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Activities in Taunton Deane

Whether your interests lie in history, the great outdoors, exploring or eating and drinking – or whether you simply want a relaxing time – then Taunton Deane has plenty to offer.

Because the area offers a unique blend of attractive towns and beautiful, accessible countryside there’s always a huge variety of leisure activities on offer close by.

If you’re keen on walking then we have something to cater for all tastes, from the gentle Taunton Heritage Trail or one of our 21 well-planned circular walks, which come with varying degrees of difficulty (though most are easy).

Perhaps you’d fancy an amble along the towpath of the Bridgwater and Taunton canal which will lead you to some really unspoilt locations and delight you with the range of wildlife on view.

On the other hand if you prefer something more strenuous you could tackle the challenging slopes of the Quantocks and be rewarded with some of the finest walking in southern England when you reach the top of the 12-mile ridge.

All our waymarked walks across the Deane are available to download and print off.

This is ideal countryside, too, for horse-riding and cycling – and there are also fantastic walks to be enjoyed using stations on the West Somerset Railway or stops on the many local bus routes as your starting point.

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  1. 1610 - Castle Sports Centre

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    1610 - Castle Sports Centre

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    Sport/Leisure Centre

    Taunton

    Castle Sports Centre is located within the heart...

  2. Aerosaurus Balloons

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    Aerosaurus Balloons

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    Aircraft/Ballooning

    Taunton & Castle Cary

    Aerosaurus Balloons are the largest provider of...

  3. Blackbrook Pavillion

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    Blackbrook Pavillion

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    Sport/Leisure Centre

    Taunton

    Blackbrook Leisure Centre & Spa is based on the...

  4. Buff Urban Day Spa

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    Buff Urban Day Spa

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    Spa and Relaxation

    Taunton

    Winners of Day Spa Of the Year 2009/2010 &...

  5. Circular Walk - Cotlake Hill

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    Circular Walk - Cotlake Hill

    Type

    Walking Route

    Taunton

    This walk to the south of Taunton starts at Vivary Park and passes through Trull before gently ascending Cotlake Hill to give panoramic views of Taunton and the surrounding landscape. Distance 4.5...

  6. Circular Walk - Taunton to Longaller

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    Circular Walk - Taunton to Longaller

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    Walking Route

    Taunton

    This is an easy walk starting in central Taunton, along the banks of the River Tone and across the water meadows to the west of Taunton. Distance 4 miles.

    The circular trails are open to everyone....

  7. Guided Tours at Sheppy's Cider Farm

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    Guided Tours at Sheppy's Cider Farm

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    Guided Tour

    Nr Taunton

    OPENED ON 21ST APRIL 2017

    We will be offering a wide range of tours and tastings to maximise...

  8. Somerset Adventures

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    Somerset Adventures

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    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Taunton

    Somerset Adventures offers a fantastic range of...

  9. Somerset Bike Hire

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    Somerset Bike Hire

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    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Creech St. Michael , Taunton

    For great quality hire road and hybrid bikes in...

  10. Somerset Space Walk

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    Somerset Space Walk

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    Walking Route

    Taunton

    The Somerset Space Walk is a true scale model of our Solar System with the planets placed along the Bridgwater to Taunton Canal.

    You do not have to walk all 22 kilometres! Centred on the Sun at...

  11. Spa Experience at Blackbrook Pavillion

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    Spa Experience at Blackbrook Pavillion

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    Spa and Relaxation

    Taunton

    Blackbrook Leisure Centre & Spa is based on the...

  12. Taunton Heritage Trail

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    Taunton Heritage Trail

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    Walking Route

    Taunton

    In the Heart of Somerset there are some beautiful, original heritage sites, many of which are marked on the Taunton Heritage Trail. Using the Heritage trail leaflet (available from Taunton Visitor...

  13. Taunton Pool

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    Taunton

    Taunton Pool is based in the heart of the town on...

  14. Taunton Rugby Football Club

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    Taunton Rugby Football Club

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    Rugby

    Bathpool, Taunton

    Welcome to Taunton Rugby Football Club home to...

  15. Taunton Town Football Club

    Taunton Town Football Club

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    Football

    Taunton

    The present Taunton Town Football Club was formed in December 1947 by a few local businessmen and...

  16. Vivary Adventure Centre

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    Vivary Adventure Centre

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    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Taunton

    Vivary Adventure Centre is just 5 minutes walk...

  17. Vivary Golf Course

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    Vivary Golf Course

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    Golf Course

    Taunton

    The Vivary Golf Course is situated at Fons George...

  18. Wellington Sports Centre

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    Wellington Sports Centre

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    Sport/Leisure Centre

    Wellington

    Wellington Sports Centre is situated just off...

  19. Wellsprings Leisure Centre

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    Wellsprings Leisure Centre

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    Taunton

    Wellsprings Leisure Centre is situated next to...

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