Torquay & The English Riviera

3* Headland Hotel, Torquay: Brixham, Buckfast Abbey, South Devon Steam Railway, Dartmouth & Britannia Naval College

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Torquay and the English Riviera

 
Aptly named the English Riviera, enjoy the sunshine in Torquay and the surrounding areas. Stay at the Headland Hotel, Torquay. We visit the fishing village of Brixham & enjoy a day at leisure in Torquay. Explore the tranquil haven of Buckfast Abbey and journey through some of Devon's most beautiful countryside onboard the South Devon Steam Railway. Visit the pretty harbour town of Dartmouth and enjoy a guided tour of the Britannia Royal Naval College.
 
HEADLAND HOTEL, TORQUAY ***
Sunday 9 June 2024
6 Days
£625 per person sharing a twin/double room
Single rooms at no supplement
Home pick up/set down from £40 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 Steam Railway Journey
Guided Tour of Britannia Royal Naval College
 
Train times/dates tbc subject to timetable
Please note the Britannia Royal Naval College Tour will be a 2 ¼ hour walking tour, sensible footwear is recommended. You will also require photographic ID as this is a working military college.

ITINERARY

Day 1

Departing the local area we will make suitable stops on route 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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Day 2

This morning we head to Brixham, with time to explore the small fishing village before returning to Torquay for an afternoon at leisure.

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Day 3

A free day to spend in Torquay at your leisure.

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Day 4

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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Day 5

Today we take a scenic drive to the pretty harbour town of Dartmouth. We have time to explore the town before a visit to the Britannia Royal Naval College. Enjoy a guided tour of the last remaining Naval College with an intriguing heritage spanning over 150 years. Please note it will be a 2 ¼ hour walking tour, sensible footwear is recommended. You will also require photographic ID as this is a working military college.

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Day 6

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/STBATBA
Bishops Std Rail StationTBATBA
Buntingford The Crown PHTBATBA
Cambridge Trumpington P&RTBATBA
Harlow Bus Stn Stop 14TBATBA
Hitchin S St Marys SqTBATBA
Letchworth Station Rd STBATBA
Newport Stn Rd Bus Stop STBATBA
Royston Bus StationTBATBA
Saffron Walden High St STBATBA
Sawbridgeworth White L. STBATBA
South MimmsTBATBA
Stansted Mountfit Har STBATBA
Stevenage Bus Station LTBATBA

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