Taking place in spring each year, English Tourism Week celebrates the value and quality of tourism in England. We have gathered a few suggestions for days out around our native Somerset.
Cheddar Gorge and Caves
Take time to explore one of Britain's most spectacular natural landmarks. From its awe-inspiring cliffs to its extraordinary subterranean stalactite caves. The Cheddar Gorge and Caves hold many fascinating secrets about our prehistoric ancestors, and is an international centre for both caving and rock climbing – don’t forget to sample the cheese too!
Cheddar Gorge in Somerset
Set in the heart of the town, Glastonbury Abbey was one of the richest and more powerful monasteries in England. It is now a Grade I Listed Building as well as a Scheduled Ancient Monument which is open to the public as a visitors’ attraction.
The Lady Chapel at Glastonbury Abbey
Situated in the city of Bath, the Roman Baths are a complex site comprising of a well-preserved Roman site used for public bathing. The Roman Baths themselves are below the modern street level. There are four main features: the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, the Roman Bath House and the museum, holding finds from Roman Bath.
The Great Bath at the Roman Baths
Of course, tourism usually involves a lot of walking, so be sure to choose a comfortable and supportive pair of shoes from our new spring range – here are a few styles to put a spring in your step:
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