Weston Super Mare Festival Of Lights
Shake off the winter blues with this special Turkey & Tinsel break to the annual Winter Carnival.
One of the county’s best-loved annual events, the illuminated Somerset County Guy Fawkes Carnivals circuit features stunning illuminated floats with up to 25,000 light bulbs brightening 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 with tea and coffee on arrival and plenty of time to prepare for dinner. 3 nights Dinner, bed & breakfast.
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 wind their way through the town this evening from around 7.00pm.
Days 2 - 3 - At leisure in Weston-super-Mare with two included excursions.
All weather attractions include the Grand Pier SeaQuarium, the North Somerset Museum and the world's largest dedicated Helicopter Museum. There is a wide variety of entertainment on 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.
Please note: Those with severely restricted mobility will find much of Cheddar Gorge & Caves inaccessible.
Scenic Drive - with stops in Glastonbury & Street.
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.Back to top
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.