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West Somerset Railway & Bristol 5 Days - Anchor

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALF5103SC

Holiday Summary

  • 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.

PRICE FROM ? £369 per person
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Itinerary
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


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Anchor Head Hotel
Situated by Birnbeck Pier, close to the boating slipway and beach, with spectacular sea views across the channel from our lounge, restaurant and from many of the hotel’s bedrooms. The hotel features a newly refurbished restaurant, quiet lounge, bar with dancefloor and entertainment on most evenings. The hotel also boasts an outdoor terrace, perfect for catching the sun and enjoying spectacular sea views across the resort. Our en-suite bedrooms come with comfy beds for a great nights sleep, tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen TV with Freeview and radio and hairdryer. The hotel has free Wi-Fi and a lift serving all floors.

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