Devon & Somerset Steam & Cruise

Devon & Somerset Steam & Cruise

Enjoy a wonderful break away as we visit two historic counties in the South West.

This was a popular holiday in 2015 as it stays in the market town of Tiverton in Mid Devon. We visit two historic counties offering beautiful scenery, plus we enjoy a boat trip on the River Exe, a steam train ride through lovely scenery and a horse drawn barge trip along a peaceful canal.

Day 1

We depart from your joining points and travel to the mid Devon town of Tiverton and our hotel, arriving in time for our evening meal.

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Day 2

After a leisurely breakfast we join the coach and travel to the market town of Honiton where we enjoy a short break before re-joining our coach to the seaside town of Exmouth. We join our boat for a 90 minute cruise with a commentary on the River Exe viewing its history and wildlife. We re-join our coach for the journey back to our hotel.

B, D

Day 3

This morning we join our coach and travel across the Exmoor National Park and through the medieval village of Dunster before we arrive at the Somerset seaside town of Minehead. There will be some free time to buy lunch before we join our steam train from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard running part along the coast and through its picturesque countryside. On arrival we re-join our coach for the journey back to our hotel.

B, D

Day 4

Today we join our coach for the short journey to the Great Western Canal where we board our horse drawn barge for a leisurely return journey along the canal. On our return the coach will take everyone back to the hotel with the rest of the day free to explore the town of Tiverton.

B, D

Day 5

This morning after breakfast we say farewell to Tiverton and our hotel and travel back to your joining points.

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B=Breakfast Included, D =Dinner Included

Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton.

This three star hotel is located a short distance from the town centre offers a warm welcome.

The hotel has a cosy bar lounge and its bedrooms are ensuite with television and tea/coffee making facilities.

NB: The hotel does not have a lift but it does have some ground floor rooms.

NB: This hotel does not have any rooms with walk in showers.

 

Price Includes:

 

  • Four nights hotel accommodation.

  • Meals on a half board basis.

  • A boat trip on the River Exe from Exmouth.

  • An excursion through Exmoor National Park to the medieval village of Dunster then travelling onto the seaside town of Minehead.

  • A train ride on the West Somerset Railway to Bishops Lydeard.

  • A leisurely horse drawn canal boat trip on the Great Western Canal.

  • Service 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
Abergavenny Bus Station, Abergavenny
(Gorsaf Bws, Y Fenni)
Brecon Bus Exchange Stop 1, Brecon
(Cyfnewidfa,St 1, Aberhonddu)
Bromyard Bus Stop, Pump Street, Bromyard
Cheltenham Royal Well Bus Station, Cheltenham
Church Stretton Railway Station, A49 side, Church Stretton
Coleford Square, Bus Stop outside Angel Hotel, Coleford.
Craven Arms Tuffins Lay by Bus Stop, Craven Arms
Dudley Bus Stop, Outside Car Park, Flood Street, Dudley
Eardisley Tram Square, Eardisley
Evesham Bus Shelter, Merstow Green, Evesham, Worcs.
(Outside Evesham Working Mens Club WR11 4BS)
Gloucester Bus Stop, Lister Buildings, Market Parade,
Gloucester.
Great Malvern Barnards Green Clock Bus Shelter, Gt Malvern
Halesowen Bus Stop/Shelter, Outside Trinity Point, New road,
Halesowen, West Midlands
Hay on Wye Bus Stop, Oxford Road Car park, Hay on Wye
Hereford Bus Station Stand 1 or 2, Commercial Road Bus Station,
Hereford
Hereford Three Elms Bakers Lane, Off Three Elms Road, Hereford
Hereford Whitecross Whitecross Roundabout, Co-op Bus Stop, Hereford
Kidderminster Railway Stn. Forecourt, Comberton Hill
Kidderminster
Kington Bus Stop, Mill Street, Kington
Knighton Bus Station, Knighton
(Gorsaf Fysiau,Tref-y-clawdd)
Ledbury Market House, Ledbury
Leintwardine Bus Stop, Lion Hotel, Leintwardine
Leominster Stand 2, Bus Station, Leominster
Llandrindod Wells Station Cresc (Outside Rail Stn) Llandrindod Wells
(Gorsaf Reilffordd, Llandrindod)
Ludlow Eco Park, Park & Ride Car Park Bus Stop, Ludlow
Malvern Link Bus Stop, Co-op Store, Malvern Link
Monmouth Chippenham Car Park,Coach Bay,Monmouth
Moreton On Lugg Bus Stop, Main Road, A49, Moreton On Lugg.
Newent Kings Arms Layby, Ross Rd, Newent, Gloucestershire
Pershore The Royal Arcade, Broad St, Pershore
Peterchurch Bus Stop, Lewis Way/Main Road Layby, Peterchurch
Pontrilas Old Coles Shop Bus Shelter, Pontrilas
Presteigne Recycling Centre, Presteigne, Powys
(Maes Parcio'r Man Ailgylchu, Llanandras)
Ross On Wye Stop 4, Cantilupe Road, Ross On Wye
Shrewsbury Crown Inn, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury.
Stourbridge Lay By, Bath Road, Near Crystal Leisure Centre
Stourbridge, DY8 1AE (New Pick Up Point for 2012)
Stourport-On-Severn Vale Road, Car Park, Stourport on Severn, Worcs.
Stratford upon Avon Natwest Bus Stop, Wood Street, Stratford
Telford M54 Motorway Services, Telford
Tenbury Wells Regal Cinema Bus Stop, Tenbury Wells
Tewkesbury Bus Stop, The Crescent, Outside the Abbey,
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.
Wellington (Telford) Cock Hotel Bus Stop, Holyhead Road, Shropshire
Weobley Bus Stop, Broad Street, Weobley.
Worcester Centre Croft Road Coach Park, Worcester, Worcs.
Worcester Warndon Six Ways Park & Ride, M5 Junction 6
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