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Torquay & The English Riviera

Torquay & The English Riviera

Torquay is one of the most popular resorts in the South West of England, with its mild climate attracting many visitors.

On this holiday we stay in the popular English Riviera in Devon. Always a popular choice with our clients with its mix of free time and some included local excursions to destinations such as Greenway House - Agatha Christie’s Georgian mansion, a boat trip along the River Exe whilst enjoying a lovely Devon cream tea and a harbour cruise.

Day 1

This morning we travel south to Devon with a lunch break en route before we arrive at our hotel and are welcomed with a complimentary cup of tea or coffee.


Day 2

After breakfast the day is free to relax in the hotel or explore Torquay at your leisure.

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Day 3

This morning we leave our hotel after breakfast and travel to Bicton Park where you can explore the 60 acres of historic parkland, its Greenhouse, Palm House and enjoy a ride on its own narrow gauge railway.

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Day 4

We depart this morning to the city of Plymouth where we first meet our boat which will take us around Plymouth Harbour offering views of Plymouth Hoe and the Royal Naval Dockyard. Afterwards there will be some free time to visit the city itself before joining our coach back to our hotel in Torquay.

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Day 5

This morning we will leave the hotel and travel to Paignton where we join our heritage steam train for the journey to Kingswear. Here we catch the ferry across the River to the picturesque town of Dartmouth, where there will be some free time before joining the boat which will take us up river for a cruise along the River Dart to the town of Totnes. Here we join our coach and after an enjoyable day we return to the hotel.

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Day 6

Today is another free day to explore the English Riviera

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Day 7

After breakfast we travel to the city of Exeter where there will be some free time to visit its attractions. In the afternoon we travel to Exmouth where we enjoy a Devon Cream tea whilst travelling along the River Exe.

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Day 8

After breakfast we say farewell to our hotel and begin our journey, arriving back at your joining points late afternoon.


B=Breakfast Included, D =Dinner Included

Hotel details: The Headland Hotel, Torquay

This hotel is a popular choice with our clients due to its service and food offered set in two acres of grounds. Its facilities include a sauna and mini-gym with a lounge and sea view terrace. All its bedrooms are en suite with a televisions and tea/coffee making facilities, and are served by a lift.



Price Includes:>


  • Seven nights hotel accommodation.

  • Meals are on a half board basis. (Breakfast & evening meal)

  • Two free days to explore Torquay and its attractions.

  • A visit to Bicton Park.

  • A boat ride around Plymouth Harbour.

  • A steam train from Paignton to Kingswear, followed by a scenic river cruise along the River Dart to the town of Totnes.

  • A visit to the city of Exeter, followed by a boat cruise along the River Exe whilst enjoying a Devon cream tea.

  • Porterage of luggage on our arrival and departure at the hotel.

  • Services of coach and driver.



Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bromyard Bus Stop, Pump Street, Bromyard
Cheltenham Royal Well Bus Station, Cheltenham
Church Stretton Railway Station, A49 side, Church Stretton
Craven Arms Tuffins Lay by Bus Stop, Craven Arms
Evesham Bus Stop, The Northwick Hotel, Waterside,
Evesham, WR11 1BT
Gloucester Bus Stop, Westgate Street, Gloucester,
Great Malvern Barnards Green Clock Bus Shelter, Gt Malvern
Hereford Bus Station Stand 1 or 2, Commercial Road Bus Station,
Hereford Three Elms Bakers Lane, Off Three Elms Road, Hereford
Hereford Three Elms Inn Bus Stop/Layby, op Three Elms Inn, Three Elms Road
Hereford Whitecross Whitecross Roundabout, Co-op Bus Stop, Hereford
Ledbury Market House, Ledbury
Leominster Stand 2, Bus Station, Leominster
Ludlow Smithfield Car Park, Lower Galdeford, Ludlow,
Shropshire, SY8 1RN
Malvern Link Bus Stop, Co-op Store, Malvern Link
Pershore The Royal Arcade, Broad St, Pershore
Ross On Wye Bus Stop 4, Cantilupe Road, Ross On Wye
Tenbury Wells Bus Stop, TSB Bank, Teme Street, Tenbury Wells
Worcester Centre Croft Road Coach Park, Worcester, Worcs.
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