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eXPLORE THE AREA

There are many attractions to visit in the area for all ages, from the historical City of Bath to the Wooky Hole Caves, just click on the pictures which will take you to their main websites.

Wells Cathedral

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The Cathedral, which makes Wells the smallest City in England, dating back to the 12th Century. Delve into it's interesting history and striking design, proclaimed as the first truly Gothic Cathedral in the world.

Intersting fact: The stone from the woods at Pitts Farm was used in part of the construction Cathedral

Bath

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Spend your day wandering around the historic city of Bath. There is much to explore and discover, including the famous Roman Baths and the Royal Crescent. Bath is only a 45 minute drive from the campsite.

Weston-super-mare

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If the weather is nice then take a trip to Weston-Super-Mare. There are large sandy beach to take a picnic to or have a ride on a donkey. The new grand pier has a large arcade to entertain the whole family

Wookey Hole Caves

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The Wookey Hole Caves are only 4.5 miles away. Not only can you explore the caves, but there are a number of other attractions such as mini golf, a museum and the woodland walks. You can even walk through the Valley of the Dinosaurs

Glastonbruy Tor

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Seen from the campsite the Tor  towers over the Somerset levels. Discover the mystery around the Tor and climb to the lonely tower at the top for a 360 degree view of the surrounding area. If you park in the town, after your walk you can wander around the interesting shops, which have been heavily influenced by the myths surrounding the Tor.

Cheddar Gorge

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If you enjoy walking then visit Cheddar Gorge and walk along the top of the gorge. The stunning views will give you the opportunity to look down into the valley and across to the Bristol Channel. You can end your walk in the village of Cheddar and visit the many tea shops and of course, purchase the famous Cheddar cheese.

Longleat Safari Park

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Just 30 minutes away is the famous Longleat Safari park which first opened in 1966 and is currently home to over 500 animals.

 

Take a picnic and make a day visiting all the different animals including Lions, Tigers, Giraffes and more - just be careful when taking a trip through the monkeys, as they like to take their own momentos. 

Walks

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There are plenty of footpaths around the campsite which allow you to explore the area, including walks to Wells and Croscombe. Just two miles from the site is Maesbury Castle an Iron Age hill fort with panoramic views across the Bristol Channel to Wales and south to Dorset

 

If you would like to venture further afield then there are many other places to explore such as Priddy Pools, Ebbor Gorge and the Nature Reserves on the Somerset Levels. 

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