PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
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- Coach travel
- 3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- visit from Santa with a small gift
- festive dinner and glass of bubbly on Saturday
- optional fancy dress competition
- 3 nights entertainment
- entrance to Rosemoor Gardens
- return train ride on West Somerset Railway including mince pie and mulled wineens
ItineraryRosemoor Gardens © RHS
Day 1 Morning departure for the journey to Devon and to Bideford for a three night stay.
Day 2 Departing midmorning for a scenic circular tour to Bude, a small seaside resort and then onto Holsworthy, Hatherleigh and then to Great Torrington, where you are booked to visit RHS Garden Rosemoor at 14.30 hours for you to enjoy the magical winter garden illuminations. The garden will be illuminated by innovative hi-tech dynamic, constantly colourchanging lighting to provide a magical trail around the trees and shrubs. This event takes place outside in the garden so please dress accordingly. Depart gardens at 17.30 hours to arrive at hotel in time for dinner at 18.30 hours prompt followed by evening entertainment.
Day 3 Depart the hotel for a leisurely drive through some stunning scenery across the Exmoor National Park to Minehead for free time to have lunch and explore. You will then travel to Bishops Lydeard to join the Whistletoe and Wine train for a return festive ride through some stunning Somerset country and the Quantock Hills to Crowcombe Station whilst enjoying a glass of mulled wine and mince pie. At the station you will have time to visit the displays before re-joining the train for the return journey to Bishops Lydeard.
Day 4 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
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Hotel Durrant House Hotel
Situated near the historical old port of Bideford with views of the River estuary. A bus stop is just outside the hotel. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift, restaurant, bar, lounge, sauna and mini gym.
7 single rooms available with no supplement
Holiday insurance £16.00
(70 years and over £25.00)