Taunton
in Somerset of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.015 and -3.103 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 0' 53" and W -3° 6' 10"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:34 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:57 am and 9:27 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Otakou
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for United Kingdom in Northern Europe

Safety Score: 4,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to United Kingdom.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning United Kingdom. Last Update: 2021-06-12 08:33:00

Delve into Taunton

Taunton in Somerset (England) with it's 64,621 habitants is a city located in United Kingdom about 133 mi (or 214 km) west of London, the country's capital town.

Current time in Taunton is now 09:34 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports closer to Taunton, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is RNAS Yeovilton in a distance of 20 mi (or 32 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Blaenavon Industrial Landscape in a distance of 53 mi (or 86 km), North. Also, if you like playing golf, there are some options within driving distance. We saw 2 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bleadon, Hutton, Weston-super-Mare, Kewstoke and St. Georges. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1025 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 79% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Sunday, 13th of June 2021

22°C (72 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Monday, 14th of June 2021

22°C (71 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 15th of June 2021

20°C (68 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Castle at Taunton

Address
0,1 mi
Castle Green
TA1 1NF Taunton
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Springfield House

Address
1,1 mi
Walford Cross
TA2 8QW Taunton
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Mount Somerset

Address
3,0 mi
Lower Henlade 1, Somerset
TA3 5NB Taunton
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Meryan House Hotel

Address
1,5 mi
Bishops Hull Road
TA1 5EG Taunton
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Huntstile Organic Farm

Address
6,2 mi
Goathurst
TA5 2DQ Bridgwater
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Beaufort Lodge

Address
0,4 mi
18 Wellington Road
TA1 4EQ Taunton
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


No. 71

Address
0,4 mi
Hamilton Road
TA1 2EL Taunton
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Taunton House Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
14 Billetfield
TA1 3NN Taunton
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


JCT.25 Holiday Inn TAUNTON M5

Address
1,6 mi
Deane Gate Avenue
TA1 2UA TAUNTON
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Days Inn Taunton

Address
3,3 mi
Roadchef Motorway Svc Area M5 Southbound Trullm
TA3 7PF Taunton Deane
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Taunton Third Way bridge lift - 24 March 2011

Published: March 24, 2011
Length: 37:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: kiwipaper

Taunton Third Way bridge lift - 24 March 2011. Using one of the largest cranes of its kind in Europe by Sarens.


Taunton Third Way bridge lift preparation

Published: March 23, 2011
Length: 12:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: kiwipaper

Taunton Third Way bridge lift preparation. 23 March 2011. . This is for the new bridge over the River Tone. The Sarens crane apparently costs 27000 UK pounds per day.


Taunton Third Way crane being built

Published: March 23, 2011
Length: 38:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: kiwipaper

Taunton Third Way crane being built. 22 March 2011. This is for the new bridge over the River Tone. The Sarens crane apparently costs 27000 UK pounds per day The lift day is planned...


TAUNTON PARKOUR PARK

Published: October 09, 2014
Length: 21:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: URBANBLITZ PARKOUR

Will Amphlett training at Taunton Parkour Park.


Krav Maga Taunton Escape from the Guard

Published: January 21, 2013
Length: 44:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mark Edwards

http://www.krav-maga-taunton.co.uk Have fun, get fit, lose weight, learn self defence. With our regular self defence classes at Krav Maga Exeter, Krav Maga Taunton and Krav Maga Bridgwater,...


RUBBADUBDUB The Reunion @ The Live Room, Taunton 22nd June 2013 !STROBE WARNING!

Published: July 08, 2013
Length: 28:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rubba dubdub

STROBE WARNING !! RUBBADUBDUB's relaunch at the newly taken over and refurbished venue in Taunton, The Live Room, formally known as The Perfect 5th - RUBBADUBDUB's original home ...


Taunton Deane Morris Men - Trunkles

Published: August 06, 2012
Length: 54:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: William Bix

Taunton Deane Morris Men - Perform 'Trunkles' of the Bledington tradition outside Cafe Culture in Taunton High street for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, June 2012.


Krav Maga Taunton Self Defence Classes

Published: January 18, 2013
Length: 38:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mark Edwards

http://www.krav-maga-taunton.co.uk Have fun, get fit, lose weight, learn self defence. With our regular self defence classes at Krav Maga Exeter, Krav Maga Taunton and Krav Maga Bridgwater,...


Taunton Skate Montage

Published: February 15, 2013
Length: 24:51 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: skatetaunton

Filmed and Edited by Sammy Payne.


Hypnotherapist for weight management with hypnotherapy in Taunton, Somerset

Published: July 19, 2013
Length: 04:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Marlborough House Therapy Centre

Hypnotherapist for weight management | Hypnotherapy | Taunton, Somerset | http://www.marlboroughhousetherapycentre.co.uk/ Hello and today I'd like to tell you a few words about our approach...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Siege of Taunton

The Siege of Taunton occurred during the English Civil War. Taunton Castle changed hands several times during the great Civil War of 1642-45 but only along with the town. From July 1644 to July 1645 Parliamentary forces commanded by Colonel Robert Blake were besieged by Royalist forces under Lord Goring in Taunton, the only Parliamentary enclave in the South West of the country. A relief column under Colonel Ralph Weldon made it to Taunton on 11 May, but the combined forces were still besieged.

