The Cream of Devon

Our exceptional new packaged tour includes a guided tour of Powderham Castle with deer safari, leisure time in Exeter and Sidmouth and a train journey and cream tea at beautiful Bicton Botanical Gardens.
PACKAGED ITINERARY

Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Powderham Castle
After breakfast, we make our way to Powderham Castle where we enjoy a fascinating guided tour of this home located on the banks of the River Exe, just a stone’s throw from the historic cathedral city of Exeter. After lunch, we embark on an exciting 35 minute deer park tractor & trailer safari. The remainder of the afternoon is free to either enjoy the castle grounds further or return to our hotel for some down time.

Day 3 River Exe Cruise & Exeter
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 Exeter. A city rich in history, there is plenty to occupy us, with a magnificent cathedral, imposing Roman wall, beautiful quayside with shopping opportunities and award-winning Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Please Note: Depending on tide timings, we may do the cruise in the afternoon and visit Exeter in the morning.

Day 4 Sidmouth & Bicton Botanical Gardens
We start today with a visit to the pretty town of Sidmouth where we have time to explore at leisure, perhaps a stroll along the seafront before finding a spot for lunch. We then travel to Devon’s most magnificent historic gardens, Grade 1 listed Bicton Park Botanical Gardens. Spanning nearly 300 years of horticultural history, we have chance to enjoy the colourful gardens set in Devon’s picturesque Otter Valley. As well as beautiful gardens containing many rare plants, the parkland also features historic glasshouses, a countryside museum, mini golf, restaurant, shop and a woodland railway, on which we enjoy a 25 minute journey through the parkland. We finish our visit with a typical Devon afternoon cream tea, what a great way to sign-off our holiday!

Day 5 Departure
After breakfast, we make our way home.
Legend

Cliffden Hotel

Teignmouth, Devon
AAA Landscaped Grounds New to Albatross
This south Devon hotel is set in seven acres of lovely landscaped gardens and located just 200 yards from Teignmouth Beach, making it a superb location to enjoy the natural beauty of the Devonshire coast. Many of the 47 bedrooms offer views of the sea or hotel grounds, and some are adorned with a balcony. All are equipped with a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The charming wood-beamed restaurant overlooks the beautiful gardens, while guests can relax with a drink at the bar. There is also a heated indoor swimming pool.

Imperial Hotel, Exmouth

Exmouth, Devon
AAA Great Views New to Albatross
The Imperial Hotel occupies a fabulous location on Exmouth’s Esplanade, with its own beautiful gardens between the hotel and the seafront offering lovely views out to sea. The 57 bedrooms are bright and equipped with a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Guests can relax in the stylish lounges or take a stroll in the hotel’s four acres of gardens. Dining-wise, there is a spacious restaurant with decorative high ceilings, a bar and a large sun terrace.

Cliffden Hotel

Teignmouth, Devon
4 Nights Half Board

Twin from £309pp
No Single Supplement (max 3 incl driver)

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Guided tour of Powderham Castle and Deer Safari
• Circular cruise on the River Exe
• Entrance to Bicton Park Botanical Gardens including woodland railway train ride & cream tea

Imperial Hotel

Exmouth, Devon
4 Nights Half Board

Twin from £269pp
No Single Supplement (max 4 incl driver)

Inclusions
• Porterage & choice of menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Guided tour of Powderham Castle and Deer Safari
• Circular cruise on the River Exe
• Entrance to Bicton Park Botanical Gardens including woodland railway train ride & cream tea
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£269 for 5 days

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