2021 - South Devon Cosy Break
2021 - Anchorage Hotel - 5 Days (CU5AFD)
Have a cosy break to beautiful Babbacombe with excursions to Plymouth, Exeter & Newton Abbot!
Join us on this great spring break to Babbacombe, a magical spot on the English Riviera at any time of year and this year we have thrown in a visit to the bustling cities of Plymouth and Exeter and Newton Abbot on the outskirts of Dartmoor. A break here at any time of year is the perfect way to relax and unwind. Babbacombe is ripe for exploring with a bracing walk along Babbacombe Downs - the highest cliff-top promenade in England. From these cliffs, you can take in the spectacular coastline of South Devon.
The excursion to Exter also includes entry to the Underground Passages and at the hotel you can enjoy entertainment on two nights of your stay.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
The Anchorage Hotel
The Anchorage Hotel is located just a few minutes' walk from the many beautiful beaches in South Devon, and with easy access to the lovely village of Babbacombe and the South West Coast Path, guests can easily experience the area’s most popular attractions. The rooms at the Anchorage are en suite and have an array of amenities including a flat screen TV and free WiFi.
After joining the coach, we head north towards South Devon with convenient stops along the way where you’ll have the chance to get a coffee/lunch. We expect to arrive at our hotel in the late afternoon. Check in, relax and enjoy a drink from the bar before dinner.
Enjoy a hearty traditional English breakfast and then the day is yours to enjoy. Don’t miss our excursions to Plymouth, Exeter with included entry to the Underground Passages and Newton Abbot. Return to your hotel every evening for dinner.
After breakfast, we make our way home. After stopping for a coffee/lunch break, we continue homewards with no interchanges.
With its rich maritime heritage and its status as the regional capital for culture, Plymouth is one of the most dynamic and fascinating places to visit in Devon. If you’re a fan of all things nautical, then be sure to make a trip to Plymouth Hoe. Not only is it the backdrop for Sir Francis Drake’s legendary game of bowls, but it’s also one of the most beautiful natural harbours in the world. You can get incredible views of the Plymouth from Smeaton’s Tower. And don’t forget to pay a visit to the Barbican, a bustling array of specialist shops, restaurants, cafes and world-class attractions in Devon, all set against the backdrop of Plymouth's picturesque harbour.
Exeter is an ancient city on the River Exe in southwest England. Dating back to the Roman era, the Exeter City Walls surround its centre and Gothic Exeter Cathedral. Exeter Castle, a Norman landmark, overlooks leafy Northernhay and Rougemont Gardens. To their west, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) displays fine art and costumes. The vaulted, medieval Underground Passages snake beneath the city making this a fascinating city to explore at any time of the year. There is also great shopping in Princesshay and Gandy Street.
Newton Abbot is a historic market town surrounded by beautiful South Devon countryside. The town is home to a large range of shops, restaurants and open spaces. If you like shopping, there are a number of markets held throughout the week including an outdoor market held on a Wednesday and Saturday, and a popular indoor Pannier Market. As well as the markets, Newton Abbot town centre is home to a wide variety of shops from high street names to independent retailers and a department store. The town also provides access to some great parks and outdoor spaces Decoy Country Park, Courtenay Park and Bakers Park can all be found within walking distance of the centre, as can the Town Quay and new bridge.
- Reserved coach travel throughout
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- Evening entertainment on 2 nights
- Excursions to Plymouth, Exeter and Newton Abbot
- Entry to Exeter’s Underground Passages
This tour picks up at the following points:
- Cardiff Central
- Cardiff Gate
- Cardiff West
- Port Talbot
- Swansea Central
- Swansea West
Important NotesImportant Notes
Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms and prices are available in the booking process.
Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. Please make sure that you also read our Important Holiday Information & Enhanced Hygiene Protocols which we update from time to time.
We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please get in touch with us.
Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps too. Sometimes, the order of excursions can change when you are on tour. We will try not to change things, but want to make you aware that this can happen.
COVID-19 PEACE OF MIND & TRAVELLING SAFELY
It is important that you familiarise yourself with our Enhanced Hygiene Protocols booklet as this will give you a clearer picture of what to expect when you travel, what we are doing to keep you safe, and what you can do to protect yourself and those around. These Protocols are updated from time to time, so please re-check just before you travel.
Please remember that you will also need to keep up-to-date with latest government advice and requirements.