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What’s on in Somerset 2024

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Land of the glorious somerset cider, and home to the iconic Roman baths, Somerset is set in a glorious landscape filled with rolling hills and beaches galore.

Whether you’re looking for a stroll through the local farmers market, or fancy discovering a new hobby in astronomy, we’ve rounded up some of the best events going on in 2024 when you visit our Burnham-on-Sea and Doniford Bay holiday parks.


The Market at Haynes Motor Museum

Where: Haynes Motor Museum, Yeovil BA22 7LH

When: last Saturday of the month

Taking place on the last Saturday of each month, the Market at Haynes Motor Museum hosts the greatest and tastiest of local suppliers in the food, drink, fashion, and homeware industries.



Astronomy Evening at Ham Hill

Where: Ham Hill Country Park TA14 6RW

When: 8 March

Have you ever looked at the sky and wondered what was hiding up there? In an evening led by local astronomer Adrian Dening, you’ll take a trip to the Cosmos, and glance at an unpolluted view of Jupiter and its moons.

Ska on the Pier

Where: Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1AL

When: 29 March

Drag out the checkered pants, and don’t forget the braces, Ska on the Pier is returning to Somerset for 2024! Filled with awesome local artists, it’s sure to be one epic night.



West Somerset Diesel Festival

Where: Minehead Steam Railway Station, Minehead TA24 5BG

When: 6 June

Visit for the longest heritage railway in England, and stay for the amazing range of diesel-fuelled locomotives! With round trips on during each day, you can step back into time, and uncover the rich history of these locomotives and trains.

Discover breaks in Somerset

Burnham on Sea self catering holidays

Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

4 nights from £49
Doniford Bay self catering holidays

Doniford Bay, Somerset

4 nights from £49




Where: Cabot Circus, Bristol BS1 3BD

When: 1 July

Let’s go unicorn hunting! Unicornfest, the summer art trail, is calling for all unicorn enthusiasts to find the sculptures dotted around the streets of Bristol and surrounding areas.

Walking with our ancestors

Where: Cheddar Gorge & Caves BS27 3QF

When: TBC

Step back in time with your ancestors and get ready for a fun and educational adventure! Exciting tribal trails, live pre-historic survival demonstrations and the chance to dress up – what a cracking day out.



Falconry Fridays at the Fleet Air Arm Museum

Where: Fleet Air Arm Museum, Ilchester BA22 8HT

When: 4 August

Falconry Fridays are happening every Friday throughout August! Watch flying displays and get up close and personal with some beautiful birds of prey, and sneak a picture together or two.



The Comedy Cavern at Wookey Hole

Where: Wookey Hole Caves, The Mill BA5 1BB

When: TBC

Get ready to laugh your socks off in an iconic location – The Comedy Cavern is coming back to the Wookey Hole. With a wide range of well-known and up-and-coming acts, you’ll be sure to have plenty of giggles.

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