A Taste of Devon and Somerset

A Taste of Devon and Somerset

Staying at the 3* Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton

  • Luxury coach travel
  • Tour manager
  • Door to door
  • Porterage
  • Half board
  • West Somerset Railway ride with cream tea
  • Horse-drawn canal boact cruise with lunch
  • Honey farm visit
  • Cheesemakers vist

Day 1

Home pick up. Break for lunch in Devizes and arrive early evening in


Day 2

Steam and 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.

Day 3

Horse boat lunch cruise. Morning at leisure in the market town of Tiverton, which has a fascinating history. We enjoy a wonderful horse-drawn canal trip on the Grand Western Canal, with a ‘Horseman’s Buffet, with a piece of Cheddar Cheese and a slice of West country Gammon Ham with Mustard and Pickles; Coleslaw, Lettuce, Tomato, Cucumber and Celery. Slices of Baguette & Butter (drinks extra).

Day 4

Barnstaple and 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.

Day 5

Homeward journey. We visit the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company for a demonstration at the only remaining cheesemaker in Cheddar.

Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton

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
  • Friendly informative staff


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