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Somerset is located in the South West of England, north of its boarder lies Bristol and Gloucestershire, to the east Wiltshire, south east is Dorset and south west is Devon. On the north and west Somerset is bounded by the Severn Estuary and the Bristol Channel, and its coastline sides with south east Wales. Somerset has two cities, Bath and Wells, with the City of Bristol also nearby.
The county has approximately 530,000 residents, of which 25% live in Bridgwater, Taunton and Yeovil.
Somerset is best known for its countryside, rolling hills and coastline. Home to Exmoor National Park it offers a wealth of moorland, woodland and farm land for all to enjoy. Further north, Cheddar Gorge is Britain’s largest gorge, it offers dramatic cliffs and stunning caverns. Its natural beauty attracts many visitors from around the world.
Wells Cathedral is a historic landmark in Somerset, it is the first cathedral to be built in the Gothic style and has been described as “the more poetic of the English Cathedrals”. Free tours are available all year round, offering an educational day out for children during the school holidays.
When it comes to shopping there are two options in Somerset, visiting a large outlet shopping center or meandering through local market towns. Kilver Court Designer Outlet located in Shepton Mallet and Clarks Village in Street both offer a vast variety of high end brands at discounted prices. These new homes in Somerset also have access to The Orchard, Taunton’s largest shopping center which provides a diverse shopping experience.
Alternatively, many of Somerset’s towns and villages are home to bountiful independent retails and weekend markets. This provides the setting for the perfect weekend activity strolling through beautiful streets unearthing unexpected treasures.
These new homes in Somerset have access to an extensive road network, the M5 provides a direct link to the rest of the country furthermore the rest of the county is available via the A303, A37, A38 and A39.
When travelling by train, Somerset is best accessed via Bristol, with fast training running from London in under 90 minutes and from Reading in under 60 minutes. From Bristol most places within Somerset can be reached, including Bridgwater in 50 minutes and Taunton in 40 minutes.
If flying, Bristol Airport offers both national and internal flights.
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