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Relaxed Traveller - Torquay & The English Riviera

Relaxed Traveller - Torquay & The English Riviera

Torquay is called the 'English Riviera' because of its mild climate and exotic plants. Enjoy its parks, bustling harbour, illuminated promenade and popular theatres.

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Choice of 2 Departures:

Tue 2 – Sun 7 Jul 2019 (6 Days)

Mon 23 – Sat 28 Sep 2019 (6 Days)

 

Torquay is called the ‘English Riviera’ because of its mild climate and exotic plants. Enjoy its parks, bustling harbour, illuminated promenade and popular theatres. This tour allows you to discover the glorious South Devon region but at a relaxed leisurely pace and includes a vintage steam train ride and a delicious Devon cream tea!

 

Look What’s Included:

 

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • 5 nights half board

  • Two lunches

  • Cream tea

  • ‘Agatha Christie’ guided tour of Torquay

  • Buckfast Abbey & a return train ride on the South Devon Railway

 



Not included: 4 lunches




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Day 1

We travel to the West Country, making an included lunch stop en-route and arrive at our hotel during the early afternoon.

Day 2

Today, we explore key sites around Torbay, where Agatha Christie grew up and lived. A guided tour by coach and foot where we examine the places and events that helped determine the personality and character of the young novelist. Firstly, an hour's coach tour to capture the more far flung sites of Torquay, followed by a gentle guided walk around the harbour area exploring how it has developed over the past 200 years. Enjoy a delicious Devon cream tea upon our return.

Day 3

Relax as we take a leisurely drive to Paignton, with its extensive sandy beaches and popular pier. Later, we continue to the old fishing port of Brixham. Enjoy a stroll around the harbourside and admire the replica of the Golden Hind.

Day 4

A day at leisure in Torquay

Day 5

We visit beautiful Buckfast Abbey, home to a community of Benedictine monks. There is time to explore and enjoy this inspirational place before we continue to nearby Buckfastleigh. We board a steam hauled train for a return journey on the South Devon Steam Railway which hugs the beautiful River Dart on its journey to Totnes.

Day 6

Departing our hotel after breakfast we return homeward making an included lunch stop en-route arriving home in the late afternoon.

Your Hotel

 

4 * The Livermead Cliff Hotel, Torquay

Located in an enviable position, the hotel operates with a smooth efficiency and is located directly on the water’s edge just a short bus ride from the town centre. Restaurant, lounge area overlooking the sea, sun terrace & bar. With a cliff-top location, and private access to the secluded Livermead Sands Beach, the family-run Best Western Hotel offers far-reaching sea views from its mood lit terrace seating area. A selection of fresh, Italian coffee is available from the Riveria Terrace which overlooks the landscaped gardens and the sea. Guests can choose from a varied lunch menu which specialises in locally caught fish, or enjoy a casual evening drink on the terrace. All rooms at the Best Western Livermead Cliff Hotel are traditionally decorated and have a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Tea and coffee facilities are also provided.

 

Mobility Grade: 3 – Resort: Level sea front and promenade. Hotel: Some rooms are accessed by lift and several steps. Ramp alternative to front entrance. A few steps in public areas.

 

Hotel Facilities:

                

  • Restaurant

  • Lounge Area

  • WiFi Available

  • Bar

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

 

6 Day Tour

Tue 2 – Sun 7 Jul 2019 - £689

 

Tour Departs: 10.30am

Returns By: 5.30pm

 

6 Day Tour

Mon 23 – Sat 28 Sep 2019 - £689

 

Tour Departs: 10.30am

Returns By: 5.00pm

    

Supplements

 

Single Room: £50

Holiday Insurance: £29 (IPT included)

 

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

 

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