The following links will take you to local Visitor Attractions,
Societies & Associations, Sites of General Interest
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
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
Wells & North Somerset tourism website with information on accomodation, attractions, museums, events, activities and travel.
SOCIETIES & ASSOCIATIONS
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 431741 or click on the link below.
B&C Archaeology 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
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.
SITES of GENERAL INTEREST
Council 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
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Homewood Park. 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.