Paignton 7 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 - Buckfast Abbey Half Day
A living monastic community situated on the southern edge of Dartmoor./nThe Abbey (free entry) is famous for its tonic wine, made from French mistelle and Devonian herbs./nThe whole site was rebuilt by French Benedictines, exiled fom France during the Third Republic./n
Day 3 - Day at Leisure
Day 4 - Day at Leisure
Day 5 - Full Day - Tavistock
Tavistock is an ancient stannery town famed for its UNESCO World Heritage status. /nOver the centuries this important place has evolved into a bustling market town./n
Day 6 - 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./nThe city is famous 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 7 - 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.