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What's on locally in 2020

West Somerset Railway

We are brilliantly located for our local heritage Steam Railway.  Starting from Bishops Lydeard, just a few minutes down the road, it runs to the seaside at Minehead stopping at Dunster and Watchet amongst other places en-route.

There is a regular service, and Driver Experience days for enthusiasts.

April 23rd - 26th                Spring Steam Gala

September 12th - 13th       Forties weekend

See for details


Gardens to visit locally

Cothay Manor

June 13th              Garden, Plants, Crafts and Food Fair

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April 25th       Plant Fair



Agricultural Shows and Festivals

May Day - Midsummer           Simonsbath Festival  - set in the heart of Exmoor. 

See for details.


July 29th                The 43rd Dunster Country Fair 


August 21st          Dunster Show is the premier Agricultural Show in West Somerset and one of the major one day Shows of the West of England. Taking place on the Lawns below Dunster Castle the dramatic backdrop is a perfect setting for a family day out.



Somerset County Cricket Ground

County matches run from March until September

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Mineral Railway

Explore the historic Incline and Winding house in the Brendan Hills and follow the route of the old mining railway down to Watchet Harbour.

See for more information.


Wimbleball Lake 


Coffee Roasters 

Brazier Coffee Roasters and Cafe in Wellington

Tours at Miles Tea & Coffee in Porlock

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