Destination guide

The friendly area of Taunton awaits your stay

The gardens and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Taunton. Travellers appreciate the coffee shops in this welcoming city. Bakelite Museum and Dunster Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Taunton

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Taunton a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Diggerland (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Somerset Speedway (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Tiverton Golf Club (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Burnham and Berrow Golf Club (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Lyme Bay Winery (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Brean Splash Waterpark (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Taunton

Travellers love Taunton for its beautiful gardens and pristine countryside. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Taunton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wills Neck (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Knightshayes Court (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Grand Western Canal Country Park (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Dunster Beach (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Escot Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Minehead Beach (20.7 mi / 33.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Taunton

Fly into Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), the closest airport, located 23.9 mi (38.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 28.4 mi (45.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Taunton Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Taunton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,058 holiday rentals around Taunton. From 484 Cottages to 484 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Taunton is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Taunton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Taunton:

  • Clifton: 60 holiday homes
  • Bristol Floating Harbour: 86 holiday homes
  • Cardiff International Sports Village: 549 holiday homes
  • Southville: 44 holiday homes
  • Butetown: 260 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Taunton?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Taunton. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • AJ'z Activity Centre: 985 holiday rentals
  • County Cricket Ground: 1,058 holiday rentals
  • Combe Sydenham Hall: 898 holiday rentals
  • Wills Neck: 983 holiday rentals
  • Nettlecombe Court: 890 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Taunton listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Taunton?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 484 Cottages in Taunton. Our other popular types of Taunton holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 484 holiday houses
  • Houses: 343 holiday houses
  • Barns: 95 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Taunton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 77 holiday homes with pool available in Taunton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.