Clevedon (5 miles) – a small seaside town with Victorian pier, pebbled beach and an open grassed area with children’s park, miniature train, and tennis courts.
Weston-super-Mare and Burnham on Sea have extensive sandy beaches a short drive south.
Bristol – famous for Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge, has a wealth of maritime history including the SS Great Britain.
Bath – Georgian architecture, best known for the Roman Bath Spa.
Spectacular natural beauty, popular for walking, rock climbing and caving. Famous for Cheddar Gorge and caves.
National Trust Properties: Tyntesfield and Clevedon Court
Children: Lots to do in the area for children of all ages.
Walking and Rambling
The local area is predominantly countryside. A varied range with coastal paths, old railway lines, wooded areas, open farmland and country lanes.
Quiet country lanes, but for the more serious cyclist, Kingston Seymour lies on the edge of the Avon Cycleway.
Other Places to Visit
Bristol Zoo and Gardens
Bristol Observatory and “Jack’s Hole” cave
Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare
Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare
Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm Park
Other local farm parks
Chew Valley Lake
Wookey Hole Caves
West Somerset Railway (Bishops Lydeard to Minehead)
Longleat Safari Park, Wiltshire
Glastonbury Abbey and Tor
South Wales – half hour drive to Chepstow Castle across the Severn Bridge