POSTPONED 7th Nov 2020 - Bridgwater Carnival Coach for Locals & Old Oaks guests.
In light of the current unprecedented circumstances – we are sorry to announce that this year’s Bridgwater Carnival will not now be able to go ahead.
All coach bookings will be rolled over to the 2021 event.
We apologise that the event is not able to take place, but we look forward to welcoming you back to the abbey for next year’s Carnival
For guests staying at Old Oaks + Glastonbury & Street residents
The Somerset Carnivals are widely regarded as the largest illuminated processions in the UK and Europe, and here they are right on our doorstep!
Measuring up to a staggering 100ft long, the carnival floats and walking entries are the spectacular results of months of hard work and dedication by the many Somerset carnival clubs. It's impossible to put into words the magnificence of some of the entries. The sheer size, sound and colours fill the streets from pavement to sky.
Competition to create the biggest, best and most incredible carnival carts is very fierce among the many clubs, so you can be assured of more and more spectacular entries every year.
Somerset Carnivals are definitely not just for kids!
On carnival day, some routes into Bridgwater town will be closed off by 4.00pm, so it's important to get in early if you want a parking space. There's live entertainment all afternoon in the heart of the town, so no chance of getting bored pre-carnival!
Leave the car behind and let us worry about driving, parking or traffic jams. Immerse yourself in the carnival atmosphere and experience an event you'll never forget.
Coach returning at approx 10.30pm
The Squibbing display, which is unique to Bridgwater Carnival, takes place in the High Street at approx. 9.45pm. Our coach will be parked as close as possible to where all the action takes place.
Pre-book Grandstand seats (from 1st April) online here.
Pick up times:
Old Oaks ~ 4pm (board from 3.45pm)
Glastonbury Abbey Car Park 4.10pm (please state in notes section)
Street Library ~ 4.20pm (please state in notes section)
Please specify in the 'note to seller' section, after choosing the number of seats, if you are a local resident wanting to be picked up from Glastonbury or Street
Dogs are permitted on the coach so long as they can sit on your lap. However, due to the nature of the carnival and numbers of people, it may not be a suitable event for your dog.
*Specific times may vary slightly. If this is the case, you will be contacted to inform you of any changes.
Book here for Bridgwater Carnival Coach
IMPORTANT - If you are a Glastonbury or Street resident, please state this in the notes section when booking, so that we know to collect you from Glastonbury Abbey Car Park or Crispin Hall (Street)
Book a pitch at Old Oaks Touring Park
NB PLEASE IGNORE THE FIRST BOOKING OPTION WHICH SAYS 11.30PM. COACHES RETURN AT 10.30PM (ISH)