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The Willows & Wetlands Visitor Centre

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Lovely walk for the dogs

Bought a lovely handmade basket and some birthday cards, watched a video how the willow is used to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tink395
lovely place

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

Reviewed 23 October 2018
samebden
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought a lovely handmade basket and some birthday cards, watched a video how the willow is used to make things, they have a little museum with old wicker items, lovely craft shop where they even do classes to make things, a little like delicatessen worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank samebden
Reviewed 15 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carolmaggs20
Reviewed 12 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rosina-stone
Reviewed 20 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jeanann1485
Reviewed 14 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cruiser671700
Reviewed 28 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Rowina C
23 August 2018|
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Response from SteveK965 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are several walks to go on, although the paths are tarmac but are well compressed gravel. You might need to push a bit but the kids will love it lots to see and look for
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