Join us on this lovely winter break for a journey through a mesmerising tunnel of light and sound at Longleat, as a charming illuminated trail and over 100 warmly lit Christmas trees transform the beautiful estate into a glowing winter wonderland. We also visit the Safari Park, and have a day exploring Bath with tea in Bradford-upon-Avon. NB.Longleat House is not currently open to visitors.
Day 1 A home pick up by taxi and then we travel by coach to the pretty town of Shaftesbury and the famous Gold Hill. We then continue toward Chippenham and our hotel.
Day 2 We have a full day at Longleat to make the most of the many attractions. Visit the animals as we drive through the amazing Safari Park*; enjoy a trip on the jungle cruiser and buy wonderful Christmas gifts. At 4pm the lights come on and the grounds are transformed with Christmas lights and festive music.
Day 3 This morning we visit Bath, with time for shopping or perhaps a visit to the famous Roman Baths. We then visit Bradford-on-Avon and enjoy afternoon tea and cake before our return to our hotel.
Day 4 After a leisurely breakfast, we travel to Salisbury for some retail therapy and time for lunch. Early afternoon we make our way homewards to our taxis.
Originally a 17th-century coaching inn, The Best Western Plus Angel has been extensively refurbished and offers an excellent blend of traditional comfort and contemporary style, now incorporating a gym and indoor pool. Bedrooms have TV, WiFi, telephone, safe, ironing facilities, hairdryer and hospitality tray. There is no lift, but many ground floor rooms, located in two buildings with a courtyard between.