Somerset

From Tudor houses and hidden gardens to tors, gorges and natural piers

Places to visit

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Summer gardens in Somerset

Father and daughter picnic on grass

Perfect picnic spots in Somerset 

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Girl running through mauve flowers

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Theatre in the garden at Killerton, Devon

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Places in the South West host everything from outdoor theatre and ranger days to guided walks and 50 things activities.

Upcoming events

Tyntesfield

Feel Good Friday: Tyntesfield run

Fri 26 Aug 2016
10:00-11:00
Blow the cobwebs away with a morning run round the Tyntesfield estate, enjoying spectacular scenery along the way. Open to all abilities - no one will be left behind. Led by members of the Nailsea Running Club. Price includes a cup of tea or...
Prior Park Landscape Garden

Summer safari

Fri 26 Aug 2016
10:00-16:30
Explore the sights and sounds of summer with a self-led summer safari trail.
Lytes Cary Manor

Herbarium Exhibition

Fri 26 Aug 2016
10:30-17:00
Art work inspired by the Niewe Herball.
Tyntesfield

Kitchen garden and glasshouse tours

Fri 26 Aug 2016
11:00-15:00
Join us on a kitchen garden or glasshouse tour - Running daily throughout the Spring and Summer. For tour times, please ask a member of staff in the Ticket Office to contact a Estate Guide on the day of your visit
Tyntesfield

House Tickets: 1 August - 31 August

Fri 26 Aug 2016
11:00-12:00
In 2016 the house at Tyntesfield will be open in some way, everyday (except Christmas day).
Barrington Court

Paint a hand cut wooden decoration

Fri 26 Aug 2016
11:00-16:00
Make up your own design and paint a hand cut wooden decoration, there will be a selection of shapes for you to choose from.

Wiltshire

World-famous gardens, villages and ancient landscapes, and some lesser-known gems can all be found in Wiltshire

Dorset

Home to everything from an island, ancient coasts and hidden gems to a castle and Italian palace.

Bath & Bristol

Magnificent houses, peaceful gardens, wooded trails and little-known treasures. See what the area around Bath and Bristol has to offer.