'Hunky Punks' and the Best Stained Glass in Somerset
All Saints, built mainly in the 15th and 16th centuries, stands on a hill near the River Parrett, overlooking the remains of a Benedictine abbey.
Its bold, pinnacled west tower, covered with g...
The Museum and Heritage Centre
Chard Museum is a registered charity (No. 270186) set up in 1970. It is managed by a group of Trustees who, like all the workers involved with the Museum, are unpaid volunteers.
First registered under the...
Contemporary glass, craft and art gallery in the historic town of Langport. Glass by Will Shakspeare, well known for his appearances on television and in the press, and a constantly evolving array of work by other makers an...
The Fleet Air Arm Museum will thrill the whole family. Get up close and personal with Europe’s largest collection of Naval aircraft. Plus step on board the first British Concorde and visit the cockpit.
See the amazing Aircraft Carrier Experience; the soni...
The award winning Haynes International Motor Museum is the UK's largest exhibition of great cars from around the world. A living and working museum, with over 400 amazing cars and bikes from nostalgic classics of the 50's and 60's, glorious Bentl...
A Church with Ancient Foundations
Just north of Ilchester over the River Yeo, St Andrewâ€™s is a simple Medieval church next to a farmyard. It was restored in 1878 by Charles Benson.
Its site close to a large Roman cemetery beside the Fosse...
A Legend of Love for a Hilltop Jewel
This beautiful hillside landmark made of golden Ham stone is an atmospheric gem.
It stands close to an old water source, one of Somersetâ€™s many holy â€“ or healing â€“ wells. St Maryâ€™s is tie...
A Pretty Village Church with a Battlemented Tower
St Mary's is built of Ham stone with a battlemented tower. Originally 13th century, it was considerably enlarged in the 15th century and further altered in the 16th and 19th centuries.