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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. 
Family Fun, Kids Events
The Artist's Apprentice Trail
  • Tuesday 1st June, 10:00am - Until Sunday 31st October, 4:00pm
Join intrepid artist Coplestone Warre Bampfylde as you traverse his landscape gardens, jumping from view to view as you create a masterpiece of your own! View event
Summer Late Openings
Hestercombe's beautiful summer gardens will be open until 8pm on Wednesday evenings throughout June, July, August and September View event
Tiny Dancers
Creative dance and play for under 5s and their adults with Kayla Harkins. View event
Train Travel with Cheese and Cider
West Somerset Railway are offering trips from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead with Cheese and Cider on your outward journey and a cream tea on your return! View event
Taunton Carnival
  • Saturday 16th October 7:00pm until 9:30pm
It's that time of year again as Taunton prepares itself for Carnival Night This charity event is in its 55 rd year There are many floats illuminated with 100's of lights. There will also be Bands & Majorettes... 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