Bideford & The Cream of North Devon

Staying at The Royal Hotel


7 DAYS | 1st July 2018

Come and join us to enjoy the lovely scenery of North Devon. The area boasts wonderful gardens and historic houses, stunning coastlines studded with tiny harbour-towns, excellent beaches and breathtaking walks. Pleasant countryside of lush green pastures and dramatic moors provide the attractive backdrop to our tour of the Cream of North Devon.

Our base for the tour is the town of Bideford, set on the banks of the River Torridge and famous for its little white houses, historic buildings along the quayside, delightful shopping centre, Pannier market, town hall, museum, cafés, restaurants and park. The Royal Hotel is perfectly located just over the river from the town centre and has a pleasant lounge, bar and dining room serving traditional fayre. All bedrooms are en-suite with colour TV courtesy tea tray and telephone. The hotel also has a lift.

We depart Macclesfield taking the motorway network south and calling for coffee en-route to Cadburys Garden centre where we stop for lunch. There will be free time for a browse and we then continue south to Bideford and our hotel.

Enjoy the morning at leisure, why not take a walk into town and perhaps have morning coffee at the art gallery. This afternoon we visit RHS Rosemoor for a stroll around the enchanting 65 acre garden.

This morning we have a scenic run north taking us to Lynton with time for morning coffee before boarding the train for a ride on the Lynton and Barnstable Railway. We then continue on to Lynmouth for lunch and an afternoon stroll.

Today is a free day to explore Bideford.

This morning we venture to Clovelly village Visitors Centre where we stop for morning Coffee. We then continue on to Hartland Abbey. An Augustinian Monastery set in a beautiful valley leading to the Atlantic coast.

This morning we venture into Barnstaple, why not visit one of the museums, take a stroll by the river or a browse around the shops and Pannier market. We return to the hotel for a light lunch and afternoon at leisure.

After breakfast we head for home calling for coffee and lunch en-route. We aim to arrive in the Macclesfield area early evening.

Tour includes: Luxury coach travel throughout, 6 nights dinner bed and breakfast, entrance to RHS Rosemoor, Hartland Abbey, train ride and light lunch at the hotel.
£649.00 per person sharing twin/double
£60.00 single supplement
£31.50 insurance per person, inc. IPT


N.B. This tour runs in conjunction with The Isles of Scilly Tour

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