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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. 
Food and Drink Events
The Quantock Belle Dining Train
The Quantock Belle operates on the scenic West Somerset Railway between Bishops Lydeard (near Taunton) and Minehead, recreating that wonderful, nostalgic atmosphere of the great days of steam. Enjoy... View event
Fish and Chip Special with West Somerset Rail
  • Saturday 26th August 12:00pm until 4:30pm
Join the West Somerset Railway for a lunchtime steam train excursion from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead and back. View event
Cheese and Cider Lunchtime Special
Get a taste of Somerset The West Somerset Railway's special Cheese and Cider Lunch. Enjoy a relaxing train journey through the picturesque county of Somerset while enjoying locally produced cheese and... View event
Steam & Cream Tea on The West Somerset Railway
Enjoy an enchanting ride on a steam train through the delightful Somerset coast and countryside whilst enjoying a traditional West Country Cream Tea served to your table. Steam and Cream seats are pre-booked... View event
Feast Food & Drink Festival
  • Saturday 30th September, 10:00am - Until Sunday 1st October, 4:00pm
A weekend celebration of the very best local food and drink in the region. You'll find a quality food and drink market on Castle Green, talks, workshops and chef demonstrations in the hotel, and of course... View event