Watchet Town and Links

Watchet Boat Museum

Open daily, this recently refurbished and extended museum celebrates Watchet’s fascinating maritime heritage.

Watchet Market House Museum

Located where the Esplanade meets Market Street and occupying the ground floor of Watchet’s former Market House this museum explores Watchet’s rich history.

West Somerset Railway

Once aboard at Watchet choose between running south through the stunning Somerset country side to Bishops Lydeard or north to the wide sandy beach at Minehead.

Quantock Hills

Apart from some amazing walks and views, pony trekking is a popular way to enjoy this readily accessible area of wilderness and tranquility.

Ongoing Events

These include regular markets on the Esplanade, the infamous Wheelbarrow Race, our annual carnival and fayre and the very popular family friendly music festival.


West Somerset Railway image by Geof Sheppard