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events this summer in Somerset

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June 24, 2022 · 10 MIN READ

Now that summer is here you will want to start planning things to do whilst you’re in Somerset during July and August.

Whether you are staying at our Bath Mill Lodge Retreat, Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa or you are just from around the area this list of events in Somerset this summer will be perfect. We have done the research for you and put together a list of a range of events to suit everyone. Have a read below and see which ones you want to add to your summer.

Summer Spectacular

where? Wells Town Hall, Market Place, Wells, BA5 2RB

when? 16th July 2022

time? 10am – 4pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Fabulous day of shopping
  • Unique gifts
  • Foodie goods and much more

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Clevedon’s Summer Fair

where? Clevedon Community Centre, 2 Princes Road, Clevedon, BS21 7SZ

when? 3rd July 2022

time? 10am – 3pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Books, cakes, candles clothes and more
  • Support local businesses
  • Free event

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Summer Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

where? Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Chapel Street, Exford, Somerset, TA24 7PY

when? Every Thursday through summer

time? 7pm – 9pm

how much? £35 per adult

other info:

  • BBQ and learn about the stars
  • Enjoy watching the clear skies
  • Optional night walk can be added at £5pp

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Elephant Parade at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm

where? Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, Clevedon Rd, Wraxall, BS48 1PG

when? 1st July – 31st August 2022

time? 10.30am – 5pm

how much? general admission prices

other info:

  • See a herd of 26 decorative elephants
  • They’re along a trail over 100 acres
  • Combines art, conservation, education and fun

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Dunster Country Fair

where? Dunster Showground, Minehead, TA24 6NY

when? 27th July 2022

time? From 10am

how much? Adult from £12, Child from £3

other info:

  • Somerset’s biggest Country fair
  • Entertainment and fun for the whole family
  • Main ring and other attractions throughout the day

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Shirehampton’s Summer Fair

where? Shirehampton Public Hall, Station Road, Shirehampton, BS11 9TX

when? 6th August 2022

time? 10am – 3pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Books, cakes, candles clothes and more
  • Support local businesses
  • Free event

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Bath Carnival 2022

where? Sydney Gardens & Procession City Centre

when? 9th July 2022

time? Sydney Gardens 10am – 10pm & Procession City Centre 3pm – 5.30pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Theme for 2022 is natural habitats
  • Samba drumming, carnival dancers
  • Maracatu bands, live bands and DJs

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The Gin & Rum Festival

where? Bath Pavilion, North Parade Road, Bathwick, BA2 4EU

when? 19th August – 20th August 2022

time? Friday 6.30pm – 11pm, Saturday afternoon 12.30pm – 5pm, Saturday evening 6.30pm – 11pm

how much? from £16

other info:

  • UK’s largest gin & rum festival tour
  • Over 120 of the best gins and rums
  • Plenty of food, drink and entertainment

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start planning your summer trip to Somerset today

Our two resorts in Somerset will make the perfect base for exploring the area and having fun this summer.

find out more about our Somerset resorts