Somerset, Bristol & Bath

Somerset, Bristol & Bath Tourist and Visitor Information with links to heritage, nature and tourist attractions, many with details of disabled access

Stretching from the coast of the Bristol Chanel, this area incorporates part of Exmoor National Park, the Brendon Hills, Quantock Hills and Blackdown Hills to the South and West, the Somerset Levels and Moors across the central belt and the Mendips to the North. There is something for most tastes, Bristol is a modern city with historic attractions and a vibrant night life, going to the other extreme you can find peace, quiet and solitude in the depths of Exmoor.


Official Tourist Websites


Other Tourist information websites

Peak and Moor – Dartmoor Exmoor Quantock Hills


Tourism Videos


Relaxing Leisure And Tourism from Visit Somerset

City of Bath Tour from Visit Bath

Immerse yourself in Bath from Visit Bath

Bath - A World Heritage City from Visit Bath

Visit Bristol from Visit Bristol

A Glimpse of Exmoor from Fly Monkeys

Activities - West Somerset and Exmoor from Exmoor Tourism

West Somerset & Exmoor from Exmoor Tourism


National Parks

Exmoor -


UNESCO World Heritage Site

The City of Bath World Heritage Site



The Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

The Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

The Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)


Wildlife Trust & Nature -


Historic or architectural important Properties (Castles, Abbeys, Churches, Houses, Estates and Gardens) (English Heritage / National Trust / other) - see the Somerset Heritage page



Literary connections

Jane Austen (Northanger Abbey and Persuasion)

Arthur C Clarke (2001: A Space Odyssey)

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Kubla Khan and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner)

Henry Fielding (Tom Jones)

Evelyn Waugh (Brideshead Revisited)


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