The following links will take you to local Visitor Attractions, Societies & Associations, Sites of General Interest and Accommodation:


Bradford on Avon Museum is the perfect place to begin your visit to this lovely historic town.



The Colliers Way links Dundas with Radstock and Frome. Discover the hidden valleys and by-ways of North Somerset where Roman Legions once marched, miners toiled underground and coal & wool were the currency of success. Whether on foot or bicycle, The Colliers Way is waiting to be explored!



Museum of Bath at Work is a “Not to be missed attraction in the World Heritage City of Bath”. Located in Julian Road, the Curator, Stuart Burroughs, may be contacted on 01225 318348.



Somerset Lavender - Discover the wonders of Lavender and enjoy the sight of the fields in full bloom at Horsepond Farm, Faulkland,  Somerset. Visit their website for full details. Tel: 01373 834893



Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust operates from Midsomer
Norton South Station. The “S&D” is probably the best loved of our lost UK  railways and if you click on the link below you will find the latest information on their ambitious restoration project. Tel: 01761 411221

S&D Railway Heritage Trust


Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust is dedicated to all matters relating to The Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway. Extensive museum and facilities can be found at Washford, on the West Somerset Railway.



Visit Bath & Beyond is the official tourism website for the World Heritage City of Bath and provides a wealth of information about Bath and the  surrounding area.

Visit Bath

Wells& North Somerset tourism websitewith information on accomodation, attractions, museums, events, activities and travel.


Day Out With the Kidsis an easy to use website for finding places to visit with your family all over the UK. Searchable by age of kids, county, town, postcode and indoor or outdoor attraction

Day Out With the Kids - Things to do in Somerset



National Association of Mining Heritage Organisations formed in 1979 to act as the national body for mining history in the UK and Ireland. There are now over 50 member organisations, including societies, museums, firms, etc


Bath & Camerton Archaeological Society conducts an extensive programme of excavations, geophysics, lectures, excursions and training programmes.For more information ring Jayne Lawes (Director of Excavations) on 01761 43174

Bath and Camerton Archaeological Society

British Science Association
Bristol & Bath Branch

British Science Association

Somersetshire Coal Canal Society offers members a series of guided walks and organises working groups to preserve and protect the structures of the old Canal.  

Somersetshire Coal Canal Society

Somerset Archaeological & Natural History Society - The Historical Society for the County of Somerset since 1849.

Somerset Archaeological & Natural History Society

Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society (SIAS) is interested in all aspects of the industrial history and heritage of the County of Somerset.


Quarry Faces is a project working with the local communityto record, understand and celebrate the quarrying heritage of the Mendips. It aims to tell the industry's story, produce teaching materials for both educational and general interest and creat an archive to preserve images and memories of quarrying over time.




websites give details of the work of the Town Councils and the Councillors.

Radstock Town Council

Midsomer Norton Town Council

Westfield Parish Council

Brushwood Coins is a local business specialising in the design of limited edition coin-based displays and gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, retirements and other special occasions. Numismatic consultancy is provided to Radstock Museum and the complete range their products may be found on their website.


Cam Valley Wildlife Group is an independent wildlife conservation
group covering Midsomer Norton, Radstock and surrounding villages.


Midsomer Quilting is all that you would hope for in a quilting shop –
and more! A huge stock, friendly advice, free parking and just three miles
from the Museum. Find out much more, including opening times, by clicking
on the link to their website.


The Ammerdown Centre, located in idyllic grounds two miles out of Radstock, offers a wide range of day and residential courses throughout the year – from Chinese Brush Painting and Digital Photography to personal development.  See website for more information.



The Centurion Hotel is a 3* family owned venue with extensive dining,
leisure and business facilities. Telephone 01761 417711 or click on the
website link for more details.


The Ammerdown Conference and Retreat Centre is located in idyllic grounds two miles out of Radstock.  It offers modern conference facilities, 40 en-suite bedrooms and excellent home-cooking at very competitive rates.  Tel: 01761 433 709


StaySouthWestis a comprehensive guide to accommodation in the South West of England, including hotels, self catering holiday cottages, bed & breakfasts, hostels, holiday parks and camping& caravan sites in Bath, Bristol& Somerset.


iknow-SomersetOver 1900 Somerset Hotels, Bed and Breakfast Accomodation and Holiday Cottages


HomewoodPark. Set in 10 acres of mature parklands and award-winning gardens with gorgeous views over of the beautiful Limpley Stoke valley, Homewood Park is delightfully rural and peaceful, making it a great hotel for Bath and the local area.