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West Street, Watchet

Watchet is a harbour town in Somerset. It is also a popular holiday destination and is a stop on the West Somerset Railway.



It is situated by the Bristol Channel, around 35 miles away from Avonmouth, Bristol.

Get in


By Train


1 on the West Somerset Railway, Watchet Station, South Road, TA23 0AU, . by steam or diesel train from Minehead or Bishops Lydeard Watchet railway station (Q7973127) on Wikidata Watchet railway station on Wikipedia

Get around




1 The Watchet Marinia, 10 The Esplanade, TA23 0AJ, +44 1984 631264. 8AM-5PM.

2 Cleeve Abbey, Abbey Road, Washford, TA23 0PS (3 miles south of Watchet), +44 1984 640377. adults £4.40, children £2.60, concessions £4.00. Cleeve Abbey (Q775473) on Wikidata Cleeve Abbey on Wikipedia

3 Market House Museum (Watchet Museum), Market Street, TA23 0AN, +44 1984 632 266, . Watchet Market House Museum (Q6770695) on Wikidata Market House Museum on Wikipedia

4 Watchet Boat Museum and Visitor Centre, 4 Swain St, TA23 0AA. Watchet Boat Museum (Q7973126) on Wikidata Watchet Boat Museum on Wikipedia







1 Watchet Fish and Chips, 48 Liddymore Rd, TA23 0DS, +44 1984 632 888. 5-8PM (closed Su M).



The marina has plenty of pubs

1 Pebbles Tavern, 24 Market St, TA23 0AN, +44 1984 634737. M-Sa: 11AM-11PM, Su: noon-11PM.



1 The Georgian House, 28 Swain St TA23 0AD, +44 1984 639279.

Swain House, 48 Swain St TA23 0AG, +44 1984 631038. Stylish B&B in town centre, no children under 12 or dogs. B&B double £140.

2 Old Rectory House, Sea Lane, Kilve TA5 1EG, +44 7810 480009. Two stylish glamping huts, open all year. Hut £140.



As of May 2022, Watchet has 4G from Vodafone. The other carriers have a good signal along A39 but don't reach the village. 5G has not reached this area.

Go next

Routes through Watchet
ExmoorMinehead  W  E  Bridgwater and

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