The term ‘West Country ‘is often applied to the southwest counties of England. Our base for this tour is the lovely town of Weston-super-Mare on the Somerset seaboard.
The term West Country is often applied to the southwest counties of England. Our base for this tour is the lovely town of Weston-super-Mare on the Somerset seaboard. It offers wonderful views across the Bristol Channel to Wales and down to Exmoor. As well as exploring this beautiful coastline, well visit Englands smallest city. Perhaps youll sample some of the West Countrys famous ciders and cheeses!
Smiths Hotel is a family-run hotel conveniently situated on the promenade, lined with shops, and a mere 10-minute stroll into town. Its 50 en-suite bedrooms are attractively furnished, spacious and equipped with TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and WiFi. The hotel has a restaurant with a bar, lounge area and a comfortable outside patio.
Europa Buscentre to the Walsall via Stena Line Ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan.
Hotel: Village Urban Resort, Walsall (1 night D, B&B)
Continuing south after breakfast, we stop for a few hours in the spa town of Cheltenham. A welcome tea/coffee awaits us when we arrive in Weston-super-Mare.
Hotel : Smiths Hotel, Weston-super-Mare (4 nights D, B&B)
A free day to explore Weston-super-Mare. Stroll along the newly rebuilt Grand Pier, visit the Seaquarium, or relax and enjoy the town’s cafes, pubs and restaurants.B, D
Today we travel through the Mendip Hills to Wells, the smallest city in England, returning via Keynsham, where we have a short stop.B, D
This morning we journey through the Avon Gorge to see two of Brunel’s masterpieces: the magnificent Clifton Suspension Bridge and SS Great Britain, the world’s first ocean going, propeller-driven iron ship.B
We leave Weston-Super-Mare this morning, stopping in medieval Tewkesbury before arriving at our overnight hotel.
Hotel: 20 May only: Novotel Wolverhampton (1 night D, B&B)
Hotel: 8 July only: Park Inn by Radisson, Telford (1 night D, B&B)
We return to Belfast via Holyhead and Dublin with Stena Line.B
B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included
Cheltenham Wells Avon Gorge Clifton Suspension Bridge SS Great Britain Tewkesbury
Single Room Supplement from £35