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How to spend your October half-term ‘Somerset-style’

As much as we love the comfort of our own homes, a TV and a few games is not merely enough to keep the kids entertained this October half-term. Pack up the family and head down to Somerset for a week full of fun and frolics that will keep everyone happy.

As one of the best hotels near Weston-super-mare, The Webbington Hotel & Spa has everything you need for great family weekend from excellent food to a large swimming pool and tennis courts. However when the time comes for you to explore outside the hotel, we have found the top events happening in Somerset this October half-term.

Grand Pier Fireworks At Sea at Weston-super-Mare (22 October 2016)

A trip to The Webbington wouldn’t be complete without taking a visit to the impressive Grand Pier in Weston-super-mare. Prepare yourself to be wowed at the spectacular fireworks works display overlooking the sea. With such beautiful views it is guaranteed to be a night to remember. Standard tickets include unlimited access to the rides and attractions, making this the perfect night out for you and the kids.

Pumpkin Fun Day At Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm (24th -29th October 2016)

Autumn half-term also signifies the run up to Halloween, and there are plenty of pumpkins to go round – especially at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm. Join in with a fun week of country and pumpkin themed activities.

Weston Street Art Trail (Until 31 Dec 2016)

What better way to see all this seaside town has to offer than searching the area for street art. Weston Street Art Trail is a great way to see contemporary art in action around the town. With everything from Danger Mouse to the Dark Knight, it is an excellent excuse to get the kids out and about. To take part in the trial, simply download a map today.

Geocache treasure hunting in Weston-super-Mare (Until 31 Dec 2016)

If you find it difficult to drag your children away from their gadgets or simply want to try something new – then Geocaching is for you. This latest craze sees treasure hunters using GPS locations to try and track down special hidden items, known as geocaches. The ‘Love Weston Trail’ sends participants across the town centre and seafront to search for 10 different hidden locations.

After a fun-filled day of activities, good food and a good night’s sleep is at the top of your priorities. Why not retreat to one of the best somerset restaurants that is Tiark Restaurant, with a variety of gastro-pub style food that caters to all.

When it comes to searching for Somerset hotels to spend your half-term in, The Webbington is the perfect choice. Book here or call us on 01934 750100.

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