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Midsomer Norton Town in Somerset

Photograph of Midsomer Norton


Midsomer Norton is a town of about 11,000 people near the Mendip Hills in northeast Somerset. It lies in the middle of a triangle bounded by Bath, Wells and Frome. The town of Midsomer Norton lies on the River Somer which runs the town centre. The town expanding when the Duchy of Cornwall, who owned most of the mineral rights in the area opened several small pits in about 1750 to develop the Somerset coalfield. Nearby attractions include the stone circles at Stanton Drew, Chew Valley Lake and Cheddar Gorge as well as the more obvious attractions of Bath and Wells.

Events near Midsomer Norton

Mon, 22 Jul - Sun, 06 Oct (ca. 14 km)

'RE-FORMATION' Heritage Courtyard Studios Exhibition

Sat, 21 Sep (ca. 14 km)

Vintage Somerset Fair

Sat, 21 Sep (ca. 21 km)

Bruton Dub Club

Sat, 21 - Sun, 22 Sep (ca. 15 km)

The Wedding Showcase

Fri, 27 Sep (ca. 13 km)

One Night of Elvis

Sat, 28 - Sun, 29 Sep (ca. 14 km)

Harvest Festival at The Bishops Palace

Sat, 28 Sep (ca. 14 km)

Wells Got Talent in aid of St. Margaret's Hospice

Fri, 1 Nov (ca. 13 km)

The Vienna Festival Ballet presents Snow White

Wed, 13 Nov (ca. 13 km)

David Harper - Unexpected Tales

Sat, 23 Nov (ca. 14 km)

Vintage Somerset Fair

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Dining out near Midsomer Norton

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Midsomer Norton, Radstock, Keynsham and Wells.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:



arrowShepton Mallet




Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowMidsomer Norton



	arrowShepton Mallet


Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Bath, Frome, Wells and Glastonbury.

Nearby Attractions




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