From flood to fun…

Longrun Meadow is a distinctive location for events in Taunton, a base for all sorts of activities, a favourite dog-walking spot as well as being a perfect place to have a break from the bustle of the town centre.

There are lots of opportunities to get involved in the management of Longrun Meadow by joining The Friends of Longrun Meadow.

Events at Longrun Meadow

Lots of different events are organised at Longrun meadow, such as choirs singing in the willow cathedral, dog festivals, sports festivals and wildlife walks. Come and join in…

Adults and children paddling canoes on a river

Activities at Longrun Meadow

Activities such as running, orienteering, cycling, kayaking and dog walking take place around Longrun Meadow. Come and join in…


Wildlife at Longrun Meadow

Lots of wildlife makes its home in the meadow. Kingfishers, chiff chaffs and blue tits; water voles, wood mice and otters; butterflies, dragonflies and beetles to name just a few. There are weekday and weekend work parties to help manage the meadow run by the Friends group. Come and join in…


Latest news from the Friends of Longrun Meadow…

Nature Notes – November 2018

By | Wildlife

Late autumn and winter are the time of year for hedgelaying. No birds are nesting now and the trees are dormant. Since the hedge is still a source of food and shelter, hedges are laid in rotation around the meadow, so that the habitat isn’t lost all in one go (and because we don’t have enough people to do it all at once!) Read More

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