Axbridge. King John’s Hunting Lodge and Museum. Open 1-4pm during the season. The Square, Axbridge, BS26 2AP. Telephone: 01934 732012. Email: email@example.com. This early Tudor timber-framed wool merchant’s house (circa 1500) provides a fascinating insight into local history. Its strong medieval character is enhanced by the appearance of arcaded stalls opening onto the street on the ground floor (recreated by the National Trust during the building’s restoration). King John’s Hunting lodge is run as a local history museum by Axbridge and District Museum Trust. There is a small entrance charge of £2.50 per person for all adults including National Trust members. Open in the morning of the farmers’ market held on the first Saturday of the month.
Blagdon. Open day at the Lake’s Visitor Centre. Off the A368 near Blagdon. Open every Sunday – 12 noon until 5pm (extended hours this year) – from May 7-June 30. This is a shortened season due to important engineering work that will take place from July. See the beam pumping engines, exhibition rooms featuring interactive displays, videos and historic items, explore the grounds, nature trails and feed thousands of trout. Ffi: www.bristolwater.co.uk.
Puxton Park, Cowslip Lane, Hewish, BS24 6AH. Tel: 01934 523500, visit www.puxton.co.uk. Set within 40 acres of rolling Somerset countryside, our family run adventure park allows you to explore, learn and have great fun. Awarded the Quality Rose Marque for the third year running by Visit England, Puxton Park is recognised as a high quality tourism venue offering hours of endless fun for the whole family, all year around. Our all-weather play zone boasts the best thrills in the region for action packed indoor fun. From aerial climbing to the fast and furious slides, there is something for everyone including a fun toddler soft play area with ball pool.
Sandford. Sandford Station Heritage Centre open. Website: http://sandfordstation.co.uk/ The Sandford Station Railway Heritage Centre is accessed from the Strawberry Line footpath and National Cycle network route 26 that follows the disused railway path. The Heritage Centre is located off Station Road, Sandford, BS25 5AA. Free during the season at the weekends.