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Devonshire Delights

Lynmouth Harbour Devon

Situated in the mid Devon countryside, Tiverton is an ideal base for exploring all the area's attractions, and our tour features a steam train journey, a visit to a stately home, a river cruise, delightful donkeys and cider!!

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DEVONSHIRE DELIGHTS

 

18 - 22 May 2020

5 Days

Monday - Friday

From £499

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Tiverton Museum   |   Sheppy’s Cider Visitor Centre Guided Tour & Tasting   |   Knightshayes Guided Tour   |   Bishops Lydeard Steam Train Journey   |   Lynmouth   |  Lynton   |   Exmouth River Exe Cruise   |   Sidmouth   |   Donkey Sancutary

 

Situated in the mid Devon countryside, Tiverton is an ideal base for exploring all the area’s attractions, and our tour features a steam train journey, a visit to a stately home, a river cruise, delightful donkeys and cider!

 

 

DAY ONE

We depart your home and begin your holiday with our home pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel south to Devon with comfort stops enroute.  Arrive at your hotel late afternoon; tea/coffee will be served on arrival whilst your luggage is taken to your room, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

After breakfast we embark on a short journey to the Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life which houses excellent collections of artefacts and photographs of the area from the past 150 years.  Our next stop is Sheppy’s Cider Visitor Centre where we enjoy a guided tour and tasting, learning about one of the oldest premium craft making cider families in the world.  Free time for lunch in the restaurant before we head back to Tiverton and Knightshayes, where we have a guided tour and learn more about this imposing, grand gothic styled manor house.

 

DAY THREE

This morning we travel to Bishops Lydeard for a steam train journey on the UK’s longest heritage railway, West Somerset Railway.  After a stop at its Gauge Museum on Platform 1 we embark on a relaxing journey through the stunning countryside to Minehead.  We have free time to enjoy lunch here before heading to the picturesque town of Lynmouth, from here we travel to Lynton, perched 500ft above on a unique Victorian water powered funicular cliff lift.  Enjoy stunning views as you glide up the 862ft length of tack between these two historic towns.

 

DAY FOUR

Today we travel to Exmouth for a circular cruise on the River Exe, sailing on calm and sheltered waters, our skipper will provide you with live commentary on the history of the area.  Following your boat trip we make our way to Sidmouth where you will have time at leisure before visiting The Donkey Sanctuary where you can meet many of the 500 donkeys who live there.

 

DAY FIVE

After a leisurely breakfast we depart our hotel and begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick up

  • 4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Welcome tea/coffee

  • Admission Tiverton Museum of Devon Life

  • Guided tour & tasting Sheppy’s Cider

  • Guided tour of Knightshayes

  • Single rail journey West Somerset Railway

  • Circular cruise on River Exe.

 

BEST WESTERN TIVERTON HOTEL, Tiverton

The modern Tiverton Hotel is set within its own grounds and is located in a pleasant area just outside the centre of the market town of Tiverton.  The 69 spacious, comfortable bedrooms are decorated in neutral shades and whilst there is no lift access to the bedrooms, there are plenty of ground floor rooms.  The large restaurant is traditional in style and the bar has plenty of character and comfortable seating.

 

 

 

DAY ONE

Beginning your holiday with our home pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel south to Devon with comfort stops enroute. Arrive at your hotel late afternoon, tea/coffee will be served on arrival whilst your luggage is taken to your room, time to relax before dinner.

D

DAY TWO

After breakfast we embark on a short journey to the Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life which houses excellent collections of artefacts and photographs of the area from the past 150 years. Our next stop is Sheppy's Cider Visitor Centre where we enjoy a guided tour and tasting, learning about one of the oldest premium craft making cider families in the world. Free time for lunch in the restaurant before we head back to Tiverton and Knightshayes, where we have a guided tour and learn more about this imposing, grand gothic styled manor house.

B, D

DAY THREE

This morning we travel to Bishops Lydeard for a steam train journey on the UK's longest heritage railway, West Somerset Railway. After a stop at its Gauge Museum on Platform 1 we embark on a relaxing journey through the stunning countryside to Minehead. We have free time to enjoy lunch here before heading to the picturesque town of Lynmouth, from here we travel to Lynton, perched 500 ft above on a unique Victorian water powered funicular cliff lift. Enjoy stunning views as you glide up the 862ft length of tack between these two historic towns.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Today we travel to Exmouth for a circular cruise on the River Exe, sailing on calm and sheltered waters, our skipper will provide you with live commentary on the history of the area Following your boat trip we make our way to Sidmouth where you will have time at leisure before visiting The Donkey Sanctuary where you can meet many of the 500 donkeys who live there.

B, D

DAY FIVE

After a leisurely breakfast we depart our hotel and begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

B

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

BEST WESTERN TIVERTON HOTEL, Tiverton

The modern Tiverton Hotel is set within its own grounds and is located in a pleasant area just outside the centre of the market town of Tiverton.  The 69 spacious, comfortable bedrooms are decorated in neutral shades and whilst there is no lift access to the bedrooms, there are plenty of ground floor rooms.  The large restaurant is traditional in style and the bar ha plenty of character and comfortable seating.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Welcome tea/coffee

Admission Tiverton Museum of Devon Life

Guided tour & tasting Sheppy’s Cider

Guided tour of Knightshayes

Single rail journey West Somerset Railway

Circular cruise on River Exe

 

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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