2022 Weston Super Mare - Festival Of Lights
Shake off the winter blues with this special Turkey & Tinsel break to the annual Winter Carnival. Stunning illuminated floats with up to 25,000 light bulbs brighten a wintery Friday night.
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 - After joining your holiday coach, travel to Weston-super-Mare pausing en-route for refreshments. Continue to arrive at the hotel late afternoon to check in for 3 nights with tea and coffee on arrival and plenty of time to prepare for dinner. DBB
Carnival - Friday night sees plenty of action in Weston-super-Mare as the popular carnival arrives in town. Illuminated floats, marching bands, fancy dress walkers and entertainers will wend their way through the town this evening from about 7.15pm
DAY 2 - 3 At leisure in Weston-super-Mare with two included excursions
All weather attractions include the Grand Pier, theWeston Museum and the world's largest dedicated Helicopter Museum (entrances not included). There is a wide and varied programme of entertainment at the Playhouse Theatre and the Winter Gardens to suit all ages
Cheddar Gorge & Wells
Journey through the Mendip Hills to the famous Cheddar Gorge. Explore Britain's biggest gorge from the dramatic cliffs rising 450ft to the stunning stalactite caverns. Discover the breath-taking splendour of Britain's most beautiful stalactite cavern where Cheddar Man, Britain's oldest skeleton, was found (admission not included). Travel on to the tiny city of Wells with its magnificent cathedral.
Scenic Somerset Drive
Head to Glastonbury, on the edge of the unique stretch of countryside known as the Somerset Levels. The land around the town is flat, allowing you to spot the mystical Glastonbury Tor, rising up from sea level behind the town and of course, Glastonbury is well known for its ancient and medieval sites, many rich in myth as well as for its famous music festival. Then it's off to Street, birthplace of Clarks shoe
DAY 4 - After a leisurely breakfast, drive to Marlborough with ample time for sightseeing and refreshments. Later continue homewards to arrive early to mid-evening.
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Smiths Hotel, Weston-super-Mare
Situated in a prime sea-front location with magnificent views across Weston Bay and beyond, Smiths Hotel offers a warm welcome, friendly service and comfortable accommodation. There is a residents' lounge, restaurant, bar and outdoor terrace some entertainment most nights. All 50 bedrooms have been recently refurbished and offer private facilities (mostly with walk-in shower), TV and tea/coffee making. There is a small lift.