Wells, Bath & Cheddar Gorge

Wells, Bath & Cheddar Gorge

Our base for exploring the delightful region of Somerset is the historic city of Wells, England's smallest city with quaint cobbled streets and the magnificent Cathedral. As well as discovering the charms of Wells, we will explore the fantastic city of Bath with its plethora of attractions including the remarkably preserved Roman Baths.

With its pastoral landscape of hedgerows, vast fields and rolling hills, sleepy Somerset is the very picture of the rural English countryside. Our base for exploring this delightful region is the historic city of Wells, England’s smallest city with quaint cobbled streets, medieval architecture and the magnificent cathedral. As well as discovering the charms of Wells, we will explore the fantastic city of Bath with its plethora of attractions including the remarkably preserved Roman Baths.

 

THE SWAN HOTEL (4 STAR)

The award-winning Swan Hotel is located in a beautiful setting directly opposite Wells Cathedral. Amenities include a health suite with sauna and gym, a bar and lounge, a beautiful wood panelled restaurant, and the Swan Terrace with views over Cathedral Green. Bedrooms feature TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is no lift but a limited number of ground floor rooms are available.

 

EXCURSIONS INCLUDED

  • We make our way to the edge of the Mendip Hills and Britain’s largest gorge at Cheddar. Here you may like to visit the Museum of prehistory and there will be an opportunity to take an open top bus tour through the dramatic landscape of the gorge and see spectacular views of the Mendips. You can then enjoy lunch in one of the many restaurants in Cheddar and maybe sample some real Cheddar cheese. The Gough’s and Cox’s caves can also be visited but please note this will involve steep steps.

 

  • A full day exploring the charming Cathedral city of Wells. Our day commences with a visit to the bustling Somerset Farmers’ Market, where traditional Somerset cider, preserves, artisanal breads and local cheeses are some of the many products sold at this award-winning market. After perusing the market, we will embark on a guided walking tour of Wells and learn about the history of Wells Cathedral, the famous 14th Century astronomical clock, the Bishop’s Palace, the town crier and the remarkable Vicars’ Close.

 

  • We travel to the spectacular city of Bath where we will be joined by a guide for a tour of the city’s iconic attractions and architecture. See famous sights such as the Pump Rooms and Roman Baths, beautiful Bath Abbey, plus the magnificent Royal Crescent and Pulteney Bridge. This afternoon enjoy some free time to further discover Bath’s numerous attractions, including excellent galleries and museums, varied shops and a great choice of pubs and restaurants.

 

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Four nights accommodation with dinner and breakfast.

  • Wells walking tour and guided tour of Bath.

  • Excursions as described above.

  • Return travel by luxury air conditioned coach.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Bangor, Pontio Centre Bangor, Pontio Centre Bus Stop
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Campbell Road Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road
Caernarfon, Leisure Cent. Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Y Glyn Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road
Chester Chester, Holiday Inn South Hotel Bus Stop
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Criccieth, Medical Centre Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop
Deganwy Deganwy, Railway Station Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Halkyn Halkyn, Outside Billy Jeans
(Springfield Hotel Return Drop Off Point)
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llanberis, Maes Padarn Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn
Llanberis, Spar Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop
Llandegai Llandegai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop
Llandudno Jct. New Road Llandudno Junction, New Road Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
Old Colwyn Old Colwyn, Church Walks Bus Stop
Opposite The Plough Inn
Oswestry Oswestry, Mile End Services Coach Park
Penmaenmawr Penmaenmawr, Llys Clwyd Bus Stop (Opposite Spar)
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
Rhos on Sea, Cayley Arms Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Cayley Arms
Rhos on Sea, Hickorys Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Wrexham Wrexham, Bus Stand Lord Street
Y Felinheli, St. Marys Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop
Y Felinheli, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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Caernarfon

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Registered in Cardiff No. 2752976

VAT No: 310 5664 88

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