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Escorted Devon Life on an Ocean Wave

Escorted Devon Life on an Ocean Wave

Door to Door Escorted Service. Based in Plymouth, our Devon tour packs in a mix of the best that the area has to offer, showcasing heritage and scenery.

Devon Life on an Ocean Wave

 

Based in Plymouth, our Devon tour packs in a mix of the best that the area has to offer, showcasing heritage and scenery. Morwellham Quay, is an award-winning attraction consisting of a working village, mine and craft centre. Take a guided tour of Buckland Abbey, part house, part museum.  Sail across spectacular Plymouth Sound, pass Plymouth Hoe and Drake’s Island on a one-hour boat trip.  Learn the story of the Mayflower Pilgrims at the Mayflower Museum.  Visit Black Friars’ Distillery and get an introduction to the centuries old Plymouth Gin distillation process and of course, sample the product!  Enjoy a return trip on the Buckfastleigh to Totnes railway, a seven mile stretch of line running along the stunning valley of the River Dart.  An afternoon in Plymouth completes the tour.

 

Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth****

Set in the heart of Britain’s Ocean City, just a short walk from the shops and Plymouth Hoe this is a stunning period hotel brimming with character and style. The 72 bedrooms are all individually designed with tea/coffee facilities, TV and hairdryer. There is an elegant restaurant and lounge/bar area for guests to relax.  Please note that due to the age of the hotel, all rooms are different shapes and sizes. There is a lift.

 

Price includes

Door to door pick up service

Elite coach travel

Fully escorted tour with services of Tour Manager

4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast

Entrance to Morwellham Quay

Entrance to Buckland Abbey

Harbour Cruise, Plymouth

Entrance to the Mayflower Museum

Gin tour at Plymouth Gin Black Friars

South Devon steam railway journey Buckfastleigh to Totnes return

 

5 days/4 nights

Day 1

Your holiday starts with a pickup from home by one of the vehicles from our Door-to-Door service which will bring you through to our coach. We'll make suitable stops en-route to Plymouth and will aim to be at the hotel late afternoon.

Day 2

Our day begins with a step back in time as we visit the award winning Morwellham Quay, featuring the only open copper mine in the UK, made accessible to visitors by a riverside railway. Next, we make our way to Tavistock and then head to Buckland Abbey, part house, part museum, crammed with treasures and surrounded by meadows with magnificent views of the Taw Valley.

Day 3

This morning we have a one-hour return harbour cruise, sailing across spectacular Plymouth Sound and scenic Cornish coast. Then, this afternoon, we visit the Mayflower Museum before we enjoy a guided tour and tasting at the historic Plymouth Gin Distillery.

Day 4

Today, we enjoy a return journey on the South Devon Railway from Buckfastleigh to Totnes, along a seven mile stretch of line that runs along the stunning valley of the River Dart. Returning to the hotel early afternoon, you'll have the afternoon free to do some shopping or just take in the sights of Plymouth.

Day 5

Leaving the hotel after breakfast, we begin the journey home. We'll make suitable stops en-route to your drop off point where the Door-to-Door vehicles will be waiting to take you home.

Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth****

Set in the heart of Britain’s Ocean City, just a short walk from the shops and Plymouth Hoe this is a stunning period hotel brimming with character and style. The 72 bedrooms are all individually designed with tea/coffee facilities, TV and hairdryer. There is an elegant restaurant and lounge/bar area for guests to relax.  Please note that due to the age of the hotel, all rooms are different shapes and sizes. There is a lift.

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