Magnificent architecture, rich in history and truly stunning, stately homes and gardens provide a delightful day out for visitors. Somerset boasts plenty, and we bring you 8 of the most special locations to visit this Christmas
There's no better way to get into the festive spirit than by heading to one of Dorset's many Christmas markets, which are complete with everything from mulled wine to carol singing to visits from the man in red himself. Ho, ho, ho….
Those chilly autumn and winter evenings are perfect for huddling in the corner of a pub, catching up with friends and enjoying a few drinks or a hearty homemade dinner. Get yourself out of the cold, we've assembled a list of 20 cosy pubs to visit in Somerset
'Tis the season to be jolly! The whole of Somerset will be full of festivities with plenty of charming Christmas markets, late night shopping opportunities and Christmas events. We bring you the festive happenings from all over the county
Former model and retail director for fashion house Mulberry, and founding director of Kilver Court Designer Village at Shepton Mallet, Monty Saul has spent her career keeping an eye on creative and designer trends. But it's not all about the latest buys when it comes to Christmas decorating as she explains to Catherine Courtenay
When it comes to celebrating the festive season, Winchester is alive with the sound of music. From Cathedral choirs to community singers and from family musicals to classical concerts, there's something for everyone
Seeing Santa surrounded by fake snow and several plastic elves is part and (gift-wrapped) parcel of the festive build-up. We've tracked down 19 of Devon's greatest grottos and festive events guaranteed to delight all the family