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Attractions in Somerset

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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Somerset. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Somerset is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Somerset

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    1

    Cheddar Gorge

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Cheddar Gorge, stunning to climb or descend with high gorge walls either side usually filled with climbers

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    Cheddar Gorge (100 Climbs #1)

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Totally achievable iconic climb. The whole thing is about 10km but it’s only steep for the first 1.5km or so. There is one really nasty steep hairpin but once you’re …

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    Laura
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    3

    Glastonbury Tor

    Hiking Highlight

    Climbing the hill, which is thought by some to be the Arthurian Avalon, rewards you with amazing views of the Somerset Levels, Dorset, Wiltshire and Wales. On its top, you …

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    Daniela
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    4

    Burrington Coombe

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Like cheddar gorge but smaller and less touristy = more enjoyable! You won't get stuck in a traffic jam climbing this one!

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    Holford Combe

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    Holford Combe is one of those very rare places in the UK that's just as much fun up as down.

    Actually, I'm not sure that such a place exists - …

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    Barney
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    6

    The Feed Station

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A fully licensed cycling themed cafe. Formally known as the Sunday school and Merriotts original meeting place. A beautifully historic grade II listed building with much character, beauty and charm.

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    Gaby
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    7

    Wells Cathedral

    Hiking Highlight

    Wells Cathedral is one of the most beautiful of all England’s cathedrals. Built between 1176-1450, the cathedral is in the Early English Gothic architectural style. The Grade I-listed building is …

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    Top cycling kit to browse. Store your bike securely while you shop and they’ll post your purchase home if you ride there. Plus free coffee on your birthday 🎁

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    Laura
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    9

    Ebbor Gorge

    Hiking Highlight

    Ebbor Gorge is a magnificent limestone gorge within the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Designated as a national nature reserve, the mixed woodland and deep gorge is home …

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    10

    Colliers Way

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Bike path that links Midsomer norton and Radstock through Mells and towards Great Elm

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    11

    Rowberrow Warren

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    In Rowberrow Warren Woods you'll find a large collection of bridleways and tracks through out the wood as well as lots of elevation changes. Off the side of the tracks …

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    James
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    12

    Farleigh Hungerford Castle

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A medieval 14th-century castle. Farleigh Hungerford Castle belonged to the Hungerford family for two turbulent centuries. During the War of the Roses, the castle was held by the crown and …

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    Amy
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    Mendip Hills

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Sprawling across Somerset, the Mendip Hills are a chain of picturesque rolling limestone hills. Situated to the south of Bristol and Bath, the hills run from Weston-super-Mare to Frome, covering …

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    Amy
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    Dunkery Beacon

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Welcome to the top of the world! Well, at least Somerset. We may not be blessed with mighty mountains in the South West, but it's still certainly and achievement to …

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    15

    Porlock Toll Road

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    This is about 7km of fairly easy switch backs to the top. As close as Alpine fun as you’ll get in the South West. Bring your £1 for the toll. …

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    Blair H
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    Beacon Batch Trig Point

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    325m high trig point with lots of views in all directions. It can get busy with walkers as there are lots of different routes to the top so be careful on the way back down.

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    James
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    17

    Nice traffic avoiding trail that short cuts through between Glastonbury and Avalon Marshes. Part of cycle route 3 but a shared path with walkers so keep eyes open. There’s a …

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    18

    Relatively Quiet Cycling Path

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Quite cycling path which follows an old railway. Not too many walkers so you can open it up a little here without worrying about traffic.

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    Hamish
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    Lovely car free route

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A fantastic gravel trail across the Avalon marshes. Quiet in the morning but can get busy with walkers on a sunny afternoon. It’s part of national cycle route 3 so …

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    The Garden Cafe

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Lovely vegetarian cafe in Frome. Have an inside area and deli plus a gorgeous garden area. Plenty of space for bike parking and they are happy for you to take …

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