Paignton and Devon Highlights

Mon 04 June 2018

5 days

Paignton and Devon Highlights

Spend time on the English Riviera in the seaside resort of Paignton as we enjoy all that this area of Devon has to offer. Visit Museums and a Cathedral as well as enjoying a steam train and boat ride. Devon is regarded as the Jewel of the South West with its rolling hills, open moorland, wide expanses of coastline and of course its traditions like cream teas. Enjoy a break within the County and see what the region has to offer.


Day One

An early morning departure from Cumbria as we make our way via the motorway network towards our destination on the English Riviera, the resort of Paignton, Comfort and lunch stops are made en route before arriving at our hotel The Torbay Court where a welcome tea,coffee and biscuits are served on arrival. Dinner is served tonight.

Day Two

After breakfast we take the steam train to Dartmouth where we cross the river on the foot ferry before joining our river boat for a circular cruise around the river and estuary before we rejoin our steam train back to Paignton where we have the rest of the day at leisure before dinner served in the hotel tonight.

Day Three

After breakfast we head we head to the River Ex and a morning visit to the imposing Powderham Castle which is the seat of the Count of Devon. We have a guided visit of the Castle as well as a Safari through the Deer Park. The afternoon is spent in nearby Exeter where we have time for lunch before a visit to The Cathedral which has seen nearly 1,000 years of worship. We also have an included visit to The Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery as well as a little time to spend in the City. We return to our hotel for dinner.

Day Four

Today we relax on around the Riviera as we head to neighbouring Torquay where we also include a visit to the Torquay Museum. The rest of the day is free to explore the town and its harbour and marina. Enjoy a cliff top walk, visit the aviary, take a local bus to Babbacombe or relax. We return to our hotel for a farewell dinner.

Day Five

After breakfast we begin our journey home we make comfort and lunch stops en route arriving back in Cumbria early evening

Our Hotel

Centrally situated in Torbay, The Torbay Court is only a few minutes level walk from Paignton seafront, in a quiet cul de sac away from the noise of traffic and the holiday crowds. The comfortably appointed 58 en-suite bedrooms all have large digital televisions with free view, shaver point, hairdryer, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities and WI-FI. There is a lift that services each floor.


Package Includes

4 Nights Dinner, bed and breakfast in the hotel

Included Steam Train ride and River Boat Cruise

Included visit to Powderham Castle and Deer Park Safari

Visit to Exeter Cathedral and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

Visit to Torquay Museum

Entertainment in the Hotel most nights.

Luxury Executive Coach Travel throughout


Price £360.00 per person based on 2 passengers sharing a twin or double bedroom

Single supplement nil (limited)


Date 4 June 2018 (5 days)