Anchor Head Hotel

Claremont Crescent
Weston-super-Mare
Somerset
BS23 2ED

Email: anchor@leisureplex.co.uk

Tel: 01934 620880
Fax: 01934 621767



Anchor Head Hotel,
Weston-s-Mare


  • Your Hotel
  • Hotel Facilities
  • Bedrooms
  • Your Resort
  • Splendidly situated on Anchor Head overlooking the bay between Weston's two piers and close to the boating slipway
  • Small beach and promenade walk directly in front of the hotel
  • Regular bus service to the town centre shops
  • Superb views from all public rooms and many of the bedrooms
  • Delightful Anchor Bar with dance floor where entertainment is provided most evenings
  • TV Lounge
  • Free Wi Fi in public areas
  • 52 bedrooms with tea/coffee making facilities, internal telephone, hair dryer and TV with radio channels
  • All bedrooms have bath or shower and WC
  • Central heating throughout
  • Lift to all floors (2 stairs between lift and restaurant)
  • Ground floor rooms available
  • Entire hotel, including all bedrooms, is a no smoking area

    Hotel Facilities

  • Entertainment suite on the ground floor complete with bar, dance floor and entertainment five evenings per week
  • TV lounge
  • There are two steps to the front of the hotel with a ramp available on request for wheelchairs. There are also two unavoidable stairs between the lift and the two restaurants which are on the lower ground floor
  • Level access from Reception to TV lounge, bar and entertainment area
  • Lift serves all floors but is not large enough for a wheelchair
  • Check in from 16:00. Check out by 11:00. Additional charges apply where earlier check in or late check out are required

    Dining

  • Our attractive twin restaurants on the lower ground floor have superb views over the bay and can accommodate 100 persons - 25 in the small restaurant and 75 in the large restaurant
  • Breakfast: We provide a waiter served breakfast from 08:00 to 09:30 with last orders at 09:00
  • Lunch: We offer bar snacks in the Bar at lunch time. Lunch is also available in the restaurant for pre-booked parties.
  • Dinner: We provide a waiter served table d’hote dinner from 18:30 to 20:00 with last orders at 19:15
  • Special Diets: A selection of vegetarian options is available on the dinner menu. For a more efficient service we recommend these are requested in advance of the meal. Special diets can also be catered for on request; we ask that you contact us at least seven days prior to arrival and provide a diet sheet.
  • To see our current menu, please follow this link.
  • 52 bedrooms on Ground, 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors (including 5 ground floor rooms)
  • 18 double rooms, 26 twin rooms, 7 single rooms and 3 rooms with a double and a single bed
  • Lift serves all floors and all bedrooms are accessible from the lift without encountering any stairs
  • We have 19 rooms with excellent sea views where you can sit by the window and enjoy the view
  • All rooms have central heating but we do not have any rooms with air conditioning
  • All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer and Freeview TV with radio channels
  • All rooms have a telephone for communication with other rooms and hotel services and receiving incoming calls (but we do not have an outbound direct dial service)
  • All bathrooms are equipped with a bath or shower and WC. Most rooms have a shower rather than a bath; if you have a strong preference for one or the other, please tell us when you make your booking because we are often fully booked and it can be difficult to change rooms on arrival
  • Cots can be provided on request in any room type except single rooms
  • Ironing facilities are available from reception
  • Smoking is prohibited in all of our bedrooms
  • We do not provide room service in normal circumstances

Weston-super-Mare is situated in a sheltered bay at the foot of the Mendip Hills with views across the Bristol Channel to South Wales. It is Somerset’s finest holiday resort both in terms of its natural beauty and the attractions and activities the town and surrounding area has to offer.

Weston has maintained a Victorian and Edwardian legacy, with its charming turn-of-the-century terraces interspersed with well kept gardens. Attractions include the fascinating SeaQuarium and the magnificent 21st century Grand Pier. There is dancing nightly at the Winter Gardens and top class cabaret, as well as big star names performing at the Playhouse, Weston’s premier theatre.

Weston is surrounded by places of cultural and historical interest. It is close to the cities of Bath, Bristol and Wells, with their ancient Roman history and breath taking cathedrals.

In addition, due to the resort's position, nestling between the Mendip Hills and the Bristol Channel, visitors will find ample opportunities for both gentle rambling and sailing.

Town Centre

The town centre has a pedestrianised High Street as well as the indoor Sovereign Shopping Centre. Intriguing antiques, books and craftworks are found just off the beaten track, amongst Weston’s narrow side streets. Less than half an hour away, the Clarks Shopping Village houses over 90 shops selling goods at discount prices.

