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Beautiful Babbacombe South Devon Turkey & Tinsel Weekend

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  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI8713

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

4 days


This is a delightful opportunity to enjoy a fantastic value festive weekend break in the picturesque seaside resort of Babbacombe. You'll be staying right on the seafront at the friendly, family run Babbacombe Hotel from which you can enjoy fabulous views across Lyme Bay and the Babbacombe Downs. If you enjoy a bit of fun in the evening the hotel lays on great festive entertainment every night with mince pies, sherry and bucks fizz as part of your great value Turkey & Tinsel package. We have also included the very best in Devon excursions to the lovely seaside towns of Sidmouth and Exmouth, plus a half day visit to historic Exeter and its Christmas Market, set on the beautiful Cathedral Green along with some great shopping opportunities.

A great choice for:

* Seaside lovers looking for a great off season bargain break
* Anyone looking to start the festive season with a Christmas Market and merriment in delightful Devon
* Those looking to explore some of the delights that this beautiful county has to offer
PRICE FROM ? £239 per person
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Day 1

Join your comfortable coach this morning at your convenient local pick-up point and head south west towards the glamourous English Riviera! On arrival in your resort of Babbacombe there will be plenty of time to settle in and enjoy a seaside stroll before dinner. It is easy to see why the picture perfect setting has earned it the title of the 'Jewel in the crown of the English Riviera'. Enjoy a drink in the bar to meet friends and fellow travellers, and make sure you have worked up an appetite to enjoy your evening meal, followed by some great festive entertainment. Dinner is usually a 3-course carvery buffet with a minimum 3 options for each course.

Days 2 & 3

Your comfortable central hotel allows you to make the most of your free time to explore your lovely resort. Don't miss Hanbury's Fish & Chips for a tasty treat with fine views across the bay. Just make sure you leave room for your delicious evening meals, which are followed by great festive entertainment every night. Spend all of your time in and around Babbacombe or join us on our two INCLUDED excursions.

Explore the very best of the Devon coast in Sidmouth and Exmouth. Also enjoy a half-day visit the beautiful and ancient city of Exeter, with time to visit the Christmas Market on the beautiful Cathedral Green, bustling quayside and great shopping opportunities.

Day 4

After a final delicious Devon breakfast it is time to say farewell to the English Riviera today, as you join your coach and travel home, with time to relax and share your happy memories with your newly made friends and fellow travellers.

Tour includes

  • 3 nights' hotel with English breakfast & dinner daily
  • Turkey & Tinsel themed package including traditional Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings and fabulous festive evening entertainment
  • Free time to explore Babbacombe
  • Delightful excursion to Sidmouth & Exmouth
  • Half day excursion to the historic city of Exeter and its Christmas Market
  • Direct Coach Travel
  • Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate


INCLUDED Visitor DestinationExmouth is one of the oldest and most picturesque seaside towns in Devon, and the gateway to the Jurassic Coast, along with two miles of lovely sandy beach. The town is home to an indoor market and range of shops to be browsed and explored amongst the splendid Regency architecture. Fresh local produce is in abundance, from fresh fish and chips, to celebrity chefs and fine dining Exmouth has an eclectic mix of restaurants on offer in the town and along the seafront. To discover a bit more about the history of the town follow the Blue Plaque heritage trail and explore the heritage of the area.


INCLUDED Visitor DestinationSidmouth is a beautiful coastal town with a Regency feel which is ideal for visitors of all ages. Set in the middle of spectacular countryside, Sidmouth is home to beautiful beaches, stylish eating places and great shopping, with everything from unusual gifts, designer clothing and lifestyle goods available. Situated on the Jurassic Coast, its coastline is dominated by the vivid red sandstone cliffs which date back to the Triassic period. It is a great town for walking, be it a gentle stroll along the seafront or a more energetic climb up the stunning rocks. Make sure you also take some time to explore the town centre, rich in royal and architectural history, as well as discovering a great range of shops, cafes and restaurants.

Exeter Christmas Market

INCLUDED Visitor DestinationAs Devon’s capital city, Exeter is a vibrant, modern city with a historical past pre-dating the Romans. If you’re in need of a spot of retail therapy Exeter’s Princesshay offers a contemporary mixture of shopping, leisure and restaurants all within walking distance of beautiful Exeter Cathedral. It has an eclectic mix of global High Street brands, mixed in with local one of a kind boutiques – a shopper’s paradise!

You could even explore the Historic Quayside, just a ten-minute walk from the cathedral, and take a stroll along the canal past quaint antique shops, art exhibitions, local bars and lively waterside restaurants.

In Exeter, the Christmas Market is organised by the Cathedral and is held on the charming and ageless Cathedral Green with an exciting mix of continental and local traders in attendance, along with the usual carol singers and other traditional festive entertainment and fayre for a truly festive experience. Back to top


Babbacombe Hotel Babbacombe

A warm welcome awaits you at the beautifully located Babbacombe Hotel. Enjoying a level position directly overlooking the famous Babbacombe Downs & seafront, the hotel offers stunning views in comfortable surroundings. All bedrooms are light, airy and comfortably furnished, many with breathtaking views overlooking the beachfront (supplements apply). Live, cabaret entertainment is provided most nights in the lounge and there is a lift to all floors. Dinner is usually a 3-course carvery buffet with a minimum 3 options for each course.

The Babbacombe Hotel caters well for disabled guests with a number of purpose built wetrooms and all public areas situated on the ground floor. However, please note to access many of the single rooms at the hotel there are a minimum of THREE Stairs and a Maximum of SIX. The hotel does not have any ground floor single rooms and therefore all of these rooms are accessible by a combination of a lift and the 3-6 steps. All single rooms have walk in showers. There are no single rooms with sea views.

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