©

Bridgwater trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Bridgwater

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Somerset  /  Bridgwater
Bridgwater is a market town and civil parish in Somerset, England. It is the administrative centre of the Sedgemoor district, and a major industrial centre. Bridgwater is located on the major communication routes through South West England. According to the 2011 census, the town had a population of 35,886.Bridgwater is situated, on the edge of the Somerset Levels, in level and well-wooded country, having to the north the Mendip range and on the west the Quantock hills. The town lies along both sides of the River Parrett, 10mi from its mouth, has been a major port and trading centre and maintains a large industrial base. It is linked to Taunton by the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal. Bridgwater is located between two junctions of the M5 motorway and Bridgwater railway station is on the main railway line between Bristol and Taunton.Historically, the town had a politically radical tendency, being involved in several events of note on the national stage, and was defended by its own castle. The battlefield of the Battle of Sedgemoor, where the Monmouth Rebellion was finally crushed in 1685 is nearby. Among several places of worship the chief is the Church of St Mary. A house in Blake Street, largely restored, was the birthplace of Admiral Blake in 1598, and is now the Blake Museum. The town has its own arts centre and plays host to the annual Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival.
Make your own Bridgwater vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our United Kingdom (UK) itinerary planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Bridgwater

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit with Bridgwater

London Best for: Museums, Nightlife, Shopping Bath Best for: Museums, Spas, Nightlife York Best for: Museums, Historic Sites, Fun & Games Warwick Best for: Historic Sites, Parks, Museums Windermere Best for: Nature, Wildlife, Fun & Games

Where to stay in Bridgwater

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Bridgwater

8 days in Somerset BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Somerset BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 28 days in Somerset BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Bridgwater BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in Somerset BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Somerset BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Somerset BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Somerset BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 35 days in Somerset BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 36 days in Somerset BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Somerset BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans