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Lashing of Fun in the Devon Sun

Lashing of Fun in the Devon Sun

Based in Tiverton, our tour features the spectacular gardens of Hestercombe, traditional Sheppy's cider, the West Somerset Railway and the main attraction, a relaxing horse-drawn canal cruise along the beautiful Grand Western canal.

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LASHING OF FUN IN THE DEVON SUN

 

5 - 9 April 2021

Monday - Friday

5 Days

From £459

 

Based in Tiverton, our tour features the spectacular gardens of Hestercombe, traditional Sheppy’s cider, the West Somerset Railway and the main attraction, a relaxing horse-drawn canal cruise along the beautiful Grand Western canal.

 

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

 

Hestercombe Gardens   |   Sheppy's House of Cider   |   Grand Western Canal   |   Tiverton   |   West Somerset Railway

 

DAY ONE

We depart for your holiday from your own front door with our exclusive door to door pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel south to Devon with comfort stops en route. We arrive at the hotel late afternoon where tea & coffee will be service on arrival, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

This morning we head for the beautiful world of Hestercombe Gardens where we enjoy a 90 minute guided tour with a knowledgeable guide. Enjoy free time for lunch here before we make our way to Sheppy’s House of Cider, home of one of the oldest premium craft making cider families in the world. We enjoy a 30 minute tutored tasting of some of the award-winning ciders followed by a traditional cream tea.

 

DAY THREE

We enjoy a peaceful 90 minute horse-drawn barge cruise this morning along the scenic Grand Western Canal. As we cruise serenely along the water in our fully equipped, traditionally painted barge, we learn about the barge, the beautiful heavy horses and the riverside wildlife. In the afternoon, we spend free time in Tiverton.

 

DAY FOUR

This morning we travel to Bishops Lydeard for a journey on the UK’s longest heritage railway, the West Somerset Railway. We embark on a relaxing one way journey through stunning countryside to Minehead. Free time to enjoy lunch in Minehead before we head to the picturesque town of Lynton where we take the Victorian water powered funicular cliff lift to the twin town of Lynmouth 500ft below (life price not included).

 

DAY FIVE

This morning after a leisurely breakfast we depart our hotel for our homeward journey with comfort stops en route.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick-up

  • 4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Welcome tea/coffee

  • Guided tour of Hestercombe Gardens

  • Tutored tasting & cream tea at Sheppy’s House of cider

  • Tiverton canal horse-drawn barge cruise

  • Single rail Journey West Somerset Railway.

 

BEST WESTERN TIVERTON HOTEL, Tiverton

The hotel lies on the edge of the market town of Tiverton in the heart of the beautiful mid-Devon region and set in over 2 acres of grounds with Exmoor and Dartmoor national parks both on the doorstep. The hotel takes pride in offering high levels of excellence in quality and standards that guests expect complete with the warmest of welcomes. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortable and complete with all the facilities that you would require including free WiFi, complimentary tea/coffee, iron & ironing board.

DAY ONE

We begin your holiday with our exclusive door to door pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel south to Devon with comfort stops enroute. We arrive at the hotel late afternoon where tea & coffee will be service on arrival, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

This morning we head for the beautiful world of Hestercombe Gardens where we enjoy a 90 minute guided tour with a knowledgeable guide. Enjoy free time for lunch here before we make our way to Sheppy's House of cider, home of one of the oldest premium craft making cider families in the world. We enjoy a 30 minute tutored tasting of some of the award-winning ciders followed by a traditional cream tea.

B, D

DAY THREE

We enjoy a peaceful 90 minute horse-drawn barge cruise this morning along the scenic Grand Western Canal. As we cruise serenely along the water in our fully equipped, traditionally painted barge, we learn about the barge, the beautiful heavy horses and the riverside wildlife. In the afternoon, we spend free time in Tiverton.

B, D

DAY FOUR

This morning we travel to Bishops Lydeard for a journey on the UK's longest heritage railway, the West Somerset Railway. We embark on a relaxing one way journey through stunning countryside to Minehead. Free time to enjoy lunch in Minehead before we head to the picturesque town of Lynton where we take the Victorian water powered funicular cliff lift to the twin town of Lynmouth 500ft below (life price not included).

B, D

DAY FIVE

Sadly this morning after a leisurely breakfast we depart our hotel for our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

BEST WESTERN TIVERTON HOTEL, Tiverton

The hotel lies on the edge of the market town of Tiverton in the heart of the beautiful mid-Devon region and set in over 2 acres of grounds with Exmoor and Dartmoor national parks both on the doorstep. The hotel takes pride in offering high levels of excellence in quality and standards that guests expect complete with the warmest of welcomes. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortable and complete with all the facilities that you would require including free WiFi, complimentary tea/coffee, iron & ironing board.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          Welcome tea/coffee

·          Guided tour of Hestercombe Gardens

·          Tutored tasting & cream tea at Sheppy’s House of cider

·          Tiverton canal horse-drawn barge cruise

·          Single rail Journey West Somerset Railway.

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply. Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Bodelwyddan Bodelwyddan, Marble Church
Broughton Broughton, Broughton Layby on A5104
Chester, Chester, Holiday Inn South - Layby Outside
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
Wrexham, Wrexham, Plas Coch Pub
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