Beach and Gardens

The resort’s beach and gardens provide an excellent environment for relaxation with deckchairs, bowling lawns and music drifting from the bandstands. Weston's clean, sandy beaches stretch over a mile along the front. Its gardens are well kept and are frequent contenders for awards such as the Britain in Bloom contest.

Activities and Attractions

Tourist Information
Tel:01934 888800
www.weston-super-mare.com

Brean Leisure Park
Tel:01278 751595
A family leisure park with over 30 rides and attractions. There is a fun pool with waterslides, mini-golf, bar, restaurant, garden centre and gift shop.
www.brean.com

Playhouse Theatre
Box Office Tel:01934 645544
The theatre hosts a variety of shows from stand-up comedy to musical theatre.
www.parkwoodtheatres.co.uk

Weston Heritage Centre
Tel:01934 412144
A chance to experience the lives of people in Victorian Weston-Super-Mare.

North Somerset Museum
Tel:01934 621028
The museum tells the story of the area from pre-history to present day through a number of exhibitions.
www.somerset.gov.uk

Court Farm Country Park
Tel:01934 822383
An award-winning farm park with all-weather facilities including tractor rides, mazes and a host of animals.
www.courtfarmcountrypark.co.uk

Weston Helicopter museum
Tel:01934 635227
The museum houses one of the largest collections of helicopters in Europe.
www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk

Bishop's Palace - Wells Tel:01749 678691
A magnificent medieval palace set within 14 acres of landscaped gardens.
www.bishopspalacewells.co.uk

Events

Weston Super Mare Open Bowling Tournament:
Taking place in June for men and August for women, the Tournaments attract players from across the UK.

Open Cockpit Days
take place at the Helicopter Museum throughout the year and offer visitors a chance to access the cockpits of selected helicopters and have the controls explained by an experienced guide.
www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk

Weston Carnival Held in November, this is one of the biggest events in the area; the parade includes illuminated floats, performers and locals in fancy dress.
www.northsomersetcarnival.co.uk

Sand Sculpture Festival Tel:01934 888800
Amazing displays of sand art can be viewed on the beach lawns from July to September.
www.westonsandsculpture.co.uk

Frome Festival takes place in July and features over 200 events in up to 40 different venues.
www.fromefestival.co.uk

Minehead and Exmoor Festival takes place in July/August and features a week of classical and chamber music.
www.mineheadfestival.com

Somerset Art Weeks Venues across Somerset will be showcasing a range of visual arts for two weeks in September.
www.somersetartworks.org.uk

For up to date details and further events see: www.visitsomerset.co.uk

Places of Interest

Minehead Travel along the shores of the Bristol Channel via the picturesque village of Dunster with its historic castle, to Minehead, now a popular holiday centre, but once an important port.
www.minehead.co.uk

Dunster is a picturesque medieval village which is dominated by its historic castle. The Yarn Market, Tithe Barn and wealth of listed buildings, together with its collection of exclusive galleries and shops, make Dunster a fascinating place to visit.
www.visitdunster.co.uk

Bath A focus of culture down the ages, Bath was a spa town in Roman times and the height of fashion in the Georgian period. The Pump Room is well worth a visit and there is a fine medieval abbey to explore.
www.visitbath.co.uk

Wells is home to a stunning medieval cathedral and the Bishop's Palace. There are twice weekly markets and a superb range of shops.
www.wellssomerset.com

Cheddar Caves & Gorge Discover enchanting illuminated caves, dramatic cliffs and the fascinating pre-historic world of our cannibal ancestors.
www.cheddargorge.co.uk

Street is one of England's most picturesque villages and is headquarters of the Clark's shoe empire. Clark's Village has over 90 retail stores on site and a range of dining facilities.
www.clarksvillage.co.uk

Taunton lies between the Quantock and Blackdown Hills in the spectacular Vale of Taunton Deane. The town has many fine features, such as Taunton Castle which houses the County Museum and Hesterton Gardens, comprising of 40 acres of woodlands, formal terraces and lakes.
www.tauntontowncentre.co.uk

Bristol is bursting with things to see and do for all ages, whether it's historic houses, churches, parks and gardens or a trip to the zoo.
www.visitbristol.co.uk

Burnham-on-Sea is a traditional seaside resort which boasts seven miles of sandy beach and a fine esplanade and seafront overlooking Bridgwater Bay. Another famous feature of the resort is its unique nine-legged lighthouse, which was built in the 1830's and is still used as an active aid to navigation.
www.burnham-on-sea.com

Portishead is magnificently situated, with sweeping views of the Severn Estuary and Welsh coastline to one side and the stunning Gordano Valley to the other. The town boasts a stylish new marina, striking displays of public art, a retail museum, zoo farm and various National Trust houses and gardens close by.
www.visitsomerset.co.uk

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