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Cheddar Gorge – Cheddar
Cheddar Gorge is a naturally formed gorge with caves and limestone cliffs near Cheddar village in Somerset… read more
Animals & Nature


Exmoor Pony Centre – Ashwick, Dulverton
Exmoor Pony Centre is the Headquarters of The Moorland Mousie Trust which conserves and promotes the welfare of the rare breed Exmoor pony… read more
Animals & Nature


Greylake RSPB Reserve – Bridgwater
Greylake RSPB Reserve in Greylake. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Animals & Nature


Ham Wall RSPB Reserve – Glastonbury
Ham Wall RSPB Reserve in Meare, Nr Glastonbury. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Animals & Nature


SeaQuarium Weston-Super-Mare – Weston-Super-Mare
SeaQuarium Weston-Super-Mare is a water-life attraction housed indoors featuring aquatic lifeforms from all around the world… read more
Animals & Nature


The North Somerset Butterfly House – Congresbury
The North Somerset Butterfly House is a butterfly and exotic plant all-weather attraction housed all indoors… read more
Animals & Nature


Tropiquaria Zoo – Watchet
Tropiquaria Zoo in Watchet. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Animals & Nature


Wookey Hole – Wells
Wookey Hole in Wells, Somerset include underground river, and encrusted caverns, Victorian penny arcade, magical mirrors maze, museum… read more
Animals & Nature


East Lambrook Manor Gardens – South Petherton
East Lambrook Manor Gardens in South Petherton. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Gardens to visit


Prior Park Landscape Garden – Bath
Prior Park Landscape Garden in Bath. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Gardens to visit


The Walled Gardens of Cannington – Cannington, Nr Bridgwater
The Walled Gardens of Cannington and Tea Rooms are set in the grounds of a medieval priory and near the village of Cannington… read more
Gardens to visit


Tintinhull Garden – Tintinhull, Yeovil
Tintinhull Garden in Yeovil. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Gardens to visit


Barrington Court – Barrington, near Ilminster
Barrington Court is a Tudor manor house with gardens and parkland in Somerset between Yeovil and Taunton… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Bath Abbey – Bath
Bath Abbey in Bath. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Cleeve Abbey – Washford, Watchet
Cleeve Abbey is a collection of historic Cistercian abbey buildings near Washford… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Coleridge Cottage – Nether Stowey, Bridgwater
Coleridge Cottage in Nether Stowey, Bridgwater. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Dunster Castle – Dunster, nr Minehead
Dunster Castle in Dunster, near Minehead. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Farleigh Hungerford Castle – Bath
Farleigh Hungerford Castle is the remains of a 14th century castle West of Trowbridge… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Glastonbury Abbey – Glastonbury
Glastonbury Abbey in Glastonbury. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Historical tourist attractions


King John’s Hunting Lodge – Axbridge
King John’s Hunting Lodge is a timber-framed Tudor house dating from around 1500 located in Axbridge town centre… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Lytes Cary Manor – near Somerton
Lytes Cary Manor is a Grade I listed medieval limestone country manor house originally built in the 14th century with gardens and parkland… read more
Historical tourist attractions


The Roman Baths – Bath
The Roman Baths are in Bath. Main features of the baths are the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, the Roman bath house and finds from Roman Bath… read more
Historical tourist attractions


AJ’z Activity Centre – Taunton
AJ’z Activity Centre is a children’s indoor soft play centre in Taunton… read more
Kids days out


Rug Ratz Indoor Play Centre – Yeovil
Rug Ratz Indoor Play Centre is an indoor play centre for children up to 11 years old in Yeovil… read more
Kids days out


Safari Tots – Somerton
Safari Tots (Children’s Play Centre) in Somerton. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Kids days out


Young Driver Experience – Yeovil
Young Driver Experience for 30 minutes… read more
Kids days out


Bakelite Museum – Williton
Bakelite Museum features the UK’s largest collection of items made with Bakelite… read more
Museums & Galleries


Bath Postal Museum – Bath
Bath Postal Museum is a museum about the history of postal services in Bath… read more
Museums & Galleries


Beckford’s Tower and Museum – Bath
Beckford’s Tower and Museum in Bath. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries


Bridgwater’s Blake Museum – Bridgwater
Bridgwater’s Blake Museum in Bridgwater. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries


Castle Cary and District Museum – Castle Cary
Castle Cary and District Museum in Castle Cary. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries


Chard Museum – Chard
Chard Museum and Heritage Centre is a museum located in the village of Chard near the border with Devon… read more
Museums & Galleries


Crewkerne and District Museum – Crewkerne
Crewkerne and District Museum in Crewkerne. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries


Dunster Dolls Museum – Dunster
Dunster Dolls Museum in Dunster, Somerset. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries


Fashion Museum – Bath
Fashion Museum features exhibits of historic and fashionable clothing and is housed in the Assembly Rooms in Bath’s upper town… read more
Museums & Galleries


Fleet Air Arm Museum – Ilchester
Fleet Air Arm Museum is a museum about the flying division of the Royal Navy, located North of Yeovil… read more
Museums & Galleries


Haynes International Motor Museum – Sparkford, Nr Yeovil
Haynes International Motor Museum is the largest motor museum in the country with classic cars and motorcycles from around the world… read more
Museums & Galleries


Herschel Museum of Astronomy – Bath
Herschel Museum of Astronomy is a house and museum where astronomer William Herschel lived with his brother and sister in the late 18th century… read more
Museums & Galleries


Jane Austen Centre – Bath
Jane Austen Centre in Bath, Somerset. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries


Somerset Rural Life Museum – Glastonbury
Somerset Rural Life Museum is a recreation of Victorian Somerset rural life, staged around Abbey Barn a farm originating from the 14th Century… read more
Museums & Galleries


The Helicopter Museum – Weston-super-Mare
The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries


Watchet Boat Museum – Watchet
Watchet Boat Museum in Watchet. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries


Wells and Mendip Museum – Wells
Wells and Mendip Museum in Wells. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries


Weston-Super-Mare Museum – Weston-super-Mare
Weston-Super-Mare Museum is home to exhibits exploring the history North Somerset… read more
Museums & Galleries


Westonzoyland Pumping Station Museum – Westonzoyland, Bridgwater
Westonzoyland Pumping Station Museum is a museum displaying working steam engines near Bridgwater… read more
Museums & Galleries


Butlins Minehead – Minehead
Butlins Minehead is a holiday park in Minehead seaside resort on the edge of Exmoor National park in Somerset… read more
Other places to visit


Traditional Afternoon Tea – Chard
Traditional Afternoon Tea for two… read more
Other places to visit


Brean Leisure Park – Brean Sands
Brean Leisure Park in Brean Sands, Somerset makes a great day out for the family with over 40 rides and attractions including roller coasters… read more
Theme parks


The West Somerset Railway – Minehead
The West Somerset Railway is a branch of the old Great Western Railway from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead which runs steam and diesel locomotives… read more
Transport days out


Steam Train Trip – Shepton Mallet
Choose from a steam train trip for two or a family steam train trip
Transport days out


West Somerset Railway Rover – Somerset
Choose from a ticket for 2 adults or a family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children
Transport days out



Whether you are looking for a family day out, fun things to do with the kids, day trips for couples or a place to visit this weekend, we hope you find what your looking for when using our Somerset days out guide.

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