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Somerset & Dorset Delights

6 Days/5 Nights

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Think of Somerset and what comes to mind? Miles of open countryside, sandy beaches, Cheddar cheese and cider. Well maybe that's just us! There’s so much to explore in Somerset and Dorset and we are delighted to offer you our new 6 day tour to this beautiful area of Britain. With excursions to pretty Weymouth, Dorchester, Glastonbury and Taunton, along with seaside favourites of Sidmouth & Lyme Regis in Devon. The Best Western Shrubbery Hotel in Ilminster will be your comfortable base for the holiday, and there is an overnight stop on the way down to give you a more relaxing start to your break!



  • 4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast in Eastbourne
  • 1 Overnight stay in The Midlands
  • Return Coach Travel 
  • Excursions 
  • Some Entertainment
  • Single Supplement £80


Overnight stay in the Bromsgrove Hotel & Spa, with dinner provided in the evening.


After a hearty English breakfast, we continue our journey towards Ilminster. We have a lunch stop in beautiful City of Bath with a few hours to explore, then another rest stop in the pretty cathedral City of Wells too before arriving at Ilminster and check into the Shrubbery Hotel where you will be based for the next 4 nights of your holiday. 


Following breakfast this morning join the coach and enjoy a lovely day out to the seaside visiting both Sidmouth & Lyme Regis.  Sidmouth is set along the beautiful Jurassic coastline, and is surrounded by spectacular countryside and Blue flag beaches. A traditional resort with timeless charm. Enjoy the journey along the coastline to Lyme Regis is a pretty village with blue cliffs as a backdrop and you have a few must sees here including The Cobb harbour, Guild Hall & Town Mill.


After breakfast in the hotel we travel out through the stunning Dorset scenery to Weymouth firstly, with its beautiful sandy beach dotted with colourful beach huts and surrounded by Georgian houses. Famed for its fossil-rich coast and Winter Gardens there is much to enjoy at the seadide town. We travel in the afternoon to dnearby Dorchester - a market town with a rich history, and famous for its novelist Thomas Hardy. Explore at leisure before we return to the hotel for our evening meal.


Today we enjoy the Somerset delights of Taunton & Glastonbury. Not far from our hotel, Taunton is in the heart of Somerset and on the banks of the River Tone, you can enjoy its shops, Museum of Somerset and historic attractions to learn more of this area of Britain and its importance in our history. Glastonbury is our next stop today, brimming with places to visit including the Chalice Well, Goddess Temple, 8th century Abbey and St Margaret's Chapel just to name a few. There are also eclectic shops and rural life museum to keep you busy today during your visit to this lovely area of the Somerset countryside.


After an early breakfast in the hotel this morning we depart this morning for the journey back home.


An elegant Victorian hotel, the Best Western Shrubbery Hotel is located in the country market town of Ilminster. It boasts rooms with countryside views and free Wi-Fi.

Rooms at the Best Western Shrubbery feature traditional decor and many have views of the gardens and surrounding countryside. All rooms have satellite TV, a work desk and a bathroom with a shower. The restaurant boasts a hand-carved Victorian fireplace and offers British and international dishes. Light meals and a children’s menu are available.


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Departure Date Tour Reference Days Price (from) Available Seats Pickup Points Coach Seats Rooms  
Wed 17 May, 2023 SOMER5 0 6 £459.00 10 + Book Now
Sun 27 Aug, 2023 SOMER6 0 6 £459.00 10 + Book Now
Wed 13 Sep, 2023 SOMER7 0 6 £469.00 10 + Book Now