Beautiful secret spots in Somerset holiday cottages

Beautiful secret spots in Somerset

Simon L 20 July 2017

If you’re planning a visit to Somerset, you’ll probably be busy looking for the top things to do in the region.  Delve a little deeper and you’ll find lots of hidden treasures waiting to be explored.  There is a range of secret spots in Somerset with a hive of activities from exciting cultural tours to beautiful hidden heritage sites to discover.  Each location has a special charm and is the perfect complement to a stay in the region.

Take a look at our top secret spots in Somerset for an interesting and memorable holiday experience.

Enjoy art with a difference in Watchet


For visitors looking to enjoy a creative experience, Watchet offers an art gallery with a difference.  Here you can see artwork from local talent in Contains Art, a new and innovative gallery located on Watchet Quay.  This inspiring site is made from old shipping containers that are also home to bright studio spaces for local creatives.

Discover Somerset’s natural beauty at St Audries Bay

St Audries Bay

With news of the latest section of England’s Coastal Path opening between Brean Down and Minehead, a walk along this beautiful stretch is a must.  A special location located at St Audries Bay is home to a breathtaking waterfall that plunges straight onto the beach.  This is one of Somerset’s most beautiful and serene secret spots.  You may also notice this coastline from Kevin McCloud’s Grand Design TV show too.

Discover fine Georgian architecture in Bridgwater


The historic city of Bath isn’t the only place you can see examples of beautiful Georgian architecture.  The Somerset town of Bridgwater is home to Castle Street acknowledged as the finest Georgian street outside Bath.  The town is also home to many historically important areas and people including the First Duke of Chandos, James Brydges.

Admire the Somerset Levels from Burrow Mump

Burrow Mump

Climb the hill to the medieval site of Burrow Mump and admire not only this historic site but a 360-degree view of the Somerset Levels.  The climb isn’t for the faint-hearted but there are different paths to climb to the top. Once you get there, you’ll be captivated by the breathtaking views over the levels and experience a real taste of the region’s beauty.


Somerset is home to many secret spots and plenty of hidden gems just waiting to be explored.  Take a look at our Somerset guides to get a flavour of the region and discover a host of memorable activities and locations on your stay in the county.

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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