Holidays in Somerset have even more appeal when you get under the skin of local communities and eke out all the events going on throughout the county this August. Fun fairs and train rides, secret gardens and outdoor activities, there’s fun for all the family including the four-legged variety.
Events throughout August
Dunster Castle is holding Victorian Explorer events to get up close to animals, bugs and other creepy crawlies
Take aim at Dunster Castle throughout August
Events throughout August including Family Fun Fridays, exhibitions and theatre.
An extravaganza of events and attractions, from family crafts and trails to gardens and grounds and many exhibitions and activities throughout August
1st week of August
Held at Vivary Park, where they’ll also let you ride the mini railway.
Supporting the greyhound trust, a four-legged feast for the eyes in Taunton
2nd week of August
Based at the Dunster Hotel, a series of musical happenings will be spilling out onto the streets of this ancient market town.
3rd week of August
See the classic tale played out in the grounds of Dunster Castle
4th week of August
The largest free one day event in Europe! Shepton Mallet holds host to all things Somerset
The show features live music, arena events, dog shows and all things horticultural.
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