Taunton is situated in Somerset in South West England. The town has a rich and varied history, but it has recently seen various large scale regeneration projects. There are good transport links, with the M5 motorway close to the town, as well as other major roads such as the A38 and A358. It lies 24 miles from Exeter, the nearest city. Taunton Railway Station lies on several rail lines connecting it to London, Manchester, Cardiff and Birmingham. The main landmark in the town is Taunton Castle and the reconstructed buildings now house the Somerset County Museum.
Porlock Visitor Centre was started in 1997 and is situated in the village’s old school buildings. Since 1997 visitor numbers and revenues have grown substantially. The Visitor Centre has its own website, social media presence and free WIFI. We... more details
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Taunton is home to the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, (UKHO) an organisation within the Ministry of Defence which provides navigational and other hydrographic information for national, civil and defence requirements. The UKHO is located on Admiralty Way and has a workforce of around 850. There is a wide range of careers on offer at UKHO including specialist scientific branches, defence, management, accounting, survey processing, mapping and charting, project management, sales and marketing, HR, PR, printing and logistics.
Taunton and Somerset are famous for cider production, with scores of the UK’s cider production companies producing the drink in the area. This helps Taunton’s tourist industry, with visitors coming from far and wide, to sample the cider of many award winning producers. Somerset is synonymous with food and drink and the town centre has an emerging cafe society; great for people watching in the daytime and supporting a lively nightlife.