Out & About
Somerset is full of an abundance of events and activities. At The Litton, we have curated the perfect list of the most adventurous and cultural: places, activities, attractions, walks and markets for our visitors to enjoy. Return once a month to get your update on what's happening out and about in Somerset.
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Welcome to Somerset
The Litton is situated in Somerset, surrounded by miles of outstanding beauty and inhabited by gorgeous wetlands, gorges, and reservoirs. Somerset is known as the English county of rolling hills. Add these walks and places to your itinerary for a truly authentic Somerset experience.
7 miles away
13 minutes drive away from The Litton is England's smallest city, Wells. Visit the incredible 850 year old Wells Cathedral, the picturesque Bishop's Palace and Gardens or have a browse around the Wells Outdoor Market on a Wednesday or Saturday.
15 miles away
A 30 minute drive from The Litton is Frome. Recently highlighted as 'One of the best places to live in Britain'. It's packed full of gorgeous independent shops, historic buildings and lots of charming, creative people. There's a fantastic market on here once a month, too.
1 miles away
Perfect for a short walk with family and friends, this gorgeous route has been chosen for you to explore the countryside surrounding The Litton. Steal a kiss at the kissing gates, enjoy the sounds of a mini waterfall and peek at The Litton Lakes. Complete the form below to download your bespoke walking map.
16 miles away
American Museum & Gardens
Summer Screen Outdoor Cinema at the American Museum & Gardens gorgeous ampitheatre. Watch your favourite film, eat American-inspired food, drink and popcorn.
Films showing are:
La La Land on 25th August
Top Gun Maverick on 26th August
The Greatest Showman on 27th August
See their website to book.
Tickets from £16 for adults and £11 for children. Family tickets also available.
15 miles away
Thermae Bath Spa
Thermae Bath Spa is Britain's only natural thermal spa, located in the historic city of Bath.
Thermae Bath Spa draws water from the three springs found in Bath; the King’s Spring, the Cross Bath and the Hetling Spring. It offers state-of-the-art spa facilities which are perfect for a day of relaxing.
Prices start from £38 on a weekday. Please check their website for more information as there is more than one spa facility available.
Zog Activity Trail at Westonbirt
Families can join Zog on a forest adventure with a brand-new activity trail and free app. Download the app before your visit to collect golden stars during your walk.
Grab the Zog trail activity pack that's filled with goodies ready for your walking adventure for £4 from the Westonbirt shop.
Get more info and download the app. £12 for entry to the Arboretum unless you're a member.
33 miles away
Bridgwater Independent Market
A fantastic Street market in the heart of Bridgwater with over 40 stalls filled with independent traders of food, drink, fashion, homewares, and gifts.
Next date is 24th September. Open from 10am till 3pm
See their website to get an idea of the stalls
1 miles away
Treasure Trails in Somerset
Follow the clues and go on a treasure hunting adventure around Somerset!
Take a look at the Treasure Trails website and download a treasure trail to explore different parts of Somerset. They have trails in Wells, Glastonbury, Cheddar, Bath and loads more!
The trails cost around £9.99 and can be downloaded straight to your phone or you can buy a printed version. This is fun for all the family!
8 miles away
The Bishop's Palace
The Bishop’s Palace is a short 20 minute drive away in the pretty city of Wells. For 800 years the stunning medieval palace has been the home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells.
Explore the palace, it's gardens and a wide range of events throughout the year.
Take a look at their website for a full range of events.
General admission is £16 for adults and £8 for children.
8 miles away
Take a walk through the Wookey Hole Caves formed of many sedimentary rocks over millions of years, explore the Enchanted Valley, play in the historic and quirky Mill, get up close with pre-historic beasts in Dinosaur Grove and much more. There's so much to see and do at Wookey Hole for the whole family. Check their website for any special events going out.
Tickets from £19.95 for adults and £16.45 for children 3+.
34 miles away
Westonbirt Arboretum is home to 2,500 different species from the far corners of the globe and five national tree collections; Westonbirt is the perfect place to escape, relax or have an adventure! Take a journey up into the canopy on the STIHL Tree Top Walkway, stop by the café for a tasty treat or see if you can spot the Gruffalo!
Westonbirt Arboretum is open from 9 am - 5 pm every day. Entry costs start from £3 for children and £8 for adults.
20 miles away
Longleat Safari Park
Explore Longleat Safari Park! Meet some wild animals as you walk around the park, drive your car through the infamous monkey trail to get up close and personal to some cheeky monkeys, and take a tour around the manor house.
Tickets are £39.95 for adults and £29.95 for children.
10 miles away
Cheddar Gorge and Caves
Cheddar Gorge is not only one of Britain's most spectacular natural landmarks but also an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The Gorge boasts awe-inspiring cliffs and extraordinary subterranean stalactite show caves, plus many fascinating secrets about our prehistoric ancestors.
Cheddar Gorge is open from 10 am - 5:00 pm every day. Entry costs range from £15.70 for children and £20.95 for adults; infants go free!
Perfect for a short walk with family and friends, this gorgeous route has been chosen for you to explore the countryside surrounding The Litton. Steal a kiss at the kissing gates, enjoy the sounds of a mini waterfall and peek at The Litton Lakes. Complete the form to download your bespoke walking map.
For upcoming events or private hire requests, please let us know details of your party size and preferred dates. This contact form can also be used for any dining or room booking enquiries.