The hills are alive
Located Near the limestone formed Mendip Hills, The town of Midsomer Norton is north of Well and south of Bath & Bristol and has lot of great outdoors things to do. Classified as an Area of Natural Beauty (AONB), there are many downloadable maps for following breath-taking trails around the limestone grassland. Keep your eyes peeled for amazing birdlife such as woodpeckers and pretty butterflies such as dark green & small pearl-bordered fritillary butterflies.
Coal mining history
Somerset has lots of history in coal mining and the best place to learn about life at the coalface is Radstock museum. The museum can now be found in the fully restored Radstock Old Market Hall where you can take in two floors of intriguing exhibits and reconstructions to emerse yourself back to the peak of Somerset’s coal mining times. Admission is reasonably priced and there is a tea shop on site for refreshments.
A safari park adventure
In the Carnborne Chase landscapes why not go for a day out at the Longleat Safari Park and House. Enter the exciting Safari drive- through (double decker bus tours also available) and see elephants, monkeys, tigers and lions - to name but a few from the wide variety of animals at this popular Wiltshire Safari Park. Save money by booking your tickets online. For a cheap place to stay Near Midsomer Norton, why not stay at the Bath Waterside Travelodge which is 8 miles away.