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Elegant Georgian houses and coaching inns record Wincanton's importance as a staging post on the main London to Plymouth road. In the 1600s the town provided stabling for nearly 300 horses. Nowadays visitors come to enjoy the horse-racing on the hill-top course above the town.

Home to the unique Cunning Artificer's Discworld Emporium and Wincanton museum. Indoor swimming at the sports centre. Short drive to Moldrams Ground Nature Reserve. Drive through nearby Bayford and Stoke Trister to Cucklington for panoramic views. 

Uniquely, Wincanton is twinned with a fictional town, Ankh Morpork in Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels.

Wincanton Local Information Centre, Town Hall, Market Place, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 9LD
t: 01963 31693

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