Wednesday 24th May 2017
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Links

Local Authorities

West Somerset Council

Website:

www.westsomersetonline.gov.uk

Somerset County Council

Website:

www.somerset.gov.uk
 

Local Websites

Watchet Chamber of Trade

Events, accommodation, attractions and shopping in and around Watchet.

Website:

www.visit-watchet.co.uk

Watchet Remembrance Project

A project to place a permanent remembrance memorial in Watchet

Website:

www.watchetremembranceproject.co.uk

Watchet /St Renan Twinning Society

The Society maintains the link with St Renan, in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Website:

http://watchettwinning.blogspot.co.uk/

West Somerset Our Place

A collaborative project to address key obstacles to employment in the district and facilitate pathways to employment.

Website:

www.westsomersetonline.gov.uk/ourplace

UK Fossils

Watchet fossil site

Website:

www.ukfossils.co.uk

Animals at Home (Exmoor & Quantocks) Ltd

An Animal Ambulance for pet emergencies

Website:

www.exmoor.animalsathome.co.uk
 

Local Organisations

West Somerset Brass

West Somerset Brass is a friendly 4th section band. We undertake engagements throughout the year ranging from garden parties, marches, concerts in Blenheim Gardens and Vivary Park, through to carols leading up to Christmas. We also contest twice a year. Instruments, music and uniform all provided. New Members always welcome!

Wednesday 7.30 - 9.00pm, Castle Hall, Swain Street, Watchet.
Friday 7.30pm - 9.30pm, Methodist Schoolroom, Harbour Road, Watchet

E-mail:

nialljwatson@hotmail.co.uk

Website:

www.westsomersetbrass.co.uk

The Salvation Army

Address:

The Salvation Army, Watchet Corps, Brendon Road, Watchet, Somerset.

Tel:

01984 631542

Website:

www.salvationarmy.org.uk/watchet

Watchet Boat Museum

A museum dedicated to the Somerset Flatner, and other fishing, barge and river boats. Free admission.

Tel:

01984 633117

Website:

www.wbm.org.uk

Opening Times:

Easter to September, 2pm - 4pm (closed Mondays and Fridays).

Watchet Town Band

Practice nights on Wednesday & Friday from 7:30pm. New players & learners always welcome.

Address:

Bandroom, Market Street Car Park, Watchet.

Tel:

David Wilkins 01984 633538
 

Local Businesses

The Ivy House - Bed and Breakfast

Lovely en-suite rooms, most with views of the sea or the West Somerset Steam Railway. We have comfortable beds, drinks tray and TV in all rooms and provide a great British breakfast using local free-range produce. We also provide free WiFi access, and can organise lifts for walkers. Do come and stay with us, you will be made very welcome.

Address:

3 Harbour Road, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0AQ

Tel:

01984 633359

Website:

www.theivyhousewatchet.co.uk

Holiday accommodation - Flat near Watchet Marina

En-suite self-catering accommodation sleeping up to 5 - 1 bedroom with kingsize bed and 3ft single, double sofabed in living room. Short break (2/3 nights)from £147. Weekly from £252-£500. Open all year. First floor flat. Dogs welcome. .

Address:

9 Peel Court, Swain Street, Watchet, TA23 0AD

Tel:

01285 711779 or 07940 424370

Website:

www.watchetflat.co.uk
 

The Bell Inn

Situated a few hundred yards from the marina the Bell Inn is the oldest and longest serving pub in Watchet.

Boasting original wooden beams and a cosy fireplace it's the perfect place to relax whilst enjoying a selection of our real ales, lagers, ciders or fine wines, or if you prefer something non alcoholic a selection of soft drinks and tea and coffee are available all day.

There is a wide choice of food to cater for everybody including snacks such as nachos with sour cream or salsa or a panini or jacket potato with various fillings, or why not try our freshly battered cod or homemade chilli, and finish with our apple pie with freshly made custard.

Children are welcome in the lounge bar and have a choice of food from their own menu.

Address:

3 Market Street, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0AN

Tel:

01984 631279

Website:

www.the-bell-inn.co.uk

Croft Holiday Cottages

The Croft is a courtyard of six cottages/bungalows situated in a quiet backwater of the harbour town of Watchet.

The Cottages and Bungalows have the use of a heated indoor swimming pool, lawned area/children's play area.

The owners, who live on site, personally supervise the cleanliness of the accommodation, pool and grounds.

Address:

Anchor Street, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0BY

Tel:

01984 631121

Website:

www.cottageguide.co.uk/croft-cottages/

The Lynda Cotton Gallery

Contemporary works representing local artists from the South West.

Permanent display of Period paintings (Constantly changing stock); a full gallery of services including restoration, conservation, research and valuations.

Period Furniture and related items.

Address:

47 Swain Street, Watchet

Tel:

01984 631814

Website:

www.thelyndacottongallery.co.uk

Opening Times:

Monday to Saturday, 10:00 until 5:30, Closed Wednesday.

Roger's Furniture

Household items, furniture, bric-brac, giftware and house clearance.

Address:

29 Swain Street, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0AD

Tel:

01984 631006

Opening Times:

Monday to Saturday, 10am until 5pm

The Star Inn

Open Fire, Beer Garden, Family Room, Home Cooked Food, Selection of Real Ales.

Address:

The Star Inn, Mill Lane, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0BZ

Tel:

01984 631367

Website:

www.star-inn.net

Wilkie May & Tuckwood Estate Agents

Thinking of selling, buying, or would you like a free market appraisal of your property?

Then why not call in and see Steve for a friendly informal chat about your property requirements.

Website:

www.wilkie.co.uk

Address:

9 Swain Street, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0AB

Tel:

01984 631367