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Luxury Traveller: Picturebook North Devon

Luxury Traveller: Picturebook North Devon

Sun 13 Aug 2017: Join Johnsons on this luxurious break to North Devon whilst relaxing at the popular Imperial Hotel in Barnstaple

North Devon is a delightful mixture of dramatic coastline and magnificent moorland scenery, sprinkled with unspoilt resorts, bustling market towns and quaintly named villages. Barnstaple is said to be the oldest borough in the kingdom and was founded at the lowest crossing point of the River Taw.


Your Holiday Includes


  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coaches

  • 4 nights half board

  • Cream Team

  • Outlined excursions

  • Entrance to RHS Rosemoor Gardens & Arlington Court & National Trust Carriage Museum


Not Included: All lunches


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Day 1

We travel south, making a suitable lunch stop en-route and arriving at our hotel mid-afternoon. Relax, settle in and enjoy a drinks reception before our first delicious evening meal.

Day 2

Today we make our way to RHS Garden Rosemoor, lying in the Torridge Valley, close to Great Torrington. With 65 acres of garden to explore whatever the season there is always something to stimulate the senses!

Day 3

In the morning we are free to enjoy the old world charm and friendly atmosphere of Barnstaple's historic Pannier Market. Today's market specialises in antiques and collectibles. In the afternoon we visit the charming fishing village of Appledore with fabulous coastal views towards Bideford Bay. Return to our hotel for a Cream tea and evening dinner.

Day 4

Today we cross the River Taw and visit Arlington Court (NT) an intimate and intriguing Regency house full of interesting treasures and with extensive Victorian grounds. This is also home to the National Trust Carriage Museum where we include a guided tour.

Day 5

After breakfast we depart our hotel and after making a suitable stop for lunch en-route we arrive home in the afternoon.

Your Hotel


The Imperial Hotel, Barnstaple

Located in the centre of Barnstaple, overlooking the River Taw, just a short walk from the shops. With the old style charm of a traditional townhouse hotel, the Imperial has become a firm favourite of our clients. Restaurant, ‘Colours’ Bar, Comfortable Lounge, Garden Terrace.


Mobility Grade: 4 – Locality flat. Hotel: Public areas level. Lift to all floors.


Duration, Departure Dates & Price


5 Day Tours


Sunday 13 August 2017: £559 per person


Tour Departs By: 9.30am

Returns By: 4.00pm


Times are approximate




Single Room: Nil

River View: £100

Deluxe River View: £140

Holiday Insurance: £23 (IPT included)

Reductions Available for (NT) National Trust Members


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


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