Exmoor
Exmoor is loosely defined as an area of hilly open moorland in west Somerset and north Devon in South West England, named after the River Exe the source of which is situated in the centre of the area,...
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List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Avon
This is a list of the Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) in the former county of Avon, England, United Kingdom. In England the body responsible for designating SSSIs is Natural England, whi...
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Somerset Levels
The Somerset Levels are a coastal plain and wetland area of Somerset, South West England, running south from the Mendips to the Blackdown Hills.The Somerset Levels have an area of about 160,000 acres ...
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Bridgwater
2°59′35″W / 51.128°N 2.993°W / 51.128; -2.993Bridgwater is a market town and civil parish in Somerset, England. It is the administrative centre of the Sedgemoor district, and ...
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Cheddar Gorge
Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills, near the village of Cheddar, Somerset, England. The gorge is the site of the Cheddar show caves, where Britain's oldest complete human skeleton...
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Exmoor Pony
The Exmoor pony is a horse breed native to the British Isles, where some still roam as semi-feral livestock on Exmoor, a large area of moorland in Devon and Somerset in southwest England. The Exmoor ...
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Burledge Hill
Burledge Hill (grid reference ST588587) is on the southern edge of the village of Bishop Sutton, Somerset, England. It is the site of a Site of Special Scientific Interest and an univallate Iron Age h...
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Banwell Caves
Banwell Caves (grid reference ST383588) are a 1.7-hectare geological and biological Site of Special Scientific Interest near the village of Banwell, North Somerset, England notified in 1963. The site...
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Limebreach Wood
Limebreach Wood (grid reference ST466726) is a woodland on the south side of the Tickenham Ridge, between Clevedon and Bristol. It is very close to the site of Cadbury Camp.It is an ancient woodland, ...
Shapwick Moor
Shapwick Moor is an area of 138 acres (0.56 km) of farmland on the Somerset levels bordering Shapwick Heath and Cattcot Heath.It is part of the Brue Valley Living Landscape conservation project. ...
Glastonbury
2°42′50″W / 51.1485°N 2.7140°W / 51.1485; -2.7140Glastonbury /ˈɡlæstənbri/ is a small town in Somerset, England, situated at a dry point on the low lying Somerset Levels, 23 m...
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Lynmouth Flood
On 15 and 16 August 1952, a storm of tropical intensity broke over south-west England, depositing 229 millimetres (9.0 in) of rain within 24 hours on an already waterlogged Exmoor. It is thought ...
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Burnham-on-Sea
2°59′37″W / 51.2376°N 2.9935°W / 51.2376; -2.9935Burnham-on-Sea is a town in Somerset, England, at the mouth of the River Parrett and Bridgwater Bay. Burnham was a small villa...
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Chew Valley
2°36′55″W / 51.337421°N 2.615197°W / 51.337421; -2.615197The Chew Valley is an area in North Somerset, England, named after the River Chew, which rises at Chewton Mendip, and ...
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Beast of Exmoor
The Beast of Exmoor is a cryptozoological felid (see phantom cat) that is reported to roam the fields of Exmoor in Devon and Somerset in the United Kingdom.
There have been numerous reports of eye...
Bat's Castle
Bats Castle is an Iron Age hill fort at the top of a 213 metres (699 ft) high hill in the parish of Carhampton south south west of Dunster in Somerset, England.The site was identified in 1983 aft...
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Lynton
3°50′11″W / 51.230396°N 3.836361°W / 51.230396; -3.836361Lynton is a small town in Devon, England. It lies on the northern edge of Exmoor and is located at the top of a gorge ...
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Chew Valley Lake
Chew Valley Lake (grid reference ST5659) is a large reservoir in the Chew Valley, Somerset, England, and the fifth-largest artificial lake in the United Kingdom (the largest in south-west England), wi...
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Mendip Hills
The Mendip Hills (commonly called the Mendips) is a range of limestone hills to the south of Bristol and Bath in Somerset, England. Running east to west between Weston-super-Mare and Frome, the hills...
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Westonzoyland Pumping Station Museum
The Westonzoyland Pumping Station Museum of Steam Power & Land Drainage is a small industrial heritage museum dedicated to steam powered machinery in Westonzoyland in the English county of Somerse...
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Knowle Hill
Knowle Hill (grid reference ST583613) is a hill in the Chew Valley, Somerset, England situated between the village of Chew Magna and Chew Valley Lake.The south side of the summit of Knowle Hill is hom...
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Blackdown Hills
The Blackdown Hills are a range of hills along the Somerset-Devon border in south-western England, which were designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1991.The plateau is dominated b...
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Willow Man
Willow Man is a large outdoor sculpture by Serena de la Hey. It is in a field next to the northbound carriageway of the M5 motorway, near Bridgwater in Somerset, South West England, near to the Bristo...
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Portbury Ashlands
Portbury Ashlands which is now known as Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve is a nature reserve between Portishead and the Royal Portbury Dock in Somerset, England. It was formed from the redevelopment of ...
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Wells and Mendip Museum
The Wells and Mendip Museum is a small museum next to Wells Cathedral in the city of Wells. It is a registered charity and an accredited member of the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. The exhi...
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Cleaves Wood
Cleaves Wood (grid reference ST758576) is a 40.38 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) near the village of Wellow in Bath and North East Somerset, notified in 1988.Cleaves Woo...
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Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs
2°02′39″W / 50.96142°N 2.04409°W / 50.96142; -2.04409The Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) covers 379 square miles (980 k...