Staying at The New Birchfield Hotel is a family run hotel occupying a prime position on Weston’s beautiful seafront. All rooms are prepared to a high standard offering full en-suite facilities, direct-dial telephones, digital flat screen televisions, hair-dryers and hospitality tray.
The hotel has a fully licensed and well stocked bar where you will find nightly entertainment including live musical shows by one of our many professional entertainers.
The lounge has a small library, board games, large television and is the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea.
The tour will also include a stop en- route day one at Bath depending on traffic and returning via a garden centre for our lunch stop on the Friday.
Longleat House and Safari Park: Stand tall with the giraffes, walk on the wild side with lemurs and get up close with many of Africa and Asia’s majestic animals – this is just a fraction of what’s on offer at the UK’s No.1 Safari Park.
At Longleat, you can go back in time and experience over 450 years of history exploring Longleat House. Hear ghostly tales of the Grey Lady, marvel at priceless antiques and walk in the grounds and gardens created by the renowned Capability Brown.
Get up close with some of the planet’s most amazing aquatic creatures at Penguin Island and Ray Bay. Plus take on the BBC Deadly Adventure at Longleat. Test your mental and physical abilities in the Deadly Challenge or embark upon the Deadly Safari and track down some of the world’s most incredible predators. Explore the Adventure Park; check out the sea lion escorted Jungle Cruise past Gorilla Colony, walk through Monkey Temple and much much more!
In 2016 Longleat, home to the Marquis of Bath, celebrated the 50th Anniversary of its incredible Safari Park. The subject of the BBC’s Animal Park for many years, Longleat was the very first drive-through safari experience outside Africa. The 6th Marquis introduced lions to his private estate in 1966 – we now have over 1,000 animals which we will celebrate during, what will be, an incredible year.
Day off in Weston Super Mare: There will be free time on one of the days to explore Weston Super Mare. Steeped in Victorian history Weston has a Grand Pier massive beaches, an abundance of green space including free music events at Grove Park and plenty of shops. There is a flat town trail taking all the pretty gardens in which is an easy footpath and suitable for all.
Optional tour to West Somerset Railway the longest Heritage Railway in England cost to be confirmed.