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Babbacombe 'Turkey & Tinsel'

Babbacombe 'Turkey & Tinsel'

Mon 4 Dec 2017: Enjoy a festive break to Babbacombe with Johnsons Coaches

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Located on the scenic South Devon coastline, Babbacombe and the English Riviera has been one of the UK’s top holiday destinations since Victorian times and it’s easy to see why. Sitting adjacent to Torquay, yet enjoying its own independence, it boasts its own promenade, theatre, shops, restaurants, and of course the famous Babbacombe Model Village. Enjoy the stunning coastal views and discover the historic Babbacombe Cliff Railway, one of only a few working funicular railways still in existence today.


Your Holiday Includes

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • 4 nights half board including a 3-course/choice menu

  • Christmas Gift

  • Sherry Reception

  • ‘New Year’s Eve’ Reception with sparkling wine before dinner

  • ‘Agatha Christie’ Guided Tour of Torquay

Not Included: All lunches


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Tea/coffee and mince pies served in the Seaview Lounge upon arrival. Dinner in the Restaurant at 6.30pm followed by bingo and live entertainment and dancing in the Show Bar.


After breakfast we enjoy a guided tour on board our coach, taking in the various locations with connections to Agatha Christie who spent much of her life in the area. In the afternoon, we are free to enjoy Babbacombe. Evening sherry reception prior to a traditional Christmas Dinner - served with all the trimmings. Live entertainment & dancing


Our excursion today takes us to Dartmouth, a beautiful and well-preserved old port. As an area of outstanding natural beauty in South Devon, Dartmouth is truly beautiful and the River Dart provides many photographic delights, as does the town itself. 'Boxing Day' dinner at 6.30pm followed by the option of attending the Babbacombe Theatre Christmas Show (not included) or enjoy a relaxing evening in the bar to enjoy the spectacular views.


Travelling via Newton Abbot we reach Buckfastleigh with its great abbey. Next, we explore the vast open expanse of Dartmoor with its isolated villages, dense woodlands and soaring summits, visiting the picturesque little village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Sparkling Wine & Bucks Fizz reception in the lounge, followed by dinner and a 'New Year's Eve' party in the Show Bar with live entertainment.


We commence our homeward journey, making a convenient stop for lunch en-route before returning to the Midlands.


Entertainment may change slightly

Your Hotel


The Babbacombe Hotel, Babbacombe – Superior 3-Star/4-Star

This recently refurbished hotel enjoys a commanding position on the Babbacombe Downs, with far reaching and spectacular views and just a short stroll from the famous Babbacombe Cliff Railway. The hotel offers a range of accommodation including sea view and balcony rooms. Restaurant, bar, regular evening entertainment.


Mobility Grade: 4 – Locality: Reasonably flat. Hotel: Good access throughout with 7 ground floor rooms and 9 purpose built accessible rooms. Lift access to 1st & 2nd floors. Stairs to 3rd floor.


Hotel Facilities:


· Restaurant

· Bar    

· En Suite Bedrooms 

· TV 

· Hairdryer 

· Hospitality Tray 

· Lift


Duration, Departure Dates & Price

5 Day Tour   

Monday 4 – Friday 8 December 2017 – £349


Tour Departs By: 10.30am

Returns By: 3.30pm

Times are approximate




Single Room: £20

Double for Sole Use: £60

Sea View: £20

Sea View Balcony: £40

Holiday Insurance: £24.50 (IPT included)


Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain


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