Day 1: You will be picked up from home by our door-to-door service and taken to the coach for the journey southwest to Devon, arriving at our hotel late afternoon for 7 nights’ dinner, bed & breakfast.
Day 2: Day at leisure.
Day 3: After breakfast, our excursion today takes us to the maritime city of Plymouth with free time to explore or perhaps take an optional river and harbour cruise (cost not included). This afternoon we visit Saltram House, a magnificent Georgian house with opulent Robert Adam interiors, gardens, follies and landscape parkland, situated on the outskirts of Plymouth.
Day 4: Today we visit Exmouth and enjoy a boat cruise along the Devon shires to Brixham. There will be free time here where you can explore the narrow streets, inns, art galleries and craft shops. We then cruise back to Exmouth where our coach will be waiting to return you to the hotel.
Day 5: After breakfast, we travel over the south hams to the historic maritime town of Dartmouth. After some free time here, we then take the ferry to Greenway, holiday home to the late Dame Agatha Christie, the “Queen of Crime”. The atmospheric house, lovingly restored by the National Trust and set in the 1950s, inspired some of her many novels and house. The author’s collections of silver, botanical china and books.
Day 6: Day at leisure.
Day 7: This morning we visit Babbacombe Model Village, famous for its miniature landscaped gardens, leading it to be branded as one of Europe’s Premier Model Villages and one of Torquay's most beautiful gardens. This is followed by a visit to Bygones Victorian Museum. Here you can shop as grandparents used to shop. Memories of journeys on the romantic steam trains your parents knew. Escape into the magic lands of fantasy where every generation loves to go! Features include the Life Size Street which boasts a General Store, an Apothecary and a Toy Shop, and there are Period Display Rooms which include The Nursery, The Kitchen and The Station Hotel.And a 28ft working miniature railway!
Day 8: After breakfast, we depart Torquay for our return journey back to Norfolk.
Single Supplement £nil (Limited Availability)
Tour Reference AWE4011
Deposit Required: £50pp
Balance Due: 8 weeks prior to departure