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Steam into Somerset

Steam into Somerset

Steam into Somerset on this fantastic tour based in Tiverton and enjoy a train ride, river cruise and a visit to a beautiful Palace!

Steam into Somerset on this fantastic tour based in Tiverton and enjoy a train ride, river cruise and a visit to a beautiful Palace!



Located on the edge of the market town of Tiverton, this excellent hotel offers among its facilities a bar and restaurant. All rooms are en suite and have TV, WiFi, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a lift at this hotel.


WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY & MINEHEAD - Following a leisurely morning to relax at the hotel, you travel to Bishops Lydeard where you board the West Somerset Railway for a 75 minute single journey to Minehead. This lovely heritage railway will take you through some stunning Somerset countryside. Tea/coffee & biscuits will also be served on board. Upon your arrival, you have some free time in Minehead. This lovely coastal resort has a splendid beach, historic harbour and a good selection of independent shops and tea rooms.


EXETER & RIVER EXE CRUISE - Today you travel to Exeter for some free time. This small, vibrant city with a vast selection of attractions including a magnificent cathedral, unique underground passages and the beautiful Quayside. Also today, you travel to nearby Exmouth where you board a River Exe Cruise. This circular cruise takes you along the tranquil waters of the River Exe, past Powderham Castle to where the river ends at Exmouth's seafront.


BISHOP'S PALACE & WELLS - This morning you are treated to VIP visit to Bishop's Palace, home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells for over 800 years. You will be greeted on arrival, before embarking on a fascinating 90 minute guided tour of the palace and gardens. You will also be issued with a voucher entitling you to tea/coffee and a cake. Before you leave, you will also receive a complimentary pen and guide book to remember your visit! The remainder of the day can be spent at leisure in Wells. This beautiful medieval city is the smallest in England, with only 12,000 inhabitants.



Price includes:-

  • 4 nights en suite accommodation

  • Dinner, bed & breakfast*

  • Cream tea on arrival at the hotel

  • 1 night’s entertainment at the hotel**

  • Excursions programme as detailed above

  • Single journey on the West Somerset Railway with tea/coffee & biscuits

  • VIP visit to Bishop’s Palace with guided tour, pen & guide book and voucher for tea/coffee & cake

  • River Exe Cruise

  • Luxury coach travel throughout

  • Porterage



  • Single room supplement

  • Unless otherwise stated, admission prices into places of interest are not included.

  • Holiday insurance is not included, but is available at the time of booking


*Dinner is 3 course, 3 choice buffet-style.

**Entertainment is subject to minimum numbers at the hotel


Full Terms, Conditions & insurance details can be found on our website Alternatively, a copy can be obtained from one of our booking offices. Your attention is also drawn to the Bonded Coach Holiday Trading Charter that will apply to these coach package holidays.

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NOTE: If your pick-up does not fall in our catchment area please give one of our offices a call on Lowestoft 01502 574669 or Leiston 01728 830414 so we can assist you further.


We offer a travel only option on this tour**. For more details please contact us.


**Subject to availability, supplements will apply. We cannot travel off-route from the tour itinerary. Travel only is to/from the hotel stated on the itinerary.

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