West Country - Steam Train & Canal - Thu 12th Sept 2019
- Duration: 5 Days
- Location: EX16 4DB
- Product code: PFWZVS
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This popular holiday has a lovely selection of excursions to enjoy whilst staying in a comfortable hotel with easy access to the centre of town. The town’s position on two rivers has brought wealth over the years leaving a legacy including a romantic castle and the idyllic Grand Western Canal. Within easy distance there is a wealth of attractions for the visitor and we have included entrance to some of the best.
Collected from your local pick up point around 9.00am, we travel through the lovely Dorset countryside, stopping for lunch. Arriving in Tiverton mid-afternoon.
A lovely excursion out today as we board the West Somerset Steam Train to Minehead with beautiful views of the Quantock Hills on one of England’s longest steam rides. Afterwards we visit Dunster Castle – which we have just seen from the train! This fantastic NT property sits high with panoramic views over the Bristol Channel. The castle has existed here since at least Norman times, with an impressive medieval gatehouse, ruined tower and wonderful sub-tropical gardens. Entrance & Train included. NT Member discount - £11
A lovely excursion today as we visit RHS Rosemoor. One of the showcase gardens of the RHS, Rosemoor spans over 65 acres, set in the beautiful Torridge Valley. There is something for everyone to enjoy with a wide range of different sections including Lady Anne’s original garden, the Arboretum, the cottage garden, Woodland Walks and much more including a large gift shop and excellent café. Includes entrance. RHS Member discount - £11.
Free time in the morning. In the afternoon, we board an authentic horse-drawn canal boat for a memorable 2 ½ hour trip along the Grand Western Canal. Includes a delicious Devon Cream Tea and boat fare.
We head home, stopping in the historic town of Wells for lunch before arriving back in the local area around 4.00pm.
Meal Plan - Dinner Bed & Breakfast
3* Tiverton Hotel
The popular Tiverton Hotel is in a quiet location of Tiverton which lies in the centre of rural Devon. Only a 10 minute walk in to town, the hotel enjoys a reputation as a friendly destination with high levels of service – we have been taking groups here successfully for years. With mature grounds the hotel has 69 spacious bedrooms, a lovely lounge with plenty of
seating and bars.
There is a good choice of menu in the Gallery Restaurant with a 3 course Carvery with the emphasis on local produce - followed by coffee. All rooms have en suite bathrooms with Colour TV, phone and tea/coffee making facilities. No lift at the hotel but plenty of ground floor rooms available.