TLC TAXIS in Taunton, Somerset
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Taunton is the county town of Somerset.
Taunton has over 1,000 years of religious and military history! Taunton Priory, or the Priory of St Peter and St Paul, was an Augustinian monastery founded c. 1115 by William Gyffarde, Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor of England near Taunton, Somerset, England. Taunton Castle is a castle built to defend the town of Taunton, Somerset, England. It has origins in the Anglo Saxon period and was later the site of a priory.
Discover all about the history of Taunton at the Museum of Somerset and Somerset military museum.
Take a step back into history and visit the grade 1 listed Gray's Almshouses dated 1635. Marvel at the painted ceiling and original benches at the chapel.
If you want a day of relaxation then head to one of the many local reserves around Taunton such as South Taunton Streams and Childrens's wood riverside reserve where you can play spot the otters with the kids!
Take a stroll around one of the many parks such as Victoria Park, Goodlands Park and Vivary Park. Vivary Park is located on a former medieval fish grounds for Taunton Priory and Taunton castle! You will find the Sherford Stream which flows through the 19 acre park, a war memorial, miniature golf course, tennis courts, two kid's play areas, a model railway track , a par 63 golf course and beautiful flowers and borders! Wow...that'll keep the family entertained for the day!
If you love shopping then you will be in heaven! Hankridge Farm is close by on the M5 and houses a Odeon cinema, Hollywood bowling, restaurants and a range of shops such as The Range and Mothercare. Belvedere retail park is closer to the town and here you will find more upmarket retailers such as Laura Ashley. St Johns retail park and Priory Park are just off Toneway and has shops such as the furniture store DFS and diy store Wickes. On the high street you will find eatery's Such as Nando's, ASK Italia, County stores cafe and KFC if you fancy something quick! If your after a hot drink, you can pop into COSTA Coffee, Coffee one, Cafe nero (housed in what was a Tudor tavern dating from 1578). County walk is an indoor shopping centre in Taunton itself and a Sainsbury's and a Subway amongst others!
If your on a night out you can Head into Handsome harry's, The Perkin Warbeck, The Coal Orchard, Mambo, Zinc night club and other great pubs around the town!
Take in a show at the Tacchi-Morris arts centre based at Heathfield community school on the outskirts of the town! Or head to The Brewhouse Theatre and arts centre to see some comedy, music, poetry and shows!
Taunton's children have a wide choice of excellent schools!
Events in Taunton
Taunton holds a packed calendar of annual events! There is something to suit every taste and budget! See below to give you some ideas.
Taunton flower show held in Vivary Park since 1866! This 'Chelsea of the West' attracts over 25,000 visitors over the 2 days!
The annual spectacular Taunton carnival takes its route through the town centre through the shopping district.
St Mary Magdalene host several concerts each year.
Many choirs and orchestras perform in the town's churches and independent schools' chapels
The Taunton Association of Performing Arts hold many music and drama performances throughout the year.
Where is Taunton?
Taunton is the county town of Somerset. It lies on the River Tone.
Taunton lives in an area known as the Vale of Taunton which includes Quantock, Blackdown and Brendon Hills.
Taunton railway station is on the Bristol to Exeter line, Reading to Taunton and the cross country route.
Taunton has excellent road links and M5 motorway junctions 25 (Taunton) and 26 (Wellington) close by as well as the A38 and A358.
The closest airports are Bristol and Exeter International, both roughly 40 miles away.
Taunton's coordinates are Latitude:51.01473° Longitude:-3.103481°.
Where can our Taunton taxis meet you?
Our fully flexible, chirpy TLC Taxi drivers can meet wherever you wish. Maybe from your own front door, a relative's or friend's house, your accommodation, a local restaurant... you name it TLC Taxis will be there. Below is a list of suggested meeting points if you are stuck for ideas!