The West Country is home to many of the iconic images of picturesque England. Famous for its unspoilt snug villages and towns, impressive coastline and breath-taking backdrops, the West Country is the perfect place to relax, unwind and take in the fresh air. During this holiday, you will have the opportunity to visit Sidmouth, Dunster and South Molton, as well as enjoying tranquil, scenic boat and train rides.
The Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton, Devon is the perfect base for our break away. Expect warm smiles, genuine service and a high standard all round at this 3-star hotel.
Day One – This morning, we head to Devon to our hotel, with comfort stops on route.
Day Two – After a leisurely breakfast, we head to the appealing town of Sidmouth. This impressive spot, caught still in a timeless charm, is a seaside town like no other. After lunch, we make our way to Exmouth Marina for our boat ride including live commentary on the sights, history and wildlife of this beautiful area.
Day Three – This morning, we head to the medieval village of Dunster for a morning of exploring. Set between the foothills of Exmoor National Park and the Somerset coast, dominated by the stunning Castle, Dunster has a wealth of history to discover. After lunch, we head to Minehead, for our 14.30 train journey through stunning Somerset countryside and coast to Bishops Lydeard.
Day Four – After a leisurely morning exploring the romantic castles, historic houses and horse drawn barges in the quaint town of Tiverton, we will be ready for our 11.00am boat ride along Tiverton Wharf. This afternoon, we will have the option of heading to the classic British market town of South Molton and the family run Quince Honey Farm, which has been producing quality honey since 1949.
Day Five – It is time to head for home, with comfort stops on route.