Watchet Visitor Centre & Boat Museum 2024

Started life as a goods shed built in 1862 as the terminus for Brunel's Bristol & Exeter Railway. In the museum are many different types of flatner boats, a double ended, flat bottomed boat with no keel designed to navigate the mud flats of the Bristol Channel; plus other items associated with their use. There are displays of maps, knotwork and boards showing the various uses of withy.


Address: Harbour Road Watchet Somerset TA23 0AQ

  • Telephone: 01984 632 101
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
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Open Days & Times

Apr-Sep Tue-Sat 1000-1500. Daily in school hols. Oct-Mar Thu-Sat 1000-1500. Visit website for more details.


  • By Rail: Watchet (WSR) / 50 yards


  • Part disabled access

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