Bridgwater attractions

Bridgwater attractions

Bridgwater SomersetFrom Bridgwater you can explore the beautiful county of Somerset with its stunning coastline, the Quantock and Mendip Hills, historic towns and villages and unique areas of countryside. The coastal resorts at Minehead, Burnham-on-Sea, Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon are perfect for family holidays with numerous attractions and places to stay. There are 3 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, home to a diverse range of wildlife. Somerset is the home of Cheddar Cheese, you can still see it being made today in Cheddar Gorge. The Mendip Hills are the home of the ancient city of Wells and six miles away lies the mysterious town of Glastonbury.

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Attractions The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal. The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal is 14½ miles long, with the two towns at each end. In between it runs through the rolling countryside of the Somersetl owlands and also along the Tone Valley. A diversity of rare birds and plants thrive along the route. The towpath, together with public rights of way complete the route between Bridgwater & Taunton. Starts in the centre of Bridgwater.

The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal.

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Attractions MAUNSEL LOCK CANAL CENTRE & TEA SHOP, North Newton, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 0DH. Tel: 01278 663160. Situated midway along the Bridgwater & Taunton Canal. Open spring to autumn, boat available for short trips and hire. About 4 miles south of Bridgwater.

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Attractions Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 1NQ. Tel: 01278 732662. Home of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner was written here. National Trust. Charges apply. About 6 miles west of Bridgwater.

Coleridge Cottage

Attractions Admiral Blake Museum, 5 Blake Street, Bridgwater, TA6 3NB. Tel: 01278 456 127. History of Bridgwater. Archaeology, prehistoric finds, Roman material. Display includes Robert Blake's sea chest. Medals Collection. Part wheelchair access. Location: In the centre of Bridgwater.

Admiral Blake Museum

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