Somerset Levels, Mumps, Moors and Legends

Explore the ancient landscapes and quiet corners of Somerset

Small groups using a car or minibus can opt for a route following more rural routes and locations.  Walking tours along sections of the coast are an ideal way to experience this outstanding area. Walking tours along sections of the coast are an ideal way to experience this outstanding area.

On your tour you will:

 

  • Travel from the rugged Exmoor coastline, across the Levels of the Isle of Avalon, through ancient settlements above the winter floods, and on to the limestone grandeur of the Mendip Hills and Cheddar Gorge.

  • Admire the quiet charm of Wells, England’s smallest city with a visit to the cathedral and a walk to see the Vicar’s Close, the Bishop’s Palace, its swans and the famous market place.

  • Visit the Willow and Wetlands Centre to discover the ancient craft of basketry and the amazing items from cradles to coffins made there.

  • Walk through England’s deepest gorge past caves that were home to Stone Age families and see Cheddar Cheese made.

  • Enjoy some exceptional Somerset produce: perhaps authentic Cheddar cheese, or a drop of cider and some local strawberries.  

DURATION: 8 HOURS

The services of a local expert Blue Badge Guide.

Time and local insight to design your ideal tour of the Somerset.

Local food and drink venues to suit your tastes.

Links to coach and car services or help with trains and public transport for travellers wishing to minimise their carbon footprint.

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