Somerset’S Cider, Farm, Gardens And Sea
5 Day - Tour No AB4128
Based in an Edwardian Manor hotel set in the peaceful countryside with excursions to Hestercombe Gardens, Yeo Valley farm and a cider farm.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Included in CostIncluded in Cost
- Coach travel
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- entrance to Hestercombe Gardens
- visit to Sheppy’s Cider with tour & tipple
- tour of Yeo Valley farm
- return train ride on East Somerset Railway
ItineraryDay 1 Morning departure for the journey to Somerset and to the hotel for a four night stay.
Day 2 Today you will head to Hestercombe Gardens, famous for their unique collection of gardens which span three centuries of history and design. The Edwardian formal garden is hailed as one of the finest examples of the world-renowned partnership between garden designer Gertrude Jekyll and architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. Afterwards you will visit Sheppy’s, one of the homes of traditional Somerset cider. Enjoy a tour and tipple before returning to the hotel.
Day 3 A short day excursion to Weston-Super-Mare steeped with Victorian history and dominated by a fabulous beach, famous pier and three museums. Mid- afternoon return to the hotel to relax and enjoy the facilities the hotel has to offer.
Day 4 This morning you will visit Yeo Valley Farm and have a taste of how they produce their products. Visit the organic garden which is six and a half acres of ornamental and edible plants, or visit the farm shop and café to enjoy a coffee and cake. This afternoon you will travel to Cranmore and the East Somerset Railway. Enjoy a 40 minute train ride on their heritage train and visit the engine shed, workshops as well as the small museum, signal box, shop and café.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
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Holiday Hotel Webbington Hotel and Spa
Originally an attractive Edwardian manor, the house and grounds have been developed to create a peaceful and spacious hotel with extensive leisure club facilities. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, WiFi, telephone, hairdryer, complimentary toiletries and tea/coffee making facilities. Restaurant and bar, swimming pool, gymnasium, sauna, steam room and treatment rooms.
NB: No lift, but there are some ground floor rooms available on request only.
NB: There are 11 steps to entrance and 8 steps from reception to bedrooms.
Single room supplement £60
Holiday insurance £24.50 (70 years and over £44.00)