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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
Splish Splash at Compass Wellbeing
Splish Splash is the affordable alternative to structured swimming lessons for babies and toddlers. Enjoy the warm waters of our hydropool for 1 to 1 parent led water confidence sessions for you and your... View event
Stay and Play at Compass Wellbeing
Suitable from birth to pre-school. Tots get to enjoy our purpose built sensory room with soft play, bubble tubes and projections. Messy and creative play, role play, ride-ons, crawl throughs and a wide... View event
Summer Family Trail at Hestercombe Gardens: Gertrude’s Garden
  • Saturday 21st July - Until Friday 10th August
Follow in the great gardener Gertrude Jekyll's footsteps as you make your way around Hestercombe's summer holiday trail, finding the clues to help you design your own garden as you go. View event
Chard Summer Festival
Chard Summer festival & party in the park will be Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd July. Saturday 21st July at the Beacon with Live Music, food & entertainment & Sunday 22nd July at Jocelyn Park with lots... View event
Frogmary's Summer Party
  • Saturday 21st July, 7:00pm - Until Sunday 22nd July, 12:00am
A fun, family-friendly Summer Party, with live music from The IOUs, tree top fun with Tree Climb Adventures, great food and local drink from our fully stocked bar. Hog roast with sides and salad plus Eton... View event
Folksy Theatre Presents ‘The Princess and the Giant’ at Hestercombe Gardens
  • Sunday 22nd July 5:30pm until 7:00pm
Filled with music, puppetry and wonderful characters, this family show at Hestercombe Gardens is one not to be missed! View event
Terrific Tuesday - Fun Dog Show
  • Tuesday 31st July 10:00am until 3:00pm
New this year, Hestercombe's first Terrific Tuesday this summer is the fun dog show! View event
Terrific Tuesday - Mini Gardening
  • Tuesday 7th August 10:00am until 3:00pm
Green fingers at the ready! Hestercombe's second Terrific Tuesday this summer is all about gardening. View event
Terrific Tuesday - Sports Day
  • Tuesday 14th August 10:00am until 3:00pm
On your marks, get set, go! Sports Day returns to Hestercombe for the third Terrific Tuesday of the summer. View event
Terrific Tuesday - Brilliant Bugs
  • Tuesday 21st August 10:00am until 3:00pm
The fourth Terrific Tuesday of the summer holidays at Hestercombe is all about brilliant bugs. View event
Terrific Tuesday - Wild Art
  • Tuesday 28th August 10:00am until 3:00pm
Be inspired by Hestercombe's beautiful summertime gardens and create your own wild art to take home with you. View event
Family Prize Bingo
Family Prize Bingo at Compass Wellbeing, which can be found just up the road from Taunton Pool and the TDBC Council offices, Ample FREE onsite parking. Eyes down at 7pm View event