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Taunton and the surrounding area has a great range of sporting activities and facilities.If you want to get involved we have wonderful golf courses, sports clubs and leisure centre, details of which are listed below. However, if you prefer to sit back and watch some great sport you can choose from cricket, football, rugby through to horse racing. Taunton is the place to get your sporting fix!
Aerosaurus Balloons are the largest provider of Champagne Balloon Flights in the South West. 1000’s of passengers each year enjoy drifting peacefully over the beautiful landscapes, towns and villages of the West Country.
Activate Fitness is an independent, community focused gym which offers a non-intimidating fitness environment in all areas, including the weights and cardio zones.
Anytime Fitness (Taunton and Wellington) is the gym that fits your on-the-go lifestyle! Located in Taunton's town centre, in Somerset, the gym is open 24hrs - we NEVER close!
Blackbrook Leisure Centre & Spa has something for everyone: a quality and recently refurbished Fitness Gym as well as a recently extended fitness studio to hold a large variety of fitness classes for all ages and abilities.
Cardio Cabin offers ladies' fitness, strength training and weight management in a non-intimidating environment.
Enjoy access to world-class Technogym cardio equipment, a large free weights area with an Olympic lifting rack, group fitness classes (live and virtual!), dedicated functional training area with TRX and more at Snap Fitness 24/7
Somerset Adventures offers a fantastic range of exciting outdoor adventurous activities. With activities including kayaking, canoeing, raft building, archery, laser clay pigeon shooting, axe throwing, bushcraft, climbing, caving, abseiling and navigation training there is something for everyone.
Somerset Bike Hire offers a full range of sizes and three levels of bike – Carbon Road, Aluminium Road and Hybrid which are ideal for less serious riders and those wishing to explore the canal towpath.
Public Swimming is available throughout the week at Taunton Pool as well as specialised classes such as Aqua Fit, Bumps and Beyond, 50+ Water Aquafit, Float Fun and much more. It also runs group and 1-2-1 swimming lessons for juniors and adults.
Taunton Racecourse is set in the heart of the Somerset countryside just a short distance from the centre of Taunton. Visitors enjoy national hunt racing featuring some of the biggest names in the sport.
Taunton Rugby Football Club is home to Taunton's National team, the Taunton Titans and is proud to champion every level of rugby.
Taunton Tennis Club is based at Taunton Tennis Centre which is part of Blackbrook Leisure Centre and offers six floodlit outdoor courts and six indoor courts.
Taunton Town Football Club compete in the Southern League Premier Division South and play their home matches at their Wordsworth Drive ground which they moved into during the 1953 season.
The Pilates Studio specialises in rehabilitation through Pilates and offers individualised programmes to clients using a range of specialist equipment.
Established in November 2016 by Denise and Andy Spragg, The Sangha House is a mindfulness based Holistic health centre. Its aim is to cover all 4 quadrants of holistic health. The Physical, mental, social and spiritual.
The Studio at Bank House is in the business of making people feel alive, energetic and confident through inspiring forms of exercise, including pilates.
Vivary Golf & Adventure Centre is just 5 minutes walk from Taunton Town centre and consists of an adrenaline pumping High Ropes Course, Mini Golf Course for all the family and an 18 hole Golf Course for the more adventurous out there.
Wellington Sports Centre holds a split level fitness Gym, studio, Z3 (Junior Gym), Indoor swimming Pool and sports hall and is ideal for all ages.
Wellsprings Leisure Centre is the perfect place to enjoy a good workout with a split level fitness gym that allows space to workout as well as a spacious studio for the range of Fitness Classes available every week.
Sports and Leisure Clubs
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