The Splendour of Stunning Somerset & Best of the West Country tour by Just Go Holidays showcases stunning scenery and the South West’s rich heritage.

Places of note include Bishop’s Palace, Longleat House and Cheddar Gorge, where visitors can enjoy delicious local cheese.

Travel Weekly hopes that, by publishing the list, people from across the country will be able to enjoy Britain’s “undeniable appeal” and enchanting locations.

The publication’s website reads: “For history-loving clients, this new addition to Just Go Holidays’ Historic Houses range ticks all the boxes.

“The Splendour of Stunning Somerset & Best of the West Country tour traverses stunning landscapes (think lush, rolling fields and valleys flanked by foliage‑clad cliffs) and showcases breath-taking architecture, including the Grade I listed Longleat House.

“The tour culminates with a visit to Cheddar Gorge, where visitors can get a real taste for the region by sampling local cheese. What’s more, Historic Houses members receive a £30 discount on each tour in the range.

“Just Go Holidays’ The Splendour of Stunning Somerset & Best of the West Country five-day tour starts from £1,029 per person, based on two sharing, departing September 8, including four nights’ accommodation, excursions, breakfast and dinner.”

Just Go Holidays explains the tour further: “The beautiful landscapes and historic treasures of Somerset and the West Country await on this summertime break.

“We discover family secrets and amassed collections on owner-led guided tours while admiring contrasting architectural styles at properties such as Fairfield House and Orchard Wyndham, only open to the public on limited days throughout the year.

“There is so much to uncover at impressive Longleat House, where the honey-hued exterior glints in the sunshine, and our exploration of the moated Bishop’s Palace offers a fascinating peek into the past.

“Our idyllic tour is complete with the spectacular scenery of Cheddar Gorge, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its subterranean caves, breath-taking cliffs and world-famous cheese; it really is the best of the West.”

Other tours named in the list include Shearings’ five-day Llandudno and Snowdonia tour and On the Go Tours’ five-day Stonehenge, Devon and Cornwall tour.

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