"They will park on junctions, your drives, even on top of your poor nana if it means they can get their hemp cake - for £25 a slice - quicker.". The barbs aimed at places across the county have appeared on iLiveHere.co.uk, a website which accepts reader submissions giving 'honest' reviews of the places in which they live. This is the view down Stall Street from Upper Burrough Walls. rcel.src = "//trends.revcontent.com/serve.js.php?w=23276&t="+rcel.id+"&c="+(new Date()).getTime()+"&width="+(window.outerWidth || document.documentElement.clientWidth)+"&referer="+encodeURIComponent(referer); rcds.appendChild(rcel); Current Resident: I live in a suburb separated from Bridgewater by a street. Maybe not a name one would expect to see in the rundown of Somerset towns, but one reviewer took particular exception to the town. Then to top it all off a local Bridgwater girl said why would you wanna goo wales for? The local clay soil was ideal for brick production and huge volumes were exported worldwide, necessitating the construction of the docks and canal. If anyone has had the misfortune of having to visit or live in bridgwater you can understand how i nearly laughed in her face as her dialect is equally has funny if not downright hysterical. Avoid East Bridgwater and Hamp, Heroin is rife on these two estates. Bridgwater is a river port town standing on the banks of the River Parrett, with a rich industrial past and its prosperity bound tightly with the docks, river and shipping. The architecture also reveals its prosperous past Castle Street is one of the finest streets in … Lots of families in the area, good for children to make friends. "Shopping’s all right if you like Waitrose, Tesco and 870 different breeds of charity shop and hair salon. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. Living in Bridgewater offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Today the towns distinctive character is augmented by the people who cant help strutting their stuff as one put it, we have glitter in our blood! Forgive my snobbery, but isn’t there a distinct Difference between Wales and Wells? var rcds = document.getElementById("rcjsload_b00c0a"); Friday, and about 15 … In an earlier version of this story a picture of Tropiquaria was shown under the Watchet heading.

Since its construction in 2000 it has become a well-loved symbol of Somerset and the Levels where the willow industry has its heritage. A superficial selfish ideology where ignorant ***** will meet on Thursday in Cranleigh Gardens, Blake gardens or Victoria park and not forgetting St Mathhews field (where the fair visits once a year!) Three walks have been devised and a guide published so you can follow the routes around the town and look out for the blue plaques, which have been placed in 23 locations. and '10 lamburt butla me luvva!'. Its a fairly secluded place, with trees surrounding each property. Here are some options: One review left about Chard was damning of the town's law and order, saying: "Chard should qualify for some sort of award as the roughest town in west country, probably the country. rcel.async = true; Bridgewater is a safe, comfortable town. 1 Bridgwater CarnivalFor 405 years, since the failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament, the towns celebrations have grown into the largest illuminated parade in the world. "Remember the film Hot Fuzz?

Frome was described by one user as "vegan hell", as well as taking aim at the town's markets.

"Any time the sun comes up – even if it is only 3C with an onshore wind which would freeze a brass monkey's b******s off – you will see copious amounts of grockel flesh wobbling about as thighs slap and stomachs spill over the top of yoga pants and cargo shorts. "The port has been closed for years, but there are several notable local families in the industry who stayed to brighten the place up for generations to come.". Driving past it fast, on the M5.". "Every day consists of fancy dress, listening to a pretentious Muso at one of the local drinking spots and consuming as much weed until your heart is content. "Bath is a small city in Somerset that tourists from all over the world visit to see the Roman Baths and Georgian Architecture. 'Marmite' closure of major shopping street - do you love or hate it? Our.

