A Taste of Devon & Somerset

A Taste of Devon & Somerset

Staying at The 3* Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton

• Door to door service

• Luxury coach travel

• 4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast

• Services of a Tour Guide throughout

• Steam train ride with cream tea

• Horse boat cruise

• Honey Farm visit

• Cheesemakers visit

• Cider farm visit with lunch

Steam & Cream Tea

We follow the Exe Valley and cross Exmoor to Dunster, a picturesque town which is dominated by its castle.

In the afternoon, we enjoy a ride on the scenic West Somerset Railway which runs beside the Quantock Hills for 23 miles, the longest steam heritage line in the country and a country branch line of the old Great Western Railway.

We have included a delicious cream tea on board.

Sheppy's Cider

We travel to Sheppy’s Cider near Taunton. We will be taken on foot to their apple orchards. The next stop is one of the vat houses where apple juice is  fermented and our ciders are aged in oak and steel.

Finally, we have the chance to experience the 200-year history of Sheppy’s Cider through the artefacts in the rural life museum.

We enjoy a West Country Ploughman’s Lunch, with a piece of Cheddar Cheese, a slice of West country Gammon Ham with Mustard and Pickles; Coleslaw, Lettuce, Tomato, Cucumber and Celery. Slices of Baguette & Butter (drinks extra).

Barnstaple & Quince Honey Farm

We visit the market town of Barnstaple. Take time to visit the pannier market, which dates from 1855.

In the afternoon, we visit Quince honey Farm, with a guided tour of Beeworld and a tasting.

Cheddar Cheese

On our return journey, we visit the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company for a demonstration at the only remaining cheesemaker in Cheddar.

The 3* Best Western Tiverton Hotel

Modern hotel located in a pleasant suburban area just outside Tiverton.

No lift, but ground floor rooms are available on request).

Modern Coach Travel

Our comfortable coaches offer:

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

 

Departure DateTitleHotelDaysPrice (from)Pick Up Points 
09 Jul 2018A Taste of Devon and Somerset*Best Western Tiverton Hotel 5 days £545.00 Home Collection Book Now