The Railways & Waterways of Devon & Somerset

The Railways & Waterways of Devon & Somerset

Staying at The 3* Corbyn Hotel, Torquay

If you love the transport of yesteryear, (which does not include our coach!) then this tour is for you. Enjoy some stunning rail journeys and a wonderful horse drawn canal cruise whilst surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Devon and Somerset.


  • Luxury coach travel
  • 4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast
  • Excursions with entrance to South Devon Rail including ferry to Dartmouth
  • Journey on the Tiverton Horse Drawn Barge
  • Journey on the West Somerset Railway

Rail & Sail

Today our excursion takes us to the south Devon railway.

Sit back and relax as you are transported along the stunning valley of the River Dart, before you take your seats for your second train journey on the Paignton and Dartmouth railway to Kingswear.

Our next journey is on board the ferry to Dartmouth, you can enjoy some free time to explore at your leisure, the coach returns us to the hotel later this afternoon.




West Somerset Railway

This morning we journey back in time as we board the West somerset railway.

Enjoy the spectacular scenery as we meander through the rolling Quantock Hills, this memorable journey takes us past the unspoilt villages, fantastic countryside and amazing views of Dunster Castle and Minehead’s seaside.



Tiverton Horse Drawn Barge

We visit Tiverton today to board one of the last horse drawn barges in the UK, this canal cruise offers ‘a little bit of heaven in Devon’! Experience the peace and tranquillity as we are pulled along the Grand Western Canal by a Shire horse.

A truly stunning day out - not to be missed!


3* Corbyn Hotel, Torquay

The “Award Winning Hotel” is situated on Torquay Seafront with breath taking sea views over the Torbay & is a level walk to the Town Centre. Accolades include AA 80% Quality rating, 2016 AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence, Michelin Guide accreditation, Enjoy England Breakfast Award. Free Wi-Fi Internet Access &


Modern Coach Travel

Our comfortable coaches offer:

  • Air conditioning
  • Toilet / washroom
  • Reclining seats
  • Hot & cold drink facilities
  • Friendly informative staff


Departure DateTitleHotelDaysPrice (from)Pick Up Points 
15 Jul 2018The Railways & Waterways of Devon & SomersetCorbyn Head 5 days £429.00 Ashington , Billingham , Bishop Auckland , Blyth , Chester le Street , Cramlington , Darlington , Durham , Ferryhill , Hartlepool , Middlesbrough , Morpeth , Newbiggin-by-the-Sea , Newcastle , Newton Aycliffe , Northallerton , Peterlee , Self Drive , South Shields , Spennymoor , Stockton-on-Tees , Sunderland , Thirsk , Washington , Whitley Bay Book Now