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Original Wild

Muddy says: Paddle boarding, SUP (stand up paddle boarding), canoeing, kayaking, climbing or abseiling in the centre of Bath and around with your family, friends – even your dog!

Adventure days

Cheddar Gorge & Caves

Muddy says: Cheddar Gorge-ous more like, with wildlife and views up on the cliff top; awesome rock formations and evidence of prehistoric humans down in the caves

Days Out

Safe and Sound Shooting

Muddy says: Family-run clay pigeon shooting and more for the whole family – kids, teens, adult novices and experts – near Pensford, just outside Bristol

Clay pigeon shooting

East Lambrook Manor Gardens

Muddy says: Margery Fish's iconic Grade I listed cottage garden is magnificent, inspirational and has an excellent plant nursery, art gallery and cafe


Heritage Courtyard Gallery and Studios

Muddy says: A unique contemporary art gallery in the centre of Wells, with exhibitions, ten artists' studios and creative workshops and courses for all

Art Gallery


Muddy says: Could this be the very best family day out in the whole of Wilts? Yup, we reckon so!

Days Out

Hestercombe Gardens

Muddy says: 50 acres of magnificent historic gardens and grounds spanning three centuries, with food, art, shopping and fun family events all year round


Emma Rose Art Works

Muddy says: Vibrant, colourful contemporary, semi-abstract and impressionistic paintings inspired by nature, memory and the Japanese aesthetic of wabi-sabi (read on to find out what that is)

Art for sale

Andelli Art

Muddy says – browse and buy Modern British 20th century, European and contemporary art in this intimate gallery close to Wells

Art for sale

Atkinson Gallery

Muddy says: Enjoy major exhibitions of contemporary art at this nationally recognised gallery, hidden away in the grounds of Millfield Senior School in Street

Art for sale

Centre for Young Musicians Taunton

Muddy says: one of the world's top music and drama school's has an outpost in Somerset – and you don't have to be a child prodigy to go there


Bailey Hill Bookshop

Muddy says: one of the best bookshops in Somerset, with a brilliant range of books for all ages and interests, friendly knowledgeable booksellers – and you can even bring your dog


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