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!

5 days from £379pp

Single Room Supplement from £49pp

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Your Tour Includes

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

Itinerary

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

Included Meals

  • Dinner

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

Included Highlights

  • Bideford
  • Dartington Crystal Centre

Relax in Ilfracombe today or why not join our optional excursion to Barnstaple. Barnstaple is an ancient market town situated on the River Taw, and here you will find a traditional pannier market, along with the usual high street shops, indoor shopping centres and local stores.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Barnstaple

Today we visit pretty Lynton and Lynmouth. These two pretty villages are situated within Exmoor National Park, just along the coast from the Valley of Rocks formations and surrounded 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

Included Highlights

  • Lynton
  • Lynmouth

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

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

Included Meals

  • Dinner

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

Included Highlights

  • Bideford
  • Dartington Crystal Centre

Relax in Ilfracombe today or why not join our optional excursion to Lynton and Lynmouth. These two pretty villages are situated within Exmoor National Park, just along the coast from the Valley of Rocks formations and surrounded 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

Optional Excursions

  • Lynmouth
  • Lynton

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

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in sterling (cash payments only).

Today enjoy some free time in Ilfracombe which is described as the jewel of the North Devon coast. Be charmed by the white-washed buildings, grand Victorian villas and cosmopolitan vibe of this seaside resort.

We also enjoy an included Cliffs & Caves cruise from the harbour. Sit back and admire the stunning scenery of Exmoor National Park which is home to some of the highest cliffs in the UK, such as the Great Hangman at 1043ft. Exmoor is also home to many nesting birds – bring your binoculars and enjoy a spot of birdwatching as we gently glide across the waters. You might also be lucky enough to see dolphins & seals!

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Ilfracombe

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Accommodation

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

Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, Ilfracombe

Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, Ilfracombe

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.

Location: Wilder Road, Ilfracombe, EX34 9AH

Hotel Facilities

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General
  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Shower or Bath
Accessibility
  • Ground Floor Rooms on Request
Service
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Free WiFi (Public Areas)
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
Hotel
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available

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