There’s more to life than work, and Taunton Deane is not only one of the most attractive places to locate to, it offers a unique environment and great quality of life too.
With a population of under 60,000 and located between two areas of outstanding natural beauty, The Blackdown and The Quantock Hills, Taunton is genuinely the best of all worlds, you can choose from rural, suburban or urban environments, and benefit from short, easy commutes.
Taunton offers a thriving dynamic cultural life and is home to our amazing County Ground.
The area is well supplied with golf courses and tennis clubs, indoor swimming pools and leisure centres. There is a comprehensive, high-achieving rugby, football, hockey and cycling clubs, if horse racing is more your thing, Taunton Racecourse can provide a thrilling afternoon out.
The Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre and The Brewhouse Theatre offer wonderful performance venues with outstanding facilities. Both provide the community with a busy year long programme of performances and classes open to all the family.
Taunton town centre boasts award-winning public open spaces, these come alive with festivals, street theatre and the hugely popular Taunton Flower Show. Markets and family events regularly occupy the spaces, making the most of the town centre.
Two areas of outstanding natural beauty covering 46,900 hectares
156 parks and recreational gardens
Home to Somerset County Cricket Club with 110,000 visits annually on match days
The Old Stone Cider Press was a gift to Taunton and its people in the Golden Jubilee year in 1971.
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