Fancy chasing sunsets after a fulfilling day’s work?

With award-winning schools, secluded beaches and rolling countryside it’s no surprise that Somerset is the choice for those in search of the ultimate work-life balance.

We put family, well-being and having a great quality of life at the heart of everything we do.

With stunning countryside, great communities in which to live and work and good schools, living in Somerset has a lot to offer every GP at every stage in life whether you’re looking to relocate or commute from surrounding areas. Here is a summary of what there is to offer. You can find more information on the Visit Somerset website.

Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor

Burnham-on-Sea

Burnham-on-Sea

Wells

Wells

Frome

Frome

Dunster Castle

Dunster Castle

Cycling

Cycling

Walking

Walking

Active Adventures

Active Adventures

Enjoy a stunning commute wherever you live or work

Travelling into and around Somerset is simple with the M5 motorway and other arterial routes. Whether you choose to live or work in Somerset or not, you can be sure your journey to and from work will be stunning. Use the table below to see just how easy it is to commute in and around the county or click on this link to work out your journey times.

Start End Time
Barnstaple Taunton 1 hr
Exeter Taunton 45 min
Minehead Taunton 47 min
Bristol Bridgwater 56 min
Bath Bridgwater 1 hr 23 min
Weymouth Exeter 1 hr 33 min
Frome Bridgwater 1 hr 8 min
Bournemouth Yeovil 1 hr 7 min
Bristol Yeovil 1 hr 23 min
Bath Bristol 45 min