Devon

Babbacombe

Experience the charming and characterful village of Babbacombe and be enchanted by its stunning views, colourful promenade and picturesque buildings.  Situated on top of the stunning red sandstone cliffs, the village offers holidaymakers an insight into the traditional and olde wolde charm of the English Riviera, South Devon’s beautiful bay.

23rd – 27th April 2019 5 days £299pp
28th July – 3rd August 2019 7 days £439pp
14th – 18th October 2019 5 days £289pp
9th – 13th December 2019 5 days Turkey & Tinsel £279pp

Price is per person on half board basis.  No single supplement on allocated singles.

The De La Mer Hotel

 

A delightful hotel situated on the beautiful Babbacombe Downs close to all amenities.  The small,friendly family run De La Mer hotel offers 27 well equipped, bright, fully centrally heated en-suite bedrooms of which 10 are on the ground floor.  Rooms have tea & coffee making facilities, hairdryer, television and radio alarm clock.  Please note there is no lift and access to bedrooms may be via stairs.

5 DAYS  (April) – Exeter & Exmouth with boat cruise.  Half day to Dawlish.
7 DAYS (July) – Full day to Paignton and steam train to Kingswear and Dartmouth.  Full day to Dawlish and Teignmouth.  Full day to Exeter and cruise on the River Exe.
5 days (October & December) – Newton Abbott on market day and Buckfast Abbey.  Half day to Torquay.

 

Paignton

Paignton is a quieter resort than neighbouring Torquay but has many attributes with the famous seafront green, traditional seaside entertainment, good shopping and plenty of bars and restaurants.  A wonderful location on the south Devon coast, Paignton is a great place for the ideal seaside holiday.

 

18th – 22nd APril 2019 5 days – Easter Break £295pp
1st – 8th June 2019 8 days £529pp
20th – 27th July 2019 8 days £529pp
29th August – 2nd Sept 2019 5 days £345pp
16th – 20th December 2019 5 days Turkey & Tinsel £225pp
23rd – 27th December 2019 5 days Christmas Tour – Full Board £549pp

Price is per person on half board basis except Christmas tour which is full board

Specific room/sea view supplement 5 days £20 – 8 days £35

Marine Hotel

The Marine Hotel is ideally situated directly opposite the seafront, affording superb views across Torbay and is only a short stroll from the town centre.  The Marine is also one of our most popular hotels with delightfully furnished bedrooms, evening entertainment, a well stocked bar, fine cuisine and extensive areas to relax and gaze out across the bay.  A lift serves all floors although some rooms are accessed with a few steps on split level landings.

 

5 DAYS (Easter)- A full day excursion to Buckfast Abbey, home to a self sufficient band of Benedictine Monks, then onto the historic market town of Totnes.  A half day excursion to the picturesque harbour town of Brixham.
8 DAYS (June & July) –  Please note the June holiday includes the Torbay air show , subject to them being able to secure funding.  Full day excursion to Dawlish & Teignmouth.  A full day to Tavistock & Plymouth.  Half day to Brixham and a half day to Torquay.
5 DAYS (August) – A full day visiting the ancient stannary town of Tavistock with world heritage status then after time here we take a scenic drive across Dartmoor.  A half day excursion to neighbouring Torquay and its busy harbourside area.
5 DAYS (December) – A full day to Newton Abbot on market day, then onto the shopping centre of Trago Mills.  A full day to the Naval City of Plymouth.
5 DAYS (Christmas) – A Jay & Kay party cruise on the River Exe, with our “friends” on our Christmas holiday at the Nethway Hotel.

 

Torquay

Torquay is a vibrant yet also quaint traditional seaside town set in the heart of the English Riviera, the jewel of the south Devon coast.  With a beautiful central harbour, villa style properties adorning the slopes overlooking the bay, plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants, a Mediterranean ambience comes through on the many warm and sunny days of this beautiful area.  Within a short driving distance you will find a diverse landscape from the serene gently rolling countryside to the ruggedness of Dartmoor, which makes Torquay the perfect place for a wonderful holiday.

11th – 15th February 2019 5 days £189pp
29th April – 3rd May 2019 5 days £239pp
1st – 6th September 2019 6 days £329pp
11th – 15th November 2019 5 days Turkey & Tinsel £219pp
23rd – 27th December 2019 5 days Christmas Tour – Full Board £449pp

Price is per person on half board basis except Christmas Tour which is full board.

The Nethway Hotel

The family owned Nethway Hotel is probably our most popular hotel, with many of our customers returning year after year.  Set in its own well manicured grounds, the hotel boasts wonderful views across the bay, it has an outdoor swimming pool and a relaxing patio area.  Good home cooked food is provided in the pleasant dining room and nightly entertainment in the spacious function room.  Please note there is no lift, however a stair lift serves the first floor.

February & November – Full day to Plymouth.  Half day Newton Abbot on market day.

April  – Full day Dawlish & Teignmouth.  Half day Brixham.

September – Full day to Sidmouth & Budleigh Salterton.  Full day to Brixham & Dartmouth.

Christmas – A Jay & Kay party cruise on the River Exe, with our “friends” on our Christmas holiday at the Marine Hotel.

 

Sidmouth

Far enough off the beaten track not to have lost its heritage and charm, Sidmouth is an enchanting regency resort set amidst the sandstone cliffs of Devon’s Jurassic Coast.  The town itself is full of Regency history, independent shops, beautiful gardens, and unspoiled character making Sidmouth truly unique.

27th – 31st March 2019 5 days Deluxe Tour £419pp
26th – 30th June 2019 5 days Deluxe Tour £465pp
13th – 17th September 2019 5 days Deluxe Tour £465pp

Price is per person on half board basis.  No single supplement on allocated single rooms.

The Bedford Hotel

In a commanding seafront position, and a historic feature of Sidmouth’s esplanade, The Bedford is now the pride of the Pyne family and means many rooms boast breathtaking panoramic views across Lyme Bay.  As you would expect, the hotel also has comfortable lounges and offers a wide selection of good food and wine in a choice of attractive surroundings.  All rooms are tastefully decorated and modernised whilst keeping their traditional feel.  The bedrooms are individually styled, all have en-suite facilities, television and hairdryer.  A lift serves all floors.

ITINERARY-

Day 1 – We travel in style aboard one of our Deluxe coaches to Devon with comfort stops en route, arriving mid to late afternoon.

Day 2 – After breakfast we make our way to the Cathedral City of Exeter. After time here we then head to Exmouth for a round trip cruise on the River Exe.

Day 3 – Today we travel east t the small seaside resort of Seaton before returning to enjoy time in Sidmouth.

Day 4 – This morning we visit the picturesque seaside town of Budleigh Salterton before enjoying the delights of Bicton Botanical Gardens.  These magnificently landscaped Grade 1 listed gardens are set in Devons picturesque Otter Valley and combine 18th century tranquillity with modern amenities to provide all year round enjoyment for everyone of all ages.

Day 5 – After breakfast, sadly it’s time to head home.