A glorious mix of tumbling moors and old market towns, sleepy Somerset is rural England at its best. Beautiful Bath has inspired many literary residents and welcomed many a renowned visitor drawn here by the medicinal hot springs. From our hotel, we delve into Somerset’s glorious heritage, with a day in Bath itself, and excursions to Glastonbury and the tiny, charming city of Wells.
Day 1: Joining the coach from a convenient local joining point, to continue the journey to the Wessex Hotel in Street Somerset.
Day 2: We spend the day in Bath. Already a spa resort in Roman times, Bath became the height of fashion during the eighteenth century. We have also included a guided tour around the city on board the coach. Upon our arrival, we included a guided tour around the city on board the coach.
Day 3: We pay a short visit to Glastonbury, the birthplace of English Christianity and supposed burial place of King Arthur. We then head to medieval Wells, one of England’s smallest cathedral cities, with the opportunity to obtain lunch. This afternoon we head back to the hotel with free time to visit the nearby tourist attraction – Clark’s Shopping Village.
Day 4: This morning we visit Weston-super-Mare. In the afternoon we visit Cheddar Gorge. Lying at the heart of the Mendip Hills. It’s naturally rugged high sides, and flat cliff tops make it deservedly an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Day 5: We depart for the return to Norfolk and your local joining points.
Single Supplement: £nil (limited availability)
Tour Reference: SSD034
Wessex Hotel *** Street
Located in the heart of historic Somerset, this family-run hotel is an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful part of the country. All ensuite bedrooms offer TV, telephone, lift access, hairdryer and hospitality tray.
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|Mon 23 Mar, 2020