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Christmas and New Year in Sedgemoor

Sedgemoor District Council will remain open for business as usual during the holiday period on all days except bank holidays.

Rubbish and recycling collections will be two days later from Monday 25th to Friday 29th December, and one day later between Monday 1st to Friday 5th January. A Bank Holiday Collection leaflet from the Somerset Waste Partnership is available here: Icon for pdf Christmas & New Year Refuse Collections 2017/2018 [22.09KB]

Rural Tourism Toolkit


Welcome to your toolkit which is crammed with helpful hints and advice for new and existing rural tourism businesses. It is designed to assist you in planning, developing, marketing and sustaining your services for customers. It is intended to encourage initiatives that offer great visitor experiences whilst nurturing the environments that create them.

Explore each of the five sections:

Icon for pdf Part 1 - Getting Started [1.3MB]

Icon for pdf Part 2 - Communicating Effectively [1.47MB]

Icon for pdf Part 3 - Working Together [1.4MB]

Icon for pdf Part 4 - Local Distinctiveness [1.89MB]

Icon for pdf Part 5 - Saving Money and Sustainability [1.72MB]

In the related documents section, you will find examples of tourism businesses who have succeeded at one or more of the five stages above.

Brentwood United [880.77KB] Deepdale Farm [655.35KB] Exmoor Food Safaris [806.32KB] Old Oaks Touring Park [875.56KB] Palace Farm [819.67KB] Sector Profile - Tourism [273.81KB] Planning Applications and Enforcement Building Control Business Rates Licensing Great Escapes Visit Somerset Hinkley Tourism Action Partnership