Weston Super Mare & Somerset Steam Railway
5 Days Away
Five wonderful days away to enjoy the traditional seaside delights of popular Weston super Mare, steeped with Victorian history and dominated by long stretches of glorious beaches. Along with an inclusive journey on the Somerset Railway from beautiful Minehead to Bishop Lydeard with time to enjoy this wonderful resort before returning back to our welcoming hotel, and an excursion to enjoy the charm of historic Bath.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
- Coach travel with reserved seating
- Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast at the Midland Hotel, Weston super Mare
- Evening entertainment
- Time to enjoy Weston super Mare
- Excursion to enjoy a journey on the Somerset Railway with time to explore the delights of pretty Minehead
- Excursion to historic Bath
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Dominated by long stretches of glorious beaches, Weston super Mare is rich in Victorian history. Take a stroll along the seafront and magnificent beach (one of the longest and naturally occurring beaches in the UK) in this bustling seaside resort. Visit the Bay Café, located at the former iconic Tropicana Lido, which was home to Banksy’s Dismaland Exhibition in 2015, enjoy the delights of Grand Pier or even take a donkey ride for traditional seaside fun!
The clean and tidy promenade is home to an array of shops selling everything you could want for a day beside the seaside. For a quieter beach experience why not wander to Marine Cove, a small cove where you can stroll from the cove onto Knightstone Island or along the Causeway. Why not visit Weston Museum for a hands on history from the pre-historic age right up to the 21st Century. You can also discover the art, media and culture of this quintessentially English seaside resort. Browse artwork by Thomas Gainsborough, see archaeology from Roman dwellings and even fossils and animal skeletons belonging to creatures that roamed Weston super mare millions of years ago. Weston super Mare also has a range of parks and green spaces for your enjoyment. Take a stroll through beautiful Grove Park, home to Jill’s Garden, in memory of local TV presenter Jill Dando, or Clarence Park with its play area, bowling club and the popular Oliver’s Café.
For a family fun day out why not visit Pirate Adventureland! Find your treasure whilst taking on the 18 hole Adventure Golf, walk the plank along the high ropes course that spans the whole of Pirate Adventureland. It’s sure to be a swashbuckling day out giving you a treasure trove of memories. Visit the Helicopter Museum, with over 80 helicopters on display in the largest collection of Rotorcraft in the world. Sit and watch the world go by at the Town Square and Italian Gardens, with lush, green lawns and fountains to relax and enjoy.
BathBathEnjoy a coach holiday visiting Bath, an elegant city rich in traditional heritage, cultural attractions and beautiful green spaces. Located in the stunning county of Somerset, this ancient city has been a top destination for wellbeing since the Roman times.
Discover 2,000 years of history with a visit to the Roman Baths Museum. Indulge in some relaxation time at the Thermae Bath Spa, Britain’s only natural thermal spa which combines state-of-art with traditional facilities. Marvel at the incredible buildings in the city, one of the reasons why it has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Sie. The city was truly transformed during the Georgian period, and is still home to some of the UK’s most impressive architecture from that era.
Visit the iconic Royal Crescent, built in the 18th century and a much-visited landmark in Bath. Overlooking Royal Victoria Park, the sweeping crescent of Grade I listed houses, a popular location for dramas and films. Explore fascinating museums, inspiring art galleries, and scenic gardens within Bath’s compact city centre. It’s a destination that really does have something for everyone and is also ideal for exploring on foot.
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