Bath, Mendips & Minehead 7 Days - Anchor Head Htl
- Duration: 8 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TALF103NE
- Travel Type: Coach
Weston-super-Mare is Somerset's best known holiday resort. It is situated in a sheltered bay at the foot of the Mendip Hills with views across the Bristol Channel to South Wales. There are many charming Victorian and Edwardian terraces interspersed with colourful parks and gardens providing fascinating walks; from the delightful rocky point at Anchor Head to the sandy beaches at the southern end of the resort. Weston offers a great many attractions including the Grand Pier – described as “the ultimate 21st Century indoor theme park”! It also boasts a helicopter museum and a big wheel which offers breathtaking views. The sheltered bay is ideal for a quiet walk. Other superb activities include ten pin bowling, golf and bowls. At night there are numerous attractions including top class cabaret at the Playhouse and dancing at the famous Winter Gardens.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Bath
Home of the Royal Crescent designed by John Wood the Younger between 1767 and 1774, and The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul./nMuseums in Bath are dedicated to Fashion, the Postal service and Astronomy. (Entrance fees apply for some museums)/nThe Roman Baths Complex features the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, the Roman Bath House and the Museum. (Entrance fees apply)/n
Day 3 - Day at Leisure
Day 4 - Cheddar Gorge & Wells
Home of the highest inland cliffs in the country, the spectacular gorge slices through the Mendip hills. /nThe extensive 'Shop at the Gorge' gift/souvenir centre and coffee shop offer retail therapy, snacks and drinks./nAttractions include Gough's Cave, Museum of Prehistory, and the Lookout Tower (unsuitable for guests with mobility impairments)./nSituated in Somerset, this medieval city is the smallest in England. Vicars Close is claimed to be Europe's most complete medieval street, with houses dating from 1348./nThe Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew, commonly known as Wells Cathedral, is set in the middle of the city and was erected between the 12th and 15th centuries./nBishop's Palace, and it's accompanying Bishop's House, is still home to the Bishop of Bath and Wells and is situated adjacent to the Cathedral. (Entrance fees apply)/n
Day 5 - Day at Leisure
Day 6 - Dunster & Minehead
Set in Exmoor National Park and first referenced in the Doomsday Book./nDunster Castle is a Grade I listed building surrounded by spectacular gardens. (Entrance fees apply. May not be suitable for mobility impaired guests due to steep hills and steps)/nDunster Water Mill is a fine example of a fully-restored working water mill in the West Country./nMinehead, once a port on the Bristol Channel, now has a flat promenade housing cafés, bars and shops as well as offering access to the beach./nSt. Michael’s Church, built around the 14th to 15th century, can be found on the lower slopes of North Hill./nBlenheim Gardens, Minehead’s largest park, opened in 1925 and remains a popular attraction./n
Day 7 - Return Travel
Anchor Head Hotel
Have you been looking at coach holidays to Weston Super Mare? Look no further, just take a look at the Anchor Head Hotel; splendidly situated between Weston's two piers and close to the boating slipway and a small beach; the promenade walk begins right next to the hotel. There are 52 bedrooms with central heating and a private bath/shower and WC. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer and TV with radio channels. Attractive TV lounge and delightful bar with dance floor where entertainment is provided most evenings. Free WiFi in public areas. There are magnificent views of the bay from the TV lounge, restaurants and many of the bedrooms. Small lift serves all floors (few stairs from lift to restaurant).