Vivary Park
Vivary Park
4.5
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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  • Rob R
    Tredegar, United Kingdom2,614 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice visit to a park I knew nothing about
    Stumbled upon the park after walking around Taunton on a quick afternoon visit. The park is very well kept with plenty of seating and an ideal place for a picnic weather permitting. There is also enough to keep you interested for a short visit. Centrally situated next to the town.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 August 2023
  • emma h
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Noel Gallagher at Vivary Park
    Noel Gallagher at Vivary Park was amazing. Well organised, loads of space, fantastic sound. Up there with my best life experience. The weather was excellent which helped as it’s completely open air. Well done Taunton. Definitely a must for all gig goers.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 24 August 2023
  • Tracey
    Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom293 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cute park vibes
    A beautiful park in the middle of town. This park is we kept and lovely to walk around. There are lots of ducks and birds. Squirrels that are so tame running about. Lovely little cafe in the park. It's definitely worth a stop at. The cakes are vegan and amazing.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 September 2023
  • Elizabeth Folkie
    United Kingdom40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Opening Times wrong in Trip Advisor?
    Surely the park is open every day? Especially as Google detects lots of people visiting the park at weekends 😂 Why does Trip Advisor say it is closed at weekends? Does the stated weekend closure relate not to the the park but just the CAFE ?
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 23 November 2023
  • Sumalka Mendis
    Plymouth, United Kingdom82 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful park
    Such a beautiful park hidden in between the busy city centre in Taunton. It was dog friendly and had a play area for children as well. Loads of green spaces and areas to walk around or benches to sit down and read a book. Had a pond in the middle as well. Lovely place to relax and reflect. This was just a 10 minute walk from the Taunton city centre. A must visit if you are in Taunton.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 22 January 2024
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Sumalka Mendis
Plymouth, UK82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Such a beautiful park hidden in between the busy city centre in Taunton. It was dog friendly and had a play area for children as well. Loads of green spaces and areas to walk around or benches to sit down and read a book. Had a pond in the middle as well. Lovely place to relax and reflect. This was just a 10 minute walk from the Taunton city centre. A must visit if you are in Taunton.
Written 22 January 2024
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Anna E
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
Great high and low ropes course. For adults and kids. My 7 and 11 years old were too scared to the do the high ropes. The low course was more than enough for them. The 14 year old loved it all. We were there about an hour and a half.
Written 17 August 2022
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emma h
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Noel Gallagher at Vivary Park was amazing.
Well organised, loads of space, fantastic sound.
Up there with my best life experience.
The weather was excellent which helped as it’s completely open air.

Well done Taunton.
Definitely a must for all gig goers.
Written 25 August 2023
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Tracey
Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK293 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
A beautiful park in the middle of town.
This park is we kept and lovely to walk around. There are lots of ducks and birds. Squirrels that are so tame running about. Lovely little cafe in the park. It's definitely worth a stop at. The cakes are vegan and amazing.
Written 24 September 2023
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Tigi_Higgins
Mendip Hills Somerset724 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
We visited today, particularly to see the Sensory Garden. The park overall is well kept, and granted in December wasnt looking its blooming best but I was a little disappointed with the Sensory Garden. The fountain wasnt working some of the mosaic tiles had been ripped off and it generally had a feel of a bit abandoned, which I suppose after 11 years happens but I do hope some money will be spent restoring it to good order. The rest of the park is lovely, lots of squirrels to watch playing and clearly some lovely features.
Written 31 December 2020
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK185,717 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021
Lovely green park in central Taunton and bordered by the Sherford Stream, which adds to the visual appeal of the sensory garden, fountain and bandstand in the park. The sensory garden is especially nice in the late late summer we’re experiencing. Very pleasant for walking & resting. Even though it’s late summer, the grass is very green and flowers are still blooming. Close to the north entrance is also the monumental war memorial in a well tended garden of its own.
Written 15 September 2021
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Sheil59
Taunton, UK81 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Family
Took the grandchildren for an afternoon walk, they enjoyed the ducks etc and discovering the larger play zone although we didn’t have enough time to go on. Beautifully kept gardens, ideal place for picnics and a good afternoons walk.
Written 15 January 2019
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Thank you for your review of Vivary Park. I am pleased that you and your grandchildren spent a lovely afternoon in the park. We are always delighted to welcome youngsters and, as you said, there is plenty on offer to entertain them. I hope that you are able to visit the park again soon to do some more exploring! Thank you again for your comments.
Written 17 January 2019
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ExrepNorthLondon
Taunton, UK52 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Solo
Beautiful any time of the year . Great lawns, attractive flower beds and some live entertainment . Great bandstand with live entertainment
Written 6 November 2018
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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 looking forward to welcoming a range of live entertainment in 2019. Thank you again for your comments - we hope that you are able to visit the park again soon.
Written 7 November 2018
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duomo2
Taunton, UK610 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Family
Love the high ropes here, the family ticket is a real bargain and the whole family gets to get the adrenaline pumping! Instructors are lovely, very helpful and encouraging. Will be returning soon!
Written 10 April 2018
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Thank you for your very positive review of the Vivary Adenture Centre. Lovely to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time on the high ropes - you are braver souls than me! Pleased also to hear that you are planning a return visit. Thank you again for your comments.
Written 12 April 2018
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alleycatcarol
Taunton, UK67 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Couples
I live in Taunton and visit this park as often as possible. It's just brilliant for all ages and has so much to offer , or alternatively a place to escape and recharge on your lunch break if you're lucky enough to work nearby..... which I was for 30 years ! I often think how fortunate we are to have this facility and this is my opportunity to say so !
Obviously the annual Flower Show is a spectacle but on a dull grey day it's a pleasure to just walk around or do some people watching
Maybe I'm biased , but I love everything about this park and send my congratulations to those who maintain it to a wonderfully high standard!
Written 15 April 2017
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Thank you ever so for your lovely review, we are delighted to read you love the park as much as we do. I will make sure our hard working parks team receive your praise and feedback.
Written 16 April 2017
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