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September events

Robin Hood

Join utter legends Robin, Marian and the Merry Men in Sherwood Forest for a hilariously adventurous take on the... See more >
Churchinford Cricket Ground TA3 7QJ
Sun 1 Sep

Ferne's Annual Dog Show

Our favourite event of the year, Ferne’s annual dog show returns on Sunday 1st September with fun classes, have-a-go... See more >
Ferne Animal Sanctuary, Wambrook, Chard TA20 3DH
Sun 1 Sep

Yews Farm - Open Garden for NGS

Yews Farm - Open Garden for NGS Theatrical planting in large south facing walled garden, plants selected for height, form, leaf and texture... See more >
Yews Farm, Martock TA12 6NF
Sun 8 Sep

Batcombe House - Open Garden for NGS

Batcombe House - Open Garden for NGS Plantswoman's and designer's garden of two parts one a riot of colour through kitchen terraces, potager... See more >
Batcombe House, Shepton Mallet BA4 6HF
Sun 8 Sep

Coleford House - Open Garden for NGS

Coleford House - Open Garden for NGS The River Mells flows through this picturesque garden with large lawns, wildflower planting, ornamental pond, woodland,... See more >
Coleford House, Radstock BA3 5LU
Sun 8 Sep

Kilver Court Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Kilver Court Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Visitors can wander by the millpond, explore the formal and informal gardens and enjoy a replica of the splendid... See more >
Kilver Court Gardens, Shepton Mallet BA4 5NF
Wed 11 Sep

The Walled Gardens of Cannington - Open Garden for NGS

The Walled Gardens of Cannington - Open Garden for NGS Within the grounds of a medieval priory, the Walled Gardens of Cannington are a gem waiting to be discovered!... See more >
The Walled Gardens of Cannington, Cannington TA5 2HA
Sat 14 Sep and Sun 15 Sep

10 Flingers Lane - Open Garden for NGS

10 Flingers Lane - Open Garden for NGS A secluded third of an acre secret walled garden hidden behind the High Street in Wincanton on a no through road... See more >
10 Flingers Lane, Wincanton BA9 9LE
Sat 14 Sep and Sun 15 Sep

Skool Beanz Children's Allotment - Open Garden for NGS

Skool Beanz Children’s Allotment - Open Garden for NGS Skool Beanz children's gardening club was created by Lara Honnor to encourage children to enjoy gardening... See more >
Skool Beanz Children’s Allotment, Chilthorne Domer BA22 8RB
Sun 15 Sep

'Behind The Scenes' Spotters Day

Throughout the day you will have a Behind the Scenes opportunity to learn about the work of the museum and view the... See more >
The Helicopter Museum, Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare BS24 8PP
Sun 15 Sep

Vintage wheels

A day of Vintage and Classic Cars and bikes at The Helicopter Museum with a selection of vehicles on display from the... See more >
The Helicopter Museum, Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare BS24 8PP
Sun 22 Sep

DogLaw Seminar

Attention to all dog owners, dog walkers, pet sitters and other dog care professionals. Trevor Cooper is the..... See more >
Ferne Animal Sanctuary Wambrook, Chard TA20 3DH
Sun 22 Sep

Somerset Festival of Transport

We have transport through the ages and Trade Stands. Craft also Models. We also have food and bar. We have a auction on..... See more >
West woodlands Show Ground, West woodlands, Frome. BA11 5ES
Sat 28 Sep and Sun 29 Sep

Things to do around Somerset

Somerset, one of the most beautiful counties in England, offers a plethora of activities for a memorable day out. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or family-friendly adventures, Somerset has something to satisfy every taste. Here are some fantastic options:

1. Bath for the Day:
- Explore the stunning city of Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the historic Roman Baths, admire the Georgian architecture, and take a dip in the Thermae Bath Spa. Don't miss the vibrant markets, rooftop bars, and scenic River Avon views.

2. Glastonbury:
- Beyond the famous festival, Glastonbury is an iconic spiritual town. Climb up to Glastonbury Tor, believed to be the Isle of Avalon and King Arthur's burial site. Explore the quirky shops, dine in old pubs, and soak in the mystical atmosphere.

3. Taunton Shopping Day:
- Discover the charming town of Taunton. Enjoy a hot chocolate at Mr Miles Tea and Coffee, shop in the pretty centre, and perhaps indulge in afternoon tea. Combine it with a morning visit to Burnham-on-Sea Beach for a perfect day out.

4. Relax on Burnham-on-Sea Beach:
- Head to Burnham-on-Sea, one of Somerset's popular seaside resorts. Walk along the sandy shores, admire the red and white lighthouse, and take a stroll on the pier. It's a great spot for a relaxing day by the sea.

5. The Grand National Bath Festival:
- If your visit coincides with the festival, immerse yourself in music, arts, and cultural events. The festival celebrates Bath's vibrant creative scene and attracts visitors from all around.

6. Visit The City of Wells:
- Explore the smallest city in England, Wells. Admire the stunning Wells Cathedral, stroll through the Bishop's Palace Gardens, and explore the charming streets. Don't miss the historic Vicars' Close, the oldest residential street in Europe.

7. Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare:
- Take a trip to Weston-super-Mare and visit the Grand Pier. Enjoy arcade games, fairground rides, and stunning views of the Bristol Channel. It's a classic British seaside experience.

8. Cheddar Village and Cheddar Gorge:
- Explore the picturesque village of Cheddar and venture into the dramatic Cheddar Gorge. Walk along the cliffs, visit the caves, and learn about the area's fascinating history. Don't forget to try some authentic Cheddar cheese.

9. Exmoor National Park:
- If you're a nature lover, head to Exmoor National Park. Enjoy scenic drives, hike along the rugged coastline, and spot wildlife in this stunning natural reserve.

10. Free Things to Do in Somerset:
- For budget-friendly options, consider visiting iconic landmarks, enjoying breathtaking views, and exploring the beautiful coastline. Check out the 33 free things to do in Somerset for more ideas.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Whether you're interested in history, relaxation, or outdoor adventures, Somerset promises a fantastic day out!