Somerset is a popular town in the UK with a booming tourism industry and successful economic wellbeing. As successful holiday providers of self catering holiday accommodation in Somerset, it’s important to us that it remains a popular town. We analyse what Somerset’s economy looks like and how much could be attributed to tourism and why:
Somerset’s Economic Wellbeing and Tourism industry
An average of data collected from 2011 to 2013 showed that Somerset attracted an annual 11.4 million-day visitors spending an average of £34. 1.8 million people stayed overnight, spending £166 per head, and these are only visitors from within Great Britain! In total visitors spent £686 million, which is a large chunk of the Somerset economy’s worth of £11.1 billion (2015) – demonstrating how important tourism is to the town and how successful the industry is.
Why people visit Somerset
Somerset is popular for its outstanding natural beauty, rich history, culture and relaxing holidays, including weekend breaks at self-catering accommodation in Somerset. It’s easy to see why people love it so much; cobbled streets and quirky high street shops, mile upon mile of untouched natural beauty and long stretches of stunning beaches, Somerset has the lot.
What Somerset offers is that refreshed feeling; escaping the hustle and bustle of the city to a quiet land with no rushing and the chance to relax. On top of that, with so much to do in Somerset for all ages, it’s impossible to experience everything in one visit, so people will always come back for more.
Somerset boasts outstanding natural beauty and the quaint charm of its history and towns draws tourists in year-round. Discover why Somerset is such a popular destination by booking your stay in our holiday accommodation in Somerset. We can sleep up to 6 people, whether that’s family, friends or couples, surrounded by the beauty and tranquillity of the Somerset countryside. Call 01278 661 584, or reach us by email at email@example.com. Alternatively, you can fill in our contact form.