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North Devon & Barnstaple

North Devon & Barnstaple

North Devon is a delightful mixture of dramatic coastline and magnificent moorland scenery, sprinkled with unspoilt resorts, bustling market towns and quaintly names villages. Barnstaple is said to be the oldest borough in the Kingdom and was founded at the lowest crossing point of the River Taw.

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NORTH DEVON & Barnstaple    Bank Holiday Week

 

5 – 9 May 2019

Sunday - Thursday

5 Days

From £435

 

North Devon is a delightful mixture of dramatic coastline and magnificent moorland scenery, sprinkled with unspoilt resorts, bustling market towns and quaintly names villages.  Barnstaple is said to be the oldest borough in the Kingdom and was founded at the lowest crossing point of the River Taw.

 

Highlights

 

Barnstaple   |   Lynton & Lynmouth   |   RHS Rosemoor Gardens

 

 

Day One

We depart from your home with our exclusive door to door pick-up service and we head south for the West Country with refreshment stops enroute, arriving at our hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

 

Day Two

After breakfast, day at leisure in Barnstaple, visit Butcher’s Row which consists of 10 shops with pilasters of Bath Stone and wrought iron supports to an overhanging roof.  Only 2 of the shops remain as butchers although the new shops still sell local agricultural goods. 

 

Day Three

Today we travel to Lynton & Lynmouth situated on the north coast of Devon, then onwards through ‘Little Switzerland’ to Dunster which houses over 200 listed buildings preserved so that generations can enjoy the historic qualities of this unique village.  Return to Barnstaple via the Exmoor National Park.

 

Day Four

Our excursion today takes us for a scenic drive to Bideford before continuing to RHS Rosemoor Gardens.  This enchanting 65-acre garden is a garden of intoxicating beauty, meticulously crafted and planed, retaining the essence of rural Devon within a dramatic backdrop of steep wood valley sides.

 

Day Five

After a leisurely breakfast we must bid farewell and begin our journey home with refreshment stops enroute.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          Admission RHS Rosemoor Gardens

 

ROYAL & FORTESCUE HOTEL, Barnstaple

A touch of luxury with a little more character, the Royal & Fortescue Hotel is a haven of traditional charm in the heart of England’s oldest borough.  The hotel continues to offer guests the warmest of West Country welcomes, bedrooms offer satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

DAY ONE

Begin you holiday with our exclusive home pick-up service and we head south for the West Country with refreshment stops enroute, arriving at our hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

After breakfast, day at leisure in Barnstaple, visit Butcher's Row which consists of 10 shops with pilasters of Bath Stone and wrought iron supports to an overhanging roof. Only 2 of the shops remain as butchers although the new shops still sell local agricultural goods.

B, D

DAY THREE

Today we travel to Lynton & Lynmouth situated on the north coast of Devon, then onwards through 'Little Switzerland' to Dunster which houses over 200 listed buildings preserved so that generations can enjoy the historic qualities of this unique village. Return to Barnstaple via the Exmoor National Park.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Our excursion today takes us for a scenic drive to Bideford before continuing to RHS Rosemoor Gardens. This enchanting 65-acre garden is a garden of intoxicating beauty, meticulously crafted and planed, retaining the essence of rural Devon within a dramatic backdrop of steep wood valley sides.

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DAY FIVE

After a leisurely breakfast we must bid farewell and begin our journey home with refreshment stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

ROYAL & FORTESCUE HOTEL, Barnstaple

A touch of luxury with a little more character, the Royal & Fortescue Hotel is a haven of traditional charm in the heart of England’s oldest borough.  The hotel continues to offer guests the warmest of west country welcomes, bedrooms offer satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Admission RHS Rosemoor Gardens

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bodelwyddan Marble Church
Broughton Layby Broughton Layby on A5104
Chester - Holiday Inn Chester, Holiday Inn South
Layby Outside
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Holywell Holywell Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Train Station Car Park
Wrexham - Plas Coch Pub Wrexham, Plas Coch Pub
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