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Taunton's rich military and religious history makes it popular with tourists. Explore your hometown by visiting our site to learn what's on Taunton, from indoor cycling classes to the Sunday Carvery at Taunton and Pickeridge. Hestercombe Gardens often hosts fun events suitable for folks of all ages, and you can always find a good antique or boot sale in the area at least once a month. 
Christmas Events
Christmas Market
  • Friday 19th November, 9:00am
    Until Sunday 21st November, 5:00pm
Visit our annual Christmas Market to find a range of beautiful, locally sourced gifts, crafts and Christmas presents View event
Christmas Market At Hestercombe
Come and explore our bustling annual Christmas Market near Taunton in the heart of Somerset, featuring festive stalls bursting with beautiful locally-sourced gifts, delicious treats and unique hand-crafted... View event
West Somerset Railway's Winter Lights
At Bishops Lydeard Station, the magic begins. A seat aboard an illuminated train awaits, ready to take you on an unforgettable winter journey. Travel along our enchanted track, through woodlands and countryside... View event
Blackbrook Outdoor Christmas Fayre
  • Friday 19th November 6:00pm until 8:00pm
Our fabulous Christmas Fayre is back!! Wrap up warm and kickstart the season with an evening full of Christmas spirit! Get yourself ready for mulled wine and shopping.... View event
Christmas with Michael Buble and Robbie Williams
  • Saturday 20th November 7:00pm until 11:00pm
It’s just not Christmas without Michael Buble and Andy Wilsher is a UK name as the best Buble around! Andy takes on the very essence of Michael Buble, appearing just like the man himself and giving an... View event
Christmas Shopping Fayre
3 fun-packed days of festive shopping, all under one roof! You'll enjoy browsing arounds 100s of stall displaying 1000s of new lines and amazing seasonal offers! View event
Christmas Wreath Making Workshop
Join artisan flower grower and florist Jan Boddington from Blue Shed Flowers for a workshop to make a beautiful Christmas wreath to hang on your door at home over the festive season. View event
ILLUMINATE: Christmas Illuminations
  • Saturday 27th November, 4:30pm
    Until Sunday 2nd January, 6:50pm
Experience Hestercombe's historic gardens as never before, on our colourful illuminated winter trail, ILLUMINATE View event
Christmas Artisan Market
  • Tuesday 30th November 5:00pm until 8:00pm
HunkyPunk & The Walnut Tree Hotel have created an evening of mulled wine, mince pies, and Christmas gifts galore! With a myriad of local crafts and handmade gifts, you'll be sure to find that special something... View event
Windwhistle Christmas Market
  • Saturday 4th December 10:00am until 4:00pm
This year we are hosting a Christmas market featuring stalls selling a variety of things including unique handmade gifts! 🎁 If your are interested in having a stall please contact us at View event
Father Christmas at Hestercombe Gardens
  • Saturday 4th December, 10:00am
    Until Friday 24th December, 7:00pm
Visit Hestercombe this Christmas to enjoy a magical Father Christmas experience, where every child can meet the man in red and receive their own special gift. View event
Santa Express
Back for 2021, our ever-popular Santa Express service from Bishops Lydeard is now available to book! Make memories to treasure for a lifetime on our family favourite - the Santa Express. Step aboard our... View event
Christmas Carols at Hestercombe
The Taunton Military Wives Choir will be returning to Hestercombe’s beautiful Bampfylde Hall, warming you with the sweet melodies of your favourite Christmas carols, with charming new arrangements from... View event
Christmas Quiz at The Allerford
  • Thursday 9th December 7:30pm until 10:30pm
Come join The Allerford Inn for their fantastic Christmas quiz. Max of 6 people per team! £10 per person Ticket includes their delicious carvery and quiz entry!... View event
Beauty & The Beast Panto
The wonderful Reamba Productions return for another pantomime extravaganza! Beauty and the Beast will be packed full of stunning scenery, sensational costumes, magical songs, lots of family fun and amazing... View event
Santa's Grotto at The Allerford Inn
  • Saturday 11th December 12:00pm until 5:00pm
This Christmas at The Allerford inn they will be hosting a Santa's grotto and craft afternoon for kids. Afternoon includes cookie decorating, bauble making, Christmas masks and lots more! Most importantly... View event
Chard's Charity Christmas Concert
  • Friday 17th December 5:30pm until 9:00pm
In aid of Winston's Wish, Chard are holding a Christmas Concert involving a wide range of performers and live entertainment. As well as the concert there will also be craft stalls, Christmas gifts,... View event