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ABOUT THE TOUR

North Devon Coast

A stunning coastline, tranquil gardens, charming resorts and a typical warm welcome all combine to create memorable holiday experiences in this delightful corner of England. Explore the rugged coastline which affords dramatic seascapes and take in the charming traditional way of life.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 or 7 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 or 7 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to the Park Hotel Barnstaple, North Devon for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Lynton, Lynmouth and Dunster

    Our included excursion takes us along the North Devon Coast, firstly to the charming twin resorts of Lynton and Lynmouth, spectacularly situated on the northern edge of the Exmoor National Park and linked by a cliff railway.

    We continue to Dunster, an old medieval village, which retains much of its original character and is dominated by its romantic Norman castle, steeped in legend and history.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Dunster

    Lynton, Lynmouth & Dunster

    Included Highlights

    • Lynton, Lynmouth and Dunster
  • Day 3: North Atlantic Coastal Drive and Boscastle

    It’s time to take a road trip along the Cornish Atlantic Highway, a small coastal road that winds between rolling hills, barley fields and rugged wild beaches.

    We’ll spend some time in the charming National Trust village of Boscastle, rich in history and inspiration for countless authors and artists who have been bewitched by its picturesque harbour and iconic thatched and whitewashed villages.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Boscastle

    North Atlantic Coastal Drive & Boscastle

    Included Highlights

    • North Atlantic Coastal Drive
    • Boscastle
  • Day 4: RHS Garden Rosemoor and Bideford

    Today we include an excursion to RHS Garden Rosemoor. Nestling in the beautiful Torridge Valley, these enchanting gardens provide the perfect contrast to the bustling North Devon coats. Surrounded by rolling woodland, the garden are rich in variety, whatever the season. Main features include the largest rose garden in the South West, the Hot Garden and award winning Cool Garden. See the Fruit & Vegetable Garden and the Exotic Garden, plus many more horticultural delights.

    Later, we enjoy some free time in the historic resort of Bideford, situated on the banks of the River Torridge. Wander around this historic part and explore the quays lined with a fascinating array of unusual shops and delightful cafes.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    RHS Garden Rosemoor

    RHS Garden Rosemoor
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • RHS Garden Rosemoor
    • Bideford
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £89.00 (5 days), £159.00 (8 days).

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to north Devon for a seven-night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Lynton, Lynmouth and Dunster

    Our included excursion takes us along the North Devon Coast, firstly to the charming twin resorts of Lynton and Lynmouth, spectacularly situated on the northern edge of the Exmoor National Park and linked by a cliff railway.

    We continue to Dunster, an old medieval village, which retains much of its original character and is dominated by its romantic Norman castle, steeped in legend and history.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Dunster

    Lynton, Lynmouth & Dunster

    Included Highlights

    • Lynton, Lynmouth & Dunster
  • Day 3: Cornish Atlantic Highway and Boscastle

    It’s time to take a road trip along the Cornish Atlantic Highway, a small coastal road that winds between rolling hills, barley fields and rugged wild beaches.

    We’ll spend some time in the charming National Trust village of Boscastle, rich in history and inspiration for countless authors and artists who have been bewitched by its picturesque harbour and iconic thatched and whitewashed villages.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Boscastle

    Boscastle

    Included Highlights

    • Cornish Atlantic Highway
    • Boscastle
  • Day 4: RHS Garden Rosemoor and Bideford

    Today we include an excursion to RHS Garden Rosemoor. Nestling in the beautiful Torridge Valley, these enchanting gardens provide the perfect contrast to the bustling North Devon coats. Surrounded by rolling woodland, the garden are rich in variety, whatever the season. Main features include the largest rose garden in the South West, the Hot Garden and award winning Cool Garden. See the Fruit & Vegetable Garden and the Exotic Garden, plus many more horticultural delights.

    Later, we enjoy some free time in the historic resort of Bideford, situated on the banks of the River Torridge. Wander around this historic part and explore the quays lined with a fascinating array of unusual shops and delightful cafes.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    RHS Garden Rosemoor

    RHS Garden Rosemoor
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • RHS Garden Rosemoor
    • Bideford
  • Day 5: Woolacombe and Ilfracombe

    Join our included excursion that takes us first to the popular resort of Woolacombe, famed for its award winning beaches.

    We continue to Ilfracombe, a favourite resort since the Victorian period, with a picture-postcard harbour and golden sandy beaches.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Ilfracombe

    Ilfracombe
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • Woolacombe
    • Ilfracombe
  • Day 6: Day at leisure

    Spend a day at leisure in Barnstaple.

    This bustling market town plays host to a myriad of attractive alleyways lined with craft stores and art stores. Famous for its Pannier Market, which is great to browse for that perfect souvenir or antique.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 7: Tiverton and Horse Drawn Barge

    Today we’ll spend a peaceful relaxing morning aboard one of the last horse drawn barges in England gliding along the Great Western Canal.

    You’ll enjoy views of the beautiful Devon countryside, listening to the gentle ripple of water and the sound of horse's hooves as they clip clop along the purpose built 'towing path'.

    In the afternoon, there is time to explore Tiverton, a town full of charm with it’s Grade 1 Listed Church of St Peter, visit an interesting Museum of Mid Devon life and experience atmospheric remains of a medieval castle, originally built in 1106 and now home to beautiful walled gardens within the romantic ruins.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Tiverton

    Tiverton

    Included Highlights

    • Tiverton
  • Day 8:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £89.00 (5 days), £159.00 (8 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four or seven nights at the 4-star Park Hotel in Barnstaple. 

  • Park Hotel

    With its glamorous look and cosmopolitan feel, The Park brings world-class style to the heart of North Devon. Situated in its own grounds but only a short walk from the centre of the resort, the hotel exudes real quality and excellent standards of service.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer

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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