Live the life
A small town in Somerset, North Petherton is surrounded by lovely countryside, and is a great area for commuters working in nearby Taunton and Bridgwater.
With good schools and great transport links, buying a new home in Petherton is a great choice.
Things to see and do
Sitting at the foothills of the Quantocks, with the Mendips to the East and Exmoor national park in the west, the town is surrounded by Lovely scenery. A natural playground for children, summers can be spent exploring, while winter is a great time for long fresh walks.
The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal runs through the town, providing ideal walks, where you can spot a variety of wildlife such as kingfishers and dragonflies. Admire the sculptures of planets along the way, which show the distance between them and the sun.
The nearby towns of Taunton and Bridgwater can be reached in less than 15 minutes by road, offering shopping and attractions. Highlights in Taunton include Taunton Castle, Somerset Cricket Museum and the Willows and Wetlands Visitor Centre; which focuses on willow growing and basket making. Take a trip back in time on a heritage steam train or enjoy sampling a few drinks at Sheppy’s Cider Farm, Shop and Museum.
There is good educational facilities in Petherton and the surrounding areas with several schools to choose from.
The town has great transport links which connect it to the surrounding areas. Both Taunton and Bridgwater can be reached in less than 20 minutes via road. From Taunton you can pick up the mainline London to Penzance rail route. Bristol airport is the nearest airport for those travelling further afield, taking an hour to reach via the A37.