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Dunster by Candlelight & Bath Christmas Market

Dunster by Candlelight & Bath Christmas Market

Founded in 1986, Dunster by Candlelight is where the historic village rolls backs the years and lights its streets with lanterns and candles in the houses. A procession through town to light lanterns while soldiers march through the village with flaming torches.

Dunster by Candlelight

Founded in 1986, Dunster by Candlelight is where the historic village rolls backs the years and lights its streets with lanterns and candles in the houses. A procession walks through town to light lanterns while soldiers march through the village with flaming torches and drums.  The event also includes a firework display, stilt walkers, fire spinners, hog roast and live music.

 

Candlelight takes place every year on the first Friday and Saturday of December when this remarkably preserved medieval village turns its back on the present and lights its streets with lanterns and where possible candles in the houses.  The whole place is alive with music and entertainment.

 

Your Holiday Includes:

1 Night - Mercure Bridgwater Hotel

Full Breakfast - 1 Morning

 

Included Highlights:

  • Dunster by Candlelight

  • Bath Christmas Market

 

Notification Of Boarding Times:

Departure Times/Itinerary/Luggage Labels will be forwarded to you approximately 10 days prior to departure.

Day 1

We head this morning to Minehead, nestled between Exmoor National Park on one side and the Quantock Hills on the other. It boasts a wonderful long flat sandy beach, a charming harbour, a bustling town with Independent shops, cafes and heritage attractions. Time to explore and enjoy lunch before heading the short 10 minute journey to the village of Dunster.

Dunster Village is unique with it's wonderful, wide, High Street overlooked by its Medeival Castle. Each year it comes alive in the Festive season when this remarkably preserved medieval village turns its back on the present and lights its streets with lanterns and cottages light up their small windows with candles and christmas scenes. A procession walks through town to light lanterns while soldiers march through the village with flaming torches and drums. A firework display, stilt walkers, fire spinners, hog roasts. plus live music and entertainment bring the whole place alive.

Late evening we head the short journey to our hotel in Bridgwater. Enjoy a nightcap in the bar before we settle into our comfortable rooms for the evening.

Day 2

The day begins leisurely with a hearty breakfast. We then make our way to the beautiful Georgian City of Bath. Visit one of its many attractions, enjoy time for lunch and shopping in and around its Abbey, surrounded with market stalls and the lingering smells of cinnamon, waflles and mulled wine. Late afternoon, we commence our journey home.

Your Hotel

 

Mercure Bridgwater

This 4* Hotel is conveniently set in the heart of the historic town. All of its Rooms are thoughtfully decorated with style and comfort in mind comprising TV and Tea/Coffee Facilities.

 

The Lounge/Cocktail Bar is an excellent place to relax serving everything from Coffee to Cocktails. The hotel also boasts a fitness suite.

 

Visit Mercure Bridgewater website > Click here

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Burntwood The Wych Elm Pub Bridge Cross Road
Burntwood
Cannock The Bus Station
Cannock
Hednesford The Bus Stop Outside Tesco Victoria Street
Hednesford
Lichfield The Bus Station
Lichfield
Rugeley The Bus Station
Rugeley
Stafford Outside the Police Station Eastgate Street
Stafford
Tamworth Assembly Rooms Corporation Street
Tamworth
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