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A Brend Christmas In North Devon

A Brend Christmas in North Devon

Sat 23 - Wed 27 Dec 2023: A 5 Day Escourted Coach Holiday to A Brend Christmas in North Devon with Johnsons Coaches

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Saturday 23rd to Wednesday 27th December 2023


Experience magical moments this festive season at The Royal & Fortescue Hotel. Renowned for its first-class service, excellent fine dining and rooms that you will want to return to time after time.


Look What's Included:

  • Door to Door Home Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • 4 nights half board

  • Traditional Christmas lunch

  • Light lunch on Boxing Day

  • Pantomime Ticket

  • Christmas entertainment programme


Not included: 3 Lunches.


We depart for Barnstaple, making comfort stops en-route including a suitable lunch stop. Arriving at the Royal & Fortescue Hotel mid/late afternoon.


Today we enjoy a scenic drive this morning to the picturesque resort of Lynmouth where we have time to explore the narrow streets and maybe take the cliff railway to the twin village of Lynton. From here we make our way through scenic ‘Little Switzerland’, as the region is known, to the lovely village of Dunster, with its famous castle and octagonal Yarn Market. Our return takes us through Exford and the Exmoor National Park. We return to our hotel for our farewell evening dinner followed by live musical entertainment.


Merry Christmas! After a hearty breakfast join in the games and quizzes provided. Manager’s Christmas Day Cocktail Party with Bucks Fizz and Canapes before your traditional Christmas Day lunch. Later, enjoy the King’s speech with tea and Christmas cake. A cold meat and seafood buffet is served at dinner, followed by a quiz.


A short morning drive to the historic fishing village of Appledore, located at the mouth of the river Torridge. Returning to our hotel for a light lunch. In the afternoon join us for the matinee performance of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at Barnstaple’s Queens Theatre. Upon returning to our hotel the afternoon is free to relax before dinner, then ‘A Night at the Races’.


Breakfast, and then we are homeward bound.

Your Hotel


3* Royal and Fortescue Hotel, Barnstaple


Set in the very centre of town, the historic atmosphere of this hotel has been preserved in the comfortable rooms, offering every modern convenience without sacrificing the hotels traditional charm. Restaurant, spacious lounges, bar, coffee shop & bistro.

Mobility Grade: 4. Locality: Flat. Hotel: All public rooms are on one floor. Lift to all floors.


Departure Date, Duration and Price:

Sat 23 - Wed 27 Dec 2023

4 Nights




Departs: 11.30am

Returns: 4.30pm



Double for Sole Use: £200 | Superior Room: £40

Superior River View £80 | Holiday Insurance: £32

(All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)


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Gloucester Services SB Gloucester Services, M5, Southbound
Henley Feeder Meet Point Liveridge House - Feeder Meeting Point
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Henley in Arden Depot Park & Ride, Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden

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