Drayton is a picturesque village in the heart of the somerset levels, located between the village of curry rivel and the ancient town of Langport. Drayton is a rural idyl with a strong sense of community which centres around its village hall, pub and church. St Catherines is a very pretty parish church which dates back to the 15th century and has some fine examples of stained glass. The village hall hosts a wide range of clubs and organisations as well as a very popular monthly market. The Drayton arms is a bustling local pub which welcomes locals and visitors alike with a warm and friendly atomosphere. There is also an excellent garden centre and cafe in the village which attracts visitors from miles around.
The biggest event in Draytons calender is the yearly street fair which is held on the first weekend of september. This ever popular event see’s the streets of drayton closed for the day and filled with hundreds of visitors enjoying a wide variety of stalls, street performers, entertainers and excellent food. One of the main attractions of the day is the chance to climb the church tower and get a birds eye view of the surrounding area. The vintage car show is another popular event as well as the grand prize draw.