- 06 May 2013
- 6 Days
Ref G326 · Single room supplement Łnil
Royal York and Faulkner Hotel
A magnificent Regency building, enjoying an unrivalled position on Sidmouth’s elegant Esplanade, this family-run hotel is ideally located directly overlooking the sea and adjacent to the picturesque town centre. The Royal York and Faulkner has a reputation for offering hospitality, service and comfort, as well as excellent food. All rooms offer TV, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray. Two lifts serve all floors.
- Luxury Coach Travel
- Door to Door Service
- Half Board
- Seaton Tramway
- River Exe Cruise
- Excursions as Listed
This beautiful, unspoilt regency town overlooking the waters of Lyme Bay has managed to preserve much of its old world charm. This tour gives you time to enjoy the regency town as well as sightseeing along the coast, a tram ride at Seaton, a boat trip on the River Exe with tea, and a day on Dartmoor.
Day 1 After a morning taxi pick up, we make our way into Dorset, stopping in Bournemouth for lunch. On into Devon, we arrive at our hotel in the afternoon.
Day 2 This morning we travel to Seaton to board the famous Seaton Tramway for a return journey to Colyton, travelling by narrow gauge tram through the glorious Axe Valley through two nature reserves. This afternoon is free, or join your driver on a trip to the nearby Donkey Sanctuary.
Day 3 A day at leisure to enjoy this beautiful regency town.
Day 4 Today we take you on a sightseeing tour through Dartmoor National Park, enjoying the wild scenery and visiting Buckfast Abbey and Princetown.
Day 5 Today we visit Exeter, where you might like to visit the magnificent St Peter’s Cathedral in the heart of the city, one of the finest examples of late medieval architecture in Britain. We then travel to Exmouth to board our boat for a 1˝-hour cruise on the River Exe, home to thousands of migrating winter birds and year round residents, with full commentary and tea onboard.
Day 6 Leaving our hotel after breakfast, we travel home via Dorchester. We reach the local area late afternoon.