Train to Taunton
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Set in the heart of beautiful Somerset and the vale of Taunton, the proud and historic town of Taunton rises. Take a train to Taunton today!
Train to Taunton
A train to Taunton will take you rightto the heart of the town, as Taunton station lies to the North of the town a short walk from the riverside and the famous county cricket ground. First Great Western operate trains to Taunton from the west country and London, and Cross Country Trains operate trains to Taunton from all over the UK. A train to Taunton from London will leave from London Paddington rail station.
Popular Trains to Taunton
London (1h41) 1-2 direct per hour
Exeter (27m) 2-3 direct per hour
Bristol (32m) 2-3 direct per hour
Newton Abbott (47m) 3 direct per hour
Reading (1h15) 2 direct per hour
Cheltenham Spa (1h23) 1-2 direct per hour
Plymouth (1h25) 2 direct per hour
Cardiff (1h46) 2 direct per hour
Birmingham (2h03) 1-2 direct per hour
Why Take a Train to Taunton?
The stunning castle is a great centrepiece and with flowers blooming all year round make sure you take a camera. The castle is infamous for its association with the 'Bloddy Assizes' in the aftermath of the battle of Sedgemoor. In Taunton Castle's very own great Halls 200 monmouth rebels were trialled and condemmed to death, ending the monmouth rebellion . For some light relief head to the award winning restaurant at Castle hotel opposite, always voted into the top 40 restaurants in the UK, the grand hotel claims to have launced the careers of both Gary Rhodes and Phil Vickery.
Taunton and Cricket
The home of Somerset Cricket Club why not enjoy a day watching the best professional cricketers entertain you whilst sampling some of the locally produced cider.