Local Information, Tourist Guides, Brochures and Timetables for Watchet and its Surroundings

Here you can download guides & information on Watchet and its surroundings, to help make you visit more enjoyable. Printed copies may be obtained from the Tourist Office. Please check bus & train times before travel.

Welcome to Watchet
Information leaflet on Watchet and the surrounding area, along with a short history of the town.

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Events & Entertainment in Watchet
Information on the major events and free entertainment in Watchet during 2016.


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The Coleridge Way Trail
The Coleridge Way is an ideal trail for walkers and casual visitors alike, traversing Exmoor and surrounding.

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Watchet's Heritage Trail
An informative leaflet all about Watchet's rich heritage, produced by the museum.


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Watchet Market House Museum
Watchet's Market House Museum holds a large collection of images and artefacts of the town's history of over 1000 years

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St. Decuman's Church & Holy Well
Produced for the Church, this is the authorative guide to St. Decuman's Church and the historic Holy Well.

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Watchet's Local Produce Market
The guide for Watchet's local produce market held on The Esplanade every Wednesday throughout the summer.

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The Fitzroy Barometer
The Fitzroy barometer on Watchet's Esplanade is a fascinating instrument from the 1800's and here is its history.

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Lyme Disease - Information for Walkers
Lyme Disease, caused ticks, can be caught when walking in long grass. This is guidance for simple prevention.

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The Watchet Standing Stones
Watchet's Standing Stones are an amazing sight showing the skill by a local artist - all telling a story!

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Contains Art Project
Program for Contains Art, a collection of containers displaying contemporary art and the artists, with free admission

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The Wyndham Memorials
The Wyndhams were the historic owners of most of the land around Watchet and this ldescribes some of their legacy.

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West Somerset Railway - Timetable
The full timetable for the West Somerset Railway, including Steam trains and special events.

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First Bus Service 28 - Timetable
One of the two services that run between Taunton to Minehead, via Watchet and surrounding areas.

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The Mineral Line - Watchet Terminus
No. 1 of 6 imformative guides on the West Somerset Mineral Line, an iron ore transport system of historic interest

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The Mineral Line - An Overview
No. 2 of 6 imformative guides on the West Somerset Mineral Line, an iron ore transport system of historic interest

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The Mineral Line - Extracting Ore
No. 3 of 6 imformative guides on the West Somerset Mineral Line, an iron ore transport system of historic interest

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The Mineral Line - The Incline
No. 4 of 6 imformative guides on the West Somerset Mineral Line, an iron ore transport system of historic interest

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The Mineral Line - Washford
No. 5 of 6 imformative guides on the West Somerset Mineral Line, an iron ore transport system of historic interest

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The Mineral Line - Langham Run
No. 6 of 6 imformative guides on the West Somerset Mineral Line, an iron ore transport system of historic interest

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Watchet Tidal lagoon Proposal
Details of the proposed Tidal Lagoon from Bridgwater to Minehead, including Watchet

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