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

West Street, Watchet

Understand Edit

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

Get in Edit

By Train Edit

1on the West Somerset Railway, Watchet Station, South Road, TA23 0AU, . by steam or diesel train from Minehead or Bishops Lydeard    

Get around Edit

See Edit

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.    

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

4 Watchet Boat Museum and Visitor Centre, 4 Swain St, TA23 0AA.    

Do Edit

Buy Edit

Eat Edit

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

Drink Edit

The marina has plenty of pubs

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

Sleep Edit

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.

Connect Edit

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 Edit

Routes through Watchet
ExmoorMinehead  W   E  Bridgwater and  

This city travel guide to Watchet is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!