Discover Somerset's love of sport with a trip to Taunton railway station
Located just over 140 miles west of London Paddington, Taunton railway station is situated at the heart of the Somerset town. Cricket is a huge part of life in this area, with Somerset's County Ground and its adjoining museum filled with rare memorabilia both being within only a short walking distance of the station.
Head back in time at the Museum of Somerset
If you're looking for a wider view of history in the area then head to the Museum of Somerset. The site is located in the 12th century Taunton Castle and is home to a range of exhibits which tell the story of life in the region through the ages. It also contains Somerset Military Museum, which explores the heritage of the area's most famous regiments.
Activities for everyone at Vivary Park
Any visitors seeking a leisurely stroll in Taunton should look no further than Vivary Park. The 7.5-hectare site is ideal for a walk or picnic, while it is also home to a range of activities for people of all ages including an adventure play area, mini golf and tennis courts. If you're keen to explore more rugged landscapes, the beautiful Quantock Hills are also only a short drive away. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Taunton railway station? Travelodge Taunton Hotel is ideally located within the heart of the town, while Travelodge Bridgwater M5 Hotel also offers rooms at great value rates.