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Babbacombe Steam & Cruise

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TCRU9061

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

4 days

4 Days

In 1846, Queen Victoria wrote: 'It's a beautiful spot... red cliffs and rocks with wooded hills like Italy and reminding one of a ballet or play where nymphs appear - such rocks and grottoes, with the deepest sea on which there was no ripple.'  Over 150 years later, it still feels the same as you stand and look across the beautiful Babbacombe Bay. Babbacombe offers all the beauty of the English Riviera without the hustle and bustle of the larger resorts,  In fact, a break here at any time of year is the perfect way to relax and unwind.

PRICE FROM ? £409 per person
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Great Excursion

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast & Evening Meals
  • Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Cruise
  • Leisure time in Babbacombe 
  • Porterage 



Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Once on your holiday coach heading south to the English Riviera, relax and enjoy the journey to the coast. There will be a comfort stop on the way and expect to arrive at The Babbacombe Hotel late afternoon.

Days 2 & 3 - At leisure in the resort with one included excursion

Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Cruise

Board the train at Paignton for the 30 minute journey to Kingswear with breathtaking views of the coastline along the way. Once there cross the River Dart by the foot passenger ferry to Dartmouth.

Here join the 1 hour circular river cruise passing amazing scenery including Kingswear & Dartmouth Castles & Royal Navel College. From the cruise you'll also see Greenway House - Agatha Christie's home from 1938 to 1976, this house featured in many of her novels. Once back in Dartmouth, retrace your steps to board the train and return to Paignton, where your coach awaits.

Day 4 - Return back to the local area with a stop on the way.

PLEASE NOTE:  4 Day Turkey & Tinsel here on December 6th.

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Excellent position .

The Babbacombe Hotel, Babbacombe Downs Road, Babbacombe

A warm welcome awaits you at this popular 82 bedded, all en-suite, sea front hotel. Offering friendly and comfortable surroundings and beautiful sea views. The Babbacombe Hotel enjoys a level position directly on the sea front overlooking the famous Babbacombe Downs with far reaching beautiful views across Lyme Bay.

At  The Babbacombe Hotel all of the public areas are situated on the ground floor. The hotel has a modern passenger lift to most bedrooms, some ground floor rooms (not singles).

"              Positioned on the flat Babbacombe Downs overlooking the sea
"              Stunning views from the bar, restaurant and function room
"              80 en-suite bedrooms
"              Sea facing balcony rooms available
"              Ground floor disabled rooms available
"              Family rooms available
"              Modern passenger lift
"              One minutes walk to Oddicombe Beach cliff railway

NB Single rooms are accessed via 3-6 internal steps (no single sea view rooms available)

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