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Paignton and the English Riviera

5 days - from only £269pp


Paignton and the English Riviera

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. We explore tranquil Buckfast Abbey, historic Totnes, pretty Babbacombe and quirky Bygones.


  • 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: Buckfast Abbey and Totnes

    Excursion calling at popular Trago Mills, tranquil Buckfast Abbey and the charming, historic town of Totnes.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Buckfast Abbey

    Buckfast Abbey
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    Included Highlights

    • Buckfast Abbey
    • Totnes
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Plymouth

    Relax in Paignton, or join our optional excursion to Plymouth, a bustling coastal city.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


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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.

    • Plymouth

    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: Bygones and Babbacombe

    Trip to nearby Babbacombe where we visit Bygones, showcasing British history across three floors which are filled with nostalgia, authentic curiosities and interactive displays.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Babbacombe
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £69.00 (5 days).


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.