West Somerset Railway & Bristol 5 Days - Anchor
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TALF5103EC
- 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 - Full Day to Bristol
Surrounded by the hills of South West England, Bristol has always had a story to tell. A city with centuries-old heritage, there are distinct areas of the city all worth exploring including the Old City which is a warren of streets and squares that mostly remain the same as they were hundreds of years ago and the pretty harbourside which is framed by brightly coloured buildings. /n
Day 3 - Day at Leisure
Day 4 - West Somerset Railway & Minehead
A true country branch line of the old Great Western Railway, enjoy a nostalgic journey aboard the restored carriages of the West Somerset Railway. The route rolls through the pretty scenery of the Quantock Hills, with Exmoor National Park in the distance and passes the cliffs and coast of the Bristol Channel with views of South Wales before arriving in Minehead where we enjoy some free time. This traditional seaside resort is home to fantastic beaches, traditional seaside amusements, a bustling fishing quarter and an historic harbour./nPlease note that this excursion may operate in reverse, visiting Minehead first and taking the journey on the West Somerset Railway in the afternoon./n
Day 5 - 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).