Christmas in Somerset - Mon 23rd Dec 2019
- Duration: 5 Days
- Product code: P5MEU5
Join us at this special time of the year for a lovely Christmas in Somerset.
With a history preceding the Anglo Saxons, Somerset offers a beautiful and varied landscape from rolling hills to rocky gorges and sweeping coastal bays. Offering excellent value for money we stay on the outskirts of the county capital, Taunton. We are delighted to have secured accommodation at the Holiday Inn Taunton which offers an excellent Christmas package. Offering good quality, comfortable accommodation the experienced and friendly team will ensure you enjoy your festive break. The hotel offers a more laid back Christmas Break and include some live entertainment, Christmas quizzes and Bingo with plenty of festive food on offer.
During your break we have included two local excursions –always nice to get out and about at this time of year and see the lights andfun around the towns.
After being collected from your local pick up point (approx 10.30/11.300am) we headfor Dorchester for a lunch stop in the centre of town – plenty of cafés to pick from. Arriving at the hotel mid afternoon with a complimentary tea or coffee on arrival. Settle in to the hotel and meet the hotel team before dinner in the restaurant. Afterwards, relax in the bar with a fun Christmas Quiz.
After a full English breakfast, we head out with a visit to nearby Wells. Should be a magical atmosphere in this lovely cathedral city. Afterwards we enjoy a scenic drive through the Mendip Hills travelling through the Cheddar Gorge before returning to the hotel. Dinner in the restaurant with choice of menu followed by Christmas Bingo & a Quiz
Enjoy a lovely Christmas Day breakfast with complimentary mid-morning tea and coffee before a Full Christmas lunch with all the trimmings! Afterwards relax in the lounge with afternoon tea & cake and the Queens Speech. In the evening the restaurant serves a light festive buffet followed by a look back on 2019 quiz.
Today we have a lovely scenic drive along the Quantock Hills towards the sea before returning for free time in the centre of Taunton. The town has some lovely historic buildings in the centre with plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants. Why not take a stroll along the River Tone? We return to the hotel where there are films being shown in the lounge. For the final evening there is a 3 course dinner followed by a disco!
After breakfast we leave Taunton and head home. Stopping at Clark’s Village Shopping centre before arriving back in the local area around 3.00pm.
Meal Plan - Dinner Bed & Breakfast + Christmas Lunch
Holiday Inn Taunton
Located on the outskirts of the county town of Taunton this hotel offers good quality accommodation with clean and bright modern public areas and comfortable bedrooms. The welcoming, friendly staff are an asset to the hotel. As a hotel guest, you receive complimentary membership of the Spirit Leisure club with facilities including an indoor 15 metre swimming pool, sauna, solarium and fully equipped gym. There is a large lounge area, which serves a wide selection of food and beverages – great place to relax. In the morning there is an extensive hot & cold buffet breakfast to choose from with evening meals served in the restaurant. The 99 bedrooms are well equipped with comfortable beds, modern bathrooms with bath & shower, tea and coffee making facilities, TV, telephone and hair dryer. Passenger lift.