I really like the Heritage Trail as its great for kids to look out for the blue plaques. Bridgwater must be seen in the flesh to be believed. It's more important than ever to stay in touch with what's happening around you on a daily basis. One reviewer took aim at Bridgwater for the smell of the town, saying: "Large sections of 1960s east London sink estates were being transported by road to the Bristol channel for deposition and destruction, only to be granted last minute reprive by the unsuspecting and naive RSPCA who feared the disposal in the mouth of the Severn would seriously harm the estuary wildlife. Now, more than 60 carts, some reaching 30 metres (100ft) long and almost 5m (16ft) high, wind their way along Bridgwaters streets, illuminated by thousands of lights. "You’ll certainly find yourself talking to the divine when you find yourself asking “Jesus Christ, what have I done?” when the illusion of everything that seemed nice when you were a visitor shows its ugly side.". 2 Arts Centre Bridgwater Arts Centre was opened in 1946 with the help of local patron Gwen Pollard, who recognised the need for an arts centre in the town. The centre also runs art exhibitions and offers all kinds of classes for adults and kids to flex their creative muscles. "Grockels come to Somerset to get drunk, get c**p tattoos, paddle their hairy toes in our seas and complain about tractors and the smell of cows.". Starts at 7pm on 5 November. He returned from exile in Holland, pushed through to Westonzoyland where the Kings army were camped and with his untrained rebel army, mounted a surprise attack. rcel.type = 'text/javascript'; The quirky Brick and Tile Museum on East Quay explains the growth of the industry and its decline.

In true Bridgwater style theres also the unique Castle House which has been unloved for many years but is as historically important as it is strange! The **** now goes to Skoo in stead of School. You can unsubscribe at any time. They said: "'I hate life & Watchet' was some especially poignant graffiti I saw carved into the bus stop. Having spent the latter part of my youth growing up in Bridgwater you can forgive me for my spelling mistakes, having been to Blake, I was poorly educated. To think that our children are going to grow up in a society dominated by selfish ******* ***** whose sole intention in life is to procreate from as many different people as possible (this would not be a problem else where but the genepool is so shallow) it has to be seen to be believed!! I like the fact that Bridgwater is a very energetic and, You currently have JavaScript disabled, functionality will be limited, 8 charming market towns you need to visit in Somerset, Somerset villages: 9 of the prettiest to visit, Visitors to famous Wells landmark get another chance to see famous poppies, A new way to enjoy Bath Christmas Market in 2020, Somerset’s most haunted locations: 5 spooky places that will scare you silly, Recipe: Easy muffins to help keep your little people happy. Financial help came from the newly set up Arts Council and Bridgwater became the first town in the country to have a financially supported arts centre. Language in Bridgwater is also unique. The spectacular Bridgwater squibs round off the carnival. A particularly pessimistic review said: It’s hard to put your finger on exactly whats wrong with Yeovil, but it’s fair to say its all gone to s**t, just glancing at the local papers; 'Man beaten with own crutch', '11-year-old glassed in the face'; it just makes you morbidly depressed when you open the curtains and realise you still live in Yeovil. PUBLISHED: 14:01 10 January 2011 | UPDATED: 17:54 20 February 2013. "It used to be a busy port back in the 80’s apparently and coincidently [sic], that’s where much of the UK’s heroin was smuggled in. "Bath also has dozens of homeless street drinkers and druggies and the most aggressive beggars in the Western world; 'spare 12p for the night shelter mate?'. (function() { The review about Weston-super-Mare simply states: "Imagine a place where any semblance of intelligence and taste has left to go on to pastures new many years ago, and you have an idea of what it is like to be in Weston. "Over Christmas there was a police drive to stop large gangs forming over the St Johns side of town, and all things considered it was a resounding success, but the drive was stopped midway through January, and now I’m 'proud' to say that the problem's back. Wells felt the heat from locals on account of its continued association with the film Hot Fuzz, as well as the city's insistence that it is a city. That was filmed in Wells and my god, have they hung on to the coat tails of the ‘comedy’ for the past ten years. Marie Marsh, Customer Services Officer, Sedgemoor Council, 7 The Battle of SedgemoorA fascinating story of ordinary people being motivated to take up arms to fight for what they believed, The Battle of Sedgemoor was fought on the moors on the edge of Westonzoyland in 1685. I told people recently that I was moving to Wales and someone asked “What, Welsh wells?” or Wales near Glastonbury? The local clay soil was ideal for brick production and huge volumes were exported worldwide, necessitating the construction of the docks and canal. And they came from bleeding Gateshead!". The remaining kiln at the site was last fired in 1965; it was due to be demolished but was saved and is now protected.

Find out why Nelson said of Bridgwaters most famous son, I shall never be the equal of Blake! Bridgwater town is a varied mix of properties and areas.