The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.
Located in the village of Combe Down, this historic bar and restaurant started it's life in 1870 as a brew house and coaching inn. In keeping with tradition you'll now find local brews and good food here.
Fun, sun and entertainment. Home to numerous events throughout the year, Weston-Super-Mare has a lively beach where there is always something going on. Soak up the sunshine on the beach or try your hand at a new activity. There are plenty of shops, cafes and facilities all along the huge seafront, as well as lots of amusements and arcades. Also known as Weston-Super-Mud, the beach has the second highest tidal range in the world, so no walking out onto the mud!
This 13 mile circular walk takes in the Kennet and Avon Canal and one of the longest cycling tunnels in the UK. Take a look at the handy Sustrans link for route details and further route information.
A World Heritage Site due to the splendour of its architecture, including the spectacular Roman baths, Bath draws visitors from around the globe. Although steeped in history, Bath is a thoroughly modern city, too, with fantastic shopping, excellent dining and great entertainment courtesy of a lively music scene and the legendary Theatre Royal. Compact yet with plenty of green spaces, this is a city that begs you to get out of the car and explore by foot to discover the hidden Georgian gems such as the Royal Crescent and Circus.
This beautiful gardens is located in a valley with views overlooking Bath and the surrounding area. Visit the Palladian bridge and spend the day enjoying the peace and quiet. There's a Tea Shed for when you fancy refreshments. For information this is a National Trust site, there is no parking apart from disabled spaces and parking nearby is a bit hit and miss. It is quite hilly and dogs are welcome on a lead.
Visit the world-famous gardens at Stourhead and sit amongst tranquil scenes. Described as ‘a living work of art’, the gardens lead visitors on a breath-taking journey. Spend a while in the 18th Century Palladian villa and Hoare family home, before wending your way around the grounds, falling in love with the beautifully thought out landscapes and classical architecture.
This is the most beautiful place you can imagine - the walk around the lake, dropping into the various buildings and grottoes, is breathtaking. All I can say is you really must visit.
A wonderful must in Dorset. Great gardens and interesting house. Well worth a visit.
If you hire a bike from here, a ride along the canal towpath is a must. Hiring a bike is a brilliant way to explore this stunning location and you'll get to experience one of the longest cycling tunnels in the UK.
At eleven acres this is a pretty small park however it more than makes up for this with it's stunning views across the city, hills and woodland. There's a fairly hilly walk if you go on foot from the centre however there is free parking in designated areas and good disabled access. A kids play area, bowling green and outdoor table tennis are available.
Ten glorious days of music and literature featuring an eclectic mix of performances taking place in a variety of locations throughout the city. See their Web site for programme details and ticket sales.
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