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Vivary Park

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Lovely grounds and wildlife

Lots of birds and squirrels, you can hand feed the squirrels they are so cute fluffy and friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter H
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Such a lovely place to take the family. Great area for the children. Several great bands play... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of birds and squirrels, you can hand feed the squirrels they are so cute fluffy and friendly, they love peanuts in the shells and conkers you could say they literally go "NUTS" 4 them

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a lovely place to take the family. Great area for the children. Several great bands play there in the summer. A great asset right in the town centre !!More

Thank _apeart09
TauntonVisitorCentre, Public Relations Manager at Vivary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are always thrilled to hear that families are not only utilising Vivary Park but thoroughly enjoying it when they do. It is indeed wonderful to have such a large and varied open space just minutes from the town centre....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful any time of the year . Great lawns, attractive flower beds and some live entertainment . Great bandstand with live entertainmentMore

Thank ExrepNorthLondon
TauntonVisitorCentre, Public Relations Manager at Vivary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. Like you, we think that Vivary Park is beautiful all-year round and we are grateful to the groundsmen and women who keep it looking so. The bandstand plays host to some wonderful music during the summer months and we are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely War walk lovely flowers kids loved running about and having fun and playing ball on the grass kids play area you do have is very nice kids loved it all it's could do with a bit more cleaning as when I went to use...More

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TauntonVisitorCentre, Public Relations Manager at Vivary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. Vivary Park certainly is a place for families of all ages to enjoy and I was pleased to read that the children you went with had fun exploring and playing in the grounds. We will report your comments about cleanliness....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

4adults £10 for mini golf 18 holes. All the family laughing and smiling . Perfect sunny October day. Well kept tidy park.More

Thank Rob L
TauntonVisitorCentre, Public Relations Manager at Vivary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Rob. It is lovely to visualise a family having fun playing mini golf in the autumnal sun in Vivary Park. The park is looking glorious today and it is hard to believe that November has already arrived. I hope that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A surprisingly large town park. Maybe October is not the best colourful time of year to view but we enjoyed a lengthy walk in the late summer sunshine. We wound up at the Coffee Station which is next to the children’s play area. The café...More

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TauntonVisitorCentre, Public Relations Manager at Vivary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of Vivary Park. I was happy to read that you enjoyed a stroll around the park at the weekend - I know that residents and visitors alike appreciate having such a large open space just a couple of minutes walk...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have known this park all my life and it never loses it's charm. The gardens are pretty and well kept. It has an excellent play area for the children, a very ornate bandstand and pond. It also boasts a golf course and duck ponds...More

Thank JeanJenkins
TauntonVisitorCentre, Public Relations Manager at Vivary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. How lovely to hear from somebody who is so familiar with Vivary Park and who is obviously still enchanted by it. We welcome all ages and abilities (and ducks!) into the park and thank the groundsmen and women who work...More

Reviewed October 6, 2018

I have been using Vivary park for more the 30 years. Its always been a peaceful park. It is well planted with numerous trees and flowers. There is a place for the kids to play and plenty of shaded and sunny seating areas. There is...More

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TauntonVisitorCentre, Public Relations Manager at Vivary Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for your glowing review Pete. How lovely to have such a long history with Vivary Park - I imagine it has been a constant whilst everything around it has changed over the years! The park is indeed worthy of a trip for all...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Lovely well maintained park. Small children play area at the rear of the park, with a miniature ride on train in summer months. Brass band play on sunday summer afternoons also.More

Thank Ashley C
TauntonVisitorCentre, Public Relations Manager at Vivary Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you for your review Ashley. Vivary Park plays host to a range of activities and events throughout the year. We have had excellent feedback about this year's Sunday band concerts on the bandstand - I do hope you were able to enjoy one or...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018

A lovely oasis amid the town traffic. A traditional fountain over 100 years old, laid out flower beds, a golf course open to visitors, a bowling green, play area for children, ducks on the water and plenty of paths to meander through the acres of...More

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TauntonVisitorCentre, Public Relations Manager at Vivary Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you for your positive review. You have described Vivary Park beautifully - it is a varied and interesting park which is rich in history and in things to see and do. And, as you suggested, it is a quiet space just a couple of...More

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355cherylb
August 28, 2018|
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Response from TauntonVisitorCentre | Property representative |
Good morning Cheryl. Thank you for your message. I appreciate your concerns and would advise you to forward them to Taunton Deane Borough Council who manage and maintain Vivary Park and other open spaces in Taunton Deane... More
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jlsahol11
July 7, 2018|
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Response from TauntonVisitorCentre | Property representative |
Hello. Thank you for your message. I'm afraid that there will not be space to walk dogs whilst the Taunton Flower Show is on as the show utilises most of the park. Goodland Gardens and a river walk is 5 minute walk from the... More
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Alan B
June 18, 2018|
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Response from TauntonVisitorCentre | Property representative |
Hello Alan. Thank you for your question. The Sunday Band Concerts start at 3pm. The remaining concerts of the 2018 season are: 8th July King Alfred Concert Band 22nd July Lazy River Jazz 12th August Stoke Sub Hambdon... More
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