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The Willows & Wetlands Visitor Centre

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lovely place

was recommended to visit this by B & B owner and wasn't disappointed. Lovely, quiet area to spend... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
samebden
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Torquay, United Kingdom
Walking distance. From where we stayed

Very interesting what they do ,how they make things out of willow. Good trail we walked round with... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
carolmaggs20
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Meare Green Court | Stoke St. Gregory, Taunton TA3 6HY, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I had thought that my wife and I would spend a short time here but we ended up staying 3 hours. There is a lot to see. I suggest you start with a coffee / cake / snack at the excellent onsite cafe before viewing...More

3  Thank sheepygold
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 July 2012

I should emphasise that we had a limited time to visit the centre, and it was our intention to try out a walk. We did not visit the cafe or the other withy related exhibits, so my marking relates to the longest of the walks...More

1  Thank Anthony_Barthorpe
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

was recommended to visit this by B & B owner and wasn't disappointed. Lovely, quiet area to spend time in and walk around as much or as little as you want to. The cafe was nice with seating outside and a lovely water feature

Thank samebden
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Very interesting what they do ,how they make things out of willow. Good trail we walked round with numbers to find on willow ornaments.

Thank carolmaggs20
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We loved this stop. The video was a highlight, a mixture of how-to farm willows, the craft, and family history. It’s a terrific story. The gift store is wonderful. If you are from the US, buy now, since they do not ship small goods to...More

Thank jennifer772
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk. Excellent tea room. Lots of local crafts to see and buy. Right on the Somerset levels. Views are amazing.

Thank rosina-stone
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We loved our morning here. The video was fascinating also the museum. We had not realised how much willow was used in products in the past.Willow had always meant just baskets to us and it was amazing to see all the willow products in the...More

Thank jeanann1485
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Various shops and excellent cafe after walking - dog friendly Free parking. Willow shop to purchase baskets.

Thank 75KTF
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We don't live far from the centre and have been there a long time ago, but having the grandkids for the weekend we thought that it might be a good way to fill an hour or so, as we'd seen from the reviews that there...More

Thank Cruiser671700
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Took the grandchildren to the willows and wetlands for an afternoon . Throughly enjoyed the visit walked round the fields and paths finding different willow sculptures great place. Lots to see and do there we are local so go back again and do different things...More

Thank Frankie P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

When on the M5 at Taunton or A303 near Taunton... here is the ideal break the journey, stretch your legs and breathe fresh air! A short country stroll by windy waterways where there are no cars and no fast food. Chill and relax at the...More

Thank RugbyDave50
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Had a good time walking around the fields and woods finding hidden woven sculptures. There were lots of family. Groups enjoying the trail. There are classes and tours if you want to know more. Also a lovely coffee shop and deli. There is a little...More

Thank Pauline B
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The kids trail is pushchair friendly on a dry day
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