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Somerset is a ceremonial county situated in the South West of England. Bordering Gloucestershire, Dorset, Wiltshire, and Devon amongst others, this is an attractive and rural county filled with open green spaces including the Mendip Hills, Exmoor National Park, and Quantock Hills. You will find charming towns with real small town charm and character here, including the quaint town of Frome as well as the county town of Taunton and the historic city of Bath. While one of the main industries in Somerset is agriculture, there are many other businesses and industries that operate from the area. Famous for products such as cheddar and cider, Somerset is a county that boasts vibrant culture, rich history, and diverse landscapes. There are a number of great seaside resorts here too, including Weston-Super-Mare, Minehead, and Burnham on Sea.
Home to important industries such as the manufacture of defence equipment, Somerset boasts a varied and diverse commercial scene. It is home to a variety of big name companies such as Singer, Defra, and General Electric. Other companies that can be found in the county include Gooch, Gerber Products Company, and Yeo Valley Organic. There are many businesses involved in drink and food manufacture, including the cider and cheese that Somerset has become known for. Office space is also taken by a variety of smaller businesses and independent professionals.
Entertainment And Dining Out
A host of entertainment can be enjoyed within this county depending on your location. You will find open air festivities, theatre, and live music, as well as quaint country pubs, lively bars, and cinema. A huge variety of restaurants means that you will always find somewhere suitable to eat out in Somerset. From the hearty meals at traditional pubs to specialist cuisine from around the world, you can find food to satisfy every palate within this county.
There are good transport links in Somerset for those travelling by road and rail, with the M5 motorway along with major roads such as the A303 and the A37, providing convenient access for drivers. There are good rail links providing connectivity in the county, with a number of railway stations operating from the various towns within Somerset. Bristol offers the nearest air travel links for travellers heading in or out of Somerset.