Live Webcam in Watchet in Somerset
More info: Watchet developed as a town thanks to its closeness to the minerals within the Brendon Hills, and its access to the River Severn for onward shipping. Aside from local ships plying trade across the river, from 1564 onwards the port was used for import of salt and wine from France
Watchet has two museums. The Market House Museum recalls the fascinating history of this small trading port and Watchet Boat museum holds a collection of old Flatner boats. These flat bottomed boats had no keel and were used for a wide variety of purposes around the Bristol Channel.
Located next to the harbour is Watchet Visitor Centre. It has information for places of interest, the local area, including leaflets, maps and event tickets.