4* Best Western Plus Swan Hotel, Wells
The historic, award-winning Best Western Swan Hotel in Wells could not be more centrally located or have a more dramatic view located directly opposite Wells Cathedral. Parts of the hotel date back to 1422 and over the years, the hotel has been sympathetically refurbished and extended.
Owing to the historic nature of the building, there is no lift but there are three ground floor rooms located in the adjoining Coach House Free Wi-Fi Spa Sun terrace Gym Restaurant TV Safe Iron Hairdryer Complimentary toiletries
2 nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Full Cooked Breakfast
3-course dinner menu with 3 choices per course
Welcome glass of Bucks Fizz before dinner on first night
Tea/coffee after dinner
Cream Tea at Wells Cathedral
Evensong at Wells Cathedral
We begin our tour with a drive to the medieval heart of England's smallest city, Wells. Taking its name from the springs in the gardens of the Bishop's Palace, the city is home to many impressive and historic buildings. These include the Cathedral, the moated Bishops Palace & 'Vicars' Close, St Cuthbert;s Church and Wells Museum.
After free time in the city for you to explore and obtain lunch, we head to the Cathedral for a delicious Cream tea. We stay for Evensong, listening to the choir perform in this stunning Cathedral is an experience for people of any faith will find enchanting.
We make our way to the hotel where a glass of Bucks Fizz will be served before dinner.
Glastonbury & Clarks Village
Making our way to Glastonbury we arrive late morning for free time. Myths and legends connect Glastonbury to King Arthur and Guinevere, the Lady of the Lake, Excalibur, Merlin, and even to where the sleeping Arthur waits to be reawakened. Home to Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset Rural Life Museum, shops and cafes.
After, we head to Street in Somerset, the home of the Clarks Village Shopping Outlet with its vast selection of shops selling famous brand names at discounted prices, you're sure to bag a bargain!
We depart after breakfast and make our way home.