Family Friendly accommodation in Taunton, Somerset
Taunton House could not be a better choice for your family break, only 8 minutes from the Motorway M5 junction 25 by car. We are located in the town centre with complimentary carparking close to all shops and restaurants. Beautiful Vivary Park is just a 2 minute walk from the hotel where annual events such as the flower show, music concerts take place.
Our family rooms can accommodate up to 4 persons and a cot in our spacious family rooms, most have a bath with a shower. You will find an array of information at the hotel with places to visit. Below are a few family favourites.
Somerset Cricket Museum
Somerset Cricket Museum can be found at the County Ground, and housed in a 500 year old Grade II listed building that is the only remaining building of the Augustinian Tauton Priory, which was seized by King Henry VIII in 1539! The Museum is within walking distance of the main rail and bus stations, and can be found behind the Ondaatje Pavillion. www.somersetcricketmuseum.co.uk
Hollywood Bowl Taunton
Bring the whole family for a laid-back game of tenpin bowling at Hollywood Bowl Taunton. Age is not an issue, so if you've got three generations of eager players, just tell them all to tag along!
You need no experience to ace it. The Taunton centre has 22 high-tech bowling lanes where the whole family can battle it out. With the help of bumper lanes and ramps for easier roll of the ball, even the first-timers will have a great time. The kids will feel like winners no matter what.
Discover Somerset and lose yourself (figuratively!) in 50 acres of lakes, temples, cascades and tranquil woodland walks, plus formal terraces, vivid colours and outstanding views. One to take the camera along on! The restored 17th century watermill complex showcases the historic uses of renewable energy alongside the original working mill machinery and is set in the heart of the gardens. It's more accessible than ever now that they have a new Tramper Mobility Scooter which you can book ahead to help you get around, if you need it! www.hestercombe.com/
Channel Adventure Taunton
Somerset is a gorgeous place for a day out with the family. Why not try something different this time and explore the area by water with Channel Adventure Taunton? Book yourself in for kayaking, canoeing or stand up paddle boarding (SUP) on the beautiful River Tone and channel your inner adventurer.
Fancy some fun on dry land? At Channel Adventure Taunton your kids can take tree climbing to a whole new level. Helmets on and safety harness securely strapped, your young explorers will be scaling the heights of the treetops in no time. Question is - can you tap into the sweet memories of the good, old, tree-climbing days of your childhood and make it to the top too? www.channeladventure.co.uk