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The Castle at Taunton

Taunton, Somerset

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Singles  £115
Doubles/Twins  £159 - £205

Room rate includes full breakfast and VAT

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Best Loved Recommends

  • Take a look at their excellent calendar of events, which includes talks about art and musical evenings/weekends
  • Get hold of a copy of Kit Chapman’s entertaining book entitled An Innkeeper’s Diary
  • Eating in - the menu is exceptional and it’s the best food for miles
  • Use The Castle as a central base from which to explore the Somerset coast, Exmoor and Glastonbury
  • Timing your visit around a Somerset County Cricket match

Things To Do Nearby

For many people this part of the country is just an area they whizz through on the M5 on their way to Devon or Cornwall.  On one hand this means that many people are missing out, but on the other it means that the area remains uncrowded and unspoilt.  Few places are as quaint as the Victorian seaside town of Watchet on the North Somerset coast - just 35 minutes away from Taunton.  Whilst out in that direction for the day it is worth visiting the medieval village of Dunster and exploring the Exmoor National Park – whether on foot or by car.  A 35 minute drive in the other direction will bring you to Glastonbury – a place that is both weird and wonderful with an energy all of its very own.   You can lose yourself in the legends of the Holy Grail and King Arthur, visit the 14th century Abbey, walk to the top of the Tor (the ‘Isle of Avalon’) and receive a ‘higher perception reading’ by a Welsh Shaman.  Wells Cathedral and the Cheddar Gorge are also out in this direction as is Clarks Village Shopping Outlet.  If you are visiting with the children then there are many fantastic attractions including Wookey Hole Caves and the West Somerset Railway.

Best Loved Quotes

  • “Everything at the Castle was perfection: the courtesy and attention of all the staff, the accommodation and, not to be forgotten, the food” Dr and Mrs P Minc, Canada
  • “The room was really nice with a nice view, and the bathroom was perfect. The morning breakfast was fabulous...the waiter service was first class. We loved it so much we are hoping to return again in July. Thank you Best Loved Hotels. ” John Billitteri

Who's in Charge

Marc Mac Closkey, General Manager

Plastic

Amex, Mastercard, Visa, Diners Club

When you're not in your room

Garden, Castle Bow Restaurant, BRAZZ Brasserie, Bow Bar

Close by

Golf, Leisure Centre, Health & Beauty, Pony Trekking

Need a Caddie?

Name: Taunton & Pickeridge
Distance: 4 miles
No. of holes: 18, Par:

On Business

5 meeting rooms/max 120 people

Weddings & Occasions

Licensed for weddings

Internet Access

Free Wi-Fi

Kids & Pets

Kids welcome
Pets welcome

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