Our guide to Taunton Holiday Cottages

Did you know...Taunton’s Victoria Park was used as allotments during WW2?

A break in Taunton offers the perfect taste of Somerset. With beautiful parks and gardens that have won the historic town a Britain in Bloom award, scenic walks and impressive shopping – Taunton has it all. Those with a taste for history will find Taunton truly fascinating, as its 12 century castle, Heritage Trail and many museums reflect a rich past behind this modern county town. Taunton is a great choice whether you’re after a romantic break amidst elegant buildings and quiet walks, or a bustling family holiday with plenty to explore.

Cycling the Grand Western Canal

If you’re looking for a relaxed and gentle cycling route with beautiful scenery, look no further than The Grand Western Canal. This tranquil cycling route runs alongside a stretch of waterway in the heart of Devon and crosses through the Devon/Somerset border. The trail is entirely off road and is mostly flat, making it the perfect route for families and...


Uniquely-named after a cricketing term (because the barn beside the restaurant was once used for making cricket bats), Podshavers is found close to Bishops Lydeard and is set in a former milking shed which still retains its character throughout. The quirkiness doesn’t stop at the restaurant’s name, as it is housed in a traditional barn that makes an ideal setting...
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