COACH HOLIDAY ITINERARY
DAY 1 Travel to Torquay this morning making suitable comfort stops along the way, including a stop in Salisbury for lunch to be
purchased. We arrive at the hotel with time to freshen up before our evening meal.
DAY 2 After breakfast visit Buckfast Abbey, a historic Benedictine monastery and then afterwards travel through the Dartmoor National Park to Princetown for lunch to be purchased. In the afternoon visit the House of Marbles, a unique attraction located in Bovey Tracey. Discover the glassworks where you can see traditional and modern glass-making techniques at work, before returning to the hotel for our evening meal.
DAY 3 Today we have a day at leisure to use the facilities at the hotel and explore the town of Torquay.
DAY 4 After breakfast travel to the cathedral city of Exeter. This is one of the most attractive, historically interesting and vibrant cities in England. Here we can browse the many shops and interesting museums, with time to purchase lunch in a variety of cafes and restaurants. This afternoon, visit the wonderful family-run Bernaville Nurseries, an independent garden centre with fantastic plants for sale, as well as gifts, clothing, garden accessories, pet care and furniture. They also offer a selection of locally sourced specialty foods to purchase and take home. At the Bernaville Mezzanine Café we can treat ourselves to homemade cake coupled with fair trade tea, coffee and hot chocolate, and even choose from a seasonal selection of cakes such as Bakewell tart, carrot cake, shortbread, lemon & treacle tart and fig & frangipane tart. We return to the hotel later with time to freshen up before our evening meal.
DAY 5 After breakfast we start our return journey making suitable comfort stops along the way, including a stop in Winchester for lunch to be purchased.
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DERWENT HOTEL, TORQUAY ***
Located less than 5 minutes’ walk from Torquay’s seafront, the Derwent Hotel offers friendly accommodation with a luxury spa, leisure complex as well as two swimming pools and a games area with 10-pin bowling and pool tables. The hotel’s Starlight lounge is the main hub for nighttime entertainment and dancing. Most of the bedrooms are accessible by a lift. Please let us know at time of booking if you have walking difficulties.
AT A GLANCE
√ Exclusive coach travel with Kirbys
√ 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
√ Tea/coffee on arrival at hotel
√ Tea/coffee after dinner
√ Evening entertainment
√ Free use of the hotel’s leisure facilities
√ Coach excursions as described
√ Escorted by Karen Kirby
If you book 20 places all together on a day excursion, short break or holiday ONE GOES FREE
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