North Devon & Cornwall Delights - Sun 13th Oct 2019

From GBP £359.00
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Product code: PWKQ55

Lying on the River Taw, Barnstaple is the largest town in North Devon with a history extending back to King Aethelstan. Once a major port, Barnstaple is a thriving market town with a partly pedestrianised centre, historic buildings, charming streets and alleys and a traditional Pannier Market. The dramatic, rugged coastline of the North Devon Coast, where the cliffs seem to dive in to the sea is quite stunning and on a clear day you can see over to South Wales. The stunning Exmoor National Park with its spectacular scenery is also close by with a host of other terrific excursion destinations to explore in the region.


DAY 1
After being collected from your home around 8.00am, we travel to Barnstaple with comforts stops as required and a main stop for lunch before arriving mid/late afternoon with time to relax before dinner.


DAY 2
Lovely day out with a National Trust property (£10 discount for members). We head to Arlington Court, a delightful house set in extensive parkland with lovely gardens including peacocks! Time here to enjoy your  surroundings including the excellent carriage museum - one of the largest collections in the country. Lovely place and entrance included. Afterwards we head to historic Lynmouth


DAY 3
A day at leisure today. Relax and enjoy the cosy atmosphere of the hotel and take advantage of the central location to explore the town on foot. Plenty for those interested in history to discover plus some excellent shops and cafes.


DAY 4
Wonderful scenery today. After breakfast we head east along the Hartland Peninsula and on to Bude on the Cornish Coast. Time here for lunch followed by a beautiful coastal drive
along Widemouth Bay before heading back into Devon with a stop in the port of Bideford before returning to the hotel.


DAY 5                   
After breakfast we head home with a lunch stop on route at Clark’s Village before being dropped back to your home around 3.30pm.


Meal Plan - Dinner Bed & Breakfast


3* Royal & Fortescue Hotel

Part of the renowned and respected Brend Hotels group, the 3* Royal & Fortescue Hotel is centrally located in the town of Barnstaple in North Devon. Situated on the historic High Street, this charming Georgian hotel and former coaching Inn has maintained it’s sense of history whilst offering all the benefits and facilities of a quality modern hotel.

It’s a lovely place to spend time. Somewhere you can relax and unwind with a coffee in the gorgeous lounge bar or head to the stylish cocktail bar for a drink. Step outside and close by there is a great choice of stores and all the attractions of Barnstaple to explore. As guests you are also able to use the excellent leisure facilities of The Barnstaple Hotel including a large indoor swimming pool.

All bedrooms are remarkably stylish and comfortable, with a lovely contemporary décor and white modern, bright bathrooms. The neutral colour scheme and elegant lighting give the bedrooms a soothing atmosphere that is ideal for a relaxing holiday. Facilities include free WiFi, Television, luxury toiletries, tea & coffee making facilities and hair dryers.

Your delicious 3 course dinner will be served in the elegant surrounding of the restaurant – a highlight of your holiday with choice of menu. In the morning, choose from an extensive cold buffet or hot breakfast cooked to order.  Passenger lift.

A BEAUTIFUL HOTEL