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Ilfracombe and North Devon

5 days - from only £239pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Ilfracombe and North Devon

North Devon makes for a spectacular area to explore, and you’ll see the very best of it on this fantastic tour! From our base in the seaside town of Ilfracombe, we’ll discover charming Bideford before calling at Dartington Crystal Visitor Centre to see the skilled craft makers at work – a truly unique experience! Rounding the tour off with visits to the coastal villages of Lynton and Lynmouth, stunning scenery is guaranteed and you’re sure to head home with treasured memories.

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 Ilfracombe for a four-night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Bideford and Dartington Crystal

    Visit the market town of Bideford, complete with its thriving shopping centre, bustling market and working harbour. The former home of author Charles Kingsley, Bideford featured in his works with particular references made to the white houses that the town is known for.

    Later in the day we call at the Dartington Crystal Visitor Centre to see the skilled craft makers at work. Learn more about Dartington's glass making story in the Visitor Centre, before admiring the glass makers at work from the viewing areas and overhead walkways.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Bideford

    Bideford
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    Included Highlights

    • Bideford
    • Dartington Crystal Centre
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Barnstaple

    Enjoy a day at leisure in seaside Ilfracombe. Admire the beautiful gardens, enjoy a potter around the pretty harbour, or perhaps take a boat trip to the Isle of Lundy.

    Alternatively, join our optional excursion to Barnstaple, a bustling town famous for its pottery. The largest town in North Devon, Barnstaple has a prosperous past and was once a major port for American trade. It remains a thriving market town with a partly pedestrianised centre and many fine buildings, narrow streets and pretty alleys.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Barnstaple

    Barnstaple

    Optional Excursions

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

    2023
    • 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: Lynton and Lynmouth

    Lynton and Lynmouth are situated within Exmoor National Park, just along the coast from the Valley of Rocks formations and are surrounding by spectacular scenery. Lynton is located 500 feet above its twin village of Lynmouth and the villages are connected by the olde-worlde funicular railway that offers wonderful views across the bay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lynmouth

    Lynmouth
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    Included Highlights

    • Lynmouth
    • Lynton
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £79.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Dilkhusa Grand Hotel in Ilfracombe.

  • Dilkhusa Grand Hotel

    The Dilkhusa Grand Hotel has a unique story behind it; originally bought by a Raj as a gift for his wife, it was named as ‘Dilkhusa,’ meaning ‘House of the Happy Heart’ in Hindustani. Situated in a great seafront location in Ilfracombe, the hotel is across the road from the wonderful Jubilee Gardens which contain the fascinating Ilfracombe Museum and the Landmark theatre, and it’s just a short walk to the attractive working harbour and town centre. With a sociable atmosphere, inviting lounges and tempting dining options, this hotel has all the perfect ingredients for a relaxing break by the coast.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Bath and/or Shower

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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