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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Weston Super Mare - Festival Of Lights

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TCRU8904

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

4 days

Winter Carnival

Rolling hills, bubbling cider and charming villages can only mean one thing…the lovely South West county of Somerset! From our base in the nostalgic resort of Weston-super-Mare, we enjoy a  magical journey through the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stopping off in olde-worlde Wells, on our way to the county town of Taunton with a   visit the award-winning, family-run Sheppy’s Cider Farm for a tasting and a Cream Tea!

This special break to the annual Winter Carnival with stunning illuminated floats with up to 25,000 light bulbs brightening up a wintery Friday night – passes by our hotel.


PRICE FROM ? £399 per person
Plan My Trip

Itinerary

Highlights

  • Hotel for 3 nights with breakfast & dinner
  • Porterage & welcome drink on arrival
  • Entertainment in the hotel 
  • Included Excursions as stated
  • Carnival Parade on Friday evening
  • Tour, Tasting & Cream Tea at Sheppy's House of Cider 
  • Christmas Themed dinner Saturday night

Your Itinerary

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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 Christmas themed dinner on Saturday night.

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, the Weston 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

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
Glastonbury & Street
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. Calling into Street  with it’s many churches, the oldest being the Church of the Holy Trinity, a Grade I listed building which dates from the 14th century amongst many High Street shops  &  on the site of the old Clarks factory stands one of Somerset’s premier tourist attractions, Clarks Village outlet shopping centre, the first purpose-built factory outlet in the UK.

Wells & Sheppy’s House of Cider
After breakfast all aboard for a short drive to Wells, England’s smallest city! Cobbled streets burst with olde worlde charm and the magnificent medieval cathedral is a must see. Early afternoon depart for Taunton for your 30 minute guided tasting followed by 2 Scone Cream Tea. Entrance, tasting and Cream Tea included. Returning to the hotel late afternoon.


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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Accommodation

Friendly Family Run Hotel

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.

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