The English Riviera
26th June – 1st July 2023
A fully packed 6 day tour exploring “The English Riviera” taking in the magnificent picturesque scenery. A full day of “Steaming and Cruising”, a scenic 1 hour cruise, time to indulge in a delicious afternoon “Cream Tea” and a full day exploring the “English Riviera Coast” this tour is one not to be missed!
Day 1: Depart our local area and make our way to the Livermead Cliff Hotel in Torquay stopping enroute for comfort and refreshment stops.
Day 2: After breakfast we depart our hotel and make our way to Paignton to board our Steam train to enjoy some picturesque scenery on our way to Kingswear. Once we arrive in Kingswear we meet our ferry for a short journey to Dartmouth to board out boat for a 60 minute scenic cruise before our return journey back to Paignton. Once we arrive back in Paignton we continue our journey back to the hotel arriving in time to refresh before our evening meal.
Day 3: After breakfast we depart our hotel for a full day tour of the English Riviera taking in Babbocombe – “The jewel in the Crown of the English Riviera”, the colourful traditional seaside resort of Paignton and the picturesque fishing town of Brixham. After our full day of exploring we return back to our hotel in plenty of time to refresh before enjoying our evening meal.
Day 4: After breakfast we make our way to Plymouth for our 1 hour scenic cruise passing Plymouth Hoe, the famous Drakes Island, spectacular views of Mount Edgcumbe, Royal William yard and heading for the River Tamar where the mighty warships and nuclear submarines await. After our cruise we make our way to the stunning views of Dartmoor to indulge in a delicious afternoon Cream Tea. After our indulgence we take a leisurely drive back to our hotel to refresh before our evening meal.
Day 5: After breakfast we will have a day of relaxing or ample time to explore the thriving seaside resort of Torquay with its busy harbour, sandy beach and wonderful array of continental style cafes. The choice is yours! After our free time there will be plenty of time to refresh before enjoying our evening meal.
Day 6: After breakfast we sadly say good bye to the Livermead Hotel with some lovely memories to cherish before we make our way back home stopping enroute for comfort and refreshment stops.