Somerset, its many charms are
conjured up by its Old English name which means ‘the land of the summer-
One of the most notable features of the county
is as large number of
lovely churches. The greatest of these is Wells Cathedral. which
possesses England’s most complete group of ecclesiastical buildings. The
Early English west front is decorated with fine sculptures.
Dunster, overlooked by its ancient castle is an attractive Somerset
village. A yarn-market built in 1589 when Dunster was an important
cloth centre, still stands in the High Street.
Porlock is equally pleasant and boasts some lovely thatched cottages.
while about a mile to its west is Porlock Weir with its little harbour,
and Porlock Hill, one of the steepest in England. This is a good centre
from which to explore the lonely heather-clad slopes of Exmoor or.
further a field, the towering cliffs of the Cheddar Gorge.
For holiday accommodation we have many hotels to choose from, if
self-catering is required we have caravan and camp sites also holiday
property, cottages and houses available in the South West. Use our maps
or look in the Towns and Villages for more local information on the
We have wonderful places to visit, links to attractions and days out,
Eden's gardens are the most popular at the present, but we have many
more, look under where to go.