5 days - from only £469pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Christmas in Lynton

Christmas is a truly special time of year, whether you want to spend it with family, relax in your own company, or meet new people and new friends. Join us for a mulled wine and mince pie on arrival, Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, festive cream tea each day, and a small gift from Santa! Celebrate this magical time of year in clifftop Lynton with its superb views and vibrant Victorian village, connected to its twin village of Lynmouth by a Cliff Railway which is the highest and steepest water powered railway in the world.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • Delicious 3 course evening meals each evening
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional 4 course Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A gift from Santa
  • Festive cream tea each day
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach, then on to Lynton and our hotel for four nights. We enjoy a mulled wine with a mince pie on arrival to get us into the Christmas spirit.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Christmas Eve in Dunster and Minehead

    Today we visit the quaint village of Dunster, set between the foothills of Exmoor National Park and the Somerset coast. It is considered by many as the most intact medieval village in England and is dominated by Dunster Castle. Explore at your leisure, perhap visiting the iconic Yarn Market, the remains of a Benedictine priory, or the working Watermill. We then continue to Minehead, with its pretty harbour and picturesque town centre.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Dunster

    Dunster

    Included Highlights

    • Dunster
  • Day 3: Christmas Day at leisure or Barnstaple

    Merry Christmas! Relax in Lynton, open some presents, tuck into a traditional turkey dinner, or join our optional excursion to Barnstaple. As the largest town in North Devon, Barnstaple has a lot to offer. This thriving market town is home to a traditional Pannier Market, which has remained largely unchanged for over 150 years and has a variety of stalls from local produce, to art, crafts, prints, fashion and more – perfect to do a little festive shopping! Stroll through Barnstaple’s partly pedestrianised centre and admire its history and architecture, such as the ornate Queen Anne’s Walk or the 13th century Long Bridge, or why not visit the Museum of North Devon?

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Barnstaple

    Barnstaple

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Barnstaple
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Boxing Day in Ilfracombe

    This morning we visit Ilfracombe with its white-washed buildings, grand Victorian villas and terraces and the cosmopolitan vibe with its many restaurants and galleries. Head over to Fore Street, Ilfracombe’s gastronomic hub, for restaurants and eateries galore. As a historic harbour and fishing town, you can be sure there will be an abundance of fresh seafood menus! Ilfracombe Museum is always worth a visit, as is Chambercombe Manor on the outskirts of town. We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Ilfracombe

    Ilfracombe

    Included Highlights

    • Ilfracombe
  • Day 5:

    We depart the hotel this morning, filled with magical Christmas memories, and return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £89.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the Valley of Rocks Hotel in Lynton,

  • Valley Of Rocks Hotel

    Stay at the heart of a national nature reserve among the amazing scenery of the North Devon coast with views over the harbour and plenty of cafes and shops to enjoy nearby. Formerly a Bay Hotel, the Valley of the Rocks Hotel is located in the quaint village of Lynton and is a great place to take in some stunning coastal scenery. The hotel is the perfect place to explore Exmoor National Park, a wild landscape of dark moorland. The hotel restaurant serves sumptuous meals for breakfast and in the evening while midday meals are available in the bar area.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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