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Fun in The Devon Sun, at The Tiverton Hotel

Escorted Coach Holiday to Devon with Johnsons Coaches

Mon 3 - Fri 7 May 2021: A 5 Day Escorted Coach Holiday to Devon with Johnsons Coaches staying at the Tiverton Hotel

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Monday 3rd to Friday 7th May 2021

 

Based in Tiverton, this grand Devon tour features the spectacular gardens of Hestercombe, traditional Sheppy’s Cider, the West Somerset Railway and the ‘mane’ attraction - a relaxing horse-drawn canal cruise along the beautiful Grand Western canal.

 

Look What's Included:

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom

  • 4 nights half board

  • Outlined excursions

  • Guided tour of Hestercombe Gardens

  • Sheppy’s House of Cider with Tasting

  • Horse-drawn Canal Cruise on the Grand Western Canal

  • Train ride on the West Somerset Railway

  • Entrance to Knightshayes (NT).

Not included: All lunches

 

 

Monday

We journey via Cheddar, where we can view the famous Gorge before arriving at England’s smallest Wells, with its world famous Cathedral, unique moated Bishop’s Palace and eclectic mix of buildings and narrow streets. We continue in the afternoon to our hotel in Tiverton for our 4-night stay.

Tuesday

This morning, we head for the beautiful world of Hestercombe Gardens, where we enjoy a 90-minute guided tour with a knowledgeable guide. Designed over three centuries, the 50 acres of stunning gardens feature lakes, temples, cascades, formal terraces, vivid colours and magnificent views. We enjoy free time for lunch here before we make our way to Sheppy’s House of Cider, home of one of the oldest premium craft making cider families in the world. We enjoy a 30-minute tutored tasting of some of the award-winning ciders followed by a traditional cream tea.

Wednesday

We enjoy a peaceful 90-minute horse-drawn barge cruise this morning along the scenic Grand Western Canal. As we cruise serenely along the water in our fully equipped, traditionally painted barge, we learn about the barge, the beautiful heavy horses and the riverside wildlife. In the afternoon, we spend free time in Tiverton. Set on the banks of the Grand Western Canal, the town is full of history and heritage.

Thursday

This morning, we travel to Bishops Lydeard for a journey on the UK’s longest heritage railway, the West Somerset Railway. After a visit to the Gauge Museum on Platform 1, we embark on a relaxing one way journey through stunning countryside to Minehead. We have free time to enjoy lunch in Minehead before we head to the picturesque town of Lynmouth where we have time to explore the narrow streets and maybe take the cliff railway to the twin village of Lynton.

Friday

On our route home we visit Knightshayes (NT) - a Victorian ‘gothic revival’ country house with richly decorated interiors, set in acres of glorious gardens – This is a country estate on a grand scale!

Your Hotel

3* Best Western Tiverton Hotel

This modern hotel is located in a pleasant suburban area just outside the market town of Tiverton, set in 2 acres of grounds. Restaurant. Bar. Mobility Grade: 3 – Location and hotel reasonably level. A few isolated steps within the building. There is no lift, but the hotel does have plenty of ground floor rooms.

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

5 Day Escorted Tour

 

Mon 3 - Fri 7 May 2021: £585

Luxury Traveller Coach

 

Supplements

Holiday Insurance: £28

All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller’ Coach supplement.

Discounts available for (NT) National Trust Members

 

 

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