There are quite a few interesting places to visit in Somerset. One of the first things you should do is, book one of the comfortable Somerset holiday cottages for you and your family. If you plan to cook your own food during your holidays then staying at Somerset holiday cottages will be perfect. The self-catering Somerset holiday cottages are fully furnished and include all modern amenities. The luxurious Somerset holiday cottages are ideal for families or groups and they are ideally located near popular tourist attractions. Somerset is home to several attractions and you will never have a dull moment during your holidays in Somerset.
Fleet Air Arm Museum
You and your children can go visit the Fleet Air Arm Museum located in Ilchester. The Fleet Air Arm Museum is one of the places you should visit while staying at Somerset holiday cottages. This Fleet Air Arm Museum is where you will actually see where museum meets theatre. Fly by helicopter to the replica flight deck of the aircraft carrier HMS ARK ROYAL where you will be able to see fighter aircrafts and two huge projection screens displaying a Buccaneer strike bomber and a Phantom interceptor fighter. You can also enjoy the thrills and sounds of a flight deck, and feel the wind in your hair. The Fleet Air Arm Museum has the largest collection of naval aircrafts in all of Europe. One of the popular attractions at the museum is the first British built Concorde which you can go on-board and view the cockpit.
One of the attractions you should not miss is the Gallox Bridge. Located in the Crown Estate, this is not just an attraction, but also an historical site. This was one of the bridges that were used during the medieval ages. This was an important bridge for Dunster’s wool trade. This bridge is located at the southern end of Dunster and was the place where pack animals would have been able to cross the River Aville.
Somerset Brick and Tile Museum
Another one of the places you can visit while staying at Somerset holiday cottages is the Somerset Brick and Tile Museum. This is one of the several labour-intensive coal based industries that was once operational in Somerset. The Somerset Brick and Tile Museum is the only remaining tile kiln in Bridgwater. You can visit the museum and see the various methods and processes that are used in making the impressive variety of tiles, bricks, terracotta plaques and other wares that are used to give towns like Bridgwater, Burnham and Glastonbury that wonderful look. The museum is open from Tuesday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.