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Places to visit Ched­dar Gorge

Bri­tain's big­gest gorge, from the stun­ning sta­lac­tite cav­erns to the dra­matic cliffs ris­ing over 450ft. This world-fa­mous site is an Area of Out­stand­ing Nat­u­ral Beauty, which re­veals many hid­den se­crets in­clud­ing fas­ci­nat­ing sto­ries of our pre­his­toric an­ces­tors - and it is also the site of the largest un­der­ground river sys­tem in Bri­tain.

Dun­ster Cas­tle

This has been the for­ti­fied home of the Lut­trells for 600 years. Re­mod­elled in the 1870s to cre­ate a splen­did Vic­to­rian coun­try house, with ter­raced gar­dens with rare shrubs, a fine 17th­cen­tury carved stair­case and or­nate plas­ter ceil­ings. Dra­mat­i­cally sited on a wooded hill, this mag­nif­i­cent cas­tle has breath­tak­ing views over Ex­moor and the Bris­tol Chan­nel.

Glas­ton­bury Abbey

The in­ter­na­tion­ally renowned site of Glas­ton­bury Abbey at­tracts vis­i­tors from around the world for its his­tory, her­itage, and for its spir­i­tual en­rich­ment. There has been a church on the site for at least 1500 years with ev­i­dence of even ear­lier oc­cu­pa­tion, and the site is con­nected with myths and leg­ends to a de­gree that is un­par­al­leled by any other abbey in Eng­land.

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