Brean Down, near Weston-super-Mare
Brean Down peninsula is one of the most dramatic landmarks of the Somerset coastline, extending 1½ml into the Bristol Channel. At its most seaward point, a Palmerston Fort built in 1865 and re-armed in World War II, provides an insight into the past. Free - great for walking nationaltrust.org.uk/brean-down/
Steepholm Nature Reserve
A boat trip from Weston-Super-Mare (April - October) sails off to the middle of the Bristol Channel where Steepholm island lies, a haven for seabirds and other wildlife. Also ruins and WWII fortifications Phone 01934 632307 steepholm.org.uk
The Grand Pier
The newly rebuilt pier is well worth a visit
Phone 01934 620 238 grandpier.co.uk
Hestercombe Gardens, near Taunton
Opened in the spring of 1997 for the first time in over 125 years, the landscape garden was created in the 1750s. This tranquil forty acre valley, including lakes, temples and magnificent views, provides delightful woodland walks for the whole family. Further details 01823 413923 hestercombegardens.com
Wookey Hole near Wells
Welcome to a magical world of fantasy and extraordinary fact. A spellbinding adventure through millions of years of creation, where spectacular light and sound effects bring the caves natural wonders to life. Further details 01749 672243 wookey.co.uk
Bristol Zoo Gardens
There is so much to experience at Bristol Zoo Gardens. Your day out is sure to be packed full of fun, facts and fantastic animals. Further Details 0117 973 8951 bristolzoo.org.uk
Longleat House & Safari Park Nr. Warminster,
Come and discover this wonderful world of family fun. With 12 great attractions to enjoy there really is something for everyone to enjoy Further Details 09068 884581 (60p/min) longleat.co.uk
Barrington Court, Near Ilminster (National
An enchanting formal garden laid out in a series of walled rooms, including the White Garden, the Rose and Iris Garden and the Lily Garden. The Tudor manor house was restored in the 1920s. Phone 01985 843601 (Box office) nationaltrust.org.uk/barrington-court/
The dramatic and evocative Tor dominates the Somerset Levels and offers spectacular views over Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire. At the summit of this very steep hill an excavation has revealed the plans of two superimposed churches of St Michael, of which only the 15th-century tower remains nationaltrust.org.uk
Montacute House, Near Yeovil
A glittering Elizabethan house, adorned with elegant chimneys, carved parapets and other Renaissance features, including contemporary plasterwork, chimneypieces and heraldic glass. The magnificent state rooms include a long gallery which is the largest of its type in England.
Phone 01985 843601 (Box office) nationaltrust.org.uk/montacute-house/
The City of Bath
Only an hours drive from Weston lies the beautiful Georgian city of Bath, with it's famous Roman Baths, Royal Crescent, Costume Museum and wonderful shopping. The architecture ranks among the best in the world.
Cheddar Caves and Gorge
Discover a world of myth & magic in the Crystal Quest. The Gorge is a great place for walking, with tremendous views across Somerset from the top
Further Details 01934 742343 cheddarcaves.co.uk
The City of Bristol
Only 40 minutes drive from Weston and you're in the heart of the metropolis. Cribbs Causeway (out of town, near the M5) is famous for shopping, and Bristol Centre has the harbourside, Clifton and many great attractions.
Animal Farm Adventure Park
Explore 25 acres of delightful countryside,home to lots of friendly animals.
Meet the Shetland ponies, make friends with the farm animals and enjoy our
seasonal treasure hunt. New conservation and wildlife areas.
Further Details 01278 751628 animal-farm.co.uk
These are just a few of the many attractions near Saxonia Guest House Hotel. Thank you for visiting our website - please come back again soon!