Autumn is upon us, and as the turns a little crisper, Somerset is transforming into a vibrant palette of tones and colours. So, if you’re lucky enough to be spending your family holiday in Somerset this time of year, you’re in for a treat! From thrilling adventures to soothing walks, Somerset is brimming with family-friendly attractions. Here are four must-visit places for days out in Somerset this autumn.
1. Journey Through Time at Dunster Castle
If you’re searching for historical things to do in Somerset this season, look no further than a timeless stroll around Dunster Castle. This ancient structure, shrouded in myths and legends, offers a unique experience for those families who love to explore whatever the past has to offer. It’s a fantastic choice for a family day out in Somerset, especially for anyone staying at Lakeview’s holiday accommodation who enjoys learning a thing or two along the way.
2. Dive into the Depths of Wookey Hole
Another top Somerset attraction has to be Wookey Hole. The magnificent limestone caves are a spectacle to behold with stunning formations that tell tales of the earth’s ancient history. And it’s not all ancient history, either! Wookey Hole is known for its enchanting tales of witches right through to the 20th century. The caves are a perfect blend of natural beauty and intriguing folklore, making it a top pick for family days out in Somerset.
3. Rev Your Engines at Haynes Motor Museum
For anyone with a passion for all things automotive, Haynes Motor Museum offers an unforgettable experience. This autumn, the museum unveils its new exhibit showcasing the thrilling journey of motorcycles through Britain’s history. As you wander around the museum, you’ll be transported through time discovering what life’s like on two wheels! It’s not just a treat for motor enthusiasts but also a great educational experience for kids.
4. Wind Down at Hestercombe’s Gardens
Hestercombe’s gardens are a sight to behold, especially during the autumn months. Sprawled across 50 acres, these gardens offer a serene escape from the hustle and bustle. As you stroll through the manicured landscapes, you’ll understand why this is one of the top family days out in Somerset. The cascading waterfalls, picturesque lakes, and the symphony of rustling leaves make it a heaven for relaxation.
Are you interested in discovering what Somerset has to offer this autumn? Book a stay in one of our stunning holiday cottages in Somerset and experience the wonders for yourself! Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or view our gallery online for a taste of your next Somerset family holiday.