With the May bank holiday fast approaching, it is time to start planning the perfect weekend holiday in Somerset. Our amazing self-catering cottages in Somerset are the ideal place for a short getaway with family and friends. Set in beautiful countryside, Lakeview holidays cottages in Somerset offer some fantastic nearby walks and attractions. With so much to see and do on your days out in Somerset, you are really spoilt for choice. To give you a few ideas, we’ve compiled a list of what’s on in Somerset during the May bank holiday weekend. All these activities a great for the whole family and are near our holiday cottages in Somerset.
For those wondering what to do in Somerset, a trip to Bath is a great place to start. There is a range of great shops and activities in Bath. Bath is only about an hour’s drive from our self-catering cottages in Somerset. This makes it the ideal place to take the family out for the day. One of the biggest attractions in Bath is the Roman Baths. The Roman Baths are over 2000 years old and were popular during the Roman’s rule in Britain. Aside from the beautiful architecture, the Roman Baths feature a museum for those who love their history.
Wookey Hole Caves
One of the most iconic days out in Somerset is a visit to the Wookey Hole Caves. The Wookey Hole Caves are just a short drive from our holiday cottages in Somerset. There is something at the caves for the whole family. Humans have used the caves for over 45,000 years! Take a fantastic tour through the different caves or try some of the other activities available at Wookey Hole. Try your hand at mini golf, sample some cave-aged cheese or visit the cave museum. You won’t be short of things to do at the Wookey Hole Caves.
There are hundreds of stunning walks to try in Somerset. For an amazing day out in Somerset, visit Cheddar Gorge. Cheddar Gorge is the largest gorge in England and features a great range of things to do. Our holiday cottages in Somerset are just a half an hour’s drive away. If you enjoyed the Wookey Hole Caves, then Gough’s Cave is definitely worth a visit. Climb Jacob’s Ladder to get a view over the surrounding countryside or go for a 3-mile cliff-top walk.
Bath Racecourse Bank Holiday Family Fun Day
If you are on a holiday in Somerset for the May Bank Holiday weekend, there are some great activities taking place. On bank holiday Monday, there is a family fun day at Bath Racecourse. There is a range of amazing entertainment planned throughout the day. Kids under 17 years old get free admission making it the perfect day out in Somerset for the whole family. The activities include face painting, inflatable horse racing, a BMX bike track and much more.