50 Gems of Somerset

Famous for its rolling countryside, Somerset is a county full of natural beauty. From its glorious beaches and jagged coastline to its hills and vast open spaces, you could be forgiven to think of Somerset as merely a rural county. But it has so much more to offer! From the legend of King Arthur and the mystic of Glastonbury to the historic castles and abbeys that are dotted across the region; from informative museums and bustling towns to the modern day celebrations of the Bridgwater Carnival and the world-renowned Glastonbury Festival, this book takes the reader on a captivating journey to the natural and man-made gems that make Somerset special.

The iconic Glastonbury Tor in Somerset.
The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal offers twelve miles of beautiful scenery.
The 800 year old Cleeve Abbey in West Somerset.
The beach at Burnham-on-Sea extends for miles.
The Fleet Air Arm Museum is one of many indoor gems across the county.
Fossil hunters young and old will find something at Kilve beach.
The cathedral at Wells.
Weston-Super-Mare offers provides numerous reasons to visit.