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Here is a wonderful opportunity if you are interested in local history.
Join the Museum’s volunteer guides for a themed walking-tour of Taunton and discover its hidden history.
- Trade and Industry
Visit historic industrial sites and discover the history of trade and industry
- Crime and Punishment
Hear about local crimes and trials, including the infamous Bloody Assizes
- Society and Architecture
Explore the town’s built heritage from the 17th to 20th century
- Civil War and Religion
Discover the role of Taunton Castle and what happened in Somerset
- World War One
Learn how local people responded to the challenges of the war
Tours run throughout the summer and autumn. Booking required – £3.50 pp
See this link for more information. Town Tours – South West Heritage Trust (swheritage.org.uk)