Once aboard one of our luxury coaches, you can relax and enjoy one of our fantastic days out.
We travel to Totnes where we board the boat for a leisurely cruise down the River Dart to Dartmouth. A short ferry crossing takes us across to Kingswear for the steam train ride to Paignton where we rejoin the coach for our journey home (inclusive price).
Paignton and Torquay are next door neighbours quite different from each other the choice is yours to visit either one. Paignton on the English Riviera is a thriving holiday resort, and is one of the three coastal towns that make up Torbay, affectionately known as The English Riviera, together with Brixham & Torquay.
During the thrilling 75 hour flying display visitors will get to see fast jets, giant transporters, historic aircraft and much, much more. There will be a chance to meet the crews, get close to the aircraft and enjoy a feast of first class entertainment including the Techno Zone, an interactive showcase designed especially for youngsters, the Vintage Village, Aerodrome and the Adrenalin Zone.
Symonds Yat is a village and popular tourist destination which straddles the River Wye in England. What better way to discover the beauty of the River Wye than taking a Kingfisher Cruise. Whilst on board enjoy a Ploughmans Lunch. Cruise and Lunch included. Licenced Bar available to purchase drinks
Shaftesbury is one of the oldest and highest towns in England and dominates the Blackmore Vale. Gold Hill, made famous by the Hovis Bread advertisement, with its steep cobbles and picturesque cottages is the epitome of rural charm from a previous time. Time to browse in Sherborne after lunch.
Syon House is the last surviving ducal residence complete with its country estate in Greater London. Take a look round the Duke of Northumberland's London home, view the magnificent State and Private Apartments and enjoy the spectacular Great Conservatory and 40 acres of gardens.
Beautiful gardens, leisurely walks, regency history, clean beaches and friendly shops. It's all here in this lovely seaside town that nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley. After lunch we will pay a visit to the donkey sanctuary, (Free Entrance).
We have a couple of hours in Richmond-on-Thames, lovely shopping area with cafes and restaurants. Then we visit the Poppy factory for a tour and learn the history of the Poppy making. . It was founded in 1922 to offer employment opportunities to wounded soldiers returning from the First World War THE FACTORY TOUR IS FREE but donations are gratefully accepted.
Once described as 'the palace of palaces’, you can explore the dazzling interior with handheld audio-visual guides, which bring the house to life in a completely new way. Outside the gardens are a delightful retreat from urban life and the park is perfect for picnics and leisurely strolls.
Enjoy a short mystery tour in the winter sunshine (or rain) before a short stop for sherry and mince pies (an early Christmas wish), time for a quick tea or coffee not included. Then on to our venue for Christmas lunch all this with your fellow happy travellers and festive wishes from your coach company.