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Discover Somerset

Discover Somerset

Somerset is blessed with awe-inspiring scenery, boasting three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). A rural county of rolling hills, it is home to the unique landscape of Exmoor National Park, the perfect setting for a scenic coastal walk, or to simply observe the vast and varied wildlife and take some incredible photographs of your surroundings.

There are some incredible beach resorts to enjoy, including Weston-super-Mare and Minehead, if it’s a more relaxed holiday in the sunshine you are looking for. Look out for the phenomenal Cheddar Gorge, the largest in the UK, with its dramatic cliffs rising to more than 450ft. Other must-visit attractions include Bath, the home of Jane Austen, Wells Cathedral, Glastonbury Abbey and Brean Leisure Park.

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13th July 2018

7 Cottages Perfect for the August Bank Holiday

August bank holiday falls between Friday 24th and Monday 27th August 2018. It is the perfect time to enjoy...

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31st January 2016

Walk of the Month: The Best Walks in Britain

It’s the first Walk of the Month for 2016 and we’re kicking things off in style by compiling a...

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30th January 2015

A TV Lover’s Tour of Britain

Britain is home to a number of award winning TV shows; from sci-fi thrillers to historic re-enactments, but did...

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4 years ago

Britain’s Best Bonfire Night Celebrations

Are you bored of the same-old, average, local bonfire night?  For something a bit special this firework season, check...

4 years ago

Off the Beaten Track: Destinations for Couples

Deciding on a destination for a romantic getaway in summer can be hard. You want to go somewhere pretty...

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4 years ago

Britain’s Top 10 Scenic Drives

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4 years ago

Summer Solstice: Where to See the Sunrise & Sunset

Would you believe it? It’s nearly summer solstice, and here at Sykes Cottages HQ, we’re relishing these lengthy, sunlit...

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5 years ago

The UK’s Best Chocolate Workshops

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Discover Great Britain & Ireland

Why jet off to sunnier climes when there are plenty of picturesque and fascinating destinations to explore much closer to home? Discover the best holiday locations Great Britain & Ireland have to offer with Sykes Cottages.

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