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Buckland Abbey And Bicton Gardens

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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach
Buckland Abbey and Bicton Gardens

  • Visit tranquil Buckland Abbey

  • Explore the Barbican, Plymouth’s heritage quarter

  • Discover Bicton Park Gardens

  • Relax in quaint Exmouth, Devon’s oldest seaside resort

Uncover the seafaring history of South Devon with a visit to historic Buckland Abbey as well as Plymouth’s historic harbour, the Barbican. We’ll also enjoy a trip to splendid Bicton Park Gardens and have free time to relax in the seaside town of Exmouth.

PRICE FROM ? £274 per person
Plan My Trip

Day 1:

You’ll join your tour coach which features spacious legroom, with more space than many short-haul airlines, perfect for relaxing into your trip to Exmouth. Following arrival and check-in at the Imperial Hotel you'll enjoy a superb three-course evening meal. (Dinner)

Days 2 to 4:

We spend the next three days in Exmouth enjoying two included excursions. We visit Bicton Park Gardens, the huge gardens are stunning with great views over the Otter Valley and towards the English Channel.

We also visit the Barbican in Plymouth where you can relax with a dockside drink or bite to eat. On the same excursion we will visit Buckland Abbey National Trust property, with the opportunity to explore history of this place and learn of its long affiliation with the sea.

The other day is for you to enjoy at your leisure. Exmouth is a fantastic town to walk around and a coastal path stretches to the nearby village of Budleigh Salterton. The historic city of Exeter is half an hour away via a scenic rail journey. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5:

Time to say goodbye today, after a delicious cooked breakfast at the hotel you’ll check out and board your luxury coach for the journey home. (Breakfast)

Imperial Exmouth Hotel

  • Stay right on the seafront, just off Exmouth Beach, with fantastic views of the sea and Dawlish Warren

  • The hotel is set in its own grounds with garden terraces, great for relaxing and sea views in some rooms

  • Huge number of traditional seaside activities close to the hotel while the historic city of Exeter is close by

One of Exmouth’s standout and landmark hotels The Imperial is perfectly situated in its own gardens on the Exmouth seafront.

All the delights of a traditional seafront town are within just a short walk of the hotel with the beach and pavilion, just a couple of minutes’ walk away. If you want to see a beautiful piece of coast, pick up the South West Coast Path which will take you into the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the magnificent village of Budleigh Salterton.

The hotel is less than 10 minutes’ walk from the train station, where you can take a train to the city of Exeter, which has thousands of years of history. Or travel south along the coast to a number of fabulous resorts including Torquay, Paignton and Dartmouth.

Spend time enjoying the hotel’s beautiful grounds and sit out on the garden terrace with a drink when the weather’s good. You can enjoy great breakfast and evening meals in the pretty restaurant and upgrade your room type to enjoy even greater interiors and space as well as sea views.

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Half Day Bicton Park - Included

Half day trip to Bicton Park, where highlights include the Italian and Mediterranean gardens, and the Palm and Tropical Houses.

Full Day Plymouth and Buckland Abbey - Included

Full day excursion visiting Plymouth's historic waterfront area of the Barbican. The original harbour of maritime Plymouth, the Barbican is full of narrow, cobbled streets and contains 100 listed buildings. Later in the day we visit tranquil Buckland Abbey where tales of seafaring adventures tell the fate of England.

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