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Parks & nature in Somerset

Zoo
“Longleat Adventure Park and Safari is a stunning venue set in the heart of Wiltshire boasting one of the largest safari parks in the UK. Further benefits include boat trips on the lake to see the Gorillas, The Longleat Express and the stunning Stately Home”
88local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“Glastonbury Abbey and Tor The ruins of Glastonbury Abbey, which is the burial site of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere, are well worth a visit. Steeped in history and surrounded by myths of the Holy Grail, the whole town has a mystical feel. Take a walk up Glastonbury Tor for a spectacular view of the Somerset Levels. Location: Approximately 45 minutes 22 miles ”
89local recommendations
Garden
“Once described as "...the most perfect monastery in England" Forde abbey was built almost 900 years ago by Cistercian monks. The beautiful 30 acre gardens have something of interest all year round.”
13local recommendations
Park
“Beautiful National Trust Gardens and often have activities for children (look at their website)”
14local recommendations
Park
“A wonderful park popular with dog walkers and families. Set on the top of the hill, the views are spectacular. There is a fabulous pub with a large beer garden within the park”
13local recommendations
Premise
“A special landscape of panoramic views, wilderness and tranquility leads you through coast, heath and combe. The first designated AONB in England.”
12local recommendations
Park
“Beautiful spot by the river. Great for walks, or a paddle and with a restaurant/tea rooms for refuelling.”
15local recommendations
Park
“Wildlife and fantastic sceanery. Famous for large starling murmerations in late autumn/winter. ”
11local recommendations
Store
“The beautiful Chalice Well Gardens are a tranquil oasis of calm linked to the legend of the chalice from the last supper. Perfect place for quiet reflection and meditation.”
12local recommendations
Pool
“Old-fashioned Lido style outdoor pool. Lovely little sprinkler and fountain area for tots.”
10local recommendations
Park
“Grab a flask of coffee and sit in a birdhide and watch the wildlife on the lakes. Walk around the reserve and enjoy total peace and quiet. Catch the starling murmarations or see Marsh Harriers, Coots, Swans, and Otters”
6local recommendations
Multiplex
“20 mins drive to the Exmoor National Park. A lot family activities there... ”
58local recommendations
Park
“Ebbor Gorge is a limestone gorge in Somerset, England, designated in 1952 as a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in the Mendip Hills.”
7local recommendations
Park
“Lovely little park in the centre of Taunton (near the top of the pedestrianised part of the high street). Sometimes has bands playing there (local and big names) but it's just a nice place to stroll around for an hour or so.”
9local recommendations
Park
“Dramatic views from an italian garden over one of the most beautiful valleys .”
13local recommendations
Park
“Diggerland makes all your construction fantasies come true. Operate and drive full sized machinery including diggers, tractors and dumpers.”
9local recommendations