If you are moving house, looking to start a new life in Taunton or retiring to Taunton, we can help you.
Somerset’s county town is Taunton surrounded by rolling hills of the Blackdowns, Mendips and, Quantock Hills – it really is a feast for the eyes just screaming to be explored.
Taunton has over 1,000 years of religious and military history, including a 10th-century monastery and Taunton Castle , which has origins in the Anglo Saxon period and was later the site of a priory. Expanses of land including the Somerset Levels. The Normans then built a stone structured castle, which belonged to the Bishops of Winchester . The current heavily reconstructed buildings are the inner ward, which now houses the Museum of Somerset and the Somerset Military Museum.
Getting in and around Taunton is easy. The Grand Western Canal reached Taunton in 1839 and the railway in 1842. The railway station is on the mainline to Bristol, London, the Midlands and beyond with some 78 trains daily so there are great connections to get out and about on. Taunton has direct access to the M5 motorway giving easy road links to Exter and Bristol and beyond. The airports of both Bristol and Exeter are less than 35 miles.
Taunton is the site of Musgrove Park Hospital and Somerset County Cricket Club ‘s County Ground and is also home to 40 Commando, Royal Marines.
Central Taunton is part of the annual West Country Carnival circuit. It hosts the Taunton flower show, which has been held in Vivary Park since 1866. The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office is located on Admiralty Way.
The town provides a wealth of schools including five independent schools and colleges, the Taunton Campus including the Bridgwater and Taunton College and the University Centre of Somerset which is why it is a popular destination for growing families.
The town itself offers a wealth of shops from independent traders, chain stores and all major supermarkets. So whether you’re look for fresh, local produce or to stock up on the essentials, there is plenty of choice. There are a number of hotels including the prestigious Castle Hotel and the town offers eating places from all corners of the world, from pub food to fine dining.
Why Choose Armishaws for your removals to Taunton?
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We cover removals and relocations to the whole of Taunton, including:
Tiveton, Cullompton, Wellington, Dulverton, Wiveliscombe, Chard and Honiton, Taunton Deane, Crediton.
Taunton is the county town of Somerset. Taunton civil parish has a population of 44,050. Suburbs of the town include Bishop’s Hull, Staplegrove and Galmington, giving a total population for the “Taunton Urban Area” of 58,241 according to the 2001 census.
We provide removals and relocation services to Taunton and its surrounding areas. Our removal services can include:
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