Looking For Nature Inspired Attractions In Somerset? Here Are 10 You Need To Try

Somerset is a wonderful part of the UK. With beautiful areas such as Bath, Glastonbury and Taunton and wonderful attractions that the whole family can enjoy, there is something for everyone. However, many of us are wanting to explore the great outdoors right now. So here are some of the nature inspired attractions you can find in Somerset. 

Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm

If you are looking for an attraction that is full of fun then heading to Noah’s Ark Zoo farm could be the ideal place. It has over 100 species of animals in the park, and lots of countryside to explore. Check out the website for more details. 

Poets walk 

From grasslands and woodland to finding an iron age fort and second world war shelter, Poets walk is around a mile and a half and also gives you the chance to experience some spectacular views across the Bristol Channel. Find the route for the walk here

Head to the beach 

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A day at the beach is the ultimate nature-inspired thing to do. You have the sand and the sea to explore, as well as the opportunity to look at the rock pools and see what you can find. There are so many incredible beaches in the area. This website has a list of 10 of the best beaches you can head to. 

Quantock Trekking 

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Heading out on horseback and seeing the countryside from a different perspective could be a great thing that you could do. Quantock Trekking is a great family day out and can cater to all experiences. Get in touch for more details

Glastonbury Abbey

This beautiful landmark can be found in 36 acres of parkland. So if you were hoping for a wonderful outdoor experience, then heading here could be the answer. Walk around the ruins, visit the duck and fish ponds, and head out for a walk in the parkland. Take a look at the website for more details.

Hestercombe Gardens 

Explore over 50 acres of parkland, with lakes and parks perfect for the whole family to explore. There are woodland walks and temples to explore as well as formal terraces to stand on gaze at the stunning views. Find out more about this location on their website

Fyne Court Nature Reserve

If you want the chance to get up close and personal with nature then this is the place for you. With woodland paths and grassy fields, and lots of outbuildings to explore, there is something for everyone here. A lovely location to visit. Take a look online for more information. 

Great Wood

The ultimate woodland experience, over 600 hectares of wooded areas, paths and areas to explore. The ultimate outdoor and nature experience for the whole family. Find out more about the Great Wood here

Congo Falls Adventure Golf

If you wnat an outdoor attraction that is a little bit of fun then heading to Congo Falls Adventure Golf could be the place to go. Outdoor mini golf can be something the whole family enjoys, but be warned it can get very competitive. More information about it can be found here

Greenbank Heated outdoor pool 

Swimming doesn’t always need to be inside a local leisure centre. Greenbank heated outdoor pool is the perfect way to have fun in the water outside. It is currently closed for maintenance but will reopen in early 2022. More information can be found here

Hopefully, there is plenty of inspiration for some of the outdoor attractions in Somerset you can explore with your family. What nature inspired places would you add to this list?

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I am an eternal optimist who loves adventure and good food.

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