Bridgwater Tourism, United Kingdom

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Bridgwater is a market town and civil parish in Somerset, England. At the 2011 census, it had a population of 35,886. Bridgwater is at the edge of the Somerset Levels, in level and well-wooded country; to the north are the Mendips and to the west the Quantock hills. The town lies along both sides of the River Parrett, 10 miles (16 km) from its mouth, has been a major port and trading centre and maintains a large industrial base. It is linked to Taunton by the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal. Bridgwater is between two junctions of the M5 motorway and Bridgwater railway station is on the main railway line between Bristol and Taunton. Historically, the town had a politically radical tendency. The Battle of Sedgemoor, where the Monmouth Rebellion was finally crushed in 1685, was fought nearby. Notable buildings include the Church of St Mary and the house in Blake Street, largely restored, which was the birthplace of Admiral Blake in 1598, and is now the Blake Museum. The town has an arts centre and plays host to the annual Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival.

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If you are looking for travel information of Bridgwater in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. Bridgwater is located at a short trip away from Bath a major city in United Kingdom. Bath, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Roman Baths Museum, Bath Abbey, The Circus And The Royal Crescent. Popular vacation packages of Bridgwater are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Bridgwater*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bridgwater

    Know the pollution level of Bridgwater before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35.29 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 21.15 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30.77 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 23.08 (Low)
  • Bridgwater: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bridgwater for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bridgwater.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.29 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.29 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 32.14 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 24.29 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 27.14 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.71 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.44 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 45 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.86 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 49.29 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.85 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.71 (Moderate)
  • Living in Bridgwater - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Bridgwater is 188.18 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 63.61 (High)
    • Climate Index 91.75 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 37.45 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.89 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 64.72 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 72.15 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.25 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 116.43 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bridgwater

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bridgwater

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.34 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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