at Burnham-on-Sea or Weston-Super-Mare. Somerset Tourist Information is available in both towns, also along the coast at Minehead. In South Somerset warm honey-coloured Hamstone has been used for generations to build little towns and villages as well as the Stately Homes with marvellous gardens, such as Montecute House and Barrington Court.
The South Somerset Tourist Information Centre is at Petters Way in Yeovil. Near Yeovil is Cadbury Castle, an impressive iron-age hill fort alleged to be King Arthur’s