Richard Huish College is situated in the edge of parkland overlooking fields and hills, about ten minutes walk from the town centre.
Taunton is located in the rural county of Somerset, the gateway to the beautiful South West of England.
Taunton is located in the beautiful South West of England
Taunton is the county town of Somerset and is an important centre for leisure and tourism. It is one of the most beautiful parts of England. The Quantocks and Exmoor are great places for walking and cycling. Taunton is surrounded by beautiful countryside and there is a fantastic mix of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities in the town centre and surrounding business parks.
Taunton is two hours from London and a short train ride from the local university cities of Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Bath, seventeen miles from the Bristol Channel and thirty miles from the South Coast and local beaches.
The town has a number of cultural venues which the College makes use of such as the Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre and Somerset County Cricket Club. There are also lots of shops and restaurants.