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Grade II-listed Three Abbey Green has retained period style – its seven spacious rooms have subtle décor and each has a traditional sofa or armchairs and a stylish en-suite bathroom (3 Abbey Green, Bath; from £90).

Swan Hotel is a 15th-century former coaching inn in Wells, in the shadow of the cathedral. The 48 bedrooms are individually styled and feature antique furnishings, heritage wallpaper and quilted fabrics ( Sadler St; from £124).

By road, Somerset can be reached via the M4 from southern England and the M5 from the north. For Bath, direct rail services can be taken from Cardiff, and Paddington and Waterloo in London (Paddington from £30). For the rest of the country, services connect to Bath via Bristol (Manchester from £90). Regular bus services from the First group operate throughout the region and neighbouring Bristol, Devon and Cornwall (day tickets £2.70).

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The article ‘Mini guide to dining in Somerset’ was published in partnership with Lonely Planet Traveller.

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