Bridgwater Carnival 2024 Weekend Packages

Welcome to The Old Vicarage Hotel in Bridgwater, where we’re thrilled to introduce our Carnival 2024 package! The Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival, the UK’s oldest carnival and one of the world’s largest illuminated processions, takes place every first Saturday in November – this year on Saturday 2nd November. If you’re looking for accommodation for the Bridgwater Carnival, we assume you’re familiar with its rich heritage and with how busy the town and it’s various hotels and b&b’s get, getting booked up months in advance! If you’d like to delve deeper in to the history of the carnival and explore additional details, you can do so on the official Bridgwater Carnival Website (click here)You can also see some more fantastic photos by our friends by clicking here.

2023_11-04 Bridgwater Guy Fawks Carnival 2023 WINNERS Ramblers Trawlermen - Bridgwater Photographer-04
"Trawlermen" by Ramblers Carnival Club - Winners 2023 Bridgwater Carnival processing past Bridgwater's historic Cornhill (copyright: IMPACT 20twenty)

The Old Vicarage Hotel, Bridgwater Carnival Weekend Package 2024

Guests will stay for 2 nights (Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd November)

Friday Night – 1st November 2024

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 – 2nd 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 or to have a chance to catch your breath, warm up or
have a hot or cold beverage with exclusive use of our bar.

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. Why not come back for our outstanding Sunday Roasts or extend your stay for a couple days to use The Old Vicarage as an excellent basecamnp for exploring the stunning southwest including exmoor and the likes of Lynton & Lynmouth, it’s historic cliff railway, the southwest coastal path and The Valley of the Rocks!

Bridgwater Carnival Procession Map 2024. 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 2024 Weekend.

Room TypePerson Per NightTotal Charge
Family (2 adults & 2 children under 14)£112.50£900.00
Superior Double£155.00£620.00
Standard Double/Twin£150.00£600.00

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 (1st October 2024).

Free cancellation up to 3 month in advance. Deposits are non-refundable from 5th of August 2024.

Telephone: 01278 458891 for reservations.

The Bridgwater Carnival Squibbing. A spectacle to behold. Where else might you find people holding live fireworks above their heads? (copyright: IMPACT 20twenty)

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