Explore by Bike or Bus

Explore 10 of the Classic Gardens by bicycle with our circular "Chateaux" cycle routes. The guides include extracts from Ordnance Survey maps, price only 3.35 including postage & packing.

To order your copy please write enclosing a cheque made 
payable to 'South Somerset District Council' and send to:

Tourism Unit
Yeovil Tourist Information Centre
Henford, Yeovil , Somerset. BA20 1UN
Telephone: (01935) 845946.
Fax: (01935) 845950
[email protected]

Or if you would like to order by credit card
please ring 01935 471279.               


Exploring the Classic Gardens of South Somerset
and West Dorset by public transport couldn't be easier, with regular services throughout the region.

For details about bus services and timetable information.
Call ATMOS on (01823) 358299.

Timetables are also available from 
South Somerset TIC on (01935) 471279 (24hrs)


Gardening short breaks

If you would like to combine a trip to the classic gardens with a short break in Somerset, please call one of the Tourist Information Centres for an accommodation guide. The TIC's can also provide attraction and event information, bus and train timetables and guide books to help you plan your stay.

Plant Nurseries

Somerset is home to many National Collections as well as plant nurseries that exhibit regularly at Chelsea Flower Show. If you would like details of the national collections please visit www.somerset-nccpg.org.uk. Information on these and plant nurseries in Somerset is available from Tourist Information Centres.

Garden Gourmets

For information on lesser known gardens, garden centres & nurseries in and around Somerset visit www.gardengourmets.co.uk or ask a Tourist Information Centre for a Garden Gourmets leaflet.