Located at 51.019, -3.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of the English Civil Wars, Sieges involving England, Military history of Somerset, 1645 in England, Conflicts in 1645, History of Somerset

BBC Somerset

BBC Somerset, formerly BBC Somerset Sound, is the BBC Local Radio service for the shire county of Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset, England. BBC Radio Bristol also serves the northern parts of the ceremonial county of Somerset – Bath and North East Somerset and North Somerset.

Located at 51.014, -3.1069 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
BBC Local Radio, Culture in Somerset, Radio stations in Somerset, Radio stations established in 1988

County Ground, Taunton

The County Ground is a cricket ground in Taunton, Somerset. It is the home of Somerset County Cricket Club, who have played there since 1882. The ground, which is located between Priory Bridge Road and St. James Street in Taunton has a capacity in excess of 6,500. The ground was originally built as part of a sports centre by Taunton Athletic Club in 1881, and became the home of the previously nomadic Somerset County Cricket Club soon after.

Located at 51.0192, -3.1045 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Taunton, Somerset County Cricket Club, Cricket grounds in Somerset

Taunton Grammar School

Taunton Grammar School, was an English educational institution in Taunton, Somerset. It was founded by Bishop Richard Foxe, in 1522, and remained in operation until 1870. The building remains today as Taunton's Municipal Hall.

Located at 51.0157, -3.1046 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in the 1520s, 1522 establishments in England, Defunct schools in Somerset, Defunct grammar schools in England, Schools in Taunton, 1870s disestablishments in England, Educational institutions disestablished in 1870

Vivary Park

Vivary Park is a public open space in Taunton, Somerset, England. The Sherford Stream, a tributary of the River Tone, flows through the 7.5 hectares park, which is located near the centre of the town. It contains two main wide open spaces, as well as a war memorial dating from 1922, a miniature golf course, tennis courts, two children's playgrounds, a model railway track which was added in 1979, and an 18-hole, 4,620-yard, par-63 golf course.

Located at 51.008, -3.102 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parks and open spaces in Somerset, Taunton, 1895 establishments in England

Taunton Priory

Taunton Priory, or the Priory of St Peter and St Paul, was an Augustinian monastery founded c. 1115 by William Gyffarde, Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor of England near Taunton, Somerset, England. Its location was due in part to the fact that Taunton was a manor of the Bishops of Winchester. Henry de Blois, successor to William Gyffarde and brother of King Stephen is also shown as a co-founder of the priory, although it is not clear if he had any role in its construction.

Located at 51.0181, -3.0982 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Monasteries in Somerset, 1539 disestablishments in England, Taunton, Augustinian monasteries in England, 1110s establishments in England, Christian monasteries established in the 12th century

Mankind Initiative

The ManKind Initiative is a domestic violence charity based in the United Kingdom and is at the forefront of providing support for male victims of domestic abuse and violence. Since becoming a charity in 2001, it has provided a helpline, training and support for statutory agencies (primarily the police and local authorities) and campaigns to ensure that equal recognition is given to male victims in the same way that recognition is given to female victims of domestic abuse.

Located at 51.0213, -3.10585 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Domestic violence, Gender equality, Family and parenting issues groups in the United Kingdom, Organizations established in 2001, Charities based in Somerset

Taunton metro rail

Taunton Metro Rail (TMR) is a proposed light rail network using a combination of existing rail infrastructure and the construction of new infrastructure in the area of Taunton, Somerset.

Located at 51.0229, -3.10361 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Light rail in the United Kingdom, Taunton, Transport in Somerset

Taunton Flower Show

Taunton Flower Show is an annual flower show held in Vivary Park, Taunton, Somerset, England. It has been described as "The Chelsea of the West", and attracts around 24,000 visitors over its two days. The show was first held in 1866 and apart from during the second world war, has been held every year since.

Located at 51.006, -3.098 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Taunton, Horticultural exhibitions, Gardening in England, Festivals in Somerset, 1866 establishments in England, Recurring events established in 1866

Taunton Rural District

Taunton was a rural district in Somerset, England, from 1894 to 1974. It was created in 1894 under the Local Government Act 1894. In 1974 it was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972 when it became part of Taunton Deane district.

Located at 51.019, -3.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of England created by the Local Government Act 1894, Districts of England abolished by the Local Government Act 1972, History of Somerset, Local government in Somerset, Rural districts of England

Somerset Space Walk

The Somerset Space Walk is a sculpture trail model of the solar system, located in Somerset, England. The model uses the towpath of the 22-kilometre Bridgwater and Taunton Canal to display a model of the Sun and its planets in their proportionally correct sizes and distances apart. Unusually for a solar system model, there are two sets of planets.

Located at 51.0183, -3.10261 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
British art, Sculpture gardens, trails and parks, Visitor attractions in Somerset, 1997 sculptures, Physics education, Scale modeling, Space art, Solar System models, Science and technology in Somerset

Church of St. James, Taunton

The Church of the St. James in Taunton, Somerset, England dates from the early 14th century, although an earlier church was located on the same site in the 10th century. The church is dedicated to St. James the Greater. It is a Grade II* listed building. The church backs onto the Somerset County Ground and forms a familiar backdrop to the Cricket ground. The waggon roof above the nave and north aisle is medieval.

Located at 51.018, -3.101 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Church of England churches in Somerset, Taunton, Grade II* listed buildings in Somerset

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Taunton, Тоунтън, تاونتون, TTY, トーントン, 톤턴, Tantonia, Тонтон, ولٹن، سومرسیٹ, 湯頓