The English Riviera in Devon attracts visitors from around the world who are looking to experience a unique blend of stunning coastal scenery, unique visitor experiences and many happy holiday memories.
Detailed Overview

Price includes

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Tea/coffee on arrival

  • 3 course dinner with choice of menu

  • Tea/coffee after dinner served in the bar

  • Full cooked breakfast

  • Entertainment on two nights

  • Train ride on Dartmouth Steam Railway

  • Circular River Cruise

  • Entrance to Buckfast Abbey

  • Porterage

  • Escorted throughout

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

We depart and head to Torquay where we enjoy a welcome tea/coffee on arrival.

Day 2

Dartmouth Steam Railway & Cruise
Head to Paignton to embark on a steam train ride. Enjoy breath-taking scenery on this picturesque line along the English Riviera Geopark coastline and through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart Estuary, before arriving in Kingswear. It is here we cross the River Dart on the foot passenger ferry to Dartmouth where we board our pleasure boat for a relaxing one-hour return river cruise. There will be time in Dartmouth to explore or stroll along the river before returning to our hotel.

Day 3

Enjoy a full day at leisure in Torquay.

Day 4

Buckfast Abbey & National Park
Today we drive into the Dartmoor National Park. First head to Buckfastleigh to visit Buckfast Abbey, home to a community of Benedictine monks. Have the chance to look around, have a cup of tea and browse the gift shop before continuing to Moretonhampstead, an ancient market town and 'Gateway to the Moor'. This afternoon continues from Dartmoor to Princetown, where we stop at the National Park Visitor Centre for time to explore before returning to our hotel.

Day 5

After breakfast, we leave Torquay and make our way home.

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3* Hotel De La Mer, Babbacombe Bay

A warm family welcome awaits you at the Hotel De La Mer, with customer satisfaction assured. Hotel De La Mer has been owned and run by the Tillen family since 1976. Set in beautiful Babbacombe Bay the beach and cliffs are right on their doorstep and situated on the South West Coast Path. 

• Restaurant • Bar • Ground floor rooms • Wi-Fi • TV • Hairdryer • Tea/coffee in room •

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