Want to tour Somerset but don't drive or have a car?


The Castle Hotel is conveniently located in Taunton town centre.

We are a brief 5 minute walk from Taunton coach station and 10 minute’s stroll from the train station.



The Castle Hotel welcomes many coach tours every year and are experienced with handling their unique needs.

Coaches are allowed to drop off and pick up directly outside the hotel.  Parking for coahes is conveniently located nearby.  Please enquire at time of booking for full information.



If you are using a SatNav, please enter postcode TA1 4AF

From the M5 South Bound

  • Exit the M5 at Junction 25.
  • Take the Taunton exit off the roundabout (4th exit)
  • At the next roundabout, take the first exit.
  • Following the road through the traffic lights past Creech Castle along the dual carriageway, keeping to the inside lane.
  • At the next roundabout take the filter lane to the left, follow the road and take the right hand lane towards the centre of Taunton.
  • Stay on this road, going through 4 sets of traffic lights keep in the far right hand lane, at the top of the hill go straight through the traffic lights.
  • Continue through 2 sets of traffic lights to the war memorial roundabout in the town centre.
  • Taking the first exit you will go immediately through a set of lights, keep on this road passing the Mecca Bingo Hall on your right until you reach a mini roundabout.
  • Turn right, then take your first right
  • Drive past the bus station, the Castle Hotel is straight in front of you.
  • Drive across the cobblestones, past the Museum of Somerset, into the hotel’s private car park on your left.
  • Enter through the barriers.

From the M5 North Bound

  • Exit the M5 at Junction 26.
  • Take the 1st exit off the roundabout signposted Taunton.
  • After ½ mile take the Taunton exit off the 1st roundabout.
  • Continue straight on, through Rumwell, along Wellington Road.
  • At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit and continue on, past Somerset College of Arts and Technology (left hand side).
  • At the next set of traffic lights turn left onto Castle Street.
  • Go straight through the next two sets of traffic lights, then take the first left.
  • We are straight ahead, past the Bus Station.
  • Drive across the cobblestones.
  • The hotel’s private car park will be on your left, past the Museum of Somerset.
  • Enter through the barriers.


The Castle Hotel, Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1NF.  Tel: 01823 272671