There’s a lot to love about Somerset, especially at this time of year! If you’re planning a holiday in a static caravan in Somerset this summer, here are seven things you should do whilst in the area!
1. Cheddar Gorge
The magnificent Cheddar Gorge has become a world-famous site. The Gorge is the largest in Britain and has become famous for its cliffs rising 450ft. It’s a great family outing and an ideal activity for a sunny day in Somerset. Drive through the twisting roads of the gorge or take a tour on foot. For the adventurous ones, why not test your climbing skills on one of the ‘Cheddar X-TREME’ tours!
2. Mendip Hills
Somerset is renowned for its natural beauty – that’s why you’ll find so many wonderful holiday parks with static caravans in Somerset! One place to truly soak up glorious Somerset is the Mendip Hills, which has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You’ll find gorges, ancient monuments, rolling green hills and a variety of wildlife. There are also activity centres, farm shops and plenty of other businesses and attractions to keep you busy!
3. Day trip to Wells
The City of Wells is a perfect destination for those who love historic Britain. This quaint centre features attractions such as the beautiful Wells Cathedral, Wells Bishop’s Palace and Gardens, the Market Place, Cedar Hall and countless others! Enjoy strolling the streets of this picture-perfect city or try a Devonshire tea at one of the local cafes.
4. Glastonbury Tor
For over 1000 years, the Glastonbury Tor has been regarded a site of religious significance. The Tor provides a spectacular view over the Isle of Avalon and is said to have been visited by King Arthur and his knights of the round table back in 1191.
5. Glastonbury Festival
While you’re visiting Glastonbury in the summer, there’s another very famous attraction you might like to hit up: Glastonbury Festival. The festival has become a world-famous event, with celebrities visiting from around the world. Running for five days in June, the festival is a great summer event for anyone interested in music and art!
6. Take advantage of the South West coastal path
The South West coastal path is something that shouldn’t be missed by any Somerset visitor – especially in the Summer! There’s a large variety of coastal walks that provide the perfect start or finish to any day. Each walk allows you to take in the beautiful coast and rolling green hills, and you can select the duration and difficulty. Find your perfect path here. If you’re staying in one of our static caravans in Somerset, chances are you’ll already be close to one of these spectacular coastal paths!
7. Visit a cider orchard or drink some Somerset cider in the sun
A summer holiday wouldn’t be complete without ending your day at a beer garden, sipping cool ciders in the sun. Thankfully, Somerset is famous for its cider and has an abundance of beer gardens and even cider orchards for you to choose from. Check out some of the favourite ciders in Somerset here.
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