South Somerset District Council's tourism website. Everything for the perfect holiday in England!


Iconic buildings, ancient sites, traditions and folklore - the past is all around in South Somerset, waiting to be explored...

Trace your family history on church monuments and village war memorials.  Many of the market towns have their own museum and the Museum of Somerset has a fully-equipped learning centre for searching the records.

For a wealth of information about the history and heritage of South Somerset; its industries and families visit

Somerset Routes was created by the Somerset Heritage and Libraries Service and the Museums of Somerset Group to help visitors to Somerset unearth the wealth of heritage sites and collections to see