Babbacombe - English Riviera Variety

Babbacombe - English Riviera Variety

Enjoy a break in the English Riviera staying at the popular resort of Babbacombe, with local excursions to enjoy.

We stay in Babbacombe which is situated on the popular English Riviera and is ideally located to explore the area.

There is a choice of attractions to visit and scenery to enjoy and we include excursions on the steam railway to Kingswear from Paignton, a boat trip on the Dartmouth river, a visit to Powderham Castle close to the River Exe, before travelling to the city of Exeter with its popular Cathedral, historic quayside and shopping streets. We will also include a visit to the Torquay Museum which has a gallery dedicated to author Agatha Christie. 


Day 1

We depart this morning and travel via the motorway network with a lunch stop on the way, we arrive at our hotel in time to settle in before our evening meal.


Day 2

This morning after breakfast we join our coach for the journey to Paignton where we join our steam train for the journey to Kingswear through the Devon countryside. On our arrival we cross the River Dart by ferry before joining our boat for the hour long River Dart cruise. There will be some free time in Dartmouth before returning to Paignton by ferry and train , where we join our coach for the journey back to our hotel in Babbacombe.

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Day 3

After breakfast today we travel first to Powderham Castle, this popular house is located overlooking the River Exe and we enjoy a guided tour of the House. In the afternoon we continue to the city of Exeter where on our arrival we visit the Royal Albert Memorial Museum followed by some free time.

B, D

Day 4

This morning we join our coach and travel through the short distance to the neighbouring resort of Torquay where we first visit its Museum, home to local history and a section dedicated to Agatha Christie. Afterwards the rest of the day is free to explore the resort before rejoining our coach back to the hotel in Babbacombe.

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Day 5

We say farewell to our hotel and Babbacombe and return back to your joining points.


B=Breakfast Included, D =Dinner Included

Hotel Details: The Babbacombe Hotel, Babbacombe.

This hotel is located offering views across the Babbacombe Downs and Lyme Bay. Its restaurant offers sea views as does its comfortable bar area. It has an entertainment bar with a dance floor. The bedrooms which are en suite and have tea/coffee making facilities and served by a lift.


Price Includes:>


  • Four nights hotel accommodation.

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

  • A ride on the steam train from Paignton to Kingswear and return.

  • An hours boat trip on the Dartmouth river.

  • An excursion to Powderham Castle close to the River Exe.

  • A visit to Exeter and its Royal Albert Memorial Museum.

  • A visit to the Torquay Museum with a gallery dedicated to the author Agatha Christie.

  • Services of our 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
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
Hay on Wye Bus Stop, Oxford Road Car park, Hay on Wye
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 opp 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
Peterchurch Bus stop, Outside the Primary School, Peterchurch
Herefordshire, HR2 0RR
Peterchurch 3 Main Road,Jct with Lewis Way, Peterchurch
Pontrilas Bus Stop Shelter, opp Scudamore Close, Pontrilas
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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