North Devon Heaven

Golden sandy beaches, dramatic coastlines, iconic seaside views, rugged moors, verdant valleys and an abundance of natural beauty all await in the beautiful region of North Devon.
Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 RHS Garden Rosemoor & Bideford
This morning, we make our way to RHS Garden Rosemoor. Nestled in a Devon valley, Rosemoor blends formal and informal plantings to great effect, with several gardens to explore including a stream and rock gully, hot garden, cottage garden and stone garden. In the afternoon, we head for the historic harbour town of Bideford, with its traffic-free lanes filled with quirky little shops, an historic indoor Pannier market and a farmers’ market, which is held every Tuesday and Saturday.

Day 3 Ilfracombe
We spend today at leisure in the charming seaside resort of Illfracombe. Within easy walking distance from the hotel, attractions include the award-winning Illfracombe
Aquarium, the unique Tunnels Beaches and the fascinating Illfracombe Museum.
Enjoy an ice cream on the beach or a delicious lunch before taking a stroll along the promenade to discover the delights of the historic harbour and seafront.

Day 4 Arlington Court (NT) & Lynton & Lynmouth
This morning, we visit the intriguing Regency house and gardens of Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum. The museum houses vehicles ranging from ornate, silver plated coaches to humble carts used to carry servants. After our visit, we make our way to the twin villages of Lynton & Lynmouth, where we will have the option of taking the Cliff Railway, the unique Victorian water powered funicular cliff lift (disabled access is limited) from Lynmouth to Lynton, perched 500 feet above!

Day 5 Departure
Today, we will begin our journey home.

The Osborne Hotel

AAA Entertainment Family Run Hotel No Single Supplement for Double Rooms Value Hotel
This friendly, family-run Victorian hotel is situated close to the High Street and the Tunnels Beaches, enabling guests to explore Ilfracombe with ease. The hotel has 53 lift-accessible bedrooms which are simply furnished. There is also a traditional restaurant, a ballroom, bar lounge and small games room. The hotel also offers a varied entertainment programme each night. There are 5 steps to gain access to the hotel. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is off-site & chargeable

The Osborne Hotel

Ilfracombe, Devon
4 Nights Half Board
Apr & Oct 2019 Twin from £154pp
May - Sept 2019 Twin from £182pp
No Single Supplement (max 3, incl. driver)

• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Live in-house entertainment each night
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£154 for 5 days

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