Paignton & The English Riviera
21st - 25th August
4 Day Breaks
Stunning coast and countryside awaits you on the English Riviera, South Devon’s beautiful bay. Paignton offers a fantastic all year round holiday destination for all ages with award winning beaches, a great range of attractions and a climate that can rival a holiday abroad.
Monday We depart Lincolnshire in the morning taking comfort stops en-route to our hotel. Upon arrival we shall be greeted with a welcoming cup of tea or coffee.
Tuesday Today we head west along the coast to the vibrant waterfront city of Plymouth, dubbed Britain’s ‘Ocean City’. Rich in maritime heritage, Plymouth is one of the most dynamic and fascinating places to visit in Devon, so if shopping is not your thing, why not sample some culture? After the morning’s exploration, we will visit the oldest working gin distillery in England. The Black Friars Gin distillery. Here we learn the history of the distillery since 1793, and enjoy a tutored tasting of some of the gin made there.
Wednesday Today we enjoy a day at leisure in Paignton so why not soak up the sun on one of the resorts award winning sandy beaches, head to one of Paignton’s world class attractions like Paignton Zoo or stroll along Paignton’s elegant pier?
Thursday Today we head eastwards to Colyton and jump aboard the Seaton Tramway, for an electric heritage Tram ride through Devon’s glorious Axe Valley to Seaton. Our nostalgic journey takes us along the River Axe estuary through beautiful nature reserves providing an unrivalled view of the local wildlife. Afterwards we make the short journey to the Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary where there are hundreds of donkeys waiting to meet you.
Friday Sadly it is time for home and therefore we depart after breakfast taking comfort stops en-route to Lincolnshire.
The Torby Court Hotel
£299PP £75 Single Supplement
Situated a mere 5 minute walk from Paignton beach & pier, this hotel prides itself on friendly service, live entertainment and delicious food, complimented by fully equipped, comfortable, newly refurbished rooms.
Showers, Coffee, and clean toilets
- 4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
- Welcoming tea/coffee on arrival
- 3 nights evening entertainment
- Excursion to Plymouth
- Plymouth Gin Distillery tour
- Seaton Tramway journey
- Excursion to Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary