8 days in Somerset Itinerary

8 days in Somerset Itinerary

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8 days in Somerset Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  30​h
Taunton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Bath
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

3
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Taunton

Taunton ©
Taunton is the county town of Somerset, England. Get in touch with nature at Somerset Crafts and Glastonbury Tor. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chalice Well and Glastonbury Abbey. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taunton: Cheddar Gorge (in Cheddar), Glastonbury (Bride’s Mound, Ham Wall Nature Reserve, & more) and Animal Farm Adventure Park (in Berrow).

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Taunton trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Taunton is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Taunton at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Taunton

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Animal Farm Adventure Park, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset Crafts
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Ham Wall Nature Reserve ©
Ham Wall Nature Reserve
Cheddar Gorge ©
Cheddar Gorge
Glastonbury Tor ©
Glastonbury Tor

2
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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 30th (Wed), contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, look for gifts at The Silver Shop of Bath, stop by Bath Aqua Glass shop/stained glass studio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge, and finally look for gifts at Topping & Company Booksellers. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Oldfield Park Bookshop, look for gifts at Alexandra May, look for gifts at Emma Rose Art Works, then stop by A Yarn Story, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Solisbury Hill.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner .

Traveling by car from Taunton to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bath

#Shopping, #Nature, #Parks
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Little Solisbury Hill ©
Little Solisbury Hill