This well known and much loved Grade ll listed manor house is set in vast gardens in the heart of the Somerset cider countryside, and was the setting for the hit TV series 'To the Manor Born'. Hundreds of years ago, it played host to nearly two centuries of landed gentry and you could only be a guest here if you received an engraved invitation, nowadays your invitation comes from Bibby’s. The evening entertainment is first class at Cricket St Thomas with an exciting variety of live performances.
The 4 star Cricket St Thomas Hotel is an elegant regency mansion set in 160 acres of landscaped parkland. The comfortable bedrooms are all en suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea making facilities. W-Fi is available in public areas. The restaurant serves a wide variety of cuisine. There is a lift.
Please note: The bedrooms are purpose built and adjoin the main house, the property is very large and spread out and some walking is involved to the main reception and restaurant areas. If you have mobility problems and are unable to walk distances then this tour is not for you.
Travel via the main roads and motorways to Chard in Somerset for 4 nights half board accommodation at Cricket St Thomas Hotel.
We travel to the traditional market town of Taunton where we visit The Museum of Somerset, a brilliant free museum which tells the county's story from prehistoric times to the present day. It also houses the Somerset Military Museum and amongst the treasures on display is the Frome Hoard, which is the largest collection of Roman coins ever discovered in Britain in a single container. After your visit there will be free time to explore Taunton.
We enjoy a tour along the Jurassic Coast including Lyme Regis and Sidmouth.
There will be a free day to enjoy all the facilities on offer at Cricket St Thomas.
Return home via the main roads and motorways, arriving early evening.
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver, Full entertainment programme.
EXCURSIONS - excluding any entry fees.
DEPOSIT: £30.00 per person
Single supplement: None (A few single rooms are available).