36 days in Somerset Itinerary

36 days in Somerset Itinerary

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36 days in Somerset Itinerary

Start: London
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Bath
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Watchet
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ilchester
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: London

12
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to The Helicopter Museum (in Weston super Mare), Avon Owls (in Banwell) and Cheddar Gorge (in Cheddar). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey, and relax in the rural setting at The Owlery at West of England Falconry.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bath route maker website .

London to Bath is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Watchet.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust, The Helicopter Museum, Downside Abbey, Avon Owls, Cheddar Gorge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Spas

12
nights
Watchet

Watchet ©
Watchet is a harbour town, civil parish and electoral ward in the English county of Somerset, with a population of 3,785. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Watchet: Cothay Manor & Gardens (in Greenham), Simonsbath Sawmill (in Minehead) and Wellington (Masters Brewery, The Woodyard Brewpub, & more). There's lots more to do: get your game on at Birds Hill Days, see the interesting displays at Somerset & Dorset Railway Museum at Washford, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cleeve Abbey, and view the masterpieces at Garry Floyd Fine Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Watchet trip site .

Drive from Bath to Watchet in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Watchet can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Ilchester.

Things to do in Watchet

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Minehead, Wellington, Burnham-On-Sea, Nether Stowey, Wiveliscombe
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Minehead EYE ©
Minehead EYE
Cleeve Abbey ©
Cleeve Abbey
Market House Museum ©
Market House Museum

11
nights
Ilchester

Ilchester ©
Ilchester is a village and civil parish, situated on the River Yeo or Ivel, five miles north of Yeovil, in the English county of Somerset. Change things up with these side-trips from Ilchester: Wells (Mendip Hospital Cemetery, Vicar's Close, & more), Wookey Hole Caves (in Wookey Hole) and Bruton Dovecote (in Bruton). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bride’s Mound.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ilchester tour itinerary tool .

Getting from Watchet to Ilchester by car takes about 1.5 hours. November in Ilchester sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ilchester

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Wells, Sparkford, Ashton Windmill, Cary Alpacas
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Glastonbury Tor ©
Glastonbury Tor
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

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