– wonderful scenery, superb walks, interesting caves, home of The Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company. Many tourist shops etc.
Wookey Hole – a great day out especially for younger children with a wide variety of activities. My favourite is the Hall of Mirrors. In my opinion it is a bit pricey, but well worth a visit.
Puxton Park – Weston Super Mare. Great for younger children and not far to travel. Small animals, play area, farm shop. Local cider farms – well you are in Somerset where the cider apples grow! Rich's (Watchfield) is the closest and you can try before you buy.
Fleet Air Arm Museum - Yeovilton. A must for everyone once in their lifetime. Even those who think planes and machines are boring will find something to excite them. The air show is fantastic.
Helicopter Museum – Weston Super Mare
Haynes Motor Museum – Sparkford Bristol – 'At Bristol' is a hands on science and technology centre.
SS Great Britain – amazing history Bristol Aquarium and Imax centre
Clifton Suspension Bridge
Bath – Roman Baths and Pump Rooms. Top of the list for fascinating history. Bath has so many museums to cover all tastes. It is a magnificent city – one day is not enough to explore it all.
Bridgwater – Admiral Blake Museum
Clarks Village, Street – factory outlet centre
Bristol, Cabot Circus is a newly built shopping area with the usual chain shops but many smaller ones as well. It is right in the centre of town.
The Mall – just off J18 M5. A purpose-built shopping mall. A nightmare at Christmas, but otherwise okay.
Bath – fabulous!
Taunton – a lovely town. Limited shopping but a pleasant place to shop.
Mendip Hills, Quantock Hills, Coastal paths. There is so much to explore in Somerset. If you like walking you will love the area. We can provide routes and guide books to help you on your way.
Cycling is a very popular pastime in this area.The routes are fairly flat and the scenery is fantastic. The guest house often hosts brave cyclists trekking from John O'Groats to Lands End.
Burnham and Berrow Club is a challenge for any golfer. To play the championship course you have to have a low handicap, but anyone can play the Channel course. www.burnhamandberrowgolfclub.co.uk Isle of Wedmore, Enmore, Brean, Taunton Vale. I am happy to arrange tee times for my guests at any of the local golf courses.
Speedway – The Somerset Rebels' home track is The Oaktree Arena on the outskirts of Highbridge. There is also a golfing range here, and a restaurant. Car boot sales are often held here. www.oaktreearena.com
Emerald Pool - less than a mile from the guest house. A couple of small lakes with plenty of fish
Apex park in Burnham on Sea
Cripps Farm, East Huntspill
The Aikido headquarters is in Mark Village just 2 miles away. Discounts are available for guests attending courses and gradings. Ki Aikido Federation of Great Britain
Secret World Wildlife Rescue Centre
Just a mile down the road in East Huntspill, Secret World is open for visitors on selected weekends www.secretworld.org