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

Places to visit

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Places to visit in Somerset

Summer in the garden at Stourhead


At this world-famous landscape garden with magnificent lake reflecting classical temples, mystical grottoes, and rare and exotic trees, spring bulbs, rhododendrons and azaleas are all creating colourful displays.

Stourhead house was one of the first grand Palladian-style villas to be built in England.

Summer in Somerset

Visitors on a bench on the South Lawn at Barrington Court, Somerset

Perfect picnic spots in Somerset 

Summer memories should always include a summer picnic in a perfect picnic spot. Here are just a few suggestions of places around Somerset to spread out a blanket.

Beaches and coast in Somerset

Somerset countryside to explore

More places to visit

Keeping the South West special