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West Somerset Railway

Somerset Explorer

Experience the scenery of Somerset including the Quantock Hills, Bridgwater Bay and venture along the North Devon coast.

5 Days from £649

Singles Holiday UK Tour

  • Luxury Coach Travel
  • Door to Door Service
  • Half Board
  • Museum of Somerset
  • West Somerset Railway
  • Stoberry Park Gardens
  • Excursions as Listed
Mon 7 April 2025
  • £649
  • 5 Days
  • G2537

  • No Single Supplement

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Day 1 We travel to Somerset making suitable refreshment stops along the way.

Day 2 A free morning in Minehead, before we head to Taunton, with time to explore and get some lunch. In the afternoon, indulge in a tour at the Museum of Somerset, complete with a glass of wine to enhance your experience. After dinner tonight we have a quiz.

Day 3 A wonderful day on Britain’s longest standard gauge heritage railway for a forty-mile return journey winding through glorious Somerset countryside and the Bristol Channel coastline. At Bishops Lydeard, we rejoin our coach to cross the Quantock Hills to the market town of Bridgwater, for free time to get some lunch. We return to Bishops Lydeard for the return journey to Minehead.

Day 4 We drive into Devon, through Exmoor National Park to Lynmouth, a picturesque resort with narrow streets and the option to ride the cliff railway to Lynton. In the afternoon, we visit the delightful harbour town of Ilfracombe. Tonight we have live entertainment.

Day 5 Following breakfast, journey to the beautiful Stoberry Park Gardens in Wells for breathtaking vistas over the city and the Vale of Avalon, as well as six-acres of sympathetically designed gardens featuring wildlife ponds, water features, sculptures, a walled and rose garden, and lots of spring flowers. A captivating end to our holiday.

Northfield Hotel

The hotel is located on the lower slopes of Northhill in Minehead, in nearly 2 acres of landscaped gardens reputed to have been laid out by Gertrude Jekyll. Leisure facilities include swimming pool, gym, and steam room. Bedrooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer, and hospitality tray. The hotel has free WiFi and a lift.


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