Weston Turkey & Tinsel & Christmas Markets Special
If you're keen to start the Christmas season early, then this Turkey & Tinsel weekend break to Weston-super-Mare is ideal for you. We've included some lovely excursions for you to enjoy including two of the best Christmas Markets in the country, along with free time to explore your central location in one of the south west's most popular resorts.
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, making it easy for you to explore your pretty seaside resort. Enjoy a visit to the famous cathedral city of Bath at the most magical time of year, with its famous Christmas Market bringing extra sparkle to this beautiful setting! We'll also whisk you away to the tiny but perfect cathedral city of Wells, and on our last day a visit to Bristol where you can enjoy their Christmas Market located in the very heart of the city centre.
An ideal choice for:
* Anyone looking for a relaxing seaside break with great excursions included.
* People who love to have the choice of doing their own thing or joining in with others.
* Anyone looking to start the festive fun and Christmas cheer early!
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Join your coach at your convenient pick up point this morning before heading to beautiful Bath and the wonderful Christmas Market set around the Abbey and Roman Baths. Enjoy time to browse the pretty market, or you may want explore all this picture-perfect city has to offer. Get lost in Austen, visit the Roman Baths, or sample one of the many tempting festive treats on offer. Rejoin your coach later 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 get acquainted with your fellow travellers at the bar, with time to enjoy your first festive evening meal.
Days 2 & 3
Enjoy a delicious breakfast each day followed with plenty of time at leisure to make the most of your fabulous central location. Weston offers great entertainment, shopping and seaside strolls all close to your hotel. After dinner you can enjoy fabulous festive entertainment in your hotel on most evenings - it might be hard to decide whether to stay in or go out!
Don't miss your INCLUDED excursion to the small but perfectly formed city of Wells, with its breathtaking Cathedral and Bishops Palace. Time seems to stand still in the ancient market square which has stood for hundreds of years in this quaint spot. You will find yourself transported to a different age, whether you shop or explore this picture perfect setting.
It is sadly time to say farewell to Weston and Somerset today. After a filling breakfast the fun is not over as we head for Bristol where their ever-popular Christmas Market will be in full flow featuring traditionally decorated chalets creating a wonderfully festive atmosphere in the heart of the city centre. There will also be a wide range of delicious food available, from traditional Bratwurst to crepes, churros and plenty of sweet treats. Enjoy time at leisure to explore the fantastic shopping and amazing dining options. Rejoin your coach this afternoon and head homewards with lots of lovely memories and time to relax on board.
Bath Christmas MarketINCLUDED Visitor DestinationBuilt for pleasure and relaxation, beautiful Bath has been a wellbeing destination since Roman times. For the Christmas season the city centre becomes a twinkling celebration with the streets and squares around the iconic centre filled with dozens of traditional chalets offering gifts and treats galore, an illumination trail of its most beautiful historic buildings, Victorian carousel, traditional carols, and street entertainment centred around the Abbey and Roman Baths. Why not indulge in a glass of mulled wine as the driving is taken care of! 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 its 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!
PLEASE NOTE: Our approved drop off place is scheduled to be Royal Avenue which is a 10-15 minute leisurely walk into Bath
For further information on Bath Christmas Market, please click here
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.
For further information on what to see and do in Weston, please click here (opens in a new window)
WellsINCLUDED Visitor DestinationWells is the smallest city in England nestled at the foot of the Mendip Hills and famed for its stunning medieval architecture. As well as its spectacular Gothic cathedral Wells boasts the 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 the city especially if you visit on one of it's bustling market days! (Wednesday and Saturday visits only)
Bristol Christmas MarketIt’s the most wonderful time of the year! Come and celebrate the festive season at Bristol Christmas Market, where you’ll find an array of traders selling seasonal delights, crafts and unique items, which are perfect for those hunting for that special Christmas gift. Located in the very heart of Bristol City Centre, the Christmas market is home to over 50 unique stalls, as well as entertainment from the likes of Santa and reindeer visits in December. You can enjoy heated seating, delicious drinks and live music in the Jäger Barn Bar, and also try your hand at the much-loved sport of curling for some competitive fun. This is all underneath the glittering Christmas tree, which will be adorned with an array of delightful decorations, and spectacular lights that both welcome and guide you throughout this magical market.
- 3 nights' hotel with English breakfast & dinner daily
- Turkey & Tinsel themed package including Sherry reception, traditional Christmas Dinner and festive evening entertainment on most nights
- Visit to Bath
- Free time to explore Weston-super-Mare
- Excursion to Wells
- Visit to Bristol
- 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.
For more information, click here for the hotel website (opens in a new window)
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