Torquay & The English Riviera

3* Headland Hotel, Torquay: Buckfast Abbey, Torquay, South Devon Railway , Dartmouth River Cruise, Brixham & Powderham Castle

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Torquay and the English Riviera

 
Aptly named the English Riviera, enjoy the spring sunshine in Torquay and the surrounding areas. Stay at the Headland Hotel, Torquay. Explore Dartmouth National Park including a visit to Buckfast Abbey and a ride along the steam hauled South Devon Railway. Visit the harbour town of Dartmouth and enjoy a river cruise and spend time at leisure in both Torquay and Brixham. We also enjoy a visit to Powderham Castle home to the 18th Earl & Countess of Devon.
 
 
THE HEADLAND HOTEL, TORQUAY ***
Sunday 5 June 2022
6 Days
£545 per person sharing a twin/double room
Limited single rooms at no supplement
Home to home pick up/set down from £25 per person
Front seat supplement £15 for the duration of the tour
 
 
Price includes:
All coach travel
Porterage
5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
South Devon Railway Ride
Dartmouth River Cruise
Admission to Powderham Castle
 
 

ITINERARY

Sunday 5 June

Departing the local area we will make suitable stops on route before arriving at The Headland Hotel, a highly rated 3* hotel situated above Torquay, with views out across the sea and private gardens.

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Monday 6 June

Today we visit the tranquil haven of Buckfast Abbey. The Abbey is a working monastery where the monks live self-sufficiently creating goods for sale, producing their own electricity, engaging in various forms of pastoral work and welcoming visitors from around the world. This afternoon we take a ride on the steam-hauled South Devon Railway along the valley of the River Dart through some of Devon’s most beautiful countryside.

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Tuesday 7 June

Today we take a scenic drive to the pretty harbour town of Dartmouth where we enjoy time to visit the quaint shops and then take a river cruise by boat. This afternoon we head to Brixham with time to explore this small fishing village.

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Wednesday 8 June

A free day to spend in Torquay at your leisure.

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Thursday 9 June

Today we have a visit to Powderham Castle, Six hundred years of history are contained within the walls of one of England's oldest family homes. Sir Philip Courtenay began building it in 1391 and it has remained in the same family to this day, currently home to the 18th Earl & Countess of Devon. We include a guided tour of the house, and return to Torquay for the afternoon at leisure.

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Friday 10 June

After breakfast we commence our journey home with suitable stops on route arriving back late afternoon/early evening.

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PICK-UP POINTS

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note some pick up points may not be served on all departure dates.

NAME PICK-UP TIME RETURN TIME
Baldock Market Place N/S08:5017:40
Bishops Stortford Dane St08:4017:50
Buntingford The Crown PH08:1018:20
Cambridge Trumpington P&R07:3019:00
Great Shelford STBATBA
Harlow Bus Stn Stop 14TBATBA
HERTFORD - Tesco Stop 1209:3017:00
Hitchin S09:1017:20
HODDESDON - Clock TowerTBATBA
Letchworth Station Rd STBATBA
Newport Stn Rd Bus Stop STBATBA
Royston Bus Station08:3018:00
Saffron Walden High St S08:1018:30
Sawbridgeworth White L. S09:0017:30
Sawston War Memorial S07:5018:50
South Mimms10:0016:30
Stansted Mountfit Har STBATBA
Stevenage Danestrete K09:3017:00
WARE - Station RdTBATBA

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