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: Enjoy a longer walk along the Two Rivers Way. The route starts in Congresbury at the bridge on the River Yeo, and goes across Somerset to the River Avon. The walk passes through Chew Stoke, Chew Magna, Compton Dando and Pensford with sections along the River Yeo and River Chew to enjoy. Other highlights on the route include the Stanton Drew Stones which include the Great Circle – the second largest stone circle in Britain (after Avebury). You’ll also pass the lovely Chew Valley Lake which has delightful nature trails and a variety of wildlife.
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.