Brookfield House B&B Accommodation, Taunton

Local Attractions

Brookfield House is located in the heart of Taunton making it an ideal base in which to visit many of its local attractions.  This beautiful area is truly the perfect rural retreat and an ideal destination for a day visit, short break or holiday.  Steeped in history and legend, Somerset offers a wealth of stunning countryside, coasts and four Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Places to visit

Somerset County Cricket Ground
www.somersetcountycc.co.uk
Situated in the historical town of Taunton, Somerset’s County capital, the County Ground makes for the perfect day out!

West Somerset Steam Railway
www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk
Recapture the era of one of Britain’s longest “heritage” railways running from Bishops Lydeard to the coast of Minehead.  There are twenty miles of glorious countryside.

Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre
www.thebrewhouse.net
Next to the River Tone in Taunton, the Theatre offers a varied programme of events for all ages including drama, dance, comedy and music.  Visual arts activities and exhibitions are also held featuring work from both local and international artists.

Somerset Heritage Centre
www.somerset.gov.uk/archives
Situated on the outskirts of Taunton, it houses Somerset’s archives, local studies library, Historic Environment Records and much more.

Taunton Race Course
www.tauntonracecourse.co.uk
Enjoy a day at the races.  Taunton, Somerset Racecourse is England’s youngest National Hunt racecourse and overlooks stunning views across the Blackdown Hills.

Hestercombe Gardens
www.hestercombegardens.com
Wander through this beautifully landscaped garden from centuries past.  It has been lovingly restored revealing lakes, temples, magnificent views, water features and woodland walks.

Local Private Schools

Queens College
www.queenscollege.org.uk

Taunton School
www.tauntonschool.co.uk

Kings College
www.kings-taunton.co.uk

Wellington School
www.wellington-school.org.uk

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