2021 - Glorious South Devon
5 daysPaignton is famous for its long, sandy beaches, paddler-friendly waters and a colourful, bustling pier, popular with older visitors as it provides a unique chance to stretch the legs, grab some fresh sea air, relax and take in unrivalled views of Torquay to the north and Brixham to the south. A great selection of included visits ensures you will have a break to remember!
PRICE FROM ? £449 per person
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Your ItineraryDay 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, heading to the South Devon coast to arrive in Paignton mid- afternoon. 4 nights with breakfast & dinner.
Days 2 - 4 - At leisure in Paignton with 2 included excursions and 1 optional excursion.
Exmouth & Cream Tea River Cruise
Exmouth is one of the oldest and most picturesque seaside towns in Devon. The town is the gateway to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and has two miles of sandy beach, which is perfect for walks and water sports. Join your included river cruise here. Sailing from Exmouth your Skipper will give you a live commentary on the history of the area, the beautiful sights and the resident and visiting wildlife. During your trip you will be served with fresh Devon Scones smothered with strawberry jam and locally made clotted cream and a tea or coffee all without having to leave your seat! Trip duration - 60-90 minutes.
Kingsbridge & Totnes
Totnes is an historic market town surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful countryside. Sitting in the heart of South Devon on the banks of the River Dart, this unique and charming town has an international reputation for its lively and diverse community and relaxed atmosphere.
If you love the hustle and bustle of a traditional English market town, you'll love the South Devon estuary town of Kingsbridge. An eclectic selection of independent shops and a whole host of intriguing antique shops, art galleries, and gift shops to explore. Cafes, pubs and restaurants line the town, serving the best local produce, including local craft beers, ales, cider, and even wine and gin
Scenic Drive - Newton Abbot & Dartmoor National Park
Enjoy the countryside as you head over to Newton Abbot with a stop to see this charming Devon town before continuing into Dartmoor. On sunny days, Dartmoor is idyllic: ponies wander at will and sheep graze beside the road. It makes for a cinematic location, used to memorable effect in Steven Spielberg's WWI epic War Horse.
Day 5 - Breakfast, check out and head for home with comfort stops on the way Back to top
AccommodationThe Queens Hotel, Paignton (April Tour)
This cosy hotel enjoys a flat level position just 200 yards from Paignton town centre and seafront. It's the comfortable interior, fine restaurant, all year- round entertainment lounge and heated indoor swimming pool ensure your stay will be a memorable one. TVs and hospitality tray in all rooms.
The Palace Hotel, Paignton (October Tour)
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. This fabulous hotel offers efficient and professional service and tastefully decorated en suite bedrooms, many with sea views. There is an entertainment programme running every night of the week all year round, wireless internet connections & a health suite. Our extensive food and wine menu will provide the perfect dining experience with a mouth-watering selection of dishes and desserts. All bedrooms have TV's and hospitality tray.
Genesis Health Suite is fully operational with guidelines in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all. Please note: any treatments are bookable direct with the hotel and will be subject to availability and extra charge.Back to top
- Fully equipped contemporary gym
- Fitness instructors
- One to one personal training sessions
- Large heated swimming pool
- Luxury spa pool
- Steam Room
- Temple Health & Beauty
- Professional therapists
- Full range of traditional beauty treatments
- Hot stone and traditional massage.