Taunton Deane Borough Council
Taunton Deane Borough Council

Taunton offers a myriad reasons to visit, not least the importance of cider making here and the apple orchards roundabouts that feed that trade. It is also home of Somerset County Cricket Club, has a racecourse and a castle, and is set between the Black Down Hills and Quantocks... Read More

A Visitor's View

Disappointing. No signage in the shopping area to help visitors. ...More

Taunton Events

January
Mill Demonstration Day
February
Humdinger and Hestercombe Hurtle Road Race
Mill Demonstration Day
Spring Quizzes and Trails
March
A Five Year Old Could do That: Trying to Make Sense of Modern Art
Classic Car and Vehicle Day
Mill Demonstration Day
Mothers’ Day Lunch and Tea
School’s Science Challenge
The Confident Gardener – ‘Seed Sowing & Saving’
April
Charcoal Burning Days
Easter Holiday Fun
Easter School Holiday Fun
Easter Weekend at Hestercombe
Lovin’ Revision!
Toddle Waddle
May
Charcoal Burning Days
Rural Living Spring Show
Seed and Plant Swap Day
June
Active Hestercombe in the Half Term School Holiday
Charcoal Burning Days
Fathers Day
Half Term Trails and Quizzes
Life-Music Festival
Mill Demonstration Day
July
Active Hestercombe all Summer School Holiday
Butterfly Week
National Salad Week
August
Active Hestercombe all Summer School Holiday
Fun Dog Show
Taunton Flower Show
September
Cider Cheese & Chutney Festival
In the Mood For Food
The Autumn Country Family Affair
October
Active Hestercombe in the October Half Term 2011
Den Building & Woodland Skills Day
Mill Demonstration Day
Spooky Trail in the Gardens
Taunton & District Illuminated Carnival
November
Hestercombe’s Christmas Market
Mill Demonstration Day
Mill Demonstration Day
Rural Living Christmas Show
December
Father Christmas is landing at Hestercombe!
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Hotels in Taunton - 37 places to stay

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Castle Hotel

Castle Hotel
The Castle, one of Britain's most famous and historic hotels lies in the centre of Taunton - the heart of Somerset.

The luxurious Castle Hotel offers award winning food and first class hospitality in truly beautiful ... More | Double Room: £190 | visit website
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Blue Ball Inn

Blue Ball Inn
If you try and imagine the kind of English Country Pub that would not be out of place in a fairy tale you could do no better than The Blue Ball Inn at Triscombe. Resting ... More | visit website
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Winchester Arms

Winchester Arms

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The Westcountry Inn ExperienceNestling at the bottom of the Blackdown Hills just one and a half miles from the centre of the county town of Taunton. The Winchester Arms is ... More

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The Old Stag's Head

The Old Stag

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A warm friendly welcome awaits you in our home with Guest Lounge.Approx:15-20 mins: from Taunton Ideally situated for working or relaxing in or around Taunton. We are with-in easy reach ... More

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White Hart Hotel

White Hart Hotel

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Set within a former coaching inn dating back some 350 years, the hotel is set in the old town of Wiveliscombe, at the foot of the Brendon Hills and close to ... More

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Blorenge Guest House

Blorenge Guest House

This early Victorian building offers an outdoor swimming pool and four-poster bed options, a 5-minute walk from the town centre, county cricket ground and the train and bus stations.

Situated on the northern side of the ... More | Double Room: From £48 (standard) | visit website

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Rock Inn

Rock Inn
Rock Inn at Waterrow is widely regarded as the best dining experience in the area. Here is what Somerset Life magazine said about us in May 2006:The Rock Inn has it all with bags of ... More | visit website
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Corner House Hotel

Corner House Hotel

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The Corner House Hotel, in the heart of Taunton, is a new breed of hotel for the 21st century. Fully refurbished in April 2003, we have retained all of the features ... More | visit website

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The Anchor Inn

The Anchor Inn

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The Anchor Inn is a family run, freehold country inn, situated in the village of Hillfarrance between Taunton and Wellington. It prides itself on being a home away from home. ... More

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Farthings Hotel

Farthings Hotel

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This elegant 18th century country house is situated amid the quiet of the Somerset countryside, yet within reach of the M5, just 8 km (5 miles) from Taunton and Ilminster. Farthings overlooks ... More | Double Room: £105

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