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Events in Somerset in April with Spring upon us and the forty shades of green coming to life in the hills and valleys of this beautiful county. There are bike rides and a walking festival. Visit Bath for its World Heritage Day or for the Crafters among you, there is the Creative Craft Show at the Bath & West Showground. Visit the many towns that dot the county like Frome, Warminster, Weston Super Mare or the capital, Taunton.
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Some Events at the Helicopter Museum. during April 2017, Weston Heliport, Locking Road, Weston Super Mare.
Craft 4 Crafters 6th to 8th April 2017. Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet. All types of craft! Great day out for Crafters!!!
Exmoor Beauty Cycle Challenge 9th April 2017. Sister to the Exmoor Beast. Challenging.
Mells Daffodil Festival 17th April 2017 Mells is not a big village, but what a show. Marc Allum of Antiques Roadshow is opening the Festival. It will quite a day!!
Abbey Hill Steam Rally will be held on 28th April to the 1st May 2017. Venue is the Yeovil Showground on the A37 Dorchester Road, Yeovil. Steam and stationary engines, classic cars, tractors, Land Rovers, Emergency vehicles, military vehicles and so much more. Ideal day out for the whole family.
Roman Baths in Bath
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Bath A unique city. The Romans thought so too, that is why they built those Baths from which the city is named. The Georgians left their mark with their outstanding architecture. Then there is Bath Abbey. It is not surprising it is a World Heritage site! Good shopping too!
Keynsham. Set in the pretty Somerset countryside. Makes a good base for touring the area being not far from either Bristol or Bath. The town is on the Chew River and Chew Lake is not far away. Wander round the Mendip Hills and its attractive villages. The town was at one time the home of Cadbury. sadly no longer so.
Exmoor National Park is in both North Devon and Somerset, the biggest bit being in Somerset. Wild and peaceful. It is a fantastic hilly moorland. miles and miles of it running out to the coast. It includes lots of little places and larger ones like Dulverton, Porlock, Lynton and Lynmouth. All places worth a visit.
Mells is not too far from Frome. Mells is a small village.The Colliers Way, Sustrans route NCN24 is close by. There is a lovely walk near the river. A camera would be a useful asset.
Shepton Mallet. Home of the Bath & West Showgrounds, but much more in its own right. It is a pleasant town and it is the Gateway to the Mendips and so a very good touring base.
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There are some delightful cottages around the county. Probably one near where you would love to stay.
Want a cute car? Large car? Small car? Whatever you need you will find it here. You will probably find your favourite car hire firm here and Car Rentals do not add a penny to their price for looking all over for you!
Why not travel by Coach
If you do decide the leave the car at home and help the environment too, why not go National Express. They run coaches all over the country. Some pretty good fares too.
Just imagine - sit back and relax, no hassling with the traffic!!!
Do you know that you can book on your mobile phone and they will send the ticket as a text!!!!
Virgin Trains is an excellent main line railway.