Explore Somerset & Wiltshire

The counties of Somerset and Wiltshire boast lush rolling hills, charming villages, stately manors and dramatic coastlines. Featuring diverse country, hill and coastal landscapes, Somerset and Wiltshire offer breathtaking scenery and quaint British splendour. Located near Bath and Bristol, these counties provide the ideal country escapes.

Our favourite places to explore in Somerset & Wiltshire:

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Glimmering River Avon on the Malmesbury walk

Walk in the Cotswolds: Malmesbury & River Avon

This river walk explores the charming town of Malmesbury, the meandering River Avon and the gorgeous Cotswold countryside. The Malmesbury & River Avon walk enjoys breathtaking views of the medieval market town and the serene river.

Views of the Somerset Levels on the Wookey Hole and Ebbor Gorge walk in the Mendip Hills

Walk in the Mendip Hills: Wookey Hole & Ebbor Gorge

Exploring the limestone hills of the Mendips, this country walk takes you through the village of Wookey Hole, along the Mendip escarpment and through the Ebbor Gorge. This Mendip walk enjoys spectacular views of the Somerset countryside.

View of Clevedon Pier from Clevedon Promenade

Best of Clevedon, Somerset: A Victorian coastal escape

Located on the coast of the Bristol Channel, Clevedon is a Victorian seaside town. Featuring a striking 19th century pier, arresting Victorian architecture and a peaceful coastal promenade, Clevedon offers the perfect day out by the coast.

Wild ponies on the moorland of Black Down

Walk in the Mendip Hills: The wild moorland of Black Down

The Black Down walk offers an escape to wild moorland, charming valleys and striking landscapes. Black Down is the highest peak in the Mendip Hills and boasts breathtaking 360° views of the Mendips, the Somerset hills, the Bristol Channel and more.

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