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Willows And Wetlands Visitor Centre
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Willows And Wetlands Visitor Centre

A378, A361. Rail: Taunton station. Bus: No suitable public transport.

Langport Tourist Information Centre
Bow Street
Langport
Tel: 01935 462 462

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Things to Do

Willows And Wetlands Visitor Centre, Taunton, Somerset

Accommodation nearby

Southfork Caravan Park
Small rural site. Ideally located for getting out and about.

The Webbington Hotel & Country Club
Glorious Edwardian Manor House in delightful countryside setting


Willow growers and suppliers, producing handcrafted basketware alongside visitor centre.

  • Based on stunning Somerset levels
  • Walks onto the moors
  • Mix of environment and landscape combined with traditional craft and industry

We are a family run business established in 1819 – based on the unique Somerset levels, growing and supplying willow and producing high quality handcrafted willow products ie. baskets, furniture, garden accessories, artists’ charcoal etc.

Our visitor centre has exhibitions, displays, a museum with unusual artefacts and walks onto the levels to experience the landscape and environment.


“The Willow and Wetlands Visitor Centre… is part of the Coate family’s heroic struggle to keep the traditional willow industry alive.” Countryside Magazine, 2003

Awards

Winner of the NFU Rural Tourism Award 2002

Standard Prices
Free admission  
Opening dates/times

Open all year round.
Monday - Saturday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Closed Sundays.

Contact Details
Willows And Wetlands Visitor Centre
Meare Green Court
Stoke St Gregory
Taunton
Somerset
TA3 6HY
Tel: (01823) 490249
Fax: (01823) 490814
Email: info@englishwillowbaskets.co.uk