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From Bath in the north of the county, right down to Taunton and Yeovil to the south, or out to the coast at Weston and Minehead, through Cheddar to Wedmore and Highbridge – no matter where you wish the gift of stunningly beautiful flowers to be delivered throughout Somerset, Arena Flowers is your go-to solution.Read more
A posy of beautiful blooms can lighten anyone’s day, and a thank you or celebration bouquet lets the recipient know how much you think of them
If you are local, you’ll probably recognise the nickname. If not, it’s certainly an event to add to your high summer diary. You can join an excited and happy family crowd that usually numbers more than twenty thousand for the two days of the Taunton Flower Show (1-2 August). It’s held in Vivary Park, and, apart from the Second World War years, has been annually since 1866. That’s why it’s known as “Britain’s longest-running flower show”! You can enjoy Gold Medal winning garden displays, shop from a couple of hundred traders, and enjoy some good food and great music at this superb annual treat.
The mild, occasionally wet, climate lends itself to the creation of a wealth of stunning gardens. Whether a Somerset native, or a lucky visitor to the county, there are many choices to lose yourself in for a few hours. Here are just three from so many...
Montacute House, just a few miles west of Yeovil, has featured in both Jane Austen and Johnny Depp movies, and offers an elegant Elizabethan garden full of lawns and carefully clipped yews. Add to this a stunning formal sunken garden close to the house itself, and a vision to enjoy of pinnacle walls and pavilions, as you contentedly stroll around.
A different floral aspect presents itself close to Bridgewater when you spend time within the Walled Gardens of Cannington. Set within the grounds of a medieval priory, this is a mixture of both classic and modern gardening. There’s a chance to enjoy the tropical and arid environment of the botanical glasshouse, or the Victorian fernery. A couple of smaller gardens also flourish here – The Bishops and Australasian Gardens.
Close to Wellington, deep in the country lanes, is the hidden glory that is Cothay Manor. Set on the banks of the River Tone, twelve acres of stunning gardens were laid out first in the 1920's with a series of garden rooms linked by a yew walk. Add a bog and a cottage garden, and a romantic river walk, for a perfect way to pass a summer’s day.
Apart from the many great gardens, flowers abound throughout the county, in parks, woodlands, and the coastal fringes. They all combine to remind us of the power of flowers to entrance. To let someone know they are in your thoughts, whether on a special day or just any day, Arena's online flower delivery, is available throughout the county and will make sure your message is well-received.