5 days - from only £309pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Turkey & Tinsel in Ilfracombe

Christmas comes early on a Turkey & Tinsel break! Enjoy the festive season twice this year with mulled wine on arrival, Christmas dinner with a complimentary drink, and a festive cream tea one day. Get into the festive spirit in seaside Ilfracombe with its white-washed buildings, grand Victorian villas and terraces and the cosmopolitan vibe with its many restaurants and galleries.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival, with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach, then on to Ilfracombe and our hotel for four nights. We enjoy a tea, coffee or mulled wine with a festive treat on arrival to get us into the spirit of the season.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Barnstaple

    Today we head to nearby Barnstaple on the River Taw. As the largest town in North Devon, Barnstaple has a lot to offer. This thriving market town is home to a traditional Pannier Market, which has remained largely unchanged for over 150 years and has a variety of stalls from local produce, to art, crafts, prints, fashion and more – perfect to do a little festive shopping! Stroll through Barnstaple’s partly pedestrianised centre and admire its history and architecture, such as the ornate Queen Anne’s Walk or the 13th century Long Bridge, or why not visit the Museum of North Devon? We return back to the hotel in time for our 'Christmas Dinner' complete with a complimentary glass of wine.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Barnstaple

    Barnstaple

    Included Highlights

    • Barnstaple
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Lynton and Lynmouth

    Relax in Ilfracombe, or join our optional excursion to Lynton and Lynmouth. These picturesque twin coastal villages on the rugged Exmoor coastline. Pretty Lynmouth lies on the shore with its charming fishing cottages and its bustling harbour of gently bobbing boats. Clifftop Lynton offers superb views and is a vibrant Victorian village. Why not take the Cliff Railway which connects the two towns, first opened in 1890 and is the highest and steepest water powered railway in the world (price around £3pp each way to be paid locally to the Railway).

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lynton

    Lynton

    Optional Excursions

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

    2021
    • Lynton
    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: Bideford

    This morning we visit Bideford. Why not visit the Pannier Market and Butcher’s Row with its artisan studios offering locally and on-site made gifts, pottery, wood carving, jewellery, paintings and more. Just out of town is the Affinity Devon Outlet Shopping Centre known as Atlantic Village, famous for its shops offerings up to 50% off recommended retail price and many famous brands. We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Bideford

    Bideford

    Included Highlights

    • Bideford
  • Day 5:

    We depart the hotel this morning full of festive cheer and return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £69.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights in the Dilkhusa Grand Hotel in Ilfracombe.

  • Dilkhusa Grand Hotel

    Formerly a Bay Hotel, at the Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, stay in the heart of Ilfracombe close to both the town centre and charming harbour. Just across the road from the hotel are the wonderful Jubilee Gardens which contain the fascinating Ilfracombe Museum and the Landmark theatre. Or if you are feeling a bit more active head to the top of Capstone Parade, the cliff that overlooks town for great views back across Ilfracombe. Relax in the hotel’s bars and lounges and enjoy good food in the restaurant.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities

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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