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Devon Coast & Dartington Crystal 7 Days - Imperial

  • Duration: 7 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALF112M

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Ilfracombe nestles around a harbour as old and as beautiful as any in Britain with the breathtaking scenery of North Devon as a backdrop. For the energetic there are splendid walks along the Coastal Path, the famous Torrs walks or swimming from the Tunnel beaches and coves. For those who like to take things a bit easier, one can simply stroll through the delightful gardens or while away an hour or two watching the ever-changing harbour scene. A boat trip is a "must" during your stay to see the spectacular cliffs of North Devon or visit the legendary Isle of Lundy. There is also plenty to do in the evenings with theatre, concerts, and cinema, as well as the entertainment provided at our hotel.

PRICE FROM ? £369 per person
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Day 1 - Outward Travel

Day 2 - Barnstaple & Bideford
Discover two delightful market towns to day. We’ll visit Barnstaple; the largest town in North Devon and home to a variety of attractions including a traditional Pannier Market, Butcher’s Row and heritage trails and Bideford, a thriving market town which is a delight to explore./n

Day 3 - Day at Leisure

Day 4 - Day at Leisure

Day 5 - Great Torrington & Dartington Crystal
During the Civil War, the church was a Cromwellian prison and gunpowder store. In 1646 it was accidentally blown up along with 200 prisoners and then rebuilt in 1651. /nTorrington Heritage Museum has some fascinating exhibits and it aims to reflect the diverse history of this ancient market town./nThe Pannier Market was built in 1842 and refurbished in 1999. It features shops, workshops and a cafe. There is also a general market on Thursdays and Saturdays. /nLearn the history of glass making and the unique story of Dartington Crystal, the visitors centre lets you experience how molten glass is transformed into items of beauty and function./nWalk through the viewing areas and overhead walk ways at your own pace watching the craftsmen at work. /n

Day 6 - Dunster & Minehead
Discover medieval Dunster – a village caught in time. A fairy-tale castle sits high on a hill, a timber-framed octagonal market hall lies in the middle of the town and an ancient pack horse bridge stretches across the river – there is history here at every turn! We then make our way to the coast to visit seaside Minehead – a traditional seaside resort offering plenty to see and do!/n

Day 7 - Return Travel

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Imperial Hotel
In one of the best positions in Ilfracombe, overlooking Wildersmouth beach and the Landmark Theatre, the hotel is just a short stroll away from the high street and harbour. The hotel features a large restaurant and bar and entertainment room with dancefloor, where you will find entertainment most evenings. From the hotel’s lounge, you can relax and enjoy a drink. You will also find fantastic sea views from many of the hotel’s bedrooms. Our en-suite bedrooms come with comfy beds for a great nights sleep, tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen TV with Freeview and radio and hairdryer. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and lift serving all floors.

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