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English Riviera - Rails and Sails

5 days - from only £369pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

English Riviera - Rails and Sails

Stretching across 22 miles of Devon coastline and consisting of seaside resorts, rocky coves, picturesque villages and warm weather, the English Riviera is one of the UK’s top holiday destinations. Take to the water with our Plymouth harbour cruise and admire the passing scenery as we journey on the South Devon Railway.

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 the Esplanade Hotel, Paignton for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Plymouth and harbour cruise

    Excursion to The Barbican – the maritime heart of Plymouth. Explore the narrow, cobbled streets and take an informative harbour cruise. We return via Dartmoor National Park, calling at Princetown - the highest town on the moor.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Plymouth

    Plymouth
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    Included Highlights

    • Dartmoor
    • Plymouth
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Totnes

    Relax in Paignton, or join our optional excursion to Totnes, a charming and historic town.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Paignton

    paignton
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    Included Highlights

    • Paignton

    Optional Excursions

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

    2022
    • Totnes
    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: South Devon Railway

    A sightseeing trip is in store today as we take to the tracks and embark on a wonderful journey on the scenic South Devon Railway.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Devon

    Devon

    Included Highlights

    • Devon
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £69.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Esplanade Hotel in Paignton.

  • Esplanade Hotel

    Boasting fantastic views over nearby Paignton Beach, the Esplanade Hotel is located in a prime position and is the perfect base for a seaside holiday on the English Riviera. The town centre is just a five-minute walk away, whilst Paignton Pier and quieter Goodrington Beach are within walking distance. Enjoy delicious meals in the modern restaurant which operates a wide and varied menu, and relax in the stylish and comfortable Harbour Bay Lounge in the evening, which boasts superb views. If you have energy to spare, there’s live entertainment in the Riviera Suite during the holiday season, so you can soak up the social atmosphere with other guests.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone
    • Smoke Detectors in Every Room

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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