<h1>TAUNTON HOLIDAYS</h1> holiday cottages


Ancient castles, dominating architecture and cricket

Visit Taunton

Taunton can be found sitting on the edge of the River Tone, between the Quantock, Blackdown, and Brendon Hills, in an area known as the Vale of Taunton. The county capital of Somerset, it’s a delightful town with a great mix of shops, restaurants and bars. The town has a great mix of old and new architecture, and, due to its central location, is the perfect base from which to explore all of Somerset’s wonders.

Map showing the location of Taunton, Somerset

Taunton Cottages

Our self-catering holiday cottages in and around Taunton make the ideal home-from-home. Whether you’re travelling with family, friends or as a couple, we've got the accommodation to suit you.

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Somerset Cottages

Scattered with incredible cities, stunning coastal towns and splendid hideaways in the hills, our Somerset holiday cottages are sure to have you head over heels in love with the county.

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Interactive map of Somerset

The north of Somerset is where you’ll find the most populated towns and cities along with the majority of beaches that are in the county. Bristol is the largest city in the county and is home to a host of historical buildings and fun days out with great access to the city via the M5. Clifton is part of the city and is home to Bristol Zoo.

Six things to do in Burnham-on-Sea

Nestled along Somerset’s coastline, the popular holiday spot of Burnham-On-Sea offers the perfect traditional seaside getaway. Visitors return year after year for a dose of fun and excitement on a South West staycation and enjoy a plentiful selection of things to do in and around the town. With affordable accommodation and glorious sandy shores, Burnham-On-Sea is one of Somerset’s most popular destinations.

An architectural spectacle

There are some excellent examples of religious architecture in the town with the church of St Mary Magdalene and St James dominating the skyline of the town. Taunton Castle is also quite the spectacle. Dating back to the 12th century, it is now a Grade 1 Listed Scheduled Ancient Monument and houses the Museum of Somerset. A number of public parks dotted throughout the town are a great place to relax and unwind and enjoy the natural beauty of Somerset.

If you’re looking for something fun to just sit back and watch, there’s much to take advantage of. Somerset County Cricket Club play their home games in the town, so you may wish to take in a game at the ground or tour the cricket museum, while it’s also the home of the Blackdown monthly markets, Summer Westival, Taunton flower show and carnival.

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