Taunton Car Rental

Taunton is a town located in the county of Somerset, and has a population of about sixty three thousand. There is a large retail park in the town called Hankridge Farm which lies close to the M5 motorway, and has several large stores including Halfords, Homebase and PC World. There is an old market which used to be a farmers market, which was held on the Parade, near Market House but now is held in the Firepool area. To the East of the Parade is an indoor shopping centre named Orchard, where a pig market used to take place, (some locals still call it the pig market shopping centre).


The main train station serving the town is Taunton Railway Station, which is on the Cross Country Route, Reading to Taunton Line and the Bristol to Exeter line. It is served and operated by Cross Country and First Great Western, and has service to many of the large cities in the UK. There is very good road access to Taunton with the M5 nearby, and other major roads including the A358 and the A38. First Somerset and Avon provide bus services for Taunton, with local buses running very frequently. Bristol Airport and Exeter Airport are the two nearest airports to the town, and are both within forty five miles(72km) of the town.


There are several parks in and around Taunton, including Victoria Park, Goodlands Park and Vivary Park. Vivary Park has 2 main wide open spaces, Tennis courts, a model railway track, a miniature golf course, a memorial and two children's playgrounds

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