Cheddar Gorge & Caves
Cheddar, which has Britain’s largest inland gorge and a spectacular cave system, is also famous for its cheeses and strawberries. Cheddar caters for all ages, Mrs Gough’s Cave and Crystal Quest adventure for children, the wonders of nature for adults, and an open top bus tour for the whole family. On offer are tearooms, restaurants, pubs, local craft and souvenir shops. A great day out, just 2 miles away.
City of Wells
England’s smallest city has one of the finest cathedrals in the country, a setting for recent Hollywood film The Libertine. Inside, well worn steps take you to the impressive Chapter House. Visit the Bishops Palace and gardens, a medieval home to the Bishop of Bath and Wells since 1206. Wells has many shops and restaurants and a regular market in the square.
Wookey Hole Caves has seen 50,000 years of human habitation, and is also home to the Witch of Wookey, Explore the Magical Mirror Maze and caves museum, witness papermaking in Britain’s last handmade paper mill, and then wait for dark to go ghost hunting, just 6 miles away.
Burnham on Sea
A traditional seaside resort, famous for its nine legged Lighthouse. It is a thriving market town with plenty to do all year round.
Weston is the traditional bucket and spade English seaside holiday resort. A long sandy beach, with donkey rides, ice creams, SeaLife centre, and Victorian piers.
Well known for its connections with the history of Christianity, but also for the legend of king Arthur, who, with his wife Guinevere, is reputedly buried in the Abbey ruins. Myth and legend surrounds the town with a powerful ambience associated with New Age culture. Climb the Tor to experience the ruined medieval church and fantastic views. At Chalice Well experience healing waters, beautiful gardens, and relax in peace.