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Paignton Christmas - Queens

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TEDW2879

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Why not celebrate Christmas in style with good company, traditional food, plenty of entertainment and festive fun on one of our carefully selected holidays covering many popular destinations across the UK. Whether it be an invigorating stroll along the promenade in Blackpool a traditional Ceilidh evening in the Trossachs or Christmas shopping in Bath there is something for everyone. All holidays offer en-suite bedrooms, most on full board accommodation, traditional Christmas Dinner and excellent entertainment, fun and games.

Paignton, a traditional family resort, where all the fun revolves around the seafront. Long sandy beaches provide a safe haven for children and adults alike. There is a level seafront and the pier houses all the amusements you would expect from a typical seaside resort. Along the seafront you will find an array of pubs and café bars with the town centre nearby. At the southern end of Paignton you will find the lively harbour where you can enjoy a boat trip, or simply take a leisurely stroll.

Queens Hotel * * *

Level location • En-suite bedrooms • Television • Tea, coffee-making facilities • Indoor swimming pool • Bar • Dance floor • Restaurant • Lift to all floors. www.duchyhotels.com

PRICE FROM ? £609 per person
Plan My Trip

Day 1
Morning departure from South Wales travelling to Exeter for free time. We then make our way to Paignton and on to the Queens Hotel. On arrival you will be greeted with tea, coffee and mince pies with Devonshire clotted cream. Join everyone in the Lounge at 5.30 pm for the start of the evening's entertainment followed by a cocktail and sherry reception where you will be introduced to the hotel staff that will be looking after you during your stay. Enjoy this evening's 5 course Candle Lit Meal before an evening of fabulous Cabaret entertainment, starting with a game of cash bingo

Day 2
Christmas Eve! A full English breakfast is served in the restaurant. We then have a short excursion to Torquay this morning, or you can relax in the hotel with tea, coffee and traditional Stollen cake at 11:00am. Lunch will be served at 1:00pm and later, tea, coffee and gingerbread biscuits will be served to accompany our festive quiz in the lounge this afternoon. This evening entertainment kicks off at 5.30pm with the traditional Paignton Hand Bell Ringers followed by some fabulous close up magic with Peter Baffles in the lounge. Your 5 course candle-lit evening meal served at 6.30pm in the restaurant. Tonight's host Geri Law will be calling bingo followed before setting the stage for an evening of cabaret with Johnathan Mark. There will be a best dressed Christmas Jumper competition this evening with a prize for the winner! A night cap of mulled wine and homemade shortbread will be served at 10.00pm in the lounge, before tucking up in bed in anticipation of Father Christmas's arrival!

Day 3
Christmas Day! "Merry Christmas Everyone" For those of you wanting to meet Father Christmas & his helpers, he will be in his Grotto from 7:30am offering a small gift. Start the day in style when your sparkling breakfast awaits you in the restaurant after which there will be a Christmas Pudding Pushing competition at 10:00am. Tea, coffee and Yule log will be served at 11:00am. Our professional chefs have prepared a traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings and will be served to you at 1:00pm. Our special afternoon of cabaret kicks off at 3.15 pm, with John Barber & Nigel Lee in the lounge. If you are not too full tea, coffee and Christmas cake will be served at 4:30pm. Enjoy a five course candle lit dinner this evening with your host for the evening Paula calling bingo and opening this evenings entertainment.

Day 4
Boxing Day! After breakfast your reminder of the morning is at leisure. A glass of our finest homemade sparkling Cassis will be served just before lunch at 12:30pm. We have an optional excursion to see "The "Magic of Christmas" at Babbacombe Theatre this afternoon, wrap up warm and be ready at reception at 2.00pm (organised by the Hotel - must be pre-booked). Your farewell candle lit evening meal at 6.30pm will be followed by your host requesting eyes down for bingo followed by the magical Peter Baffles taking to the stage to dazzle and amaze you on your last evening. Your cabaret act will announce the winner of tonight's fancy dress competition with a prize for best dressed! Don't miss the awards ceremony where prizes for all the weeks' competitions will be awarded.

Day 5
We depart after breakfast and make our way back home to South Wales with suitable comfort stop en route.Edwards Coach Holidays terms and conditions apply The hotel reserve the right to amend or change your Christmas programme at their discretionHotel Details: The Queens Hotel, Queens Rd, Paignton, TQ4 6AT Tel & Fax: 01803 551048

Other Information

Executive coach travel

Full board accommodation

Hot beverage and mince pie on arrival

Traditional Christmas lunch

Entertainment every night

Competitions throughout

Visit from Santa

Excursions to Exeter and Torquay

Entry fees not included unless otherwise stated

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