The breath-taking beauty of the Country-side in and around the County of Somerset is not a well-kept secret! Thousands of visitor’s flock to this stunning area to walk amongst the hills, trees, fields and rivers that be-deck the landscape. The Quantock Hills, the Exmoor National Park and the Mendips are just a small example of places to explore. Located in the South-West of England with The River Avon as one border, the Seven Estuary to the North and West and having a coastline facing South-eastern Wales it’s no wonder Somerset is a popular County to visit.
If you are lucky enough to live in Somerset in one of the picturesque villages or larger towns and you are elderly or have an older relative then Live in care Somerset could be the answer to remaining in your own familiar home if you are finding it hard to manage independently. The Motto for Somerset is, “Sumorsaete ealle” which when translated means “All the Somerset People” and sums up the spirit of community and friendship experienced by the residents of Somerset. The County also has its own flag and Coat of Arms.
With a population of over nine hundred and sixty-five thousand, Somerset County is split into six districts including; Somerset West and Taunton, Mendip, Bath and North East Somerset and Sedgemoor. With landscapes designated as areas of outstanding natural beauty, heathlands, oak woodlands and ancient parklands Somerset certainly lives up to its reputation of being an amazing and beautiful place to visit.