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North Devon Autumn Splendour (based in Ilfracombe)

North Devon Autumn Splendour (based in Ilfracombe)

Based at the OSBORNE HOTEL

DEPARTS MONDAY 26TH OCTOBER

RETURNS FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER

 

5 DAYS FROM £305

 

The North Devon coast is noted for its high cliffs, golden sandy beaches, rugged moors and verdant valleys. Exmoor’s heather clad moorlands, sparkling rivers and moorlands are dotted with medieval towns and villages along with an abundance of wildlife including wild ponies and majestic red deer. Nestling between Exmoor National Park to the east and the golden surfing beaches to the west, the coastal town of Ilfracombe is the ‘jewel’ of the North Devon coast with its white washed houses, grand Victorian villas and terraces.

 

For 2020 our base in Ilfracombe is once again the very comfortable family run OSBORNE HOTEL which is situated close to the High Street and Tunnel Beaches. Features of the Osborne include a traditional restaurant, bar, lounge and ballroom with entertainment each evening. All of the simply furnished en suite bedrooms have tv, and hospitality tray. A passenger lift serves all floors.

BRIEF ITINERARY

MONDAY 26TH OCTOBER
Departing Newark early morning, we travel via Warwickshire and the scenic Cotswolds to join the motorway which takes us southwards into Devon. We then travel along the coast so to our base at Ilfracombe.

Tuesday 27th – Thursday 29th October
Scheduled excursions during our stay will include the following:
• After a free morning at leisure in Ilfracombe, we make the short journey to the medieval Chambercombe Manor for a guided tour. Dating back to the 11th century, the manor is mentioned in the Domesday Book and is reputedly one of the most haunted buildings in the country! Following our tour we will be served an afternoon Devonshire cream tea
• Full day tour calling at Dartington Crystal - a unique and fascinating experience for all. Discover the story and development in the exhibition centre and watch skilled glass makers in action on the factory floor. There is also great factory shopping and a relaxing cafe and restaurant. We return via the pretty historic fishing village of Appledore which is characterised by winding narrow streets and colourful houses
• Full day scenic tour along the coast via Combe Martin (which has the longest village High Street in the UK.) to the pretty resort of Lynmouth, particularly known for its’ Victorian water-powered funicular cliff lift. This unique attraction will transport you up 862 feet to the village of Lynton which is perched high above from where you can experience wonderful views of the Bristol Channel and Exmoor.

Friday 30th October
Departing Ilfracombe after breakfast, we retrace our steps, so home to Nottinghamshire for approximately teatime.

B, D

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

PRICE £305 per person sharing an en suite twin/double bedded room

 

SUPPLEMENTS

Single room (en suite) £28.00

Please see page 20 of our brochure for details of optional travel insurance

Pick ups over 10 miles radius of Newark

*Please see inside front cover of brochure for details of early booking discounts and pick up supplements.

 

PRICE INCLUDES

Travel Wright air conditioned executive specification coach throughout including excursions as mentioned in the tour itinerary

4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the Osborne Hotel

Entertainment each evening

Guided tour and cream tea at Chambercombe Manor

Tour at Dartington Crystal.

 

NOT INCLUDED

Meals other than stated above or drinks with meals

Admission to other attractions (where applicable) eg Funicular Cliff Lift

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

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

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Name Address Contact Details
APU/O Briar Road, Ollerton
Asda Asda, Newark Road, North Hykeham
Barbican Barbican Hotel, Lincoln
Bingham Market Place Bingham Market Place
Bingham Nottingham Road Bingham Bus Stop oppo White Lion, Nottingham Road
Gonerby Recruiting Sergeant, Great Gonerby
Grantham Grantham Bus Station
Holiday Feeder Averham Averham Flash Layby
Holiday Feeder Bingham Bingham Layby
Holiday Feeder Chatsworth Chatsworth House
Holiday Feeder Gonerby Gonerby Services
Holiday Feeder Long Benn Long Bennington
Holiday Feeder Ollerton Ollerton Bus Lane
Holiday Feeder Tuxford Tuxford Sun Inn
Ollerton Police Station Ollerton Police Station
TBA TBA
TW Travel Wright Depot, Jessop Close, Newark
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