The Quantocks, Somerset. Spring, and now nearly summer, has sprung, which means short-break season. We look to the rolling hills of Somerset for inspiration.
The historic Roman city of Bath
Come with us as we take you on a photographic tour of Somerset, home to the historic spa town of Bath, the Mendip Hills and Cheddar gorge. Photos taken by Stephen Spraggon for Visit Britain.
The Quantocks Hills, Somerset, was designated England’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1956.
The city of Bath is a Unesco World Heritage Site
Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills, near the village of Cheddar. It is now part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
The Mendip Hill is a range of limestone hills overlooking the Somerset Levels and is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Wild ponies graze on the rolling hills of Somerset
The landscape of Somerset is a lush green landscape, with farming and areas of important habitat for flora and wildlife.
Weston-super-Mare is a traditional seaside resort on the coast of the Bristol Channel, home to the restored Grand Pier