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Bristol, Bath, Wells and the highlights of Somerset

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2019 Tour code: 19BWS

Itinerary

Day 1 - Bristol

The tour begins in Bristol where your Tour Manager meets you at The Bristol Hotel. After settling in, you are free to begin exploring this vibrant city ahead of dinner tonight.

Includes
  • Dinner
Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol
Day 2 - West Somerset Railway

Join the preserved West Somerset Railway for a steam-hauled journey from Bishop's Lydeard to Minehead, the longest heritage railway in the UK. Admire the enchanting scenery as the train steams past the rugged Quantock Hills towards the coast. On arrival, board a coach and travel through part of the dramatic Exmoor National Park, to 'England's smallest city' of Wells.

Includes
  • Breakfast
The West Somerset Railway
Day 3 - Bristol

Discover Bristol's striking cultural attractions today. Embark on a guided tour of the SS Great Britain, Brunel's pioneering iron steam ship. Voted the second greatest Briton of all time, Brunel was one of the engineering giants of the 19th century, and the SS Great Britain is a fabulous testament to his genius. Explore the inner workings of this incredible vessel when it was in operation, and learn about the experiences the sailors would have encountered at sea. You are then at leisure in Bristol.

Includes
  • Breakfast
Bristol
Day 4 - Bath

Travel by rail to Bath, a spectacular Georgian showpiece city and celebrated national treasure. Enjoy a guided tour of its famous sights, seeing Bath Abbey and Pulteney Bridge, the King's Circus and the emblematic Royal Crescent. You are free to explore at leisure. Perhaps learn about the city's Roman heritage with a visit to the renowned baths, or uncover the Jane Austen links in the Grand Pump Room and the beautiful Assembly Rooms.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Bath
Day 5 - Bristol

After breakfast, the tour concludes, and you are free to depart at leisure.

Includes
  • Breakfast
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