Mid Devon Delights!

Situated in the Mid Devon countryside, Tiverton is an ideal base for exploring all the area's attractions. Our packaged tour features steam trains, a stately home, a river cruise and delightful donkeys.
Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Tiverton Museum & Knightshayes (NT)
After breakfast, we embark on a short journey to the Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life,
which houses excellent collections of artefacts and photographs of the Mid Devon area from the past 150 years. We then travel a short distance to the imposing, grand Gothic styled manor house of Knightshayes where we enjoy a guided tour.

Day 3 West Somerset Railway, Minehead & Lynton & Lynmouth
This morning, we travel to Bishops Lydeard for a steam train journey on the UK’s longest heritage railway, West Somerset Railway. After a visit to its Gauge Museum on Platform 1, we embark on a relaxing journey through the stunning countryside to Minehead. We have time to enjoy lunch here before heading to the picturesque town of Lynmouth. From here, we travel to Lynton, perched 500ft above, on a unique Victorian water powered funicular cliff lift,  West Somerset Railway the famous Cliff Railway (ticket price not included, payable locally) enjoying the stunning views as we glide up the 862ft length of track between these two historic towns.

Day 4 River Exe Circular Cruise, Sidmouth  & The Donkey Sanctuary
This morning we travel to Exmouth for a circular cruise on the River Exe. Sailing on calm and sheltered waters, our skipper will provide us with live commentary on the history of the area. Following our boat trip, we make our way to Sidmouth where we have time at leisure before visiting The Donkey Sanctuary (free entry) where we will meet many of
the 500 donkeys who live here.

Day 5 Departure
After breakfast, we begin our journey home.

Best Western Tiverton Hotel

AAA+ Double for Single Occupancy Fantastic Touring Location
The modern Best Western Tiverton Hotel is set within its own grounds and is located in a pleasant area just outside the centre of the market town of Tiverton, ideal for excursions to both north and south Devon. The 69 spacious, comfortable bedrooms are decorated in neutral shades and whilst there is no lift access to bedrooms, there are plenty of ground floor rooms. The large hotel restaurant is traditional in style and the large bar has plenty of character and comfortable seating. • Ground floor rooms • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Best Western Tiverton Hotel

Tiverton, Devon
4 Nights Half Board
Apr & Oct 2019 Twin from £294pp
May, Jun & Sept 2019 Twin from £299pp
Jul & Aug 2019 Twin from £309pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £85

• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life
• Guided tour of Knightshayes
• Single rail journey West Somerset Railway: Bishop’s Lydeard - Minehead
• River Exe Circular Cruise (75 - 90 minutes)
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£294 for 5 days

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