12 August 2017
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is a poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge written in 1797-98.
Coleridge lived in Nether Stowey and it was whilst here that he visited Watchet. It was the harbour at Watchet that provided the inspiration to write The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. His longest work.
The above statue commemorates Coleridge and his magnificent poem.
The poem can be found in its entirety here