Taunton Amenities

Taunton is just off of junction 25 of the M5 motorway and it is only a short drive to Taunton town centre. Taunton is the county town of Somerset, and is very good for high street shopping with the motorway giving fast and easy access to Exeter, Bristol and London.

Taunton also has a main line railway linkĀ  providing fast trains to London Paddington,Birmingham, Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth. The area is well known for its ranges of hills, including the Blackdowns, the Brendons and the Quantock Hills with good riding and walking country, Exmoor National Park is just a short picturesque drive away.

Town Amenities: contact detail for these, and more, at bottom of page:

Bed & Breakfast

Taunton Racecourse
County Cricket Ground
The Brewhouse Theatre
The Tacchi Morris Arts Centre
Somerset County Museum
Vivary Golf Club
Kings College
Queens College
Somerset College of Arts and Technology
Taunton Antiques Centre
Musgrove Park Hospital
Taunton Polo Club
Taunton Town Centre
Taunton School

Vivary Park – Taunton’s award winning municipal gardens and home of the Nationally Acclaimed Taunton Flower Show. There are tennis courts within the park and the 18 hole golf course is next to them. (Pay and Play)


Useful Links

Taunton Town Centre

Taunton Deane Leisure

Taunton Deane Council

Somerset County Council

West Somerset Railway

Taunton Polo Club