Taunton is steeped in history. The beautiful ruins of Glastonbury Abbey, associated with the legendary King Arthur, attract people from all over the world. The countryside is dotted with several stately manors and centuries old buildings. The Forde Abbey House and Gardens, with its children’s park, is one such attraction in the countrywide. The Museum of Somerset, Bakelite Museum, Somerset Military Museum, and Somerset Cricket Museum are the other top museums in the region.
The countryside around Taunton offers spectacular scenery. Visitors and residents alike make regular day trips to connect with nature. The Exmoor National park, with its myriad landscape stunning scenery, and rich flora and fauna remains one of the most unpolluted and pristine areas in England. The Fyne Court Nature Reserve, complete with its woodland paths, old buildings, and grassy plains, is another top natural hot-spot. The spectacular Bitcon Park and Botanical Gardens is another natural haven, blending 18th century calm with 21st century facilities. Hestercombe Gardens, with its peaceful woodland walks, formal terraces, and outstanding views is another top attraction. For those constrained in time, the 20 minute train ride on the West Somerset Railway is a good way to enjoy the stunning scenery, and make a trip back in time.
Taunton is not short of modern attractions either. The Digerland Adventure Park is a popular theme-park in the region, attracting students and other tour-groups for a day trip. Another popular modern attraction is the Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool, offering the ultimate in swimming experience.
Taunton minibus hire is the best way to visit these sites and attractions. These sites are spread out, with public transportation too limited, time-consuming, and even unavailable at times. Driving your own vehicle unnecessarily adds to the stress and cost. Our Taunton minibus hire offers the most comfortable coaches, and is the most reliable way to indulge in the attractions of the region. We are the most inexpensive option as well.