10% discount on all food for hotel residents Monday-Friday.


Bridgwater Carnival 2023 Packages

Here at The Old Vicarage Hotel in Bridgwater, we are delighted to promote our Carnival 2023 package. The Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival is the UK’s oldest carnival and one of the largest illuminated carnival processions in Europe and is held annually on the first Saturday in November. If you’re here looking for accommodation for Bridgwater Carnival we assume you know all about the Carnival and it’s proud heritage, but if you want to find out more you can read more on the Official Bridgwater Carnival Website here and see some fantastic photos by our friends here.

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The Bridgwater Carnival processing past Bridgwater's historic Cornhill (copyright: IMPACT 20twenty)

The Old Vicarage Hotel, Bridgwater Carnival Package 2023

Guests will stay for 2 nights (Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th November)

Friday Night – 3rd November

Guests will be treated to a 3-course meal with pre-dinner welcome drink.

Afterwards we will stroll up to St Matthew’s Field to enjoy the annual Grand Fireworks Display – widely renown as the best firework display in the Southwest.

Saturday, Carnival Day – 4th November

Saturday starts with a fantastic home cooked breakfast followed by the opportunity to visit all of the daytime attractions in Bridgwater.

At approximately 4.30 pm we will serve an inclusive 3 course hot buffet leaving plenty of time to find the perfect spot to witness the greatest lit carnival in Europe.

You will be given a wrist band which will give you access to the facilities at The Old Vicarage during the procession. A chance to catch your breath, warm up or
have a hot or cold beverage.

After the famous “Squibbing” phenomenon you can return to the Hotel for a night cap, a good night’s sleep,

Sunday Morning

Sunday Morning sees another excellent home cooked breakfast before we bid you farewell. There’s plenty to explore in the area from the stunning Quantock Hills for a walk and why not come back  for our outstanding Sunday Roasts.

Bridgwater Carnival Procession Map 2023. Note the perfect location of The Old Vicarage Hotel.

Rates are posted below, please check terms and conditions and we look forward to hearing from you to book your unforgettable Bridgwater Carnival Weekend.

Room TypePerson Per NightTotal Charge
Family (2 adults & 2 children under 14)£98.75£790.00
Superior Double£135.00£540.00
Standard Double/Twin£130.00£520.00
The Bridgwater Carnival Squibbing. A spectacle to behold. Where else might you find people holding live fireworks above their heads? (copyright: IMPACT 20twenty)

Terms and Conditions:

Bookings can only be made by telephone direct to the hotel, rooms will be allocated on a first come basis.

A 50% non-refundable deposit will be taken at time of booking. Balance to be paid no later than 1 month in advance (5 October 2023).

Telephone: 01278 458891 for reservations.

Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

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