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Taunton lies in the spectacular Vale of Taunton Deane between the Quantock and Blackdown Hills. It combines relics of its dramatic past with the buzz and efficiency of a modern county town. The town has many fine architectural features including soaring church spires and the Heritage Trail taking walkers through attractive back streets, parks and gardens and historic corners.

A visit to Taunton, the county town, will provide you with a genuine and special Somerset experience. You'll be hard pressed to find a more convenient, safe and welcoming destination anywhere in the South West with such a fantastic mix of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities. Our traditional English market town has an extensive shopping mix that makes a great day out for visitors and residents. Bringing life, business and pleasure to all who encounter its charm and hospitality.

For more information on Taunton visit www.visitsomerset.co.uk/taunton

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    Taunton School International

    Situated on a stunning 50-acre site in Somerset’s county town, historic Taunton School truly offers a wide range of courses, outstanding facilities and top-quality accommodation, dining and excursions.