Club Class coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Ilfracombe Wildlife Cruise
Excursions to Ilfracombe, & Dartmoor
Free time in Bideford
DURING YOUR STAY
Day 1 – Enjoy a relaxing journey to our hotel in the pretty riverside town of Bideford.
Day 2 – We take you to Ilfracombe for free time before our journey on the Ilfracombe Princess for a wonderful wildlife cruise. We will quietly sail past Brandy Cove, Breakneck Point, Fresh Waterfall, Lee Village, Bull Point Lighthouse, Rockham Bay and Morte Stone before passing into Woolacombe Bay with a view of Baggy Point, Croyde Bay, Barnstaple Bay, Hartland Point and Lundy Island. Keep your eyes peeled for seals, dolphins, sunfish and porpoises*!
Day 3 – Enjoy free time in Bideford. Set on the west bank of the River Torridge, Bideford is an historic harbour town filled with independent shops, quaint tea rooms and a riverside quay.
Day 4 – We spend today exploring the dramatic scenery of Dartmoor including the villages of Bovey Tracey and Princetown, where you will have the opportunity to visit the National Park Visitors Centre. Located in what was the old Duchy Hotel, where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stayed and started writing his famous Sherlock Holmes story The Hound of the Baskervilles. We also visit Buckfast Abbey where a community of Benedictine monks live self-sufficiantly, welcoming visitors from all around the world.
Day 5 – We retrace our footsteps home.