Somerset Routes Museum Trail
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Somerset Routes leaflet (pdf 1296kb)
Somerset Routes map (pdf 610kb)
What is Somerset Routes?
Somerset Routes is your unique map which highlights over 100 of the counties best heritage sites to visit, spread across seven 'lines' to travel. Each line takes you to the museums, historic railways, castles, gardens, stately homes and archaeological sites that make Somerset’s heritage unique.
Where in the world could you find a Bakelite coffin, the oldest manmade road in Britain, the largest collection of Naval aircraft in Europe or early Victorian prosthetic limbs?
You might be surprised to find out the answer is Somerset!
For a county with a history as rich and diverse as its countryside, Somerset boasts an amazing number of museums and heritage attractions. Somerset Routes is a unique map and guide which highlights over 100 of the county's best heritage sites to visit.
Taking the form of a ‘tube map’, the county has been broken down into seven different lines to travel on, spread across the county and taking in the best sights and things to do. Each line takes you to the museums, historic railways, castles, gardens, stately homes and archaeological sites that make Somerset’s heritage unique