Somerset is a shire county of 880,000 people in south west England, bordering Bristol, Devon, Dorset,Gloucestershire, and Wiltshire, and with a coastline on the Bristol Channel. The county is largely rural, featuring hill ranges in the Mendips, Quantocks and Exmoor National Park. The centre of the county is the lowland Somerset Levels, an area of wetlands. The county includes the historic city of Bath, and England’s smallest city, Wells, as well as the seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare.
Latest blog posts about Somerset
- Lines in the landscape: West of England Main Line (3/18/2015)
- Edge of the Vale (1/6/2013)
- The dismal town of Yeovil (8/26/2012)
- Kilve and Lilstock Beach (6/5/2012)
- Brean Down (3/1/2011)
- Bristol to Burnham by bike (12/20/2007)