Sidmouth and South Devon

Sidmouth and South Devon

Staying at the 3* Royal York and Faulkner Hotel, Sidemouth

  • Luxury coach travel
  • Tour manager
  • Door to door
  • Porterage
  • Half board
  • Admission to Powderham Castle with guided tour
  • Horse-drown canal boat cruise with cream tea
  • Admission to Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Day 1

Home pick up. Break for lunch in the cathedral city of Salisbury and arrive late afternoon in Sidmouth.

Day 2

At leisure. Described by John Betjeman as 'A town caught still in a timeless charm’, this pleasant traditional seaside resort which has been popular since Regency times. Beautiful gardens and leisurely walks, clean beaches and friendly shops…. it’s all here in this lovely seaside town that nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley.

Day 3

Powderham Castle and Exmouth. Powderham is the historic family home of the Earl of Devon dating from 1390, set in a beautiful deer park on the banks of the River Exe. We enjoy a guided tour through the majestic rooms, with fascinating stories from the castles rich history. Later we travel to the pleasant resort of Exmouth.

Day 4

Horse boat cruise. We visit the market town of Tiverton, which has a fascinating history. Later we enjoy a wonderful horse-drawn canal trip on the Grand Western Canal, with a delicious Devon cream tea.

Day 5

Delightful Abbotsbury. We travel along the south Devon Coast to Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens. This magnificent collection of rare and exotic plants was established in 1765 by the Countess of Ilchester. Today the garden is a mixture of formal and informal displays. Later we pay a visit to the Donkey Sanctuary, which has cared for many suffering animals.

Day 6

Homeward journey.

Royal York and Faulkner Hotel, Sidmouth

Splendid highly-rated hotel, with Regency charm and grandeur in a wonderful position at the centre of Sidmouth’s elegant Esplanade. The Royal York and Faulkner has been familyowned and run for over 60 years and offers high standards of service. The public areas are spacious and there are spa facilities to enjoy.

Modern Coach Travel

Our comfortable coaches offer:

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


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