Somerset Quick Facts & Figures

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Somerset is located in South West England, prominent cities and towns in the area include Bath , Taunton and Western-super-Mare. Somerset is a convenient location from which visitors can explore both the South West region and West Country.

Somerset includes a number of charming small towns and villages full of character and plenty of open spaces allowing visitors to get away from it all and enjoy the best of the scenic English countryside Local attractions & places of interest include Exmoor National Park, Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury Abbey, Cheddar Caves & Gorge, Montacute House, Quantock Hills, Blackdown Hills and Mendip Hills. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


Somerset Quick Facts

Population: 917,100

Region: South West England

Area total: 4,171 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01225 (Bath), 01823 (Taunton), 01934 (Western-super-Mare).

Postcode Area BA (Bath), TA (Taunton), BS22-24 (Western-super-Mare).

Closest Airports: Exeter Airport, Cardiff Airport & Bristol Airport.

Local Food: Bath Bun, Sally Lunn Cake, Damask Cream, Artisan Cheeses, locally brewed ciders, wines and beers.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Bath, Taunton, Western-super-Mare and Yeovil.

Famous Attractions: Exmoor National Park, Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury Abbey, Cheddar Caves & Gorge, Montacute House, Quantock Hills, Blackdown Hills and Mendip Hills.
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