Pictures of England
 

Pictures of Taunton Castle, England

Pictures of Taunton Castle

a Castle in the town of Taunton, in the county of Somerset

Taunton Castle, Taunton, Somerset

Accommodation near Taunton Castle

Planning a visit? Please support the PicturesOfEngland.com website by booking your Hotels near Taunton Castle, Cottages near Taunton Castle, Bed and Breakfast near Taunton Castle. Every booking made helps support the website - Thank you for your continued support.

You can now buy stock photos of Taunton Castle - Click here

About Taunton Castle

The turbulent past of historic Taunton Castle, is masked by its transformation into a luxurious comfortable hotel with an award winning restaurant.

The castle was originally developed as a major military stronghold, with walls 13ft thick, its impressive gateway dates from 1495, and the Great Hall is 120 feet long. In another life, the Great Hall was the setting for Judge Jeffery's "Bloody Assize" held in 1685 when he tried and sentenced over 500 rebels.

These days the wisteria-clad castle presents probably the town's most eye catching viewpoint. It is surrounded by a pretty castle green, another spectacular view is that of the attractive turreted castle bow dominating a side street crammed with buildings of several periods.

Today, the lure of Taunton Castle is irresistible. It has been in the hands of the Chapman family for over 50 years, during which time it has maintained a splendid reputation of English hospitality and welcome. Its award winning restaurant has been the training ground of such renowned chef's as Shaun Hill, the present Head Chef is the talented Richard Guest who produces an exciting array of mouth-watering dishes for guests. Apart from superb dining, at the Taunton Castle Hotel you can look forward to a relaxing time being pampered and spoiled in an authentic historic atmosphere of England's medieval past.

Please upload your photos of Taunton Castle or see below for towns & villages near Taunton Castle and a list of other nearby attractions to visit.

Planning a visit? We have thousands of Hotels, Bed & Breakfast and Holiday Cottages to choose from at highly competetive rates when booked through the Pictures of England website. Click here for accommodation near Taunton Castle

Add attraction to favourites


Submit a history of Taunton Castle

Recommended towns & villages near Taunton Castle

Thatched houses in the village of Holford on the edge of the Quantock hills, Somerset

Holford

(11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction N)

Holford lies in a peaceful wooded valley at the foot of the lovely Quantock Hills crowning the landscape where the county of Somerset sweeps towards the coast...

Information | Pictures (4) | Hotels | Holiday Cottages

Broadhembury Post Office and Village Store, Devon

Broadhembury

(14.4 miles, 23.1 km, direction SW)

Broadhembury is an idyllic village which is an oasis of calm and beauty lying at the edge of the Blackdown Hills...

Information | Pictures (6) | Hotels | Holiday Cottages

Market cross, Martock, Somerset. Erected in 1741

Martock

(15.5 miles, 24.9 km, direction E)

The interior of Martock's Ham-stone church is perhaps the grandest in all Somerset, the startling effect of the golden stone against the most lavishly decorated of the county's great tie-beam roofs is simply overwhelming...

Information | Pictures (13) | Hotels | Holiday Cottages

Burnham beach.

Burnham-on-Sea

(16.4 miles, 26.4 km, direction N)

This invigorating Somerset coastal resort offers visitors a variety of experiences. It has a rich expanse of sand covering almost seven miles of coast, making it an idyllic resort for families with children...

Information | Pictures (30) | Hotels | Holiday Cottages

Axminster, Devon

Axminster

(16.9 miles, 27.2 km, direction S)

Famous for its carpets often likened to Turkish, Axminster was one of the first West Saxon settlements formed along the River Axe in Devon...

Information | Pictures (49) | Hotels | Holiday Cottages

All towns in Somerset
Complete A to Z of towns in England

Recommended attractions near Taunton Castle

Twisted roots

Fyne Court

(4.6 miles, 7.4 km, direction N)

Nature reserve and visitor centre. Headquarters of the Somerset Wildlife Trust...

Information | Pictures (1) | Hotels

Snowdrops at Otterhead. The Blackdown hills in the county of Somerset, England

The Blackdown Hills

(5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction SW)

Fascinating scenic area where you can enjoy an extraordinary variety of scenery ranging from tiny coppices to vast woodlands, all.....

Information | Pictures (20) | Hotels

Coleridge Cottage, Nether Stowey

Coleridge Cottage

(9.6 miles, 15.5 km, direction N)

Home of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge...

Information | Pictures (1) | Hotels

Halsway Manor Children's Festival

Halsway Manor

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction NW)

Halsway Manor is unique residential Folk Centre set on the southern slopes of the Quantock Hills in West Somerset. Set in.....

Information | Pictures (4) | Hotels

Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset

Dillington House

(10.8 miles, 17.3 km, direction SE)

..

Information | Pictures (17) | Hotels


All attractions in Somerset
Complete A to Z of attractions in England

Hotels near Taunton Castle

Hotels near Taunton Castle  Cottages near Taunton Castle  Bed & Breakfast near Taunton Castle

Beaufort Lodge in Taunton, Somerset, England

Beaufort Lodge

Taunton, Somerset, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
Beaufort Lodge in Taunton offers bed and breakfast accommodation, with all rooms furnished to a high standard in a classic style. Free parking is available, as is free Wi-Fi throughout the property....
More info and book online..  Price from £87.00

Brookfield House in Taunton, Somerset, England4 stars

Brookfield House

Taunton, Somerset, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
Situated in the centre of Taunton, this charming house is beautifully set within a grade II listed Georgian property. It offers free parking and free Wi-Fi....
More info and book online..  Price from £55.00

The Corner House Hotel in Taunton, Somerset, England3 stars

The Corner House Hotel

Taunton, Somerset, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
The Corner House Hotel, in the heart of Taunton, is a modernised hotel that has kept its Victorian features. It has free Wi-Fi, a bar, a restaurant and free onsite parking. The Wine and Sausage speci...
More info and book online..  Price from £30.00

Blorenge House in Taunton, Somerset, England4 stars

Blorenge House

Taunton, Somerset, England (0.4 miles, 0.6 km)
This early Victorian building offers an outdoor swimming pool and four-poster bed options, a 5-minute walk from the town centre, county cricket ground, Taunton School and the train and bus stations....
More info and book online..  Price from £48.00

Castle Hotel in Taunton, Somerset, England4 stars

Castle Hotel

Taunton, Somerset, England (0.4 miles, 0.7 km)
Set in a magnificent castle, the Castle Hotel offers free Wi-Fi and features a stylish brasserie, luxurious bedrooms, and leafy gardens. The hotel is situated in Taunton, just a 10-minute drive from H...
More info and book online..  Price from £79.00


All Accommodation near Taunton Castle..

User Login

Username:
Password:
   Register Here
Forgot password?

Picture Tours

More picture tours..
Members tours..


Search Site: