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 seeing the local flaura and fauna? You might be pleased to know the area has numerous nature preserves in and nearby.
Gilbert Nature Reserve is a popular nature preserve situated in Somerset Village. When traveling in Somerset Village, a little past the center, Somerset Road forks, with the main route going right. Follow this just a little until it intersects Bushy Park.
Adventurers looking to find a another great natural attraction should consider visiting choices 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: Sherwin Nature Reserve is located right off Middle Road, making it very easy to get to.
Take a minute to read the table just 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 visitors to the area come for the beautiful water and coastline, those aren't the only way to enjoy the natural wonders available. Areas near Somerset Village multiple choices, including 6 caves.
You might want to visit Admiral's Cave, which is located in Henrys Hill, 9.6 mi. East-Northeast of central Somerset Village. Named for a British Admiral who was known for transporting important geo formations back to England, Admiral's Cave was once a popular tourist attraction complete with tour guides that has fallen into disrepair. Vandalism has taken its toll on the cave, however, guests are still welcome to explore the spot on their own.
A second place worth considering is Fantasy Caves. It is situated in Henrys Hill, 9.7 mi. East-Northeast of central Somerset Village. Bus routes 1, 3, 10, and 11 will provide you with transportation to the caves.
The chart just below shows more details regarding 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|
Vacationers can spend some time in one of the many parks, as well as 2 botanical gardens in Somerset Village.
Somerset Long Bay Park is found in Somerset Village. Located far away from tourist areas, Somerset Long Bay beach provides a private Bermuda experience. The white, sandy beach faces the Somerset Long Bay and benefits from the area's shallow, clear waters and panoramic view of the northern coast of the island.
The parks and gardens available are listed 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 concept of spending part of a day surrounded by sea life sounds like fun, consider visiting Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo. The Aquarium at BAMZ features exhibits about coral reef, coastal waters, and deep waters, with over 200 species of fish on site. The zoo, meanwhile, focuses on conservation as its main theme, and houses over 300 birds, reptiles, and mammals.
|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 naturally occurring land formations. Other options like these in Somerset Village are summarized right 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, you'll be able to find some other attraction types available too. Those interested can obtain more information concerning other attractions here.
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