|Devon, Somerset and Cornwall 7 Day Escorted Tour|
We would be delighted if you could join us on our 7 day escorted coach tour of Devon, Somerset and Cornwall. Contact us now if you wish to make a reservation
Led by Frank Mackin
19 August 2013
PICK UP POINTS:
GOREY, ENNISCORTHY, WEXFORD & ROSSLARE
Once again we are returning to this very beautiful part of the UK which has always proved to be extremely popular. We will be cruising from Rosslare at 0900 and our overnight stop in both directions is the 3 star AA Webbington Hotel and Country club. This hotel is on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills, overlooking the picturesque hamlet of Loxton. The Webbington is an elegant country house with its own fully equipped leisure club. View their virtual reality tour on www.latonahotels.co.uk
We depart by executive coach from Gorey, Enniscorthy, Wexford and then on to catch the 0900 sailing from Rosslare to Fishguard in South Wales. Our afternoon stop is in South Wales. Our overnight stop is in the Webbington Hotel and Country Club. Dinner at the Hotel.
After a hearty English breakfast we head south through Cheddar Gorge and we will have a refreshment stop in the famous Cathedral town of Wells. Our lunchtime stop in the beautiful city of Exeter in Devon. We then travel to the Barrowfield Hotel in Newquay where we will be staying for the next 4 nights. Dinner as usual will be in the Hotel.
Today is a free day for you to explore the delights that Newquay has to offer. Newquay has wonderful coastlines; spectacular beaches washed clean by the Atlantic Ocean; rock pools teeming with marine life; crystal-clear sea for a leisurely swim, soaring cliffs with magnificent views; and delightful gardens for tranquil strolls. This beach town has a plethora of gift shops and intriguing little shops along the pedestrianised shopping area.
After breakfast we travel to the world famous Eden project. Located in a 50 metre deep crater the size of 30 football pitches and beautifully sculpted to make a spectacular and unique global garden. It is home to the world’s largest greenhouse. The Humid Tropics Biome is home to the tallest rainforest canopy, a botanists paradise. Discover here the tropical plants found in the products you use every day and understand the ways in which they are managed for a positive future for us all. The slightly smaller of the two greenhouses is home to the plants of the Mediterranean, South Africa and California. Our afternoon stop is in the picturesque Cornish fishing village of Charlestown. We then return to our hotel for dinner.
After breakfast we travel to Penzance Bay, which is dominated, by the historical island of St. Michael’s mount. St Michael’s mount is an island community, a working harbour and also an ancestral home. Our afternoon stop is in the beautiful fishing village of St. Ives, with its stunning beaches and which is a haven for artists. We then return to our hotel for dinner.
After breakfast we say farewell to Cornwall and head north along the Cornish and Devonshire coast to our lunchtime stop in the north Devon market town of Barnstaple. This is an authentic unspoiled town full of small traditional shops. We then head through the rural countryside of Somerset for our overnight stop at The Webbington Hotel, situated prominently on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills, overlooking the picturesque hamlet of Loxton. Dinner tonight at the hotel
After a final English breakfast we travel back with a late morning stop in South Wales. Our return ferry is from Fishguard at 1430 hours and we expect to arrive back in Rosslare at 1800 hours.
We hope you will be able to travel with us and should you like to make a reservation please phone our Wexford office on 053 91 22121 or email us at
. Remember that seats on the coach are allocated by booking date so early booking is recommended. The non-refundable booking deposit is €100.00 per person plus insurance if required, the balance is payable 8 weeks before departure.
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