Destination guide

The friendly area of Taunton awaits your stay

The gardens and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Taunton. Travelers appreciate the coffeehouses in this welcoming city. Bakelite Museum and Dunster Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Taunton

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Taunton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Diggerland (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Somerset Speedway (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Tiverton Golf Club (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Burnham and Berrow Golf Club (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Lyme Bay Winery (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Brean Splash Waterpark (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Taunton

Travelers love Taunton for its picturesque gardens and pristine countryside. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Taunton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wills Neck (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Knightshayes Court (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Grand Western Canal Country Park (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Dunster Beach (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Escot Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Minehead Beach (20.7 mi / 33.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Taunton

Fly into Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), the closest airport, located 23.9 mi (38.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 28.4 mi (45.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Taunton Station.

Where to stay around Taunton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,095 vacation rentals near Taunton. From 495 Cottages to 495 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Taunton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Taunton?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Taunton:

  • Clifton: 42 vacation rentals
  • Butetown: 246 vacation rentals
  • Bristol Floating Harbour: 67 vacation rentals
  • Southville: 39 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff International Sports Village: 534 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Taunton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Taunton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • County Cricket Ground: 1,066 vacation rentals
  • Taunton Station: 1,061 vacation rentals
  • AJ'z Activity Centre: 1,033 vacation rentals
  • Wills Neck: 1,016 vacation rentals
  • Nettlecombe Court: 874 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Taunton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Taunton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 495 Cottages in Taunton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Taunton include:

  • Cabins: 495 rentals available
  • Houses: 371 rentals available
  • Barns: 103 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Taunton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 89 vacation rentals with pool available in Taunton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.