Admiral Lord Radstock, brother of George, fourth Earl Waldegrave, took the town's name as his title when created a Baron.

The spoil heap of Writhlington colliery is now the Writhlington Site of Special Scientific Interest, which includes 3,000 tons of Upper Carboniferous spoil from which more than 1,400 insect fossil specimens have been recovered.

Many of the exhibits relate to local geology and the now disused Somerset coalfield and geology.

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In recent years, Radstock has increasingly become a commuter town for the nearby cities of Bath and Bristol.

Radstock is home to the Radstock Museum which is housed in a former market hall, and has a range of exhibits which offer an insight into north-east Somerset life since the 19th century.

Writhlington Leisure is a community focused charity providing a diverse range of Sports and Leisure activities for the local communities of Radstock and Midsomer Norton.

We operate two sites; Writhlington Sports Centre and Midsomer Norton Sports Centre, click here for site addresses and contact details.

The property boasts city views and is 6.8 miles from Bath.

This holiday home comes with a dining area, a TV, a DVD player and a kitchen with an oven.

The Great Western Railway, and the Somerset and Dorset Railway, established stations and marshalling yards in the town.

Radstock was the terminus for the southern branch of the Somerset Coal Canal, which was turned into a tramway in 1815.

Each bedroom comes fully equipped with a TV, hairdryer and ironing facilities.