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2021 - Cosy Break At The Palace

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TCRU8548

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

4 days

One of the brightest jewels in the English Riviera's crown, as you arrive in the seaside resort of Paignton, you are met with the welcoming sight of its long stretch of beautiful and easily accessible beachfront, promenade, traditional pier, colourful beach huts and green.  What's great about Paignton is that it is a compact resort, with the seafront and town centre shops all within close proximity, making it an ideal Devon holiday resort for that relaxing break away. This early break also includes the hotel's Cosy Break Package.
PRICE FROM ? £319 per person
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Itinerary

Your Itinerary

Day 1 - From your chosen joining point your feeder vehicle will take you to the designated interchange point where your holiday begins.  After joining your holiday coach, head south to Paignton. On arrival a refreshing tea, coffee and biscuits awaits before settling into your room. Evening meal will be served in the Paris Restaurant followed by entertainment which starts with a session of bingo. 3 nights here with breakfast & dinner.

Days  2  & 3 - During your weekend enjoy 2 included excursions:  Dartmouth Steam & Cruise &
Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary.

Dartmouth Steam & Cruise - Chugging from seaside Paignton to the beautiful banks of the River Dart, these vintage trains roll back the years to the age of steam. The 7-mile, 30-minute journey puffs past Goodrington Sands,  Greenway Halt (near Agatha Christie's former home), then the village of Kingswear, where ferries shuttle across to picturesque Dartmouth. Fare included.

Buckfast Butterfly Farm & Otter Sanctuary - lovely at anytime of the year!  Enjoy an educational fun visit, learn about the tropical butterflies in the specially designed habitat of which you become part. You not only see the butterflies but feel the rainforest atmosphere that they enjoy as you see their amazing life cycle unfold in the Otter Sanctuary. There are three species of otter to see, our native British otter, the playful Asian short- clawed otters and the large North American river otters who love to show off. Entrance included.

Before returning to the hotel time and weather permitting enjoy a wander round Buckfast Abbey Gardens. 

Drinks reception Saturday evening and entertainment. Afternoon Cream tea (4pm) quiz and optional fancy dress on Sunday evening.

Day 4 - Breakfast, check out and head for home with comfort stops on the way. Back to top

Accommodation

The Palace Hotel, Paignton
Set in beautiful grounds, The Palace Hotel is situated in a desirable location on Paignton's Esplanade and directly opposite Paignton seafront with Paignton town centre only a short walk away. Tastefully decorated en suite bedrooms, many with sea views. TV & hospitality tray in all rooms.  Lift to all floors. Back to top