Have you ever wondered what Somerset has to offer? We wanted to share various reasons why you should spend your summer in 2021 in Somerset. There is something for everyone, so take a look at this list of 10 reasons to go to Somerset this summer, and see which one you would enjoy!

  1. Beaches

There are many beaches to explore in Somerset, such as Middle Hope Beach, Blue Anchor Bay, Sand Bay and Clevedon Beach. You can take a stroll across sandy beaches, try to find fossils on certain beaches and take in the beauty of the beach.


Wherever you venture in Somerset, you are sure to stumble across a breath-taking view. Whether you are strolling through Ham Hill and exploring Cheddar Gorge, there are spectacular views everywhere.

  1. Film Locations

If you are a film buff, you might be interested to hear that many films were shot on location in Somerset, so you can attempt to find the location during your stay. For example, Hot Fuzz 2007, Les Misérables 2021 and Broadchurch 2013 are during a handful of famous films shot in Somerset.

  1. All the Family

There is something for everyone in Somerset. Families, couples, groups of friends and more will find something to enjoy in Somerset.

  1. Wildlife

Somerset is home to some iconic species, including red deer, European otters, kingfishers and Marsh Harriers, to name a few. We have a few key bird watching locations in Somerset as well, for avid bird watchers.

  1. Relaxation

If you plan to stay at Apple Tree Hotel in Somerset, you will be able to relax, unwind and enjoy all the facilities we offer. In addition, after more than a year spent at home due to Lockdown, a trip to Somerset might help boost your motivation.

  1. Famous People

We have talked about famous movie locations, now how about famous people from Somerset. From Mary Berry to Maisie Williams, a wide variety of famous people hail from Somerset.

  1. Wookey Hole Caves

Explore amazing caves, tunnels, animatronic dinosaurs and more at Wookey Hole caves. This place is perfect for the entire family, as it will keep everyone entertained.

  1. Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor is a great reason to visit Somerset this summer as it is an iconic and evocative landmark offering 360-degree views of Somerset and more.

  1. Apples

Did you know that there are over 156 varieties of apples are recorded as having a connection with this county? Specifically, Somerset is famous for its cider and apple orchards.

Book your stay at Apple Tree Hotel today and start exploring Somerset.