Go next

West Somerset Railway

run by volunteers. Recapture the age of steam.


a place of pilgrimage, .






Museum of Somerset

Somerset Cricket Museum

The Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre

Profesional and community theatre.

Taunton Racecourse

horse racing venue in England

Museum of Somerset

Somerset Cricket Museum

Brewhouse Theatre

Taunton Racecourse


guide to


Taunton is the county town of Somerset, a county in the south-west of England.


By air

The nearest airports are at Bristol Airport (BRS IATA), to the north-west and Exeter Airport (EXT IATA), to the south-west, both about 35 mi (56 km) away.

By road

By road, leave the M5 motorway at exit 25. Taunton has a railway station on the main line from London Paddington (typical journey time 2 hr 5 min) to Exeter (25 min), Plymouth (1 hr 30 min), and Penzance (3 hr 40 min). Bristol is 35 min away by rail.

By bus

Buses link to Wellington, Bridgwater, Yeovil, Exeter, and Chard.

More information available on Wikivoyage

This page is available in airplane mode! To the airplane!
Don't forget to visit any links on this page that you also need for your flight.