Weston, Bath & Wells Weekend
AU4ABHIf you're looking for a great value weekend break by the sea, then this 4-day trip to Weston-super-Mare could be an ideal choice. For those looking to stay busy, we've packed a lot in but if you just fancy sitting on the pier watching the world go by, then that is absolutely fine too!
You'll stay right in the heart of Weston in the comfortable family-run Royal Grosvenor Hotel, overlooking the sea and the impressive Grand Pier and making it easy for you to explore and enjoy this pretty seaside resort at your leisure. On the way to Weston, we'll spend time in the famous cathedral city of Bath where you'll have time to do a little retail therapy and maybe enjoy a nice cup of tea and a cake? We also include a day out to the tiny medieval city of Wells and legendary Glastonbury. Your weekend away will also include time at Cribbs Causeway on our homeward journey and there'll be entertainment at the hotel on some nights plus a £3 bar on selected drinks every evening for you to enjoy.
An ideal choice for:
* Anyone looking for a great value weekend by the sea
* People who love to have the choice of doing their own thing or joining in with others
* Anyone just looking to switch off and have some fun
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 1Join your coach at your convenient pick up point this morning before heading for the stunning city of Bath. On arrival you will have time to discover the delights of this ancient city at your leisure. Whether you want to get lost in Austen, visit the Roman Baths or take a rooftop thermal bath in the modern spa, there are choices galore. For a tasty treat try a Sally Lunn Bunn serving the same delicious recipe since 1680, or shop until you drop in the fantastic range of shops and boutiques that line the beautiful mellow stone streets. Rejoin your coach this afternoon and continue to Somerset's favourite seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare and your fantastically located hotel overlooking the sea front and Grand Pier. Enjoy time to settle in and perhaps take a stroll along the prom before enjoying dinner and time to get acquainted with your fellow travellers at the bar, or a wander out to see the lights and fun of Weston at night.
Days 2 & 3Enjoy your traditional full English breakfasts along with free time in Weston-super-Mare.
This elegant resort grew out of tiny fishing villages 200 years ago. The wonderful sweep of Weston Bay, with views over to Wales and down to Exmoor, is a never-ending source of satisfaction. Miles of broad, flat sandy beach are perfect for everyone. There’s also a host of cafes, pubs, and restaurants where you can sit and watch the world go by. Why not head to the lovely Grand Pier to enjoy the spectacular views of Weston?
Spend all of your time in the resort or join your INCLUDED excursion to Wells and Glastonbury. Wells is the smallest City in England, which offers numerous historical marvels such as the famous 14th century Astronomical Clock, The Bishop’s Palace and of course, the outstanding cathedral. In Glastonbury, you can explore the Abbey, reputedly the burial place of King Arthur himself, check out the fantastic independent shops or enjoy a drink or lunch in one of the many welcoming cafes and pubs. Make sure you leave room for dinner!
Return each afternoon before enjoying dinner and some great entertainment and drinks from the cosy bar while you share your memories from the day.
Day 4It is sadly time to say farewell to Weston and Somerset today. After a filling breakfast, the fun is not over as we head to Cribbs Causeway in Bristol. You will have some free time to browse the many shops and maybe have a bite in one of the many eateries in the mall. Rejoin your coach this afternoon and head homewards with lots of lovely memories and time to relax on board.
BathINCLUDED Visitor DestinationBuilt for pleasure and relaxation, beautiful Bath has been a wellbeing destination since Roman times. The waters are still a big draw, both at the ancient Roman Baths and the thoroughly modern Thermae Bath Spa, which houses the only natural thermal hot springs in Britain you can bathe in. The compact, visitor-friendly centre is overflowing with places to eat and drink, plus some of the finest independent shops in Britain. Immerse yourself in Bath’s remarkable collection of museums and galleries, while admiring Bath's stunning honey-coloured Georgian architecture that is straight from a Jane Austen novel. For a special treat enjoy the grandeur of the world-famous Pump Room for afternoon tea, and a sample of the healing Bath waters taken by the city's famous residents for hundreds of years. For something simpler but just as historic try a delicious Sally Lunn Bunn served in the famous eating house or to take away, made to the same recipe since 1680!
Weston-super-MareINCLUDED Visitor DestinationWeston-super-Mare, nestled on the Somerset coast and embraced by Weston Bay’s 2 mile long sandy beach has reinvented itself from its beginnings in Victorian history. Few towns can say that their beachfront is so close to the town centre, is mostly on the level without steep walkways and can offer so much to do, whatever the weather. The town centre's independent shops, cafes and bars are nestled within a few steps.
Well known for traditional donkey rides, the amusements and rides of the Grand Pier, ice-cream on the beach and fish & chips, there is so much more to offer as well! There’s two theatres, two cinemas, a free museum and a vast range of traditional and international cuisine – you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the amount of things to do.
Wells & GlastonburyINCLUDED Visitor DestinationsWells is the smallest city in England nestled at the foot of the Mendip Hills and famed for its medieval architecture and its spectacular Gothic Cathedral, Bishop's Palace and Vicars' Close, said to be the oldest residential street in Europe. Wells has a wealth of fine eateries and fashionable shops. There is always lots going on in this compact city and you can enjoy it at its best on one of it's bustling market days held in Wells Market Place! (Wednesday and Saturday visits only)
Historic Glastonbury is a quirky, unique place to visit, best-known for its nearby annual music festival. A compact town, everything worth seeing is within walking distance and one of the most refreshing aspects of Glastonbury is that it is not over commercialised. The Abbey, dating from 670 AD is now an atmospheric ruin, and a visit is still very worthwhile. Prior to that time, the town existed as a Celtic religious centre. According to legend, 2000 years ago Joseph of Arimathea is said to have brought the young Jesus here. A 10-minute walk from the High Street will take you past Chalice Well to the foot of the famous mystical Glastonbury Tor. You can also enoy the 'new age' side to the town, with mystic shops and free spirits who have made Glastonbury their home. It is a legendary place that weaves its way through everything you experience here.
Cribbs CausewayINCLUDED Visitor Destination
Located in the north of Bristol, The Mall Cribbs Causeway and the Retail Park next door is known as 'The Heart of Bristol Shopping,' and with over 150 stores to browse from, it is not hard to see why. Some of the top name stores include John Lewis and Marks & Spencer, Thomas Sabo, Jack Wills, Links of London, Lakeland, Joules, Bose and Office. Cafes and restaurants include Carluccios, Wagamama, Café Rouge, Yo! Sushi, Pret and more. Also within Cribbs Causeway is The Venue, a leisure complex which includes VUE cinema, Hollywood Bowl and Anytime Fitness plus a range of restaurants including Las Iguanas, Pizza Express, Nandos & TGI Fridays.
- 3 nights hotel with English breakfast & evening meals
- Entertainment 2 evenings at the hotel
- £3 bar for 2 hours each evening, selected drinks
- Free time to explore Weston from your seafront hotel
- Time to explore the historic city of Bath
- Excursion to Wells & Glastonbury
- Free time in Cribbs Causeway
- Direct Coach Travel
- Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate
Royal Grosvenor Hotel Weston-super-MareSituated just off the famous Weston seafront, the Royal Grosvenor Hotel boasts an enviable location with fantastic views overlooking the lawns, beach and Grand Pier. Step inside the hotel and a warm welcome awaits you, with relaxing, open public areas including the lounge, restaurant and of course, the bar where you can enjoy your favourite tipple whilst taking in the views. All the bedrooms enjoy comfortable furnishing, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer & complimentary wifi during your stay. A lift serves all floors.
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