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Ilfracombe, Horse Drawn Cruise & Rhs Garden Rosemoor

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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUS8600

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

UK 2022

PRICE FROM ? £309 per person
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Description

The quiet delights of Devon are on full display on this charming five-day break to Ilfracombe. Enjoy an inspiring excursion to the beautiful RHS Garden Rosemoor, known for its magical, year-long botanical displays, and step back in time as we journey through the sleepy countryside on a horse-drawn barge cruise. With a visit to Bideford also included, this relaxing break is the ideal way to discover the wonders of Devon.

Coach Itinerary

North Devon Breaks With A Visit To RHS Rosemoor Gardens

RHS Garden Rosemoor & Bideford (full day)
RHS Garden Rosemoor, spanning 65 acres set in the Torridge Valley, is a unique and enchanting place to explore. Here we can admire the Rose Garden, the Fruit & Vegetable Garden and the Exotic Garden, plus many more, all showcasing displays of horticultural excellence. We then enjoy some free time in the historic town of Bideford, situated on the west bank of the River Torridge. Take a stroll along the quay, admire the impressive 16th-century stone bridge, or explore the delightful lanes which offer quirky shops, cafés and restaurants.

Tiverton & Horse-drawn cruise (full day)
We head to Tiverton to enjoy a charming cruise on a horse-drawn barge. We witness the sleepy beauty of the mid-Devon countryside by water on one of the last horse-drawn boats of its kind for a unique and delightfully old-fashioned experience. During our journey, we listen to tales, anecdotes and historical facts about the horse-drawn barge and the Grand Western Canal. We also take some free time to explore Tiverton town.


Optional Excursion
Barnstaple & Woolacombe - £11pp
(full day)
On our optional excursion we head first to Barnstaple, the capital of north Devon. The town features many fine buildings and attractive streets and is also home to the historic Barnstaple Pannier Market which offers a range of produce, arts and crafts, antiques and collectables.

Afterwards we go back to the seaside to visit Woolacombe, famed for its three miles of golden sands and regularly recognised as one of the top ten beaches in the world. Blow away the cobwebs with a bracing stroll along the beach, browse the shops or relax in one of the pubs or cafés.

Coach Bullets

  • Return coach travel
  • 4 nights at the Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, Ilfracombe with dinner & breakfast
  • Entertainment some evenings
  • Excursions to RHS Garden Rosemoor, Bideford & Tiverton
  • Horse-drawn barge cruise on the Grand Western Canal

    Optional excursion to Barnstaple & Woolacombe (£11pp)

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  • 4 nights at the Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, Ilfracombe with dinner & breakfast
  • Entertainment some evenings
  • Excursions to RHS Garden Rosemoor, Bideford & Tiverton
  • Horse-drawn barge cruise on the Grand Western Canal

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Accommodation

Dilkhusa Grand Hotel

The Dilkhusa Grand Hotel is located in Ilfracombe, a short stroll from the town centre and just 350 yards from the seafront. The hotel features a bar, restaurant and lounge while the comfortable rooms offer a TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

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