Somerset is home to parks, woodlands, gardens and coast. These walks are great all year round, but heading out on a walk in spring is a marvellous way to see the landscapes waking up for a new year and filling up with colour.
The South West is home to many species of wildlife. There are all sorts of ways to get involved with finding and admiring the nature that calls these places home. Here's just a few ways of getting involved to get you started.
When nature and wildlife can move freely between habitats, they flourish. Without this freedom, they suffer. Our coastal ambition is to join up the coastline, working with partners to make a link around the coast so wildlife can prosper and people can access it.
This exhibition explores a selection of works after Hans Holbein the Younger and assesses Holbein's legacy in Britain, incorporating the results of National Portrait Gallery's 'Making Art in Britain' project.
As the eldest son of William Gibbs (1790-1875), Antony was heir to a vast family fortune. When his father passed the reins of the Gibbs' empire to an older cousin, though still extraordinarily rich, Antony was now a man with free time on his...
We love talking to our supporters, after all we wouldn't be here without you. Join our communities where we talk about coast, countryside, caring for houses, gardens & woods in the South West (and the odd slice of cake).
When nature and wildlife can move freely between habitats, they flourish. Without this freedom, they suffer. Our coastal ambition is to join up the coastline, working with partners to make a link around the coast so wildlife can prosper.
If you're looking for somewhere to stay on your next break to the South West, we've got lots to choose from.
There are cabins by the sea, cosy cottages in the hills, manor houses and even a lighthouse or two.