Taunton, a county town in Somerset, is one of the West Country’s most beautiful areas. When you stay at one of our hotels in Taunton, you’ll have access to the town’s surrounding scenery and its many other attractions. From the cattle-grazed meadows to the ancient woodlands and the bustling town centre, this part of the UK is a great destination to visit regardless of whether you’re travelling with kids or a partner. Bisected by the Paddington-Penzance rail line and the M5, Taunton also offers a number of great transport links.

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Book one of our Taunton hotels and you’ll find yourself on the doorstep to an exciting adventure. Located 4 miles from our Taunton hotel, Hestercombe Gardens boast over three centuries of history and it’s packed with a calendar of events and exhibitions every season. The Museum of Somerset is also near by, situated five miles from our Wellington Somerset hotel and is a must-visit if you wish to learn more about this area’s heritage. Another must-visit attraction is Taunton Castle, originally created to defend the town centre and with origins dating back to the Anglo-Saxon time, today it’s a centre for family entertainment offering sessions for families with the aim of developing children’s creativity and active learning. 

Things to do in Taunton

If you’re looking for a family-friendly destination with an abundance of attractions to choose from, Taunton may be just what you’re looking for. Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre is an ideal spot to visit if you’re considering a cultural activity. As one of the largest theatres in the area, hosts a vast range of comedy shows, concerts and midnight special viewings for all the family. When staying at one of our hotels in Taunton, you may also wish to enjoy a day at Taunton Racecourse, home to Somerset’s National Hunt Racing, as well as a busy calendar of events.