Taunton House Hotel Taunton

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Nestled in the town centre of the historic town of Taunton, the Taunton House Hotel is a family-owned, independent hotel. Built in the 1850s, this delightful Victorian house boasts many Gothic features including arched doorways, an oak staircase, and stained glass windows.

Classically decorated, the rooms within Taunton House Hotel feature free Wi-Fi, an en suite luxury bathroom, a seating area and a TV. A luxury room with a four poster double bed is also featured.

Situated half a mile from the Vivary Park Golf Course and from the 19th-century Somerset County Cricket Club, the Taunton House Hotel is well placed also for the Musgrove Park hospital and the county court. Both the bus and railway station are within 10 minutes’ walk of the Taunton House Hotel.

Facilities of Taunton House Hotel Taunton

Food & Drink - Bar, Snack bar

Internet - Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge

Parking - Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed)

Services - Room service

General - Non-smoking rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout

The Taunton House Hotel is a family friendly independent hotel ideally situated in unrivalled Town centre location.

The hotel has a lounge bar which offers light meals every day. The complimentary Wi-fi is available throughout the hotel, making this an ideal hotel for both business travellers and families.

  • 17 spacious guest bedrooms
  • Taunton town centre location
  • Fully refurbished retaining its Victorian Gothic features.
  • Regularly used by business people for central location and efficient hospitality of the team.
  • Perfectly located for Somerset Cricket Ground, Kings College, Queens College, Musgrove Park Hospital, Vivary Park and Golf Course.
  • Lounge Bar and light meals served 7 days a week
  • Walking distance to Taunton bus and train stations.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
  • Car park
If you are looking for a Taunton hotel with parking, we are fortunate to have a large private car park so you may park and enjoy the surrounding attractions, whether it maybe the stylish boutique shops or a stroll to nearby Vivary Park.

Built in the 1850’s the delightful, beautifully proportioned Victorian house boasts many gothic features, including arched doorways, stained glass windows and a fine oak staircase.
Our family rooms make the Taunton House Hotel ideal to accommodate families who wish to stay in the centre of Taunton.

Our Taunton hotel has recently been totally refurbished, yet still retaining many original features. The hotel has gained an excellent reputation for the high standards of detail and comfortable accommodation. We pride ourselves on the great hospitality of the overly qualified staff that can be assured at all times. The feedback we receive is testament as many guests return again and again.
Recently refurbished to a contemporary modern style without compromising comfort. Some room have views to the Quantock Hills.
  • Luxury pocketed sprung king size bed
  • Luxury micro fibre Duvet to match the seasons
  • Soaps and toiletries from Taylors of London
  • Luxury handmade curtains with blackout linings.
  • Daily maid service
  • Room service for drinks and meals
  • Digital TV with
  • Direct Dial Telephones
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Phone chargers and universal power adapters on request
  • Complimentary Wi Fi

Guests may enjoy the comfort of the lounge bar with the impressive marble fireplace to relax in front of a warm fire on cooler evenings. The bar is open to non-residents as well as morning coffee and afternoon tea. Our tasty bar snack meals are popular with guests if you decide to eat in.

Wake up looking forward to the hotel's notorious mouth-watering breakfast using only the finest local meat and produce cooked to order.

If you are looking for a family friendly hotel in Taunton, The Taunton House Hotel could not be a better choice for your family break, only 8 minutes from the Motorway M5 junction 25 by car. We are located in the town centre with complimentary carparking close to all shops and restaurants. Beautiful Vivary Park is just a 2 minute walk from the hotel where annual events such as the flower show, music concerts take place.

Our family rooms can accommodate up to four persons and a cot in our spacious family rooms, most have a bath with a shower. You will find an array of information at the hotel with places to visit. Below are a few family favourites.

Somerset Cricket Museum can be found at the County Ground, and housed in a 500 year old Grade II listed building that is the only remaining building of the Augustinian Tauton Priory, which was seized by King Henry VIII in 1539! The Museum is within walking distance of the main rail and bus stations, and can be found behind the Ondaatje Pavillion.

Bring the whole family for a laid-back game of tenpin bowling at Hollywood Bowl Taunton. Age is not an issue, so if you've got three generations of eager players, just tell them all to tag along!  You need no experience to ace it. The Taunton centre has 22 high-tech bowling lanes where the whole family can battle it out. With the help of bumper lanes and ramps for easier roll of the ball, even the first-timers will have a great time. The kids will feel like winners no matter what.
Discover Somerset and lose yourself (figuratively!) in 50 acres of lakes, temples, cascades and tranquil woodland walks, plus formal terraces, vivid colours and outstanding views. One to take the camera along on! The restored 17th century watermill complex showcases the historic uses of renewable energy alongside the original working mill machinery and is set in the heart of the gardens. It's more accessible than ever now that they have a new Tramper Mobility Scooter which you can book ahead to help you get around, if you need it!
Somerset is a gorgeous place for a day out with the family. Why not try something different this time and explore the area by water with Channel Adventure Taunton? Book yourself in for kayaking, canoeing or standup paddle boarding (SUP) on the beautiful River Tone and channel your inner adventurer.

Fancy some fun on dry land? At Channel Adventure Taunton your kids can take tree climbing to a whole new level. Helmets on and safety harness securely strapped, your young explorers will be scaling the heights of the treetops in no time. Question is - can you tap into the sweet memories of the good, old, tree-climbing days of your childhood and make it to the top too?

Taunton, the county town of Somerset is well placed nestling in the Vale of Taunton Deane, between the Quantock Hills and the Blackdown Hills. The town has many architectural features dominated by the soaring church spires that dominate the skyline. The newly restored Vivary Park is a relaxing haven from the hustle of our busy town. The ornate Victorian fountain and park gates are a feature of the garden. Vivary Park is the ideal setting for the annual Taunton Flower Show 'Chelsea of the West'; it draws visitors from all over the country. The Proms in the Park and fireworks concert is held each summer. There is also the ever-popular golf course on the edge of Vivary Park.

The Blackdown Hills is one of the best viewpoints where you will find the notable landmark Wellington Monument that is visible for many miles. The Brendon Hills is west of Taunton near the town of Wiveliscombe that is the gateway to the Exmoor National Park. A wonderful place to explore with narrow lanes and footpaths.

The Quantock Hills rises to the north of Taunton stretching to the coast. There is few roads providing access to the hills however there is many bridleways perfect for walking riding or biking. It is noted for an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty cloaked in heather and gorse. Expect to come across varied wildlife including red deer.

Hestercombe Gardens is a paradise close to Cheddon Fitzpaine. Nestled in the tranquil forty acre valley of the landscape garden revealing lakes, temples outstanding views water features and woodland walks. Enjoy the spendour o f the famous Gertrude Jekyll and Sir Edwin Lutyens formal garden.

Sheppys Cider is a favourite if you enjoy the traditional Somerset Farm Cider, located near Wellington.

West Somerset Railway is Britains longest steam railway running from Bishops Lydeard to the coast at Minehead.

Somerset County Cricket Ground is located adjacent to the River Tone in Taunton.

Taunton Racecourse season starts in October and ends in April superbly located overlooking the Blackdown Hills.

The popular Antiques Market open on Mondays only with 130 stalls to browse.

Kings College, Queens College, Taunton School and Wellington School are the independent schools in and around Taunton.