A true Somerset experience, genteel Taunton is not only for lovers of apples and cider. Taunton has an extremely respectable reputation in both sports and leisure, having an attractive Victorian County Cricket Ground (first class cricket) and scenic riverside walks with access and mooring for boats. The town also an equally good reputation as a bustling shopping centre mixing High Street chains with many independent shops, cafes and bistros. Relax in Vivary Park, its picturesque and perfectly restored Victorian Park or take a riverside stroll along the River Tone and feed the ducks. Each one of the holiday cottages in Taunton are sure to provide you with all the comfort and necessities that a family or groups of friends will require for a memorable holiday in the heart of Somerset.
The Quantock Estate is a set of four countryside sandstone and timber barns and cottages with hot tubs for larger groups holidays in the Quantock Hills near Taunton. The barn sleeps 14 rising to 22 for all four barns.
View Meadow View Stables, a charming West Somerset holiday cottage in the picturesque Quantock Hills. This beautifully renovated farm cottage near Triscombe is pretty as a picture, with lovely rural views and comfortable furnishings. Pets welcome.
Enjoy a perfect sunny day at the County Ground, home of Somerset County Cricket Club, marvelling at some of the country’s finest cricketers. Immerse yourself in well-known shops juxtaposed with quirky, fresh boutiques that are designed to provide you with a once in a life time experience. Enjoy nights out with a meal and a show at The Brewhouse Theatre or catch the late summer Taunton flower show in the Park. You can also dip into history as well as culture: take a tea in the Taunton Castle Hotel and a visit to the Somerset County Museum.
After a busy day getting involved in all that Taunton has to offer there’s a healthy choice of restaurants and bistros for you to indulge yourself in, which are relaxed yet refined. You can be sure that a breakaway in Taunton will be nothing short of being wonderfully peaceful and welcoming.