Somerset Village is a quiet retreat which doesn't boast much in the way of attractions -- and most people who visit here like it that way. One thing that must be noted, however, is this village's easy access to Gilbert Nature Reserve, which is five acres of natural landscape of important significance to the island.
Do you want to enjoy more of your vacation out in the fresh air? You might be pleased to know the area has numerous nature preserves in and nearby.
Gilbert Nature Reserve is a popular nature preserve located in Somerset Village. Throughout the island, Gilbert Nature Reserve is known as one of the prime locations for bird watching and general wildlife viewing. Hikers will also be pleased to note that the area is full of trails, most of which hook up to the Bermuda Railway Trail that connects the island.
Adventurers hoping to locate a another great natural attraction will enjoy exploring sites like Seymour's Pond Nature Reserve. Visitors to the site will be able to spot a variety of birds including egrets, ducks, and other waterfowl.
Sherwin Nature Reserve: Not much more than a marshy woodland, Sherwin Nature Reserve is a great place for anyone looking to escape the busy streets of Bermuda for the green trees and rolling hills.
Check the chart below if you want more information.
|Gilbert Nature Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||0.1 mi. North of Central Somerset Village||Somerset Island|
|Seymour's Pond Nature Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
|Sherwin Nature Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||4.4 mi. Southeast of Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
Although most travelers are drawn by the beaches, those aren't the only way to experience the natural beauty of the land. Areas near Somerset Village some interesting choices, including 6 caves.
You may enjoy visiting Admiral's Cave, which is located in Henrys Hill, 9.6 mi. East-Northeast of central Somerset Village. Admiral's Cave is one of the larger caves on Bermuda, and features fossils hat are several hundred thousand years old.
An additional attraction Fantasy Caves. It is located in Henrys Hill, 9.7 mi. East-Northeast of central Somerset Village. Mother nature really out did herself when she formed Fantasy Caves, where the rock formations and sparkling underground waters really are amazing.
The following chart shows some details concerning caves.
|Admiral's Cave||Cave||Henrys Hill, 9.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
|Cave||9.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Somerset Village||St. David's Island|
|Crystal Caves||Cave||Henrys Hill, 9.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
|Fantasy Caves||Cave||Henrys Hill, 9.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
|Cave||8.5 mi. East of Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
|Leamington Cave||Cave||9.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
Guests can spend some time in one of the many parks, or 2 botanical gardens in Somerset Village.
Somerset Long Bay Park is located in Somerset Village. The beach is accessible via foot, with a car park provided on the southern end of the adjoining Somerset Long Bay park. Drivers should take Somerset Road to Cambridge Road, with an immediate left on Daniel's Head Road.
The parks and gardens worth looking into are provided here:
|Park||0.6 mi. Northwest of Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
|Park||1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
|Park||Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
|Somerset Long Bay Park||Park||0.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Somerset Village||Somerset Island|
|Park||Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
If the idea of passing some time with interesting sea life sounds like fun, you should visit Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo. Founded in 1926, Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo (BAMZ) is one of the world's oldest aquariums and a great place to learn about all of the island's wildlife.
|Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo||Aquarium||7.9 mi. East of Central Somerset Village||Bermuda|
Another fun idea is to go see some of the more popular area land formations. Fully natural attractions like these in Somerset Village are displayed down below.
|Point||1.3 mi. South of Central Somerset Village|
|Bay||2.0 mi. South of Central Somerset Village|
|Bay||1.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Somerset Village|
|Bay||1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central Somerset Village|
Bear in mind that Somerset Village has additional attractions. For a better look at other attractions, follow this link.
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