Babbacombe - Turkey & Tinsel - Fri 2nd Nov 2018
- Duration: 4 Days
- Product code: PKUTFL
Come along for some Festive Fun at the friendly Hotel de la Mer in Babbacombe - great value for money!! Turkey & Tinsel breaks are a great, fun way to enjoy the run up to Christmas with cuisine and entertainment in hotels decorated for the festive period.
Situated on the outskirts of Torquay, Babbacombe on the English Riviera and offers stunning panoramic views over Lyme Bay from its clifftop promenade. Quieter than Torquay, the town has a good variety of shops, pubs and cafes. For the energetic, there are footpaths to Oddicombe and Babbacombe Beaches. Within easy walking the St Marychurch Shopping precinct offers a variety of shops and cafes and nearby is the famous Babbacombe Model Village. Great fun pre Christmas break with our friendly hotel owner and staff.
After being collected from your local pick up point around 9.00am we have comfort stops on route as required before arriving at the hotel mid afternoon with a mince pie to greet you! After dinner join in the Christmas quiz in the bar.
After your Full English breakfast we are joined by our local guide for a tour of Dartmoor. This is a wonderful excursion at any time of year with a guided tour adding much to the dramatic landscape of the National Park. Returning to the hotel to relax before a delicious Gala Christmas dinner with Santa’s Little Helpers followed by Christmas cabaret entertainment and dancing.
After breakfast we head off to Plymouth. An excellent destination for an excursion and site of so many important historic events including Sir Francis Drake’s escapades. We will be joined by a local guide for a coach tour which will include Plymouth Hoe, Devonport Naval Dockyard, Brunel’s magnificent Royal Albert Bridge and the Barbican area before free time in the city centre. We return to the hotel for more Festive food and fun live entertainment with a New Year Comedy Magic display with Peter Baffles.
Departing the hotel after breakfast and head to Exeter. Time to see the sights in the centre and have an early lunch before continuing home. Arriving back in the local area around 4.00/5.00pm.
Meal plan - Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Hotel de la Mer
We are delighted to be staying at this hotel again. It offers a genuine welcome from the Tillen family and is only 100m from the Cliff Railway and promenade. This 27 bedroom hotel enjoys an intimate atmosphere with a comfortable lounge and bar and friendly staff offering excellent customer service. The hotel is very proud of its food - fresh ingredients, locally sourced. There is a choice of menu for you to taste the difference! All bedrooms are comfortably furnished with en-suite bathrooms and TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making. No lift - Ground floor rooms available but please book early!
EXCELLENT FOOD & PLENTY OF IT!!