Things to do in Somerton, Somerset
Somerton is reputedly the 7th century Royal Capital of Wessex. The 17th century square, market cross, town hall, elegant houses and inns create an attractive townscape of outstanding architectural and historical interest. 'The Monocled Mutineer' was filmed here.
Somerton Arts Festival takes place annually in July. In the valley of the river Cary north of the town are the trout lakes of Viaduct Fisheries.