Discover North Somerset for some great ideas for days out, family activities and explore the local heritage.
There’s a wide variety of attractions across the district, from Tyntesfield and Clevedon Court National Trust properties, farm attractions and the famous Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare. A huge range of events are on offer throughout the year, from fun runs, half marathons and motorcycle beach races to music, arts and food festivals.
With coast and countryside the area has a wealth of activities and heritage available too. Choose from cycling, horse-riding, sailing, sea or river fishing, water-skiing, windsurfing, kiting, canoeing, golf, gliding, climbing and or even dry slope skiing. Experience a taste of a year in North Somerset and take a flight over Weston-super-Mare seafront!
Visit our What’s On pages for ideas of some great things to do to and places to visit .
WALKS OF THE MONTH: The 25 mile long River Avon Trail starts in Pill and goes all the way to Bath, via Bristol. Travelling along the River Avon from Pill to Bath via Bristol on this delightful trail, you will start off in the village of Pill, near the mouth of the river, and head to Bristol through the stunning Avon Gorge. You will pass through the lovely Leigh Woods with its woodland, plant life and wildlife on this section. The path then continues through the interesting city of Bristol and then on towards Keynsham where the river is particularly picturesque. You will then pass through the splendid Avon Valley Country Park which has a number of attractions for children. The final stretch then takes you into the historic city of Bath where you finish on the iconic Pulteney Bridge.
Gems of Weston walk Final 2018, a new walk developed via the Heritage Action Zone. The walk aims to highlight some of the wonderful buildings we have in the town and encourages you to ‘look up’ to enjoy the architectural gems in Weston. Local artist John Hickley has taken some of the key features and developed a lovely map of the walk.
For more inspirational walks in the area, have a look at our Walking in North Somerset page.