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Gardens of North Devon

5 days - from only £389pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Gardens of North Devon

No matter what time of year or season you visit, the gardens of North Devon offer spectacular seas of colour! From our base in Bideford, we visit RHS Rosemoor, where hints of summer await around every corner, and Hartland Abbey, where you can stroll through the woodland which are carpeted with wildflowers that lead to the four secret 18th century Walled Gardens.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service then on to Bideford for a four-night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: RHS Rosemoor

    Nestled in a Devon valley, RHS Rosemoor blends formal and informal plantings to magical effect. Explore the rose gardens, the long borders, the exotic gardens and all the seasonal delights at this stunning garden run by the Royal Horticultural Society.

    The Formal Garden and Stream Field is where visitors experience first, that lead into the orchards and Fruit and Vegetable Gardens. Walking through the Underpass, discover the contrasting original garden of Lady Anne Berry which features many 'garden rooms' that seamlessly blend into one.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    RHS Rosemoor

    RHS Rosemoor

    Included Highlights

    • RHS Garden Rosemoor
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Lynton and Lynmouth

    Enjoy a day at leisure in Bideford – relax at the hotel or explore this historic harbour town.

    Or, why not join our optional excursion to Lynton and Lynmouth, which hug the North Devon coast and are connected by the olde-worlde funicular railway that offers wonderful views across the bay? A visiting poet described Lynton and Lynmouth as Little Switzerland due to its Alpine-like appearance and the area is still referred to in this way today!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lynmouth

    Lynmouth

    Optional Excursions

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

    2023
    • Lynton and Lynmouth
    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: Hartland Abbey & Gardens and Woolacombe

    Excursion including a visit to beautiful Hartland Abbey & Gardens. Situated in a hidden corner of North Devon, we visit the delightful gardens where you'll discover pretty walled gardens, peaceful woodland walks and stunning planting in the Glasshouses. We continue to visit Woolacombe, with its wide expanse of stunning beach which was voted Beach of the Year in 2021.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Hartland Abbey & Gardens

    Hartland Abbey & Gardens
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    Included Highlights

    • Woolacombe
    • Hartland Abbey & Gardens
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Image © Jason Ingram, RHS Rosemoor

Single Room Supplement from £99.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Durrant House Hotel in Bideford.

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

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