Historical Sites

Historical Sites in Somerset

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Downside Abbey

The largest of the neo-Gothic style churches built in England after the reformation and described as...
Bishops Palace Wells

A splendid medieval palace that has been home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells for centuries and 14 acres...
Wells Cathedral

A treasure chest of history, architecture, atmosphere and beauty. A stunning building in a beautiful...
Dunster Castle

One of Somerset’s delights offering an insight into a thousand years of history. Home to the de Mohun...
Bath Abbey

From Anglo-Saxon times through periods of change and religious unrest discover how this beautiful building...
Roman Baths and Pump Room

The most famous attraction in Bath, the Roman Baths provide a captivating look back into the lives of...
Nunney Castle

Standing on a rise with its stream fed moat in the village centre the Castle is a scheduled Ancient Monument...
Stanton Drew Stone Circles

What will you make of the stone arrangements at Stanton Drew? Three circles, two avenues and a cove give...
Stoney Littleton Long Barrow

In an area that has probably been farmed since the Neolithic times when it was built, this ancient long...
Farleigh Hungerford Castle

A 14th century fortified manor house which offers a great day out for families and still has much for...
Hinton Priory

One of only 10 Carthusian Houses built in England back in 1232 for the Carthusian Order....