With stunning surrounding and scenery, Somerset is perfect for horse riding. With many bridleways and routes available, much of Somerset's countryside is accessible. Routes available are also suitable for all abilities including children.
For information on the safe cycle routes that pass through and round towns and villages across Somerset, please visit the Moving Forward website. The West Country Way (Bristol to Padstow) also passes through Somerset: For route information please go to Sustrans.
With an array of fishing waters suitable for coarse, game of sea fishing Somerset you won't be disappointed if you've come for the fishing!
The King Sedgemoor Drain, Huntspill River and the River Axe are good spots for bream, tench and silver fish. If you're looking to catch some carp then Combwich Ponds, Durleigh Reservoir and the River Axe offer carp up to 35lbs. There's the opportunity for some excellent game fishing at Blagdon Reservoir and Chew Valley which offer trout fishing, Exmoor is home to wonderful wild salmon and trout fishing on the River Barle and River Exe.
If sea fishing is your passion the Bristol Channel has an abundance of fish including flounder, bass and conger. You can take trip out with local fishermen or fish at Minehead, Weston-super-Mare or Burnham-on-Sea.
Somerset is a county that is full of heritage and history. The heritage touring map features over 100 sites of historical interest from iron-age hill forts, medieval towns and villages to museums, castles and National Trust houses and gardens.
Visitors can discover the beauty of the past by taking a trip to Wells which is home to a incredible and architecturally stunning cathedral, or by visiting Nunney, Farleigh and Dunster's mighty castles.
Most people come to Somerset to the visit the seaside. With sandy beaches and resorts at Weston, Burnham and Minehead, Somerset is a great destination for your family holiday. Enjoy fish and chips, rides, attractions or even watersport activities. Or if you want to stay away from the busy tourist resorts, the coastline of Exmoor and Somerset is absolutely stunning and great for walking.
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