Paignton 5 Days - Marine Hotel
A classic seaside resort with a small historic fishing port, Paignton offers all the traditional seaside attractions such as the pier, theatre and promenade. Paignton was also the home town of Agatha Christie, and Isaac Singer of sewing machine fame.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Full Day - Teignmouth & Exeter
Fans of classic Georgian architecture will love Den Crescent and the Assembly Rooms, reminiscent of Bath./nAt the resort end of town, the magnificent Victorian pier hosts many traditional seaside attractions./nAs well as the sea beach with its pier, Teignmouth has a river beach leading to the harbour and close-knit old town./nFamous for its cathedral, with long vaulted ceilings, astronomical clock and minstrel's gallery./nHistory and art lovers will also enjoy the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Gallery (free admission)./nTake a rest at the Ship Inn, which Drake used to frequent./n
Day 3 - Day at Leisure
Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area. /nDon't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.
Day 4 - Full Day - Dartmouth & Totnes
Picturesque river town, home of the Royal Naval College. /nRiverboat trips are available towards Totnes (cost not included in tour price)./nView the oldest preserved steam engine in the world, on display at the Tourist Information Centre./nThis unique and charming market town sits in the heart of South Devon and has an international reputation for its lively and diverse community./nThe first authenticated history of Totnes was when King Edward the Elder fortified it in AD 907, although according to legend Totnes was the landing place of Brutus of Troy./nTotnes offers an exceptional range of small independent retailers, plenty of museums and many galleries. A visit to Totnes is not complete without a visit to the Brutus Stone./n
Day 5 - Return Travel
Ideally situated opposite the promenade, which offers a delightful flat walk to the resort’s amenities, the Marine Hotel is offers a superior standard of accommodation and panoramic views of Paignton’s seafront and gardens.