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Find out what the old Somerset words ‘clinkervells’ and ‘farnticles’ refer to, where St Decumans head was cut off and why Queen Caturn got the blues for baking cakes for the town!
Welcome to the Watchet hidden history Storywalk along the England Coast Path. This trail is designed to be like a skimming stone of interesting facts, myth, history and tales linked to this location. The walks are designed to be read aloud to family and friends and to embellish your experience of Watchet.
Route – from Watchet Visitor Centre beside the steam railway station, this trail journeys down to the harbour and then loops around the town finally finishing at Splash Point.
If you want to delve deeper into the local history, then please visit the museums, visitor centre, catch a walking tour, or just ask a local!
Length – less than 1 mile / 1.4km, allow a couple of hours at an amble.
Access – generally level with steps at the end (Splash Point).