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North Devon; Sheepdogs, Spooks and Steam

North Devon; Sheepdogs, Spooks and Steam

Based at OSBORNE HOTEL

DEPARTS BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 31ST MAY

RETURNS FRIDAY 4TH JUNE

 

5 DAYS FROM £374

 

The North Devon coast is noted for its high cliffs, golden sandy beaches, rugged moors and verdant valleys. Exmoor’s heather clad moorlands and sparkling rivers 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 2021, we are pleased to return to 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

Bank Holiday Monday 31st May
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 1st – Thursday 3rd June
Scheduled excursions during our stay will include the following:
• Tour along the coast to the pretty ‘twin’ towns of Lynton & Lynmouth which are joined by a unique water powered cliff railway. This evening we will visit Borough Farm for a Falconry Display and fabulous sheepdog demonstration by David Kennard star of Channel 5’s Mist –Sheepdog Tales.
• A ride aboard the scenic West Somerset Steam Railway from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard where our coach will meet us for a journey back through the Exmoor National Park
• 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! After our tour there will be free time to explore the beautiful three acres of gardens before enjoying an afternoon
Devonshire cream tea.

Friday 4th June
Departing Ilfracombe after breakfast, we retrace our steps, so home to Newark for approximately teatime.

B, D

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

PRICE £374 per person sharing an en suite twin/double bedded room

 

SUPPLEMENTS

Single room (en suite) £30.00

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

Ride aboard the West Somerset Steam Railway

Guided tour and cream tea at Chambercombe Manor

Falconry Display and Sheepdog Demonstration

 

NOT INCLUDED

Meals other than stated above or drinks with meals

Admission to other attractions (where applicable) eg Cliff Railway in Lynton

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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