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Business and pleasure at Taunton Racecourse

Found three miles outside of Taunton and close to the M5, Taunton Racecourse is fairly young compared to many of its peers with the track only opening its doors in 1927. As well as being home to jump racing, the site's impressive facilities regularly play host to events including weddings. It also specialises in conferences, with its stands being able to accommodate up to 280 delegates for a range of business events.

Discover Somerset's rich history

While in the area, make time to visit some of the top attractions in Taunton and beyond. History buffs will love discovering more about the region at the Museum of Somerset, which is found in Taunton Castle and home to exhibitions including the largest collection of Roman coins ever found in Britain. Sports fans should also take time out to visit the Somerset Cricket Museum which showcases a range of impressive memorabilia.

Head into the Quantock Hills

If you're looking to explore the Somerset countryside, you should undoubtedly head north to the Quantocks. The area of outstanding natural beauty boasts Jurassic coastline, exposed heathland and also beautiful wooded areas for ramblers to enjoy. Looking for a cheap hotel Near to Taunton Racecourse? Travelodge Taunton Hotel is the perfect option close to the site, while Travelodge Wellington Somerset Hotel is only a 20-minute drive away.