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House Removals Bridgwater
Bustling Bridgwater is a busy market town set in the heart of Somerset’s vastly contrasting but equally beautiful countryside. The town lies in the valley of the fiercely tidal River Parrett at the foot of the Quantocks, with the Somerset levels and the Mendip Hills stretched out before it. Such a position has made Bridgwater an ideal centre for holidaymakers wanting to explore the delights and charms of the West Country, with its picturesque villages wealth of history and world-famous attractions.
The Britannia Lanes of Somerset office is ideally located in Exeter. Perfectly situated to help with all aspects of moving to Bridgwater, we can also help with any storage requirements you have.
Moving to Bridgwater
Property prices in Bridgwater are below the national average, with prospective buyers able to purchase a detached property for somewhere in the region of £250,000. Terraced properties are very popular amongst new families and have an average price of £135,000. Semi-detached homes having asking prices around £172,000.
The average house price is Bridgwater is £159,149, which is similar to nearby Highbridge but cheaper than North Petherton and Nether Stowey.
Attractions in Bridgwater
As would be expected in a town with plentiful history, there are plenty of places to visit including the unusually shaped St Mary’s Church; the Blake Museum; Bridgwater Arts Centre – the first in the country; Somerset Brick and Tile Museum; the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal and the Docks.
The Walled Gardens of Cannington are a great location to let the kids run wild on an afternoon stroll. Fyne Court Nature Reserve is also a hit with little ones. It has a stream which is often paddled in, plus a folly that looks like a small castle; a great base for many games!
Transport Links Bridgwater
Bridgwater is a thriving industrial and commercial centre. Therefore, it has excellent links to major cities. The M5 (junctions J23 and J24) is nearby and often called the Bridgwater bypass. This leads onto the M4 and M6.
Bridgwater railway station is on the Bristol to Taunton line and is operated by Great Western Railway. The station has 2 platforms and the basic weekday service pattern comprises of one train in each direction per hour. Most operate to and from Cardiff Central and Taunton.
London is commutable for those who do not fear long journeys. Trains to London Paddington tend to have one change, with journeys times between 2 hours 30 minutes and 3 hours 10 minutes. The change for the London service is often Taunton, which is just a 15-minute train journey. From there, the service to Paddington is 1 hour 47 minutes.