Glastonbury Tor, Somerset

Living in Somerset

Explore a county that’s packed with natural beauty and wildlife 

With rolling hills, ancient parkland and a rich history to uncover, Somerset is a top spot for a new adventure. Our retirement properties in Somerset are conveniently located. Whether you’d rather stay by the sea or in an urban centre, there’s sure to be an option for you, allowing your retirement to be as relaxing or as active as you like.

Lifestyle in the area

Lifestyle in Somerset

Attractions
The Roman Baths, Oxford

Attractions

With ancient ruins, prehistoric rocks and architecture from nearly every era, it's no wonder that Somerset's such a popular location for choosing a retirement home. You can see the remains of one of the richest and most powerful monasteries in England at Glastonbury Abbey, explore the hot springs and ancient temple of the Roman Baths in Bath, or admire the profound architecture of the 12th century Wells Cathedral.

You'll find more than 90 different aircraft on display at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Bronze Age armour and Roman mosaics at the Museum of Somerset at Taunton Castle, and over 400 cars and motorcycles spanning more than a hundred years of history at the Haynes International Motor Museum near Yeovil.

Retirement Homes in Somerset

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“It’s just wonderful here and our social life has completely transformed since we moved in … McCarthy Stone has made the whole journey easy and stress-free.”