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our list of the best attractions to visit in Somerset

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July 8, 2020

With two unique resorts in Somerset to visit, we can’t wait to welcome you and help you explore the English countryside. Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa rests in the Mendip Hills and waits for you to explore the stunning countryside surrounding it. Bath Mill Lodge Retreat is located in a secret oasis just two miles from the city centre of Bath, allowing you to enjoy the best of both worlds. Read below for attractions open around Cheddar Woods and scroll further down for information about Bath Mill.

Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa

Wookey Hole Caves & Attractions

Reopening its doors on 11th July, you can pre-book tickets via their website for your visit. The caves and tunnels will be open and ready to explore, as well as a number of fun attractions including the animatronic dinosaur valley, the fairy gardens, pirate island and adventure golf.

Brean Theme Park

heir number of visitors throughout the day, although you don’t have to pre-book, all visitors must buy a wristband or a minimum of 5 theme park tokens. There are rides open for all ages to enjoy and have a fantastic day out, from the wipeout and sky diver, to the carousel and farm train.

Longleat Safari Park

All tickets must be pre-booked via their website. The drive through safari has been open for a little while and is still hugely popular. Other areas are now reopening, including the animal adventure area, family farmyard, hedge maze, the longleat railway and rockin rhino.

The Bishop’s Palace

With a one-way system in place and a limited number of visitors, all tickets are to be pre-purchased via their website. The beautiful gardens, historic chapel and café are now open. With 14 acres to explore, including the moat which is home to the famous bell-ringing swans of Bishop’s Palace, you’ll have a fantastic day out here.

Glastonbury Town

A wonderful and fascinating town full of myths and legends to learn more about. Explore the quirky shops, where you can find high street names next to occult stores, handmade vegan candles and, of course, the historic Abbey.

Bath Mill Lodge Retreat

Roman Baths

The historic baths have reopened and are waiting to welcome you. Pre-purchasing your ticket and timeslot is essential, there is also a one-way route in place throughout the baths. 2000 years of history is waiting for you to discover and walk in the paths of the Ancient Romans themselves.


Pre-booking your visit is essential as your confirmation is needed for entry. Visit the best known prehistoric monument and take in the magical atmosphere at the World Heritage Site.

Castle Combe

Please follow government guidance and social distancing when visiting this charming village. Located in the Cotswold’s Area of Natural Beauty, Castle Combe is often called the prettiest village in England, where people come from far and wide to see the beautiful homes and quaint stores.

Royal Crescent

Take some time out on the green in front of the Crescent, but please follow government guidance while you take in the 30 terraced houses of the sweeping Crescent. Designed and built in the 1700’s, the Crescent is one of the greatest examples of Georgian architecture.

Enjoy a wonderful holiday away, your way, at either of our resorts in Somerset and explore all that the local area has to offer.

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