Treasures of Devon & Somerset

Treasures of Devon & Somerset

This new tour is based in the historic town of Tiverton where the lovely River Exe flows through the town.


This new tour is based in the historic town of Tiverton where the lovely River Exe flows through the town.

We include a ride on the West Somerset Railway, a visit to the intimate and intriguing Arlington Court, a cruise through the Devonshire countryside by horse drawn barge as well as stunning scenery and picturesque towns and villages.


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


Morning collection from home to join our coach for the leisurely drive west to Devon, arriving at our hotel late afternoon.



After breakfast, take a scenic excursion through the delightful Exmoor National Park to the unique medieval village of Dunster which has over 200 listed buildings. We continue to the coastal resort of Minehead where we have some free time prior to boarding the West Somerset Railway for a nostalgic steam train ride along the coast before heading inland through the glorious Somerset Countryside to Bishops Lydeard.



We journey west to Barnstaple to explore the market and the town’s elegant Georgian buildings. This afternoon we have a short drive to visit Arlington Court, an intimate and intriguing treasure house in the care of the National Trust which is also home to an impressive collection of elegant carriages from yesteryear along with the colourful Victorian garden and productive kitchen garden (entrance included).



A leisurely morning to explore the ancient market town of Tiverton which sits in a delightful setting on the banks of the River Exe, Bickleigh Mill which is one of Devon’s largest rural shopping centres located in a historic working watermill. This afternoon, we enjoy an included horse drawn boat trip on the Grand Western Canal - a little bit of ‘heaven’ in Devon!



Departing Tiverton after breakfast, we journey to Marlborough for the lunchtime period. Later we continue our journey to Cambridgeshire by late afternoon where our door-to- door service will take you home.


EB=Full English Breakfast, D=Evening Meal

Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton

Set in the heart of the Exe Valley, this 3-star hotel is only a short walk from the town centre. All bedrooms are en suite with satellite TV, Wi-Fi, iron and board, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel features a lounge bar and a restaurant. No lift but all rooms are situated on the ground and first floor.


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 Arlington Court, Gardens & Carriage Museum

  • Horse Drawn Cruise on the Grand Western Canal

  • 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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