Free Days Out

We know that the cost of any holiday can soon add up, with food, travel and admission costs all adding to the bill.

However, there’s lots you can see and do nearby without having to spend a fortune! To help inspire you, take a look below at some of our favourite free days out in Somerset!

More days out and things to do nearby and further afield here.

Money saving days out!

Glastonbury Tor

The world famous Glastonbury Tor is steeped in history, mystery, myth, magic and legend and no trip to Glastonbury is complete without a trek up the big hill. 360 degree views!

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Mural Trail

Glastonbury is a melting pot of creativity and hugely talented artists. The Glastonbury Mural Trail joins together 26 stunning pieces of visual art all around the town.

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Glastonbury Town

Vibrant, quirky, diverse, alternative, unique. Glastonbury is a fascinating place, rich with legend, romance, myth and history. Vibrant cafe culture and colourful characters.

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City of Wells

This tiny Medieval city is a delightful place to spend a few hours. With its magnificent Wells Cathedral (free admission, although donations are very welcome), it's bustling market, Bishop's Palace (chargeable) and many cafes and eateries, there's plenty to see and do.

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Somerset Levels

The mystical Avalon Marshes can be found within Somerset's historic Levels and Moors and are perfect for walking, cycling, wildlife lovers and photographers. Both Westhay Moor Nature Reserve and Shapwick Heath are internationally famous as havens for birdwatchers.

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Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge and Caves are privately owned and therefore all activities, including the Cheddar bus are chargeable, however, National Trust land (access up a gravel path opposite the Cave entrance) joins up with the Cliff Top Walk, and so you can witness the amazing views for free

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Ebbor Gorge

Walking through Ebbor Gorge offers marvellous landscapes and superb woodland wild flowers and birdlife. The walk between the cliffs is a special experience and, if time allows, it is well worth stopping long enough at Wookey Hole to join the guided tour through its fascinating limestone caves (payable). It's also a great place for those who lacing up their walking boots!

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Brean Down & Brean Sands

Protected by the National Trust, Brean Down is one of Somerset's great coastal landmarks. An exhilarating walk will take you atop dramatic cliffs and out along the county's greatest natural pier, offering spectacular views. Brean Sands is home to a vast expanse of beach - ideal for your dogs who can run free all year round.

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Ham Hill

Offering superb views of the Somerset Levels, Exmoor and the Mendip Hills, Ham Hill Park boasts over 400 acres and has something for everyone. Wild flower meadows, steeply sloping Iron-Age rampart, a deserted medieval village and native woodlands, all offer fantastic opportunities to explore this unique piece of Somerset countryside.

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