We will be staying in the grounds of a beautiful Stately Home, Brympton House, just 2 miles from Yeovil in Somerset in the B&B Fat Pidgeon
The accommodation is surrounded by lovely gardens, a lake and stunning country-side.
Every day we will go and enjoy a little bit of Somerset or Dorset and there will be a little bit of everything to suit all tastes
Dept from Waterloo 13.20 to arrive at Yeovil Junction 15.38
Arrival Yeovil Junction - transfer to our accommodation to arrive about 16.00
Afternoon free to roam around the grounds of Brympton House
Evening meal together: menu choices will be sent out for you to chose from including vegetarian
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
The programme can change according to weather but I will be showing you the following:
- Day in Montacute with the chance to go round the dinky village and the National Trust Stately home. Camelot country
For those who are able and willing, I will lead a 6 mile circular walk around the village whilst the others explore
We will enjoy a late lunch together in the village in a lovely olde world pub
East Coker, home to the famous poet TS Elliot
We will visit the church where he was buried, stroll round the village with its array of beautiful houses, 17th century almshouses, and stroll a few miles to the farm shop for afternoon tea.
Monarch trail, where King Charles walked over 600 miles hiding to escape Oliver Cromwell!
5-course dinner in Victorian Twine works!
- Day in Sherborne, over the border in Dorset with its 2 castles, quaint high street and many tea shops….wonderful abbey, as well as the famous private Sherborne school where many films have been made.
Again, for those willing and up for it, I will take us for a 5 mile circular walk around the castle estate
There are a variety of fabulous old pubs in and around the town, so we can end up for a late lunch in one of them
The B&B we are saying in provides evening snacks, drinks and games tables etc. so we can enjoy fun evenings together
Departure at 12.29 from Yeovil Junction to go back to London Waterloo which arrives at 14.49 before the Friday rush hour!
Price only £457 Includes:
4 nights accommodation in your own double ensuite in beautiful outbuildings of Brympton House in the Fat Pidgeon
Transfers from the train station to B&B
Transfers to each location
2 Dinners on the first and last evening
5-course dinner in West Coker
Train from London to Yeovil return
Meals out during the day
Drinks with supper
Entrances to Stately homes
Anything else, please do not hesitate to contact me