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Members’ Holiday

24th to 28th September 2018

On Day four we travel to Wells, via Cheddar Gorge where we will have a photo stop; then to Wells where our guide takes us on a tour of the Cathedral, the Bishops Palace and the Vicars Close.  The guide then comes with us to Montacute House before our journey back to the hotel.


Each year a short break holiday is arranged to an area not accessible on day trips for the purpose of visiting National Trust and other properties.  Travel is by coach hired for the exclusive use of the members on the holiday.

This year the holiday will be based in Bath at the Limpley Stoke Hotel visiting properties and sights in the West Country and en route there both ways.

The base will be the 3* Limpley Stoke Hotel, located in a village a few minutes from Bath and its hot springs.

Leaving our pick-up point in Worthing, we will be taken to Dyrham Park a few miles north of Bath to visit the ancient deer park, 17th Century house and garden.

Later we shall be driven the few miles to the hotel, to book in for our four-night stay.

Dyrham Park

On day two we have the services of a Blue Badge guide on a coach tour of Bath in the morning.  The afternoon is free time to visit at leisure some of the many attractions the city has to offer before returning to the hotel.


On the third day we will travel to Tyntesfield, near Bristol.  This is a spectacular Victorian Gothic revival house with gardens and parkland.  Again we will have a Blue Badge guide, which should add interest and knowledge about this Victorian estate.

The Royal Crescent, Bath

Tyntesfield, the grand staircase

Tyntesfield, front entrance

En route home we will be visiting The Vyne, near Basingstoke.  This former Tudor mansion is undergoing major renovation and conservation work which should have finished by the time of our visit.

Montacute House

Vicar’s Close

For further information about the holiday, contact Jean White on 01903 367485 or email her at ferringjean@talktalk.net

The holiday is for members of Worthing National Trust Association.

For information on membership click here.

Lake and Gardens at The Vyne

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Wells Cathedral

Bishops Palace