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Taunton Visitor Centre

Welcome to Taunton, the historic county town of Somerset.

Now based in the western wing of the landmark Market House, the Taunton Visitor Centre is the place to go to make the most of your time in Taunton. The county town has plenty to offer from individual boutiques to historic architecture, modern dining to unspoilt views across the Blackdown Hills and the Quantock Hills (both AONBs). Taunton offers a wide mix of activities, attractions and events - we can’t wait to help you plan the perfect trip! 

Click here to view or request our latest Visit Taunton guide.   

Visitor Centre Services

The Taunton Visitor Centre holds information on the many wide and varied things there are to do within Taunton Deane and the surrounding areas. Now a part of the bustling Town Centre mix, we welcome over 100,000 visitors and local residents through our doors each year.

Our Box Office offers tickets for most of the local and regional events taking place, including the hugely popular Taunton Flower Show. We are also a box office for The Brewhouse Theatre and Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre in Taunton and the Playhouse Theatre in Weston-super-Mare. We also provide advance tickets for the West Somerset Railway and the Eden Project. 

The Travel Centre are agents for Bakers Dolphin, Berry’s Coaches, Falcon bus service, National Express, Shearings, Superbreaks and Transport for London Oyster Cards. As well as the booking service we offer friendly advice for local transport, parking and accommodation to make your trip stress-free.

We also offer multiple advertising and marketing opportunities to local businesses, events, charities and more. Click here for more information. 

Souvenirs and Publications

Our souvenir shop is bursting with products and presents that will help you take home a taste of Taunton, including locally produced biscuits, sweets and preserves, hand-crafted cards and a variety of colourful souvenirs. We also stock a large range of local maps, guides and books to help you truly discover Taunton Deane and the surrounding areas.


The new purpose-built Taunton Visitor Centre can be found at:

Taunton Visitor Centre,

Market House,

Fore Street,             



TA1 1JD.

Telephone: 01823 340470


We are open six days a week! Come and see us between 9:30am and 4:30pm Monday-Saturday.

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Quick Fix

Below are a range of maps and guides that may be helpful to you while planning a trip to Taunton. If you require hard copies of any of these please contact the team using the details above.

Explore Taunton Tourist Map (£3.99 + Postage) – Call 01823 340470 to order.

Taunton Town Centre Downloadable Map                            

Taunton Heritage Trail                               

Taunton Independent Retail Guide

Taunton Food and Drink Guide

Please note that we send domestic post second class, so allow plenty of time to receive your information. If you need the information quickly or several copies we are more than happy to email you the information instead.

Travelling in a group? Send us an email and we can supply you with our group travel brochures.


The Taunton Visitor Centre prides itself on providing a service which can be accessed by all. Please download our Access Statement here.


Since moving to the Market House we have picked up the following awards:

  • GOLD for Tourist Information Provider in the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Awards
  • BRONZE for Tourist Information Provider in the South West Tourism Awards. 

Check out our TripAdvisor page for more! If you've already been in touch please leave a review! 

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