1203, 2020

Films at Caryford Hall

Thursday, March 12, 2020|


503, 2020

Outdoor activities for children and adults

Thursday, March 5, 2020|

Playpark: includes great play and exercise equipment for children of all ages and adults, including a very popular zip wire and also 4 exercise stations for teenagers and adults.. Located at the end of Florida Street on the corner of the playing fields – see map.
Fairfield: includes a pump park for children and young people on their bicycles or scooters, wooden playpark equipment for children, and a wooden exercise trail for adults.. The field is a new acquisition by Castle Cary Town Council and Ansford Parish Council and is located between Florida Fields and Priory View –  see map.
2702, 2020

The Newt in Somerset

Thursday, February 27, 2020|

Just 2 miles from Castle Cary, The Newt in Somerset is a country estate with magnificent woodland and gardens.

1601, 2018

Hauser and Wirth

Tuesday, January 16, 2018|


hauser and wirthwww.hauserwirthsomerset.com

Hauser & Wirth Somerset is a pioneering world-class gallery and multi-purpose arts centre, which acts as a destination for experiencing art, architecture and the remarkable Somerset landscape through new and innovative exhibitions of contemporary art. A landscaped garden, designed for the gallery by internationally renowned landscape architect Piet Oudolf, includes a 1.5 acre perennial meadow, which sits behind the gallery buildings.

Centred around a core belief in conservation, education and sustainability, Hauser & Wirth Somerset offers a wide variety of special events including talks, seminars, workshops and screenings, as well as an extensive learning programme for local schools, young people and families. The centre also provides resources including a bookshop and dedicated learning room.

Hauser & Wirth Somerset supports an immersive artist-in-residence programme, encouraging artists to benefit from the idyllic surroundings and to integrate with the local community.

On-site restaurant, the Roth Bar & Grill, serves seasonal, locally sourced produce, and includes a site-specific bar created by Björn and Oddur Roth, the son and grandson of artist Dieter Roth.

Hauser & Wirth Somerset has been awarded a RIBA South West Award 2015, a Civic Trust 2015 Award, and in 2014 it was the winner of the William Stansell Historic Buildings Award, for Durslade Farmhouse.

The centre is open with free admission to the public, six days per week, throughout the year.


For more information, please visit their website: www.hauserwirthsomerset.com


2809, 2015

Tourist and Community Information Desk

Monday, September 28, 2015|

In the ground floor of the Market House is our Tourist and Community Information Desk, manned by a team of volunteers with extensive local knowledge, and open every weekday from 9.30am to 2pm (12.30pm in the winter months) and Saturdays from 9.30am to 12.30pm.  Here you will find leaflets about Castle Cary, the surrounding area, and tourist attractions within about a 30 mile radius, accommodation information, bus and train timetables, and much more.  While you are there you can look at our prison cell (complete with Oscar, our prisoner), the well, and the Shambles (the old meat market). You can also ring the Information Desk on 01963 351763 or email on [email protected]

2109, 2015

Castle Cary Town Leaflet

Monday, September 21, 2015|


Castle Cary Tourism Group have published a very helpful leaflet. You can see and download it, using Adobe, by clicking the links below:

Leaflet front page

Leaflet Cary history

Leaflet back page

Leaflet map






2804, 2015


Tuesday, April 28, 2015|

This new website offers a guide to historic sites, quirky museums and ancient monuments throughout Somerset. You can either follow the ‘tube map’, which breaks the county into seven different ‘lines’, or you can search by historic period or collection type. The webpage gives information about each historic site, including forthcoming events and downloadable guides. www.somersetroutes.co.uk

2804, 2015


Tuesday, April 28, 2015|

Most famous for its spectacular eighteenth-century landscape gardens, with lake, Greek temples, grottos and historic trees, but the house is also well worth a visit. Website

2804, 2015

Wincanton Racecourse

Tuesday, April 28, 2015|

Race meetings between October and May, and other events. Website.

2804, 2015

Lytes Cary Manor

Tuesday, April 28, 2015|

A medieval manor house with a famous Arts & Crafts garden. Website.