Taunton attractions

Taunton attractions

Taunton SomersetFrom Taunton you can explore the beautiful county of Somerset with its stunning coastline, the Quantock and Mendip Hills, historic towns and villages and unique areas of countryside. The coastal resorts at Minehead, Burnham-on-Sea, Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon are perfect for family holidays with numerous attractions and places to stay. There are 3 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, home to a diverse range of wildlife. Somerset is the home of Cheddar Cheese, you can still see it being made today in Cheddar Gorge. The Mendip Hills are the home of the ancient city of Wells and six miles away lies the mysterious town of Glastonbury.

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Attractions The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal. The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal is 14½ miles long, with the two towns at each end. In between it runs through the rolling countryside of the Somersetl owlands and also along the Tone Valley. A diversity of rare birds and plants thrive along the route. The towpath, together with public rights of way complete the route between Bridgwater and Taunton. Starts in the centre of Taunton.

The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal

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Attractions West Somerset Railway Plc, The Railway Station, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5BG. Tel: 01643 704996. Enjoy 20 miles of glorious Somerset scenery with the West Somerset Railway. The train runs from Bishops Lydeard, near Taunton, beside the Quantock Hills northwards to the coast, then on to Minehead. www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk. Station at Bishops Lydeard, 4 miles north west of Taunton.

West Somerset Railway Plc

Attractions Somerset County Museum, Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton TA1 4AA Call 01823 320200. History of Taunton and Somerset, displayed in the wonderful setting of Taunton Castle. Toys and dolls, fossils, fine silver and pottery. Facilities for the disabled and baby changing area. Location: In the centre of Taunton.

Somerset County Museum

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