Useful Links for You

There's no excuse to be bored in Paulton as you can see by the facilities and services page. But if you want to travel a little further, or have a change of scene here are some useful links of activities and information about places of interest in the local area - most are within a 20 minute drive.

* Accommodation and Restaurants * Children and Family Days Out * Cinemas * Farm Shops, Garden Centres and Cafes * Golf * Leisure Centres and Local Walks * Local Attractions and Days Out * Annual Festivals * Music Venues and Societies * Nearby Towns of Interest * Shopping * Theatre and Arts * Local Newspapers and Political Parties *

Please feel free to contact us if you would like any links to be added, or if any links don't work.

We try to keep the information on this page as up to date as possible - please let us know if anything looks wrong! We always recommend that you call ahead or visit the individual website directly to check opening times and avoid disappointment.

Accommodation and Restaurants:

Old Malt House Hotel
The Old Station Inn
Moody Goose Hotel
Ston Easton Park Hotel
Farrington Golf Club Restaurant
The Wheatsheaf (Combe Hay)
Orchardleigh (Frome)
Hunter's Rest (Clutton)
Seven Stars (Winsley)
The Carpenter's Arms (Stanton Wick)

Children and Family Days Out:

Sure Start Children's Centre

Hand in Hand parenting

Children's Soft Play at Writhlington Sports Centre (Radstock)
Soft Play at Midsomer Norton South Wansdyke Zany Zone
Midsomer Leisure Centre - Junior Activities
Radstock Museum
Wookey Hole Caves
Cheddar Caves
Keynsham: Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park
Bath City Farm
Frome: Junction 21 Play Area
Bath: Roman Baths
Bath: The American Museum
Shepton Mallet: East Somerset Railway
Bath: Glass blowing
Bristol: Horse World
Bristol: SS Great Britain
Bristol: Explore @Bristol
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Bristol Aquarium
Big Database of Family Information
Bath Council Childcare and Play website
Hamburger Hill Outdoor Pursuits


Longwell Green
Wells Film Centre
Bath Odeon
Little Cinema Bath

Farm Shops, Garden Centres and Cafes:

Farrington Farm Shop
Woodys Farm Shop, Norton St Philip
Bath City Farm
NGS gardens
Holt Farm Organic Gardens
Cheddar Garden Centre
Hartley Farm Shop and Cafe
Dobbies Garden Centre
Folly Farm


Farrington Golf Club
Bath: Entry Hill Golf Course
Bath Approach Golf Course
Frome: Orchardleigh Golf Club

Leisure Centres and Local Walks:

South Wansdyke Sports Centre
Radstock: Writhlington Sports Centre
Open water swimming club - Farleigh river
Kennet and Avon Canal
Cycle paths in Bath and North East Somerset (PDF)
Colliers Way Cycling / Walking Path
Bristol, Bath and Bradford on Avon railway path

Local Attractions and Days Out:

Radstock: Somerset Railway Heritage Trust
Bath: Roman Baths
Bath: The American Museum
Bath: Fashion Museum
Iford Manor
Hungerford Castle
Dyrham Park
Prior Park Landscape Garden
The Courts Garden, Holt
Somerset Lavender
Wells: Milton Lodge Gardens

Annual Festivals:

Bath Literary Festival
Mells Daffodil Festival
Bath Comedy Festival

Cam Valley arts Trail
Classic Car Show
Bath Music Festival
Bath Fringe Festival
Royal Bath and West Show
Glastonbury Festival
Bristol Harbour Festival
Yeovilton Air Show
Frome Festival
Priddy Folk Festival
Green Belt Festival
Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza
Glastonbury Children's Festival
Mid Somerset Show
Frome Show
National Gardening Show
Wessex Beer Festival
Bath Festival of Childrens' Literature
Bristol Doors Open Day
Wells Festival of Literature
Bath Heritage Open Week
Shepton Mallet Carnival
Bath Film Festival

Music Venues and Societies:

Live Music Venues in Bath
Bradford on Avon: Wiltshire Music Centre
Bristol: Colston Hall
Bristol: St George's
Somerset Chamber Choir
Wells Cathedral Choir
Bath Male Choir
Bath Minerva Choir
Bath Bach Choir
Bath Choral Society
Bath Silver Ring Choir
Bath Camerata Choir
Bath Chorus
Bath Symphony Orchestra
Bath Philharmonia Orchestra

Nearby Towns of Interest:

Shepton Mallet
Bradford on Avon / Bradford on Avon (two different links)


The Book Barn
Clarks Village
Somerset Reclamation Yard
Wells Reclamation
Walled Garden at Mells

Theatre and Arts:

Frome: Merlin Theatre
Frome: Memorial Theatre
Frome: Black Swan Arts
Bath: Theatre Royal
Bath: Chapel Arts Centre
Bristol: Hippodrome
Bristol: Old Vic
Bristol: Tobacco Factory
Somerset Arts Diary
Bath: Little Cinema
Wells: Little Theatre


Other useful links to local information

Local Newspapers:

Somerset Guardian
Mendip Times
Mendip TV
Bristol Evening Post
Bath Chronicle


Political Parties:

MP Jacob Rees Mogg :
Paulton Councillors John Bull and Liz Hardman :
Paulton Liberal Democrats :

Health/Well being

The Definitive Guide to Safer Cycling

Quit Day

The Well being College

Consumer dangers


1.) Child Car Seat Laws, Rules & Regulations 

2.) The Complete Resource For Young & First Time Drivers

Paulton rovers