Christie, Whisky & Moor

Christie, Whisky & Moor

Join us as we explore some of Devon`s most spectacular countryside including visits to Greenway House, the Dartmoor Whisky Distillery, Dartmoor Prison Museum & Dartington.

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Join us as we explore some of Devon`s most spectacular countryside including visits to Greenway House, the Dartmoor Whisky Distillery, Dartmoor Prison Museum & Dartington.

Our holiday is based at the popular Queens Hotel located just yards from Paignton’s seafront with entertainment offered most evenings during our stay.

 

This tour includes our popular door-to-door collection service.

Mon:

Morning collection from home to join the coach for the journey to the South West. We have time to settle into our rooms before dinner is served, followed by this evening’s entertainment.

D

Tue:

This morning we board the Dartmouth Steam Railway for a trip through the beautiful Devon countryside to Greenway Halt. Here we break our journey and join the shuttle bus to visit Greenway House, the holiday home of Agatha Christie. The house is maintained as it would have been in the 1950’s which provided the inspiration for some of Christie’s novels. Later we rejoin the train and continue to Kingswear for the short ferry ride across to Dartmouth where we will have time to explore before retracing our steps back to Paignton.

B, D

Wed:

After breakfast we head first to Bovey Tracey and the newly opened Dartmoor Whisky Distillery for an included guided tour. After time to purchase lunch, we continue into the heart of Dartmoor National Park with its stunning scenery and famous ponies to make an afternoon visit to Dartmoor Prison Museum for a fascinating insight into one of the world’s most famous and notorious jails.

B, D

Thu:

oday you may wish to join us on an included optional half day visit to Dartington with its interesting shops and grade 2 listed gardens. Alternatively, you may prefer to spend a relaxing day taking in your surroundings in Paignton.

B, D

Fri:

We depart after breakfast for a leisurely return drive to the Peterborough area by early evening where our door-to-door service will be waiting to return you to your home.

B

B=Breakfast, D=Evening Meal

Queens Hotel, Paignton

This comfortable 3-star hotel is centrally located in Paignton, just 200 yards from the town centre and the seafront and offers entertainment most evenings. All bedrooms have en suite facilities, TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. Hotel facilities include a lift to all floors, a friendly bar, restaurant, lounge complete with dance floor, indoor swimming pool and games room. The hotel is renowned for its friendly staff, great service and fabulous food ensuring your stay is one you will be longing to repeat.

www.queenspaignton.com

 

Your holiday includes

  • Door-to-door collection service

  • Luxury coach travel throughout

  • 4 nights 3-course choice dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Excursions as described in the itinerary

  • Admission to Greenway House

  • Admission & Guided tour of the Dartmoor Whisky Distillery 

  • Admission to the Dartmoor Prison Museum 

  • Ride on the Dartmouth Steam Railway

  • Porterage

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
Acland Street Coach Park Acland Street Coach Park, Peterborough
Brampton Hut Brampton Hut - McDonalds Layby
Huntingdon Bus Station Huntingdon Bus Station
Norman Cross Layby Norman Cross Layby, A15
Peterborough Services Peterborough Services Coach Park, A1
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