Beautiful gardens, leisurely walks, Regency history and fine hotels. It's all here in this lovely seaside town nestled beneath majestic red cliffs and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley. New itinerary inclusions for 2023 a visit to Powderham Castle & Bicton Botanical Garden
Great Selection of Excursions
Day 1 From your chosen joining point your feeder vehicle will take you to your designated interchange point where your holiday begins. After joining your holiday coach head for Sidmouth pausing en route for refreshments. Check in for 4 nights. DBBDay 2 - 4 At leisure in Sidmouth with two included excursions and one optional excursionINCLUDED EXCURSIONSPowderham Castle & Grounds & ExeterPowderham Castle enjoys a unique, picturesque setting within an ancient deer park beside the Exe estuary, just south of Exeter. Over 600 years of history can be discovered within the walls of one of Devon's oldest family homes learn about all the hidden secrets behind the walls of the Castle.Admission Included. On the way back to the hotel a stop in Exeter is a must. A small city that packs a big punch, Exeter is one of the most vibrant, attractive and historically interesting cities in England.Bicton Botanical Gardens & Budleigh SaltertonSpanning nearly 300 years of horticultural history, these magnificent gardens are set in East Devon's picturesque Otter Valley, between the ancient city of Exeter and southwest England's Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.The Bicton Park Gardenscombines 18th century tranquillity with modern amenities to provide all year round enjoyment for every one of all ages including historic glasshouses, a countryside museum, the Bicton Woodland Railway train ride, nature trail, maze, mini golf, indoor and outdoor children's play complexes, restaurant and shop. Admission Included.Budleigh Salterton is set in a cosy, warm town at the start of theWorld Heritage Jurassic Coast. It remains to this day as one of Devon’s un-spoilt and charming towns for those who wish to enjoy a day in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere while taking in the historic heritage.OPTIONAL EXCURSIONDartmoor National Park (Cost £18 pp)Right in the very heart of Devon, Dartmoor is a landscape of awe inspiring granite tors, deep wooded valleys with fast flowing rivers, rugged, wide open spaces and majestic panoramic views. Stop in Princetown, a small moorland outpost dominated by its Napoleonic prison. It’s thought that Arthur Conan Doyle penned his most famous work, The Hound of the Baskervilles, during a stay at the Old Duchy Hotel, now the Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre in the heart of the town. Onto Widecombe-in-the-Moor, a beautiful village commemorated in song. The Church of St Pancras, colloquially known as the Cathedral of the Moors in recognition of its 120-ft tower, stands over the village green — helping to make Widecombe one of the most beloved villages on DartmoorDay 5 After a leisurely breakfast, drive to interchange with ample time for refreshments
Choice of 2 Seafront hotels! .
Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, Sidmouth (May & October Tours)
This family run 3* hotel, housed in a Grade II listed building, enjoys an unrivalled position at the centre of the Esplanade. All guestrooms have TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities & telephone.
Facilities include hydro-therapy pool, steam cabin & sauna and snooker table.
There is a restaurant overlooking the sea as well as an elegant bar and a casual cafe bar.
There is a lift but there are some steps within the hotel
Bedford Hotel, Sidmouth - (June Tour)
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. right on the seafront on Devon’s Jurassic Coast, It has individually designed rooms with flat-screen TVs, limited free parking and a restaurant overlooking Lyme Bay.Rooms at the hotel are decorated in light shades and modern wallpaper. Rooms include hairdryers, tea/coffee-making facilities and many have panoramic sea views, some also have balconies.Cooked English breakfasts are served each morning in the dining room, whilst the restaurant offers an international table d’hote menu. Produce is sourced from the Devon area. Hospitality trays in all rooms.
Sidmouth has miles of sandy beaches for guests to enjoy. Sidmouth Golf Course is a 10-minute walk from the hotel.