Local Events

Frome Independent Market – First sunday of every month http://www.thefromeindependent.org.uk/about/ Nunney Fayre – Wonderful westcountry traditional village fayre 4th August 2018 https://www.visitnunney.com/nunney-street-fair-2018/ Cheese and Grain Frome – fantastic local music and events venue – http://www.cheeseandgrain.com/ Frome Festival – music, arts and culture 6th-15th July http://fromefestival.co.uk/ Shindig Weekender – May 25th-27th 2018 Field Trip Festival – … Read more

Other Activities Around The Mendips And Surrounding Area

Horse Riding – Brookover Farm Frome – Females and Children only prices start from £20 for 30mins perfect for young children. http://www.brookoverfarm.co.uk/contact-us/ East Somerset Steam Railway – Mendips – https://eastsomersetrailway.com/ Rock Climbing and Abseiling – http://www.caveclimb.com/ Caving – Cheddar – http://www.adventurecaving.co.uk/ families: http://gocave.com/cave-guiding-instruction/beginners-caving-trips/ Paint Ball and Kids Quad Bikes – https://www.hamburgerhill.co.uk/ Archery & Clay Pigeon … Read more

Historical Towns and Villages

Wells – A stunning Cathedral and historic small city. Bruton –  An ancient former market town. Bath – Visit the Roman Baths and Gothic Abbey in this beautiful Georgeon city Nunney Village – Our beautiful local village famed for its castle and pub Mells Village – Known for its lovely architecture, ancient streets and dramatic … Read more

Wildlife and Nature Reserves

Langford Lakes and Reserve, Wetlands Wildlife Reserve, Steeple Langford Wyle Valey https://www.wiltshirewildlife.org/langford-lakes Edford Meadow Nautre Reserve http://www.somersetwildlife.org/edfordmeadow.html Harridge Woods Nature Reserve http://www.somersetwildlife.org/harridge_woods.html Kings Castle Wood Nature Reserve http://www.somersetwildlife.org/kings_castle_wood.html Lynchcombe & Draycott Sleights Reserves – spectacular views across the Somerset levels http://www.somersetwildlife.org/lynchcombe3.html  http://www.somersetwildlife.org/draycott_sleights.html Smallbrook Meadows Nature Reserve suitable for Pushchairs https://www.wiltshirewildlife.org/smallbrook-meadows-warminster Widbrook Wood Reserve  https://www.wiltshirewildlife.org/widbrook-wood-trowbridge Green … Read more

Regional Attractions

Longleat House and Wildlife Park Cheddar Gorge Wookey Hole Caves Stourhead House and Gardens and King Alfred’s Tower Mendip Hills Westbury White Horse Bruton village Glastonbury and The Tor Black Swan Arts – Frome Frome Museum

Frome and Nunney

Nunney Castle and Moat

Critchill Manor Estate is positioned perfectly between the buzzing hub of Frome and the picturesque village of Nunney. It’s a great launchpad to enjoy the attractions and events both have to offer. Frome has experienced a huge regeneration over the last 15 years, turning itself from a historical but relatively quiet market town into a … Read more


Local Museums: Radstock Museum – local mining museum Frome Museum – local history Somerset Rural Life Museum – Glastonbury Haynes Motor Museum – wonderful collection of vintage cars Roman Baths, Holburne Museum Bath Jane Austen Museum Bath & No.1 Royal Crescent Bath Stourhead House Longleat House   A detailed list of Somerset Museums can be … Read more

Local Walks And Trails

Critchill Manor is situated at the base of the Mendip Hills in an area that was once the great Selwood Forest. From Critchill itself you can take a footpath across the fields into the historic village of Nunney, where you can visit Nunney Castle, have lunch at the George Inn and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. … Read more

Places To Eat And Drink

The Frome area has a great selection of places to eat and drink, covering a wide variety of cuisines and diets. Some of our highlights are: [wp_show_posts id=”313″]   Other Pubs: The Talbot – Traditional Pub and Restaurant – Mells The Three Swans  – Dog friendly traditional pub Frome The Bath Arms – Excellent food … Read more