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The most recent 2011 You.Gov census calculated Taunton’s population at just over 60,000.
Sitting close to the M5, Taunton offers excellent links to Bath, Bristol and the Midlands plus routes to Devon and Cornwall. By train you can be in London Paddington in 1 hour and 41 minutes. The closest airport, Bristol International Airport is 1 hour by car.
You can find the latest news and events in the Somerset County Gazette.
As well as Taunton removals, Armishaws also serve towns and villages across the local area including;
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Taunton removals could be just the beginning of life in your new home. To help you ‘go native’, here’s our pick of the best Taunton has to offer;
A fantastic place to spend a few hours, enjoy delicious cakes and local produce. But remember to take extra bags to take advantage of the excellent farm shop that includes a butchers and bakery.
Once you’ve made the move you can celebrate in style thanks to the Little Wine Shop specialising in local wine, beers and spirits, along with chacuteries and cheeses
Looking for those finishing touches or some new furniture for your new home? The Old Creamery offer a fine selection of beds, sofas, dining sets, kitchens and more.
Country Knowle are the experts in making your new house the perfect home. Their friendly team and stylish approach will help bring the wow! factor.
This fantastic independent boutique features names such as Elemente Clemente and American Vintage for shoes, jewellery, coats. With constantly changing lines, it’s always worth a visit.
If you’re looking for warmer climes and scenic beauty, but don’t want to sacrifice internet speed and culture, Taunton should be high on your list. Snuggled in the Somerset countryside is one of the south west’s gems, bristling with character and history while offering a vibrant economy.
You’d be hard pressed to better the selection of shops on offer within a short walk of the town centre. All the major chains are here, alongside fabulous independent stores and family businesses. Yet just a five-minute drive takes you right into stunning Somerset countryside.
One of the town’s biggest events, Taunton Flower Show is dubbed The Chelsea of the West and attracts 17,000 visitors. It’s said to be the longest running show in the country and attracts hundreds of exhibitors from all over the world to the popular Vivary Park.
Vivary Park is an important resource for residents, offering open spaces, a golf course, tennis courts and children’s playparks. There’s also a miniature golf course, railway and, fittingly for the site of Taunton Flower Show, it hosts the Royal National Rose Society’s provincial trial ground. Another major annual event is the carnival procession in November, part of the West Country Carnival circuit which includes Bridgwater and Glastonbury. Floats can cost £100,000 to build and the results are simply spectacular.
Many other events and a proud military history ensure Taunton is right up there for culture, making it one of the most popular places for city dwellers to relocate to.
Taunton is 38 miles south-west of Bristol, 28 miles north-east of Exeter, 63 miles north-east of Plymouth and 40 miles north-west of Weymouth. The train station is on three main lines and offers fast services to Birmingham, Bristol, London and Cardiff, as well as to Manchester and further afield. There is also a heritage line to Minehead, where the West Somerset Railway runs steam trains from Bishops Lydeard in the wider Taunton Deane area.
Road links are good, Taunton sits alongside the M5, but if speedy travel isn’t for you there’s also the